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Amazon is Buying Whole Foods

Amazon is set to buy Whole Foods, the high end food retailer, in a deal worth $13.7 billion. Amazon will pay out shareholders the maximum amount of $42 a share. Whole Foods CEO and co-founder John Mackey will remain in his position and continue to operate out of home base in Austin, Texas. ... [Read Full Story]

Steven Scalise Wounded in Shooting

Top US Republican, Steve Scalise, and aides have been shot during baseball practice in Virginia. They were practicing for the annual congressional ballgame between the Democrats and Republicans scheduled for Thursday at Nationals Park. The suspect in the shooting is currently in custody. ... [Read Full Story]

The Lion of London Bridge: Millwall Football Fan Fought Terrorists with Bare Hands

Roy Larner, 47, a fan of the London football club Millwall, has been dubbed the “Lion of London Bridge” after he single handedly fought three knife wielding jihadis with his bare hands during the London Bridge terror attack. The football fan was stabbed eight times while distracting the terrorist and buying time for people in the pub to evacuate. A petition online is asking to award him the George Cross, an award for bravery that is the second highest honor in the UK. ... [Read Full Story]

“Serial” Podcast Case Adnan Syed’s

A year ago, a Maryland judge overturned Adnan Syed’s conviction and ordered a new trial but it is still in the appeal process. Adnan was introduced to the public in the podcast “Serial” which centered around the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, and has since been the most downloaded podcast ever.  Adnan was convicted of her murder and has been sentenced to life in prison.... [Read Full Story]