Cheddar afternoon business update 10/9: Walmart, Hulu & ‘Star Wars’

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Top afternoon business and technology headlines for Oct. 9, 2017.

  • Walmart launched a new feature to make returning items easier.
  • Hulu beat out Netflix for the right to stream NBC drama “This is Us.”
  • The trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will air during “Monday Night Football.”
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  • Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lava

    Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lava

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:20:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:12:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - This Sept. 8, 2014 file photo shows downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. The small, rural town of Pahoa is the gateway to the eruption pouring rivers of lava out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Historic wooden buildings lining it...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - This Sept. 8, 2014 file photo shows downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. The small, rural town of Pahoa is the gateway to the eruption pouring rivers of lava out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Historic wooden buildings lining it...
    Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano.
    Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano.
  • Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slip

    Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slip

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:00:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:11:30 GMT
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus in June, including with the U.S., despite tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump.
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus in June, including with the U.S., despite tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump.
  • Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:57:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:11:26 GMT
    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
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