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A new Arkansas law to fight ‘fake meat’ marketing draws a lawsuit

A new Arkansas law to fight ‘fake meat’ marketing draws a lawsuit

If you think a veggie burger sounds unappealing, wait until it’s listed as a “vegetable-based protein” on a restaurant menu. That’s how it could appear in Arkansas, the latest in a string of states to pass bills that control how so-called fake meat is marketed. The state’s “truth in labeling” bill is set to take…MORE

House approves resolution opposing Israel boycott movement in divisive vote

House approves resolution opposing Israel boycott movement in divisive vote

The House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to approve a non-binding resolution that opposes the boycott movement against Israel, a measure that won broad bipartisan support but faced pushback from some high-profile progressives. The vote was 398 to 17. The resolution was introduced in March, not long after Democrats faced a bruising internal debate over…MORE

Rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for deadly robbery

Rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for deadly robbery

Texas rapper Tay-K was sentenced to 55 years in prison and a $21,000 fine Tuesday on a murder charge for a 2016 robbery that left one man dead, according to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. The Tarrant County jury also sentenced Tay-K, whose legal name is Taymor McIntyre, to 30 years in prison…MORE

How China is slowly expanding its power in Africa, one TV set at a time

How China is slowly expanding its power in Africa, one TV set at a time

In the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, Michael Nganga is watching a Chinese Kung Fu movie. His small home in Limuru village doesn’t have running water and its walls are made from corrugated metal. Yet outside, where chickens roam the yard, the father-of-two, who repairs shoes for a living, has a large Chinese-built satellite dish that…MORE

Boris Johnson was not always President Trump’s friend

Boris Johnson was not always President Trump’s friend

President Donald Trump congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming the leader of the Conservative Party and the United Kingdom’s next prime minister Tuesday, praising the man he says is referred to as “Britain Trump.” Trump has often characterized Johnson as a friend, and touted him as a potential prime minister even while Theresa May was in…MORE

Chipotle is soaring. Sales rose 10% last quarter

Chipotle is soaring. Sales rose 10% last quarter

Its turnaround showing no signs of slowing, Chipotle reported blockbuster financial results on Tuesday. The company said that sales at stores open at least 13 months grew 10% in the second quarter. During that time, revenue grew 13.2% to $1.4 billion. The second quarter, which ended on June 30, marks the sixth-straight quarter of comparable…MORE

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