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Hello Kitty restaurant opens in Shanghai

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  • Apr 12, 2016
SHANGHAI - - Mainland China's first official Hello Kitty-themed restaurant has opened its doors to customers in Shanghai, serving a variety of food with the famed kitten character’s designs.Hello Kitty Bistro Bianco comes after the opening of Hong Ko...
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Craft beer fans face squeeze with hops in short supply

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  • Dec 28, 2015
BOUGHTON UNDER BLEAN, England Fans of craft beers could soon face higher bar bills as small, independent brewers face a potentially serious shortage of a vital ingredient: hops.Last summer's hot and dry weather blighted the European hop harvest and str...
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Christie's fetes 250 years in business with major British art sale

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  • May 06, 2016
LONDON From Joshua Reynolds to Lucian Freud, works spanning several centuries of British art will go under the hammer as part of a sale celebrating 250 years since auction house Christie's was founded. The highlights are three major works, led by "Ib a...
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Savage storm pummels eastern China, killing 98

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  • Jun 24, 2016
SHANGHAI A violent storm in eastern China that packed gale-force winds and hail killed 98 people and injured hundreds as it flattened power lines, overturned cars and ripped roofs off houses in Jiangsu province.The storm, which included a tornado, stru...
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'Lady Geek' in drive to draw more women to technology

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  • Jan 11, 2016
LONDON "Girls aren't cut out for a career in science and technology". Belinda Parmar has heard this sentence many times. In Britain, only 13 percent of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is made up of women – a damn...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Jan 25, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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LED-lit pigeons illuminate New York skies in art exhibit

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  • May 08, 2016
NEW YORK Thousands of pigeons with tiny LED lights strapped to their legs swooped through the darkening skies in a jaw-dropping display of beauty, but savvy New Yorkers gazing up at the performance art knew enough to keep their mouths shut.As evening f...
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Singer Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show to protest same-sex law

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  • Feb 01, 2016
Canadian singer Bryan Adams has canceled a show in Mississippi this week to protest a new state law that lets people with religious objections deny services to same-sex couples, the rocker said in a statement. "I cannot in good conscience perform in a ...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • May 04, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Apr 25, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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