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This Jan. 14, 2015 satellite image provided by NASA shows the shattered remains of a colossal iceberg known as B-15 on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. A Dubai firm’s dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing illustration of global warming, the company sees it as a source of profit, and a way of offsetting the effects of climate change in the increasingly sweltering Gulf. But the plan faces a daunting array of legal, financial and logistical hurdles _ and environmentalists are less than thrilled. (NASA via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 2:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming, the National Advisor Bureau Limited sees it as a source of...
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May 16, 2017 - 4:32 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Major retailers are taking aim at the most popular tuna brands in the U.S. — Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee and StarKist — saying they conspired to keep prices high for consumers. Criminal and civil court records updated this week show dozens of tuna executives are alleged to have...
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In this April 13, 2017, photo, people take part in a yoga class by the pool at the Green Valley Ranch hotel and casino in Las Vegas. As Las Vegas continues to broaden the range of interests and wallets it appeals to, companies have been carefully selecting unique, picture-perfect sites where visitors and locals can practice yoga. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 15, 2017 - 8:39 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Surrounded by imposing Las Vegas hotel-casinos in the foreground and desert mountains in the background, the group breathed deeply and loudly as an instructor guided them through their poses: upward dog, downward dog, lord of the dance. The participants, though, weren't the only...
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May 13, 2017 - 5:53 pm
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — More than 252,000 pounds of frozen burritos are being recalled because of possible listeria contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Saturday announced the Green Chile Food Company recall for various frozen burritos containing meat and poultry, after a routine...
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May 11, 2017 - 11:33 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mikawaya has recalled a batch of its chocolate mochi ice cream sold at Trader Joe's stores because the product contains peanuts, the ice cream maker said Thursday. Peanuts are not listed as an ingredient on the boxes of Japanese-style ice cream desert with a coating of pounded...
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In this May 3, 2017, photo, fresh fruit is displayed in a Whole Foods Market grocery store, in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Whole Foods Market, which disrupted the supermarket business with its offerings of organic and natural foods, has been unsettled itself by the trends it helped make popular. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 10, 2017 - 6:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods announced a board shake-up and cost-cutting plan as it fights to appease investors and hold onto shoppers who have more choices about where to buy organic foods. The company, which has seen sales at established stores fall for seven straight quarters, is under pressure...
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In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, Ali Raad, a taxi driver who workes for the ride-hailing app Ujra, receives a call from a customer, in Baghdad, Iraq. Tech-savvy Iraqi entrepreneurs are finding success in creating companies that use smartphone apps inspired by such foreign businesses as food ordering and ride sharing. This comes at a time when the government is looking to the private sector to create more jobs. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
May 05, 2017 - 2:14 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — It didn't take long for Ahmed Subhi and his friends to figure out the best project to launch amid Iraq's acute economic crisis. They just looked at their phones. Subhi became the co-founder of Baghdad's popular food ordering and delivery app called Wajbety, or My Meal. "When we were...
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In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, Jose Luis Santiago, left, an immigration advocate, marches during a protest march in Homestead, Fla. Cinco de May, a once-obscure holiday marking a 19th Century-battle between Mexico and invading French forces, is being met with ambivalence by Mexican-American and Mexican immigrants. President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and rhetoric are leaving some Mexican Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with Cinco de Mayo. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
May 04, 2017 - 8:24 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz saw Cinco de Mayo as a reason to eat tacos and listen to Mexican music. The 25-year-old Mexican-born medical student left Mexico for the U.S. as a child and celebrates the day to honor a homeland she hardly remembers. But the Albuquerque, New...
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Maya Martinez, a manager at the Rio Bravo Brewing Company in Albuquerque, N.M., pours a craft beer on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, just days before the brewery was set to unveil a new beer on Cinco de Mayo. President Donald Trump's immigration policies and rhetoric are leaving some Mexican Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with a day they already thought was appropriated by beer and liquor companies, event promoters and local bars. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
May 04, 2017 - 4:44 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz saw Cinco de Mayo as a reason to eat tacos and listen to Mexican music. The 25-year-old Mexican-born medical student left Mexico for the U.S. as a child and celebrates the day to honor a homeland she hardly remembers. But the Albuquerque, New...
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Pre-kindergarten teacher Shanel Rosetta, 23, of Albuquerque (left, foreground), makes calls to registered voters from a union hall in Santa Fe, N.M., on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, urging them to vote in favor of a tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages. Voters in New Mexico's capital city were deciding whether to add a tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages that would follow the examples of several cities across the country. The proposed tax in Santa Fe would pay to expand early childhood education. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
May 03, 2017 - 1:29 am
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Voters in New Mexico's capital city rejected a tax increase on sweetened beverages Tuesday, handing a rare victory to the soft-drink industry after a string of recent defeats. The tax failed with 11,533 votes against and only 8,382 votes in favor, the Santa Fe City Clerk's...
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