Amazon has launched a $5bn (£3.8bn) search for a site for a new headquarters, asking cities across the USA and Canada to make their pitches.
Armed with $5 billion to spend, Amazon is searching for a "second headquarters" in North America, and is planning on hiring 50,000 full-time workers, the company announced on Thursday. The company plans to install the new base in a metro area with at least 1 million residents, at an urdan or suburban location where it can attract "strong technical talent".
Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said the new headquarters will be "a full equal" to its Seattle counterpart with as many as 50,000 jobs.
Bezos and U.S. President Donald Trump aren't exactly fans of one another, and setting up a second headquarters with all the capabilities of the first just over the Canadian border could give Bezos additional political leverage. The company added that the new headquarters could be a downtown campus with a similar layout to the Seattle campus, an 8.1 million square foot area made up of 33 buildings.
The company, which is now soliciting bids for the project, said it would prefer to be located in a metropolitan area with a population of more than one million people, which would give it the potential to attract and retain talented workers.
Officials in the Baltimore metro area are also gearing up to pursue the possibility of landing Amazon's second headquarters.
Under the plan, Hungary must admit more than 2,300 asylum seekers, while Slovakia must in the long term take in 1,400. As Deutsche Welle reports , "Only 24,000. refugees from Greece and Italy have been transferred to other states".
Outside experts suggested the yield of the device tested Sunday might be in that ballpark, though closer to the lower range. North Korea is believed to have conducted a test after a magnitude 5.7 natural disaster was detected earlier Sunday.
The prime minister's visit to Myanmar comes amid a spike in ethnic violence with Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state . Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said Rohingyas are illegal immigrants and will be deported.
Once I got broken in the third, I just kept telling myself just try to figure it out, just get as many balls in as you can". Yesh: Kanepi has had the most under-the-radar dream run at a Slam that I can remember. "My energy dropped.
The U.S. military frequently responds to North Korean actions with a show-of-force display of its attack aircraft. "We're not talking to the North Koreans right now", Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon.
Yellen's predecessor, Ben Bernanke, served two terms from 2006-2014, spanning both the Bush and Obama presidencies. The resignation of Stanley Fischer, 73, creates another vacancy on the council that oversees the USA central bank.
Tomorrow is a rest day, and racing resumes on Tuesday (September 5) with a 40.2km time trial from Circuito de Navarra to Logrono. Lopez then set off on his own to pass breakaway rider Adam Yates and power his way to the summit finish at Alto Hoya de la Mora.
As usual in its marketing, T-Mobile positioned the new offer as a more savvy move than its competitors AT&T and Verizon . CEO John Legere introduced the " Netflix on Us" program while lampooning the competition in his hilarious v-log (below).
The Mumbai Press Club, in alliance with other media organisations, held a candle-light vigil seeking justice for Lankesh. Union minister Ananth Kumar said the state government should probe the murder and arrest the killers.
Putin calls for talks with North Korea
The four remaining launchers have been on standby at an unidentified US base in South Korea, pending the alliance's decision. The police tried to disperse the protesters, but some of them attempted to entry the building, which prompted the clashes.
Dancing With the Stars
Headlining the show will be Nick and Vanessa Lachey , athletes Derek Fisher and Terrell Owens and 80's pop star Debbie Gibson . The full Dancing with the Stars 25 cast was revealed on Wednesday morning, and for the most part, the rumors were true.
Lewis gives winnings to Houston
Lewis successfully hit the green from the bunker, and Chun attempted a tricky chip shot to land a birdie and force a playoff. After Chun's chip settled six feet from the hole, Lewis had two putts to win. "Stacy played well, too".
3-magnitude 'explosion' detected in North Korea, says USGS
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Financial firms raising alarm over U.S. debt ceiling
That could be a tough sell to some House Republicans, who are likely to vote only for the disaster relief funding. Members of US Congress return from summer recess Tuesday with the eyes of bond traders squarely upon them.
Georgia QB Jacob Eason leaves season opener with knee injury
The offense had four and the special teams unit had one. "But we're looking forward to seeing what we can do against those guys". In the fourth quarter, Fromm yielded the huddle to Brice Ramsey - who for a third-string quarterback isn't a bad backup punter.
Gas prices spike in London to $131.9/L
Prices are expected to remain high until refineries resume normal operation, the timing of which is still unknown. Analysts expect a hike of around 5 cents by Friday evening, followed by a further jump of 9 cents on Saturday.
Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to the Los Angeles Angels
He's young enough and potentially under control until 2022, so he *could* sit alongside Trout in the lineup for years to come. By trading Justin Upton to the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday , they might have landed a future starting pitcher.