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Dollar stores are everywhere. That’s a problem for poor Americans

Dollar stores are everywhere. That’s a problem for poor Americans

As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and limit poor communities’ access to healthy food. Dollar stores have never been more popular. Yet a wave of cities and towns have passed laws curbing the expansion of Dollar General and Dollar Tree,…MORE

AB InBev sells Australian business after ditching huge Asian IPO

AB InBev sells Australian business after ditching huge Asian IPO

The world’s biggest brewer is selling its Australian business just days after calling off what would have been the biggest initial public offering of 2019. Anheuser-Busch InBev will unload its Carlton & United Breweries unit to Japanese beer giant Asahi in a deal worth 16 billion Australian dollars (about $11.3 billion). It was announced on…MORE

Boeing’s 737 hit; Iran tensions and oil; Microsoft soars

Boeing’s 737 hit; Iran tensions and oil; Microsoft soars

1. Boeing crisis: Boeing’s 737 Max crisis is hitting its bottom line. The company said Thursday that it will record a $5 billion after-tax charge in the second quarter, citing potential concessions to customers for disruptions and delivery delays. It’s the fullest account from Boeing to date of the cost of grounding its best-selling jet.…MORE

Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor’s resignation

Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor’s resignation

Univision’s Premios Juventud award show Thursday turned into a platform for celebrities to call for the resignation of the embattled governor of Puerto Rico. The show, which translates to “Youth Awards,” was held in Florida and honored the year’s most popular Latino artists, actors, designers and athletes. Puerto Rican rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer…MORE

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