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Skip the fancy restaurant and try a food hall on your next business trip

Food halls are the promised land for intrepid as well as indecisive diners. Slurp up soup dumplings here; grab a bánh mì sandwich there; munch on a fish taco elsewhere. Finish up with a mango mochidoki — and return the next day for an entirely different menu. For the business traveler, food hall dining is […]
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6:16 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Veterans Day 2018: All the places vets can get free food and meal deals Sunday and Monday

This Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of an extra day of deals. As they do each year, restaurants are saluting veterans by offering free food and meal deals. Thanks to the federal holiday falling on Sunday, it’s officially observed Monday. This leads to a split with some businesses showing their appreciation Sunday and […]
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6:12 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Victoria’s Secret ‘sorry’ for transgender model comments

Victoria’s Secret chief marketing officer has apologised for comments he made about transgender models. In an interview with Vogue magazine, Ed Razek had said the lingerie company’s annual shows were “a fantasy” and should not include them. Mr Razek later said his remarks were “insensitive”. The 2018 show took place on 8 November in New […]
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6:07 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models

Apple Inc said on Friday it had found some issues affecting some of its iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook pro products and said the company would fix them free of charge. The repair offers are the latest in a string of product quality problems over the past year even as Apple has raised prices for […]
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6:04 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Trump threatens to withhold California fire aid, citing state’s ‘gross mismanagement’ of forests

Just hours after President Trump issued an emergency declaration to provide funds to help firefighters in California as they battle at least three major wildfires across the state, the president threatened to withhold the federal payments — citing the state’s “gross mismanagement” of its forests. Tweeting from Paris early Saturday, Trump wrote that “there is no reason for these massive, deadly […]
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5:58 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Man sent letter bomb to Bitcoin firm ‘over password reset’

A man has been jailed for sending a “potentially lethal homemade bomb” to a Bitcoin firm in London – after it refused to reset his password for him. The Met Police, which investigated the case, said detectives could “only identify one possible reason” for the Swedish national’s actions. He had emailed the company, Cryptopay, in […]
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7:23 PM GMT+0000 / November 9, 2018

ExoMars: Life-detecting robot to be sent to Oxia Planum

The robot rover that Europe and Russia will send to Mars in 2020 will be targeted at a near-equatorial site on the Red Planet known as Oxia Planum. The area was recommended by an expert panel meeting at Leicester University. Oxia is rich in clays and other minerals that have resulted from prolonged rock interactions with […]
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7:20 PM GMT+0000 / November 9, 2018