Boris Johnson to formally take office, pledges 'modern Britain' cabinet with pro-Brexit tilt

Incoming British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promises Brexit deal Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson pledges to energize the United Kingdom and get Britain to exit the European Union; senior foreign affairs correspondent Greg Palkot reports from London. Boris Johnson is set to take formally take office and form a “cabinet for modern Britain” as outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May took a parting

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Dunkin’ enters the plant-based meat craze by joining forces with Beyond Meat

Dunkin’ is going way beyond donuts in a bid to fatten up its sales. The donut shop-turned-iced-espresso chain announced Wednesday it has inked a partnership with surging plant-based meat purveyor Beyond Meat. Dunkin’s (DNKN) first product drop with Beyond Meat (BYND) — debuting for a limited-time Wednesday at its Manhattan restaurants – will be the Beyond Sausage Breakfast Sandwich. Dunkin’ claims it

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Italy's Salvini says he sees 'good signs' of government moving forward

ROME (Reuters) – Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday he saw “good signs” that Italy’s government was moving forward, his clearest statement yet that he is not planning on quitting the coalition and triggering an early election. Salvini, of the far-right League, threatened last week to ditch his cabinet partner the 5-Star Movement stopped opposing measures close to

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Angry seagulls dive-bombing beachgoers

Now they’re attacking humans! Angry seagulls are pictured dive-bombing beachgoers just days after dog owner’s Chihuahua was snatched by a bird Seagulls attacked sunbathers enjoying the heat on Lyme Regis beach in Dorset Comes after dog owner from Devon claimed a bird ‘snatched her pet Chihuahua’  Ornithologist says humans are to blame for increasing attacks by seagulls  Have you been

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Chimpanzees are as smart as school kids and have ‘working memory’ just like humans

Working memory allows people to hold, process and manipulate information. Scientists tasked the monkeys with keeping in mind which boxes they had already searched for food, sometimes shuffling their locations between searches. Researchers found key similarities with human working memory, with the best-performing individuals remembering at least four items. If they had to perform a similar task in parallel –

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Boy, 14, died from ‘laceration to neck’ after being hit by train as horrified kids watched

Details of how 14-year-old Sam Connor died in front of crowds of schoolchildren when he leapt from the platform at a station, were given to the Surrey coroner as he officially opened the inquest into the pupil’s death. Pathologist Dr Michael Hall told Senior Surrey coroner Richard Travers that he conducted a post-mortem examination on Sam’s body and concluded that

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South China Sea: Beijing ‘in control’ of waters claim Philippines as row continues to boil

The stark admission came from rivals the Philippines, who admitted the country was in control of the area. Earlier this week, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte made the claims during a State of the Nation Address. According the Inquirer, his comments earned a feisty backlash from the country’s Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio. Mr Carpio said the remarks didn’t

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