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Starbucks' New Delivery Service Raises Important Logistical Questions

We need answers.<p>Starbucks announced Wednesday that it will start delivering to its customers in selects parts of New York and Seattle later this year. (By the way, these two cities rank high on the list of those with the most Starbucks locations.)<p>Not many details of the service have been released. …

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Why Are So Many People Nearsighted?

Researchers may have found the answer that could keep glasses off one-third of the world’s population<p>Myopia, or nearsightedness, is reaching epidemic proportions. In the US, over 40 percent of the population needs glasses; estimates suggest that one-third of the world’s population will be …

Asia comforted by strong Wall Street, confident Fed

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares rallied on Thursday after U.S. stocks enjoyed their strongest session this year when the Federal Reserve sounded upbeat on the economy and promised to be patient in removing policy stimulus.<p>The jitters of recent days also calmed a touch as Russia managed to stabilise …

Russia faces recession as oil crash and sanctions cost economy £90bn

Anton Siluanov, Russia's finance minister, has warned that the economy could face a hit from falling oil prices, weeks after Vladimir Putin claimed that they had been manipulated by political forces<p>The Russian economy could plunge into a fresh recession, Anton Siluanov, the country’s finance …

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy

The dawn of the twenty-first century has proved unsettling. It was not what we expected. Only a few years ago, the world was full with apparently justified optimism. The new century would be free of the ideological fights that plagued the twentieth. A consensus emerged that markets and democracy …

Japan's young fret as unexpected recession hits

TOKYO (AP) — When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to Japan's surprise recession by delaying a sales-tax increase, it was a cause for worry, not …

Russia losing $140 billion from sanctions and low oil prices

Russian President Vladimir Putin received a high-ranking black belt in karate Friday, but his master fighting skills haven't been enough to fend off economic troubles.<p>The country is losing up to $140 billion per year because of falling oil prices and sanctions with Western nations, according to …

German economy grows slightly with GDP up 0.1%

FRANKFURT--The German economy grew slightly in the third quarter, the Federal Statistics Office said Tuesday, keeping pressure on policy makers to go …