Amazon will expand its presence in Pennsylvania, opening a non-sortable fulfillment center in Findlay Township that will create hundreds of full-time jobs, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday.
“Pennsylvania is a great state for business and Amazon is excited to continue its growth and investment with our newest fulfillment center in Allegheny County,” Alicia Boler Davis, Amazon’s vice president of global customer fulfillment, said in a statement.
Amazon received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development for $1.6 million in Job Creation Tax Credits that will be distributed after the creation of new jobs, the release said.
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Washington (CNN Business)The Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates for the first time since the Great Recession in 2008 to help stave off the possibility of an economic downturn.Policymakers led by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell voted 8-2 in favor of a small cut in the federal funds rate, and recommitted to their promise to “act as appropriate” to sustain the country’s longest economic expansion in history.
A Delta Airlines pilot was arrested Tuesday morning at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on suspicion of being intoxicated, reports said.
The 37-year-old Minnesota man was removed from a fully-boarded plane by police shortly before takeoff, according to The Star Tribune.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents reportedly found an empty bottle of alcohol and smelled alcohol on his breath.
The day after the United Nations voted to recognize the People’s Republic of China, then–California Governor Ronald Reagan phoned President Richard Nixon at the White House and vented his frustration at the delegates who had sided against the United States. “Last night, I tell you, to watch that thing on television as I did,” Reagan said. “Yeah,” Nixon interjected. Reagan forged ahead with his complaint: “To see those, those monkeys from those African countries—damn them, they’re still uncomfortable wearing shoes!” Nixon gave a huge laugh.
Indiana Borough police seized an estimated $3,000 worth of illegal drugs late Friday night and filed felony drug-dealing charges against a local man who scuffled with authorities.
The second night will offer a rematch of former Vice President Joe Bidenand California Sen. Kamala Harris, whose clash over race became the most closely watched moment of the first round of debates. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who has also been critical of the former vice president, will also be on the stage on Wednesday.For a large part of the Democratic field outside of the top-tier candidates, the pair of debates will be one of the last chances to make an impression on a national audience. The Democratic National Committee raised the threshold to qualify for the fall debates, meaning many of the candidates run the risk of not making the stage in September and October.Here’s how to watch:
What time is the debate?Tonight’s debate will start at 8 p.m. ET and end around 10:30 p.m. ET.
How can I watch them?CNN’s Democratic presidential debates will air exclusively on CNN and will stream live in their entirety, without requiring log-in to a cable provider, exclusively to CNN.com‘s homepage, across mobile devices via CNN’s apps for iOS and Android, and via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android TV.
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A new law in California will require candidates for president to release their tax returns in order to appear on the primary ballot in March, 2020.
July 31, will mark a rare occurrence for Earth’s natural satellite — a phenomenon known as a Black Moon. The rare celestial event will occur tomorrow in North America, marking the first occurrence since 2016. The rest of the planet will see the black Moon on August 30.
Although there is no one single definition of a black Moon, according to Time and Date, it is most commonly used to represent the second new Moon of a month. This rarely happens outside of leap years, as lunar cycles largely take 29 days to complete. But every 32 months or so, there are two full Moons in a month, with the first being known as a blue Moon.
Two mothers who fought to curb gun violence in their South Side Chicago neighborhood were killed in a drive-by shooting, on the same street corner where they regularly sat to help kids in need.
Chantell Grant, 26, and Andrea Stoudemire, 35, were gunned down Friday night in a shooting whose intended target was a gangbanger recently released from prison, police said.
“We have no information to suggest they were the intended targets,” police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Tuesday.
Round two of the Democratic presidential primary debates is set to get underway, with candidates facing off on back-to-back evenings on Tuesday and Wednesday on CNN.Candidates will focus on using the precious few minutes of debate time they’ll have to make a lasting impression on the biggest audience some of them will see. After these debates, candidates will have to meet thresholds for donor figures and polling levels that are twice as high as they were for the first two debates.
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Immigration and health care remain key issues that seem likely to come up, among other topics. “Medicare for All” may be discussed at greater length on Tuesday and Wednesday, since the candidates have some disagreements over how single-payer health care can be implemented.
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“This type of obscene conduct is outrageous and we immediately disposed of the affected products and sanitized the area to ensure its cleanliness and safety for our customers. We’re working with the West Mifflin Police Department to find the responsible party and have them prosecuted.”
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The ticket matched all five numbers drawn — 2, 5, 18, 24 and 33.
The winner’s name is not yet known. The ticket holder has one year to claim the prize.
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