One Amazon warehouse reportedly throws out 130,000 products a week, including some that are brand new. An expert blames its giant third-party retail business.

One Amazon warehouse reportedly throws out 130,000 products a week, including some that are brand new. An expert blames its giant third-party retail business.

A worker packs a customer order at the Amazon fulfillment center in Romeoville, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images A recent report said one Amazon warehouse in the UK marks 130,000 items for “destroy” every week. A former worker from that warehouse said half those items were still in their shrink-wrap. A retail analyst told Insider why … Read more

Rain suspends play at Wimbledon

Rain suspends play at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Play at Wimbledon has been suspended because of rain. Seventh-seeded Matteo Berrettini and former Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber were among the players in third-round action on the outer courts when play was halted. Matches on Centre Court and No. 1 Court had … Read more

Famine hits 400,000, UN warns

Famine hits 400,000, UN warns

Fighting between the Ethiopian government and forces in its northern Tigray region has thrown the country into turmoil Recent fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has resulted in a famine that is now affecting more than 400,000 people, UN officials say. In its first public meeting on the crisis, members of the UN Security … Read more

The Stock Market Is Historically Strong. Not Even the Delta Variant Can Stop It.

The Stock Market Is Historically Strong. Not Even the Delta Variant Can Stop It.

The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 1.9% last week. Jin Lee/Bloomberg Text size Like Superman, the S&P 500 appears unstoppable. Nothing—not the Federal Reserve, not the Delta variant, not even old-fashioned fear and greed—has been able to slow its rise. Of course, it just hasn’t found its Kryptonite yet. It’s not just that the stock market … Read more

Weber keeps working toward that big throw

Jackrabbits sweep Green Bay, extend win streak to 4

Jul. 3—Ten more feet? Mitchell Weber smiled. “Ten feet is very doable,” he said. “Maybe even next year.” Weber, a St. Clair native, came up short in his bid last week to make the United States track and field team, which will compete in the Summer Olympics next month at Tokyo. But he gained great … Read more

Michael Cohen is suing the US government for $20 million, claiming the Trump DOJ returned him to prison because he refused to stop writing about his ex-boss

Michael Cohen is suing the US government for $20 million, claiming the Trump DOJ returned him to prison because he refused to stop writing about his ex-boss

Michael Cohen leaving a federal court in New York. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Michael Cohen was imprisoned in 2018 but was allowed in May 2020 to serve out his sentence at home. Two months later, Cohen was returned to prison. Cohen is now suing the US, saying the Trump DOJ punished him for writing a book … Read more