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Welcome to Orcland: Lord of the Rings to Film in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Amazon announced Wednesday it will film its upcoming television series "The Lord of the Rings" in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies di...
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Walmart Rolls out Grocery Delivery Subscription

NEW YORK — Walmart is rolling out a grocery delivery subscription service this fall as it races to gain an advantage in the competitive fresh food business. "We know this level of convenience resonates . If ...
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One Empty Chair at G-7 Climate Meeting: Trump’s

BIARRITZ, France — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France, leaving an empty chair as global power brokers debated how to help the fire-ravaged Amazon and reduce carbon emissio...
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Editorial: Fresno Needs Tax Incentives, Not SB 531

In a perfect world, Fresno and other inland California cities would not need tax-sharing incentives to convince major companies such as Amazon and Ulta to build distribution centers in their locales. But, as we know, the world isn't perfect. And in Calif...