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  • Chipotle’s comeback plan: Queso

    Chipotle’s rebound plan includes a lot of melted cheese. An executive at the burrito chain told investors during a call on Wednesday that Chipotle could introduce queso, the popular melted cheese dip, at hundreds of restaurants in United States this fall. The company hopes the savory new menu addition will help it regain customers after ongoing food safety controversies. “We’ll be rolling out queso to more than 350 restaurants across markets within Central and Southern California and Colorado beginning on […]

  • Watch: 360-degree rainbow captured in stunning video

    RUSSIA — Now that’s a rainbow! A stunning view of a 360-degree rainbow was captured on camera in St. Petersburg, Russia. The video shows what appears to be the photographer inside a large crane, showing a spectacular view of a circular, 360-degree rainbow.  

  • 100 cats found inside row home in rural Pennsylvania; “You can smell the cats from outside”

    Mahanoy City, PA — Animal rescue workers in Schuylkill County say roughly 100 cats were found living in a row home. Some of the cats were seized from that home in Mahanoy City on Tuesday, and now those rescue workers say they are in need of help caring for the felines. A small room at the Hillside SPCA near Pottsville is now a kitten playground. Workers at the shelter in North Manheim Township say the kittens were among roughly 100 […]

  • Amazon will make thousands of job offers next week

    Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers next week. The company said it would hire for 50,000 open positions, including tens of thousands of full-time posts, at 10 of its fulfillment centers across the U.S. during an August 2 job fair. Amazon has dubbed its hiring event “Amazon Jobs Day” and said it will make thousands of “on-the-spot” offers to candidates who apply during the fair. Many of the positions, which were first announced earlier this year, will work […]

  • US: North Korea could launch reliable nuclear-capable missile by 2018

    The US believes that North Korea will be able to launch a reliable nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by early 2018, a US official familiar with the latest intelligence assessment confirmed to CNN Wednesday. That would be an acceleration of two years from previous estimates that put Pyongyang three to five years from fully developing long-range missile capabilities. The official clarified to CNN that while North Korea can currently get a missile “off the ground,” there are still a lot […]

  • Britain bans gasoline and diesel cars starting in 2040

    LONDON — Britain will ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars starting in 2040 as part of a bid to clean up the country’s air. The decision to phase out the internal combustion engine heralds a new era of low-emission technologies with major implications for the auto industry, society and the environment. “We can’t carry on with diesel and petrol cars,” U.K. environment secretary Michael Gove told the BBC on Wednesday. “There is no alternative to embracing new technology.” […]

  • Farmers turn to artificial intelligence to grow better crops

    Your grocery store’s tomatoes may have a new friend aiding their development: artificial intelligence. NatureSweet, which grows tomatoes on six farms in the United States and Mexico, is using artificial intelligence to better control pests and diseases in its greenhouses. The technology, developed by the Israeli digital farming company Prospera, has already improved harvests and reduced labor costs. NatureSweet began testing the technology almost a year ago at one of its farms in Arizona. It plans to roll the tech out to […]

  • Police recommend charges for teens who taunted drowning man

    A Florida police department is recommending charges for a group of teenagers who taunted a drowning man as they recorded his death. On Wednesday, the Cocoa Police Department will hand over a recommendation to the state attorney’s office to charge the teenage boys with misdemeanor counts of failure to report a death, said Yvonne Martinez, the police department’s public information officer. It will be up to the state attorney to assign it to a prosecutor or to dismiss it. ***The […]

  • Satellite photos reveal underground construction at Chinese military base

    HONG KONG — New satellite imagery of China’s first overseas military base reveal it to be bigger and more secure than previously thought. Two images provided by Stratfor Worldview and Allsource Analysis show the base in Djibouti, located at a strategic choke point on the Horn of Africa, to be heavily fortified with three layers of security and has about 23,000 square meters (about 250,000 square feet) of underground space, according to analysis provided by Stratfor. “This type of construction […]

  • Why intense workouts are leading to a life-threatening condition

    When Christopher Michael Everett went to his first SoulCycle class, he gave it his all. He sat in the front of the class, cranked the resistance on his bike and started pedaling. Within the first five to 10 minutes, his thighs began to hurt and feel abnormal. But he powered through the pain and stuck it out until the end of the class. “They say go big or go home. I probably should have went home,” said Everett, a 33-year-old […]

  • “Time will tell:” President Trump ‘disappointed’ in AG Sessions, won’t say if he wants him out

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump said Tuesday, July 25th he was “disappointed” with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, but declined to say whether he would fire him or if he believed Sessions should resign. “I am disappointed in the attorney general. He should not have recused himself,” President Trump said during a joint news conference with the Lebanese prime minister, hours after firing off his latest missive targeting Sessions. “If he was going to recuse himself, he should have told […]

  • After outcry, Microsoft opts to offer MS Paint in Windows Store for free

    NEW YORK — Microsoft Paint isn’t dead yet, after all. Following an outcry from fans on Monday, Microsoft said the app will soon land in the Windows Store for free. “In the future, we will offer MS Paint in the Windows Store also for free, and continue to provide new updates and experiences to Paint 3D so people have the best creative tools all in one place,” a Microsoft spokesperson told CNN Tech late Monday night. Paint was on Microsoft’s […]