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A truck is parked at the entrance of the Souq.com warehouse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, March 27, 2017. Dubai's Emaar Malls, a subsidiary of the state-backed construction firm Emaar, said Monday it made an $880-million offer to buy the online retailer Souq.com amid rumors of a possible acquisition of the firm by Amazon. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 28, 2017 - 5:25 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amazon purchased the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com on Tuesday for an undisclosed amount, a day after a state-backed firm disclosed an $800 million counteroffer. A joint statement described the purchase as expanding Amazon's influence into the...
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A truck is parked at the entrance of the Souq.com warehouse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, March 27, 2017. Dubai's Emaar Malls, a subsidiary of the state-backed construction firm Emaar, said Monday it made an $880-million offer to buy the online retailer Souq.com amid rumors of a possible acquisition of the firm by Amazon. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 27, 2017 - 10:05 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The operator of Dubai's largest mall said Monday it made an $880-million offer to purchase the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com, adding new corporate intrigue to the website's rumored sale to Amazon. Emaar Mall's bid for the site comes after Emaar...
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FILE-- In this Sept. 25, 2012 file photo, people shop in the Dubai Mall, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A subsidiary of the state-backed developer Emaar said it made an $800-million offer to purchase the online retailer Souq.com amid rumors of a possible acquisition of the website by Amazon. A stock market filing by Emaar Malls, which runs the Dubai Mall, said the "bid has still not been accepted by the shareholders of Souq.com." (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
March 27, 2017 - 7:53 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A subsidiary of the state-backed developer Emaar says it made an $800-million offer to purchase the online retailer Souq.com amid rumors of a possible acquisition of the website by Amazon. A filing Monday by Emaar Malls PJSC on the Dubai Financial Market says the...
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Dogs sit near pictures of the French former soccer player and administrator Michel Platini in a museum dedicated to him, owned by Philippos Stavrou Platini, who legally adopted his sports hero's surname, in Mosfiloti, Cyprus on Sunday, March 26, 2017. A Cypriot fan Michel Platini is renewing a bid to be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest collection of Plantini memorabilia. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
March 26, 2017 - 1:26 pm
MOSFILOTI, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot fan of former soccer player and administrator Michel Platini renewed a bid Sunday to be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest collection of Plantini memorabilia. Philippos Stavrou Platini — yes, he legally adopted his sports hero's surname...
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This image provided by Sotheby's shows the 1951 painting "Portrait of Señorita Matilde Palou" by Diego Rivera. It depicts Matilde Palou, a Chilean actress and singer who gained fame in Mexican cinema, and is part of Sotheby's Latin American art sale May 25 in New York. (Sotheby's via AP)
March 21, 2017 - 12:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting that Sotheby's hails as one of the most important pieces by Diego Rivera to go to auction in recent years will headline its Latin American art sale in May, the auction house said. "Portrait of Senorita Matilde Palou" (1951) depicts Matilde Palou, a Chilean actress and...
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Bruce Lutes, of Danville, Ill., poses for a photo in a souvenir shop as he visits the "Elvis Presley's Memphis" complex Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. Lutes, a lifelong Elvis fan, said the trip to Graceland was a Christmas gift from his wife. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 03, 2017 - 12:54 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Nearly four decades after Elvis sang his last tune, his legacy got a $45 million boost with the Thursday opening of a major new attraction at his Graceland estate -- an entertainment complex that Priscilla Presley says gives "the full gamut" of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. About...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, a capsule of original penicillin mold from which Alexander Fleming made the drug known as penicillin on view at Bonham's auction house in London. The international auction house Bonham’s says it has sold a small, patchy disc of mold for $14,597. The off-white, nearly 90-year-old swatch of microbes has a rather extraordinary history: it was first created by Alexander Fleming to make penicillin, a revolutionary discovery that brought the world its first antibiotic. Bonham’s sold the mold Wednesday, March 1 during an auction in London. The germs are preserved in a glass case and feature an inscription by Fleming on the back, identifying it as “the mould that first made penicillin.” (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
March 01, 2017 - 2:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — How much is an old, dried out piece of mold worth? Apparently more than $14,600 if it was created by the doctor who discovered penicillin. The nearly 90-year-old swatch of mold has a rather extraordinary history: It came from the laboratory of Dr. Alexander Fleming whose revolutionary...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 2, 2016, file photo, Target Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell speaks to a group of investors, in New York. Target, stung by the mass migration online, said Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, its profit plummeted 43 percent during the most recent quarter as sales at its stores weakened. The coming year doesn’t look much better: Its outlook for the first quarter and all of 2017 were far below what industry analysts had been expecting. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 28, 2017 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Target, stung by the migration of its customers elsewhere, pledged Tuesday to spruce up its stores and make other investments in its business after delivering weak quarterly results and an outlook far below what analysts were expecting. The $7 billion investment comes as the...
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