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Exclusive: White House advances drone and missile sales to Taiwan – sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is moving forward with more sales of sophisticated military equipment to Taiwan, telling Congress on Tuesday that it will seek to sell Taipei MQ-9 drones and a coastal defensive missile system, sources familiar with the situation said.

The possible sales follow three other notifications first reported by Reuters on Monday that drew China’s ire as the United States prepares for its Nov. 3 election.

One of the eight sources said that in total the sales were valued at around $5 billion. Very often figures for U.S. foreign military sales include costs for training, spares and fees making the values difficult to pinpoint.

Reuters broke the news in September that as many as seven major weapons systems were making their way through the U.S. export process as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China.

The pre-notification to Congress for the General Atomics-made MQ-9 drones

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Exclusive: White House advances drone and missile sales to Taiwan

By Mike Stone, Patricia Zengerle and David Brunnstrom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is moving forward with more sales of sophisticated military equipment to Taiwan, telling Congress on Tuesday that it will seek to sell Taipei MQ-9 drones and a coastal defensive missile system, sources familiar with the situation said.

The possible sales follow three other notifications first reported by Reuters on Monday that drew China’s ire as the United States prepares for its Nov. 3 election.

One of the eight sources said that in total the sales were valued at around $5 billion. Very often figures for U.S. foreign military sales include costs for training, spares and fees making the values difficult to pinpoint.

Reuters broke the news in September that as many as seven major weapons systems were making their way through the U.S. export process as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China.

The pre-notification

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Macy’s Strives to Boost Online Services Amid Dull Store Sales

The coronavirus pandemic has casted a pall over brick-and-mortar traffic turn up, as witnessed by several retail players. Amid such challenging times, consumers’ inclination toward online shopping is a major respite for retail sector participants. Macy’s, Inc. M is no exception to such ongoing trends. While the company’s stores sales has been gravely impacted by pandemic-led disruptions, matters on its digital front are quite encouraging. Let’s take a closer look.

Prudent Efforts to Boost Digital Offerings

Macy’s investments in its digital platform have been yielding. During the second quarter, digital sales surged 53% from the year-ago quarter’s figure and contributed 54% to total-owned comparable sales. The company plans to continue investing in its digital platform, especially in terms of capacity expansion.

In recent actions, the company collaborated with Swedish buy-now, pay-later group Klarna that enables offering online shoppers financial ease and payment flexibility. This new solution helps shoppers make payments

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The best kitchen deals at Target and Walmart’s big Prime Day-style sales

All of you kitchen and cookware deal-hunters (and anyone hoping to get a jump on holiday shopping) may want to listen up. As is well documented, Amazon’s Prime Day
has moved from its usual home in July to Oct. 13 (that’s today!) and 14. Prime Day is already popping off with big savings on some of the best kitchen gear, small kitchen appliances and quality cookware, and we’ll be bringing you all of the best deals in real-time as they roll out. Not to be outdone, Target and Walmart have jumped in on the Prime Day hoopla, launching major online sales of their own. Some of the best kitchen deals, like Keurig coffee machines, Instant Pots and Ninja blenders are already underway.

We’ve already begun sorting through the online sales to bring you the best of the best. Here’s what we know are already on sale so far during

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Sales and deals on home and kitchen

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is live and there are thousands of discounted items to shop for your home and kitchen from cookware and kitchen appliances to furniture and home goods. To help you navigate the best sales and deals during the big two-day sales event, we’ve gathered the best options right now, including Instant Pots, vacuums, air fryers and more. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your work-from-home station or elevate your kitchen, we’ve got you covered. Though Amazon started this sale in 2015, it has since grown so much that other retailers offer similarly large-scale sales during Prime Day, meaning you have more ways to save. Some of those sales are running at Shopping reader favorite retailers like Wayfair, Walmart and Target. In our coverage of Prime Day sales at Amazon, we’ll be noting top deals and highlighting comparable savings at other retailers to give you an idea of how

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White House moves forward on three arms sales to Taiwan: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is moving forward with three sales of advanced weaponry to Taiwan, sending in recent days a notification of the deals to Congress for approval, five sources familiar with the situation said on Monday.

A general view of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The move in the run-up to the Nov. 3 U.S. election, first reported by Reuters, is likely to anger China, which considers Taiwan a renegade province that it has vowed to reunite with the mainland, by force if necessary.

Reuters broke the news in September that as many as seven major weapons systems were making their way through the U.S. export process as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China.

Asked for a response to Monday’s news, the Chinese embassy urged Washington in an emailed statement to stop arms sales

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Exclusive: White House moves forward on three arms sales to Taiwan – sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is moving forward with three sales of advanced weaponry to Taiwan, sending in recent days a notification of the deals to Congress for approval, three sources familiar with the situation said on Monday.

A general view of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The move in the run-up to the Nov. 3 U.S. election is likely to anger China, which considers Taiwan a renegade province which it has vowed to reunite with the mainland, by force if necessary.

In September, Reuters reported that as many as seven major weapons systems were making their way through the U.S. export process as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China.

Leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations and House of Representatives Foreign Affairs committees were notified that three of the planned weapons sales had been approved by

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Amazon Prime Day Small Kitchen Appliance & Refrigerator Deals 2020: Best Early Air Fryer, Oven, Grill, Blender & Coffee Maker Sales Identified by Retail Egg

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amazon Prime Day researchers have shared the latest early kitchen appliance, oven, coffee maker & refrigerator deals for Amazon Prime Day 2020, including the top offers on KitchenAid mixers, Instant Pot multi cookers, Ninja blenders, smoker grills, and air fryers. Links to the latest deals are listed below.

Best fridge deals:

Best Instant Pot & cooker deals:

Best KitchenAid deals:

Best air fryer deals:

Best grill & smoker deals:

Best Vitamix & blender deals:

Best oven & microwave deals:

Best coffee maker deals:

Want some more deals on coffee makers, blenders, and more kitchen appliances? Go to Amazon’s Prime Day 2020 page to compare the entire selection of active discounts available now.

Amazon Prime Day sales are available for a limited period of time. Retail Egg earns commissions from purchases made using the links provided.

Shoppers can find thousands of discounted items available at Amazon during their

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$6,075,250 home in Skaneateles: See list of 143 home sales in Onondaga County

Here are 143 home sales in Onondaga County recently recorded at the county clerk’s office.

The most expensive property was a 6-bedroom, 4 1/2-bathroom home built in 2007 in Skaneateles that sold for $6,075,250, according to Onondaga County Real Property Services records.

You also can search current and past sales in Cayuga, Madison, Onondaga and Oswego counties through our online real estate database.

Syracuse

4896 and 4902 S. Salina St. — $11,154 — Greater Syracuse Property Development Corporation to Responsive to Our Community, Inc. on Sept. 24.

4573 Ashfield Terrace — $356,000 — Thomas E. Hackwelder to Melanie J. Mayes on Sept. 24.

606 Bellevue Ave. — $55,000 — Susan J. Blackmon to Saima and Mumtaz H. Kazmi on Sept. 23.

512 Cannon St. — $6,300 — Greater Syracuse Property Development Corporation to Raakhie Mittra on Sept. 29.

901 Coldbrook Drive — $110,000 — Kori E. Fleet to Elizabeth L.

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Columbus Day Sales 2020: 13 Tech, Furniture, and Kitchenware Deals To Shop This Weekend

Columbus Day sales, unlike Labor Day sales or even Fourth of July sales, aren’t really a thing. If you consider it for a second—and remind yourself that Christopher Columbus was a monster who didn’t discover anything—you realize Columbus Day shouldn’t really even be a holiday. This year’s “holiday,” which we will now only refer to as Indigenous Peoples Day, is even stranger, thanks to its proximity to a delayed Amazon Prime Day. The mega-retailer will flex its muscle with an onslaught of discounts literally the day after the occasion. Based on our initial scans, it seems like most of the other tech and home goods retailers are holding their sale cards close to the chest, waiting to unleash their best deals until Prime Day begins in earnest. But for now, there’s still some decent price drops available on a range of gear, especially home tech and furniture upgrades. Here’s some

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