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Little Caesars to use Impossible Foods' meatless sausages in pizzas

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 23:10
REUTERS: Little Caesars will use meatless sausages made by Impossible Foods in some of its pizzas, making it the latest food chain to tap into growing demand for plant-based alternatives to meat. Plant-based substitutes have been gaining popularity with more people opting for vegan or vegetarian ...

Libyan gunmen halt water pipeline to besieged Tripoli

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 23:04
Gunmen have cut off the main water pipeline to Libya's besieged capital Tripoli, spelling more misery for residents already reeling from weeks of fighting.

China's defence minister to speak at key Asia defence forum in Singapore

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 23:04
China's defence minister will speak at an Asia defence forum in Singapore, the organiser said on Monday, the first time in eight years that Beijing has been represented at this level at the gathering and at a time when China-U.S. ties are strained over trade and security.

Jews slam Polish PM for calling WWII restitution a win for Hitler

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 23:02
The World Jewish Congress on Monday condemned the Polish prime minister for saying that holding Poland liable for the restitution of Jewish property seized by the Nazis during WWII would hand a "posthumous victory" to Hitler.

China-US trade row rattles European stock markets

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 23:00
LONDON: European equity markets slid on Monday (May 20) as investors fretted over the latest flare-up in the China-US trade war. Eurozone heavyweights Frankfurt and Paris were each down around 1.5 per cent at the close, while London held up better. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones index was 100 ...

Ethiopia hosts US$173,000-a-seat dinner to beautify capital

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:57
More than 200 people paid an eye-watering $173,000 (150,000 euros) to attend a dinner thrown by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, to raise funds to beautify the capital Addis Ababa, state media reported Monday.

Nearly half of Juul’s Twitter followers are too young to buy e-cigarettes: study

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:55
Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according a study published on Monday.

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:55
REUTERS: Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court. Republican Governor Mike Parson told ...

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales monument

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:40
The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and surrounding streets locked down on Monday after a man was spotted scaling the upper heights of the monument in the heart of the French capital, Paris Police and the tower's operator said.

Brighton name Potter as new manager

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:36
Brighton & Hove Albion have appointed Graham Potter as their new manager on a four-year contract from Championship side Swansea City, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Game Of Thrones finale in China delayed, prompts fan uproar

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:32
SHANGHAI: China's Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the Game Of Thrones finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday (May 20), prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country. Tencent Video, which owns the online broadcast ...

Nearly half of Juul's Twitter followers are too young to buy e-cigarettes: study

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:25
Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according a study published on Monday.

Mexico wants US backing for Central America development plan to stem migration

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:19
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan for Central America to control immigration.

Ford Motor Co to cut 10per cent of white-collar jobs as part of global restructuring

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:16
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will eliminate about 10per cent of its global salaried workforce, cutting about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring in a move that will save the No. 2 automaker US$600 million annually. Ford Chief Executive Officer Jim ...

Milkshakes become weapon of choice in UK European campaign

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:52
LONDON: The lowly milkshake has turned into an unlikely weapon of choice for Britons determine to make a splashy statement against the rise of the Brexit-backing populist right. Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage became the latest political figure Monday (May 20) to be doused ...

Safe for Catholic schools to reopen: Sri Lanka army

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:34
Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said.

US Supreme Court tosses ruling against Merck on Fosamax osteoporosis drug

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:30
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling that had revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing Merck & Co of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures as a result of taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax.

Football: Scotland appoint Clarke as new manager

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:28
Steve Clarke has been named as the new Scotland manager on a three-year contract, the Scottish Football Association (SFA) announced in a statement on Monday.

Tehran says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:23
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries.

Superlatives flow for Koepka but challenges lie ahead

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:20
FARMINGDALE, N.Y.: Brooks Koepka received lots of plaudits for his PGA Championship victory on Sunday and the American will no longer be able to slip into major championships almost unnoticed as he has become the man to beat for the foreseeable future at least. Winning four major championships in ...