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7-Eleven expands home delivery, but Slurpees not included

7-Eleven expanded its home delivery service to three cities Tuesday, but its most well-known item, the Slurpee, isn’t on the menu for now.

FDA issues warning letters to powdered caffeine distributors

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to five distributors of pure powdered caffeine, saying the products put consumers at risk.

Amid worries about China’s economy, US stocks plunge

With US stocks coming off their worst month in more than three years, the Dow had lost 353 by midday.

Unclear if central bank will raise rates, Boston Fed chief says

Policy makers are trying to determine whether recent turmoil signals a long-term downturn or a temporary slip, Eric Rosengren said.

TV producers said to be in talks with Apple for exclusive programs

Entertainment executives in Hollywood have held talks with Apple Inc. about producing exclusive shows for Apple TV, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

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Gregg Housh (front) is co-founder and CEO of Rebel News. With him in Rebel News’s Malden office is Anna Geoffroy, managing editor, and James Curcio, editor in chief.

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Hacker known for work with Anonymous launches digital news service

Gregg Housh, a hacker who went to prison for illegal online activity, is recasting himself as a journalist.

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Biotech’s merger targets fight back

The biotech business is abuzz with takeover offers right now, and some of those targets don’t like being in someone else’s crosshairs.

Stock indexes from Asia and Europe were displayed at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The rout in global equities this month erased more than $5 trillion from the value of shares.

Stocks see worst month in 3 years

Investors were still sorting out conflicting messages on when the Federal Reserve Bank will raise interest rates.

Brigham to cut 100 jobs as costs rise faster than revenues

The job cuts at Brigham and Women’s Hospital will apply to all positions that don’t deal in direct patient care.



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