Brigham Young University Will Sell Caffeinated Soda, Reversing Decades-Old Policy09/23/2017 03:00"I have been told the students are lining up", Brigham Young University spokeswoman Carri Jenkins said of the campus cafeteria after the school announced caffeinated beverages would be available starting Thursday (September 21). Owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the largest religious university in the US has shunned caffeinated sodas since at least the mid 1950's, the school's director of dining services Dean Wright explained in a rather blunt BYU Q&A...
OECD: countries still need to make reforms to improve growth09/22/2017 03:00Analysts said the growth of the world's second-largest economy remains on track despite weakening indicators for August.The Outlook points out that the recovery of business investment and trade remain too low to sustain healthy productivity growth, while wage growth has been disappointing on average, and not equitable across workers...
Filipinos affected by Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico arrive Wednesday night-MIAA09/21/2017 03:00Hurricane Maria is pushing on toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the second top-strength storm to lash the Caribbean this month.Maria arrived near Yabucoa, whipping the island with winds of 155 miles per hour, just 2 miles per hour shy of Category 5 strength. The storm was upgraded from a category two to three and then five in just one day...
Owaisi flays Centre's stand on Rohingyas09/20/2017 03:00Reacting to the Centre's affidavit in the apex court that the issue of Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar posed serious threat to national security, the Hyderabad MP said it was propaganda by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government. It said the fragile northeastern corridor may be further destabilised by strident Rohingya militancy, that the Centre found was growing, if allowed to continue...
Netanyahu praises Trump's defense of Israel as UN General Assembly convenes09/19/2017 03:00A longtime, vocal critic of an Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran, President Donald Trump on Monday was noncommittal about honoring the pact.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Donald Trump at the launch of this year's U.N. General Assembly and praised his "unequivocal" defense of Israel...