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The sheen of female empowerment won’t get me in one of those V-string panties | Opinion

NJ dot com 22 Jun 2021
By Virginia Heffernan. Picture a fleet of merchant ships far out on the glistening Pacific, each one carrying about 600,000 tons of freight. The cargo is curious. candy-colored strips, strings and scraps composed mostly of synthetic polymers from factories — some say sweatshops in places such as Sri Lanka and Jordan ... And then, oh boy ... Sort of ... Nobody.” ... .
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Amazon Prime Day deals expected to be stingier this year

Business Day 21 Jun 2021
The deals during Amazon.com's annual Prime Day sale will be stingier this year, according to merchants, thanks to rising shipping costs, higher advertising rates and scarce inventory ... But that pushes up shipping costs for merchants because they must send smaller loads more frequently.
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Amazon’s Prime Day deals expected to disappoint as costs surge

The Press Enterprise 21 Jun 2021
The deals during Amazon.com’s annual Prime Day sale will be stingier this year, according to merchants, thanks to rising shipping costs, higher advertising rates and scarce inventory ... But that pushes up shipping costs for merchants because they must send smaller loads more frequently.
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Amazon Prime Day deals expected to disappoint as costs surge

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jun 2021
The deals during Amazon.com Inc.’s annual Prime Day sale will be stingier this year, according to merchants, thanks to rising shipping costs, higher advertising rates and scarce inventory ... But that pushes up shipping costs for merchants because they must send smaller loads more frequently.
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Today's Word Search: Blackbeard's flaming beard and other pirate tales

Gulf News 21 Jun 2021
As long as there have been ships, there have been criminals out to steal from them ... The resulting smoke cloud around his head created a fearsome effect, when he would plunder merchant ships and seize all their valuables, food, and weapons. Pirates had a sneaky way of boarding unsuspecting merchant ships ... Fire in the hole! ... .
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Global supply chain issues threaten to derail this year's Prime Day discounts, but Amazon says ...

Business Insider 21 Jun 2021
AP/Patrick Semansky Amazon sellers say increased costs of shipping and inventory make it more difficult to offer deals ... Merchants who sell products through Amazon's platform say that rising shipping costs and inventory issues mean they will keep deals smaller this year, Bloomberg reported ... The day of discounts isn't necessarily good for merchants.
photo: US Navy / Specialist 1st Class Shannon Renfroe
People's Republic of China, People's Liberation Army (Navy) frigate PLA(N) Yueyang (FF 575)
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China has become a maritime power. It’s time India caught up

Indian Express 21 Jun 2021
... the largest merchant navy, coast-guard and fishing fleet/maritime militia in the world ... These include merchant shipping, shipbuilding, ship repair, seabed exploration and fisheries etc; all of which have implications for India’s maritime security as well as its “blue economy”.
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Victoria's Secret has a new sheen of female empowerment. It's not working.

Newsday 21 Jun 2021
Updated June 21, 2021 12.26 PM. Picture a fleet of merchant ships far out on the glistening Pacific, each one carrying about 600,000 tons of freight. The cargo is curious ... And then, oh boy ... Sort of ... ....
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Sellers: Beware of Amazon's Marketing Manners

E-Commerce Times 21 Jun 2021
The following year he transitioned to a third-party Amazon merchant ... Boyce recalled these small merchants quickly started getting more sales on Amazon than they were getting through their neighborhood storefront ... Amazon made it easier for the China-based merchants to ship goods directly into the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program.
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Virtual Mel Fisher Days 2021 Online Silent Auction Opens June 20, 35 Years After Finding ...

Space Coast Daily 21 Jun 2021
Another ship, the Atocha, met a similar fate in 1622 ... During the search for the Atocha, Fisher and his crew also discovered and raised treasure from the sister ship of the Atocha, The Santa Margarita and an English merchant slave ship, the Henrietta Marie, as well as the 1715 Fleet near Sebastian.
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Silent 'ship killers' of the deep also hold many perils for their crew

Straits Times 20 Jun 2021
Then, the German U-boats - short for Unterseeboot - sank about 5,000 mostly merchant and civilian ships that ferried crucial supplies to the British ... A submarine can almost never be seen by a surface ship, he said ... But unlike a ship on the surface that will stay afloat as long as the hull is intact, it is inherently less safe.
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Janel Kragt Bakker: Southern Baptist Convention’s focus on mission recalls history of promoting white dominance

News & Record 20 Jun 2021
Carey convinced fellow Christians to buy shares in his missionary venture, send his family and him to India on a merchant ship, and support him financially while he spread the Christian message among those he described as “heathens.” The return on investment would be the ...
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Coastal waters still a cesspool of plastic debris

The Times of India 19 Jun 2021
A major share of this pollution comes from merchant ships, recreational ships, research vessels, Navy ships and fishing vessels ... Merchant ships expel cargo, sewage, medical kits, plastic bottles, carry bags and other waste that contains plastic into the ocean," said a document prepared by Indian Coast Guard in 2017.
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Seafaring brought to life with studies of Waterford port and Dunbrody Famine ship

The Irish Times 19 Jun 2021
Expansion into shipbuilding, and an increase in trade, gave merchants the confidence to invest in ship ownership, and from 1835 the port experienced a growth in the number and tonnage of registered ships ... “Why are there two Famine ships being built at the same time? This could only happen in Ireland."
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