ChinnappaEmployees of Amazon India are seen behind a glass bearing the company's logo inside its office in Bengaluru, India, August 14, 2015.
The online retail giant offered up a list of 20 finalists and the First State was not among them. The company said 238 cities across North America submitted proposals and that 20 "will proceed to the next step in the HQ2 process". Over the past five years, Amazon has invested more than $100 billion in the USA, including corporate offices, development and research centers, fulfillment infrastructure, and compensation to its teams.
"Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough, " the company said in a tweet.
Boston; Chicago; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas; Denver; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; Miami; Montgomery County, Md.; Nashville; Newark, N.J.; NY; northern Virginia; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Raleigh, N.C.; Toronto; and Washington, D.C., are contenders in the Seattle-based company's quest for a second home.
No matter which metro area Amazon selects for HQ2, the big victor when it comes the boom in air traffic is likely to be another Seattle-based company: Alaska Airlines. The victor city will be announced sometime this year, and while there is no specific release date, fans are expecting more information to be released in the near future.
Based on its direct-flight service, Alaska Airlines should be all smiles no matter which city Amazon chooses for HQ2. Amazon is expecting to start building HQ2 in 2019 with a target completion by 2027.
TRAVEL : Air and rail travelers did not feel a big impact because security officers and air traffic controllers remained at work. That means if a shutdown starts January 19 and stretches into the next several weeks, troops' February 1 pay will be delayed.
The hotel was hosting an IT conference for provincial officials and a guest at the hotel says the attackers were taking hostages. One was and killed by Afghan security forces and three others are still battling the forces from inside the hotel, he added.
White House doctor Ronny Jackson said President Donald Trump urged him to take a cognitive test as a part of his annual physical. When real doctors, as opposed to fake ones on TV, examine him, the assessment is that he is in "excellent" health.
The 13 victims are all believed to be the biological children of David Turpin , 57, and Louise Turpin , 49, authorities said. Neighbours, just a few steps away in either direction, said the family kept to themselves and never so much as waved.
Twitter said it is working to improve its security so it can stay one step ahead of "those who would abuse it". Those accounts represented about 0.016 percents of the total accounts on Twitter during that period.
Halep served for the match on four occasions, before eventually closing out a final set that lasted more than two hours. Instead, it was Halep who progressed to face the victor of Barty's clash with Naomi Osaka , played later on Saturday.
With Chicago's arrival, Kim is very happy, and the outlet reports that she is enjoying the first few days with the child. The power couple had not however, decided on a name up until yesterday, before Chicago , happened. "It's a great city".