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Chobani, others scramble to stop sliding US yogurt sales Chobani, others scramble to stop sliding US yogurt sales 11/18/2019 04:16am • What’s eating yogurt? Despite shelves full of new varieties — from Icelandic to Australian to coconut-based — U.S. yogurt sales are in a multiyear slump. Yogurt companies are confident that more new products can boost sales. But some analysts are skeptical, saying larger trends — like gro Airbus nails $30B in new plane orders at Dubai Airshow Airbus nails $30B in new plane orders at Dubai Airshow 11/18/2019 03:43am • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus nailed down $30 billion in new plane orders on the second day of the Dubai Airshow after previous rounds of the biennial showcase saw its competitor Boeing take the lion’s share of deals. The largest deal came from the Middle East’s biggest carrier, th Iraqi protester killed amid fresh clashes on Baghdad bridge Iraqi protester killed amid fresh clashes on Baghdad bridge 11/17/2019 09:20am • BAGHDAD (AP) — An anti-government protester in Iraq was killed Sunday by a direct hit to the head from a tear gas cannister amid fresh clashes on a strategic Baghdad bridge, security and medical officials said. At least 32 others were wounded in violent clashes with security forces, just hours aft Italy’s white truffle hunters worry about climate change Italy’s white truffle hunters worry about climate change 11/17/2019 08:53am • ALBA, Italy (AP) — Rising global temperatures are worrying truffle hunters around the Italian town of Alba, where the most prized specimens can fetch twice the price of gold. This particularly warm October, eight out of 10 white truffles unearthed by Carlo Olivero with his trusty 3-year-old dog St Illegal pot farms on public land create environmental hazard Illegal pot farms on public land create environmental hazard 11/17/2019 08:18am • LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two months after two men were arrested at an illicit marijuana farm on public land deep in the Northern California wilderness, authorities are assessing the environmental impact and cleanup costs at the site where trees were clear-cut, waterways were diverted, and the ground was Pope’s Asian agenda: Disarmament, martyrs, family reunion Pope’s Asian agenda: Disarmament, martyrs, family reunion 11/17/2019 04:05am • VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has agendas both pastoral and personal for his trip to Asia, where he’ll appeal for global nuclear disarmament at the sites of the atomic bomb and minister to two tiny Catholic communities that have suffered gruesome periods of persecution. Emphasizing the dignit Study links Asian carp with Mississippi River fish drop Study links Asian carp with Mississippi River fish drop 11/16/2019 06:18am • TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Sport fish have declined significantly in portions of the Upper Mississippi River infested with Asian carp, adding evidence to fears about the invader’s threat to native species, according to a new study. Analysis of nearly 20 years of population data suggests the car United Auto Workers approve new 4-year contract with Ford United Auto Workers approve new 4-year contract with Ford 11/15/2019 04:57pm • DETROIT (AP) — Members of the United Auto Workers union at Ford Motor Co. voted Friday to approve a new contract with the company. The union said in a statement that 56.3% of workers who voted were in favor of the deal. The four-year agreement reached Oct. 31 gives workers a mix of pay raises and 3 Maryland men accused of stealing $425K worth of scrap metal in 2 months 3 Maryland men accused of stealing $425K worth of scrap metal in 2 months 11/15/2019 10:12am • Three men have been charged with stealing more than $400,000 worth of scrap metal from a Rockville, Maryland, recycling plant, officials said. Anthony Coles, 51, of Edgewood; Larry Beasley, 69, of Baltimore; and Raymond Mason Jr., 31, of Baltimore, worked for Bmore Transport, a company hired by t Cuba grants unprecedented access to presidential tour Cuba grants unprecedented access to presidential tour 11/15/2019 07:25am • GUANTANAMO, Cuba (AP) — President Miguel Díaz-Canel began the day in a small town overlooking the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay. He decried the U.S. trade embargo, then inspected a series of state-run enterprises alongside members of his Cabinet. By mid-afternoon, he and his ministers hel Michigan-Michigan State rivalry goes beyond just the games Michigan-Michigan State rivalry goes beyond just the games 11/14/2019 10:50pm • ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When Michigan faces Michigan State, the actual 60 minutes of football are only part of the show. Pay close attention to what’s done pregame and said postgame. The participants tend to remember. Consider last year’s matchup in East Lansing: Well before kickoff, Michigan Garden Plot: Tree planting and leaves on the lawn Garden Plot: Tree planting and leaves on the lawn 11/14/2019 05:27pm • Is it still tree planting time? Jane in Woodbridge, Virginia, keeps it simple. She writes: “Is it too late to plant new trees?” No, Jane — the only bad time to plant new trees is in the summer, when they struggle with transplant shock in the heat. The BEST time would have been back in Septe Nation’s largest utility in long-term deals to sell power Nation’s largest utility in long-term deals to sell power 11/14/2019 02:33pm • MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Most of the local companies that receive power generated by the Tennessee Valley Authority have signed long-term partnership agreements, but some larger customers still have not agreed to the 20-year deals, officials said Thursday. TVA President and CEO Jeff Lyash said during 22 Sustainable Building Materials to Consider for Your Home 11/14/2019 02:00pm • The visible and devastating effects of climate change have many consumers trying to reduce their carbon footprint and make more conscious shopping decisions. In some cases, it's small efforts like buying metal straws in place of plastic ones, and in other cases consumers are making big changes like Energy nominee distances himself from Ukraine investigation Energy nominee distances himself from Ukraine investigation 11/14/2019 10:08am • WASHINGTON (AP) — The deputy to outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers Thursday that he had no role in the Ukraine matters now at the heart of the House’s impeachment investigation as he tried to distance himself from the controversy with the Senate considering his Cabinet nominatio
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