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The Wuhan virus is the last thing China’s economy needs right now

The Wuhan virus is the last thing China’s economy needs right now

China’s economy is slumping and the country is still suffering the effects of the trade war with America. An outbreak of a new and deadly virus is the last thing it needs. The Wuhan coronavirus — which has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600 so far — has already roiled Chinese markets and thrown…MORE

Mr. Peanut is dead for some reason

Mr. Peanut is dead for some reason

Mr. Peanut, the 104-year old mascot of the Planters snack food company, has died after sacrificing himself in what appears to be a traumatic road accident. Sounds like the perfect setup for a Super Bowl commercial! Planters made the announcement in a series of tweets and news releases Wednesday. “In the ultimate selfless act, he…MORE

FedEx Ground Sunday delivery to begin this weekend

FedEx Ground Sunday delivery to begin this weekend

FedEx said it will start delivering packages through its new Sunday ground service this weekend as it competes with Amazon and other courier services. The company had announced the move in May. FedEx has long provided residential Sunday delivery during the peak holiday season, but now the service will be available year-round for “the majority…MORE

Boeing won’t wait for FAA approval to start building 737 Max again

Boeing won’t wait for FAA approval to start building 737 Max again

Boeing plans to restart the production of the troubled 737 Max months before regulators approve the plane to fly again, CEO Dave Calhoun said Wednesday. Calhoun, holding his first conference call with the media since taking the top job at Boeing last week, said it is important that Boeing get its assembly line in Renton,…MORE

CVS co-founder Ralph Hoagland III is dead at 86

CVS co-founder Ralph Hoagland III is dead at 86

Ralph Hoagland III, a serial entrepreneur who helped create CVS, America’s largest drug store, died Friday. He was 86. Hoagland died from complications due to posterior cortical atrophy, a dementia-related disease, CVS confirmed in a statement. “All of us at CVS were saddened to learn of the passing of the company’s co-founder, Ralph Hoagland III.…MORE

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