US Foods to buy SGA's Food Group for $1.8 billion

Food distribution company US Foods Holding Corp said on Monday it would buy SGA's Food Group of Cos for $1.8 billion in cash and reported disappointing second-quarter sales, sending its shares down...

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Armed attacks disrupted vote in a fifth of Malian polling stations

Attacks by gunmen or other violence disrupted around a fifth of Mali's polling stations during Sunday's presidential election, with about three percent unable to function at all, the Ministry of...

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Walmart stumbles with its 'last mile' package delivery plan

Standing before an audience of 14,000 people last year, Walmart Inc executives described a radical plan to help it fend off Amazon.com Inc and other online delivery services from stealing its...

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EU observers offer mixed picture of first Zimbabwe vote since Mugabe's fall

Zimbabwe held its first election on Monday since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup and European Union observers said the vote was "very smooth" in some places and "totally...

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Vietnam jails fugitive tycoon for nine years after one-day trial

A Hanoi court sentenced a fugitive Vietnamese tycoon to nine years in prison on Monday for deliberate disclosure of state secrets following a one-day trial, the government said....

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Italian far right's Salvini under fire after black athlete hurt in attack

Opposition politicians accused far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday of creating a climate of hate in Italy following a spate of racist attacks that have coincided with his...

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U.S. condemns Nicaragua violence, human rights abuses: statement

The United States condemned a violent crackdown on street protesters by Nicaraguan forces on Monday and said it was revoking visas of officials connected to the violence....

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