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Expanding in China: Starbucks doubles retail capacity

Expanding in China: Starbucks doubles retail capacity

The coffee giant laid out plans to compete with KFC in the race to become China's fastest-growing foreign food chain by opening a new store every 15 hours through 2022. It now has 3,300 outlets in China, compared with about 12,000 in the USA, including licensed stores. Yum China Holdings Inc, which separated from Yum! While the same sales of the stores in the U.S.


Woman arrested after disturbing feces-throwing incident at BC Tim Hortons

Woman arrested after disturbing feces-throwing incident at BC Tim Hortons

The male staff member continues to talk to her as she squats down, but he scurries away when it is clear she is defecating. The incident took place at 6:15 p.m. Largy told Daily Hive the woman was released on documentation to appear in court on a later date. The spokesperson said their current understanding of the situation is that the woman was denied access to the restroom due to "past behavior".


NYC lawmakers call for end to marijuana arrests

NYC lawmakers call for end to marijuana arrests

The move comes after The New York Times reported on the persistent racial gap in marijuana arrests. At a hearing on the matter in February of this year, NYPD Chief Dermot Shea claimed that the reason for this disproportionate enforcement was that police were simply making more arrests in neighborhoods where they received the most 911 or 311 calls reporting public weed consumption.


SC collegium defers reiteration of Justice Joseph's elevation to top court

SC collegium defers reiteration of Justice Joseph's elevation to top court

However, the Supreme Court Collegium has made a decision to defer consideration of their names for now. The government had objected to his appointment, saying he was too junior to become a Supreme Court judge . The details of its recommendations were, however, not available as they were not uploaded on the Supreme Court website, as is the practice. In its last meeting on 11 May, the collegium comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and four other senior-most Supreme Court judges had ...


Event Today Designed To Raise Driver Awareness Of Bicycles

Event Today Designed To Raise Driver Awareness Of Bicycles

In 2017, seven cyclists were killed in Iowa. A group of cyclists took off from Reid Park in silence. Tierney, the president of Bicycle Advocacy of Central Arkansas , said she was grateful the Ride of Silence only had one rider to honor, because in 2016 they had 12.


Two Sunderland beaches achieve Blue Flag status

Two Sunderland beaches achieve Blue Flag status

The Blue Flag represents the internationally recognized gold standard for water quality, environmental management and education, safety, and amenities. When you see a Blue Flag raised at a beach or marina, you know that it's clean, sustainably managed, and a safe place to swim", she said in a statement.