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Swiss court finds in favor of Lindt and orders Lidl to destroy its chocolate bunnies | CNN

Reuters  —  Lindt & Spruengli’s foil-wrapped chocolate bunnies deserve protection from copycat products, Switzerland’s highest court ruled on Thursday, and ordered German discounter Lidl to stop selling a similar product in Switzerland and to destroy its remaining stock. Surveys submitted by Lindt showed Lindt’s Easter bunny was well known to the public, the Federal Court […]

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Judge orders Portland city alderman, exposed for using racial slurs, to resign from city council

PORTLAND, Tenn. (WSMV) – A Sumner County judge ruled that alderman Thomas Dillard, who was caught on camera using racial slurs toward his neighbors, must step down from his position. A complaint was filed earlier in the week to force alderman Dillard to be removed from Portland’s city council. The complaint and subsequent ruling, however, […]

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UK

Tidewater Orders NES Battery Package for PSV

Tidewater, one of the world’s largest owners of offshore support vessels, will upgrade one of its platform supply vessels (PSV) North Pomor with a new battery package. Norway-based Norwegian Electric Systems AS (NES), a subsidiary of HAV Group ASA, announced it will provide the battery package and associated control system for battery charging for the […]

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Travel

A county-by-county breakdown of the 1.75 million people under mandatory evacuation orders in Florida

As calls for mandatory evacuations and warnings of storm surge and strong winds from Hurricane Ian grow more urgent in Florida, local governments and state agencies are trying to prepare one of its most vulnerable groups — those living in nursing homes and other senior care facilities. Florida has around 6 million citizens over the […]

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World

Protests defying Putin’s orders overwhelm police in violent clashes

Russians are increasingly defiant against Vladimir Putin’s mobilisation order, as footage emerged today of violent clashes with police. Widespread demonstrations have broken out since President Putin announced plans to draft 300,000 men to fight in Ukraine. This afternoon, Russian police in Dagestan appeared to be overwhelmed by the scale of the protest, as many of […]

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Technology

First Apple Watch Ultra and AirPods Pro 2 Orders Arriving to Customers in Australia and New Zealand

It’s already September 23 in Australia and New Zealand, aka AirPods Pro and Apple Watch Ultra launch day. Customers in these two countries who preordered the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2 or an ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ are beginning to receive their new devices. We will soon start seeing the first hands-on pictures of the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2 […]

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World

Turkey warning to Russia as Erdogan orders return of ‘occupied’ land

Turkey has issued a huge warning to Russia after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered Vladimir Putin to return all “occupied” land – including Crimea. Olga Lautman, an analyst and researcher with a focus on the Kremlin who is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis, took to Twitter to share the […]

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Technology

Apple helps Taiwan export orders resume growth in August, outlook mixed

Cargo trucks work inside a container yard in Keelung, Taiwan, January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Ann Wang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register August export orders +2% y/y vs -2% poll forecast Export orders from China -25.5% y/y vs -22.6% in July Ministry sees Sept orders between -7% and -9.4% y/y Ministry sees […]

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Gaming

Judge orders release of ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed | Engadget

A Baltimore judge has overturned the conviction of Adnan Syed, reports . The 41-year-old had been serving a life sentence for the 1999 murder of his former girlfriend Hae Min Lee. In 2014, his case attracted international interest after it was chronicled by former Baltimore Sun reporter Sarah Koenig in the first season of the […]

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Travel

Global Crossing Airlines Orders 50 Electric Eviation Alice Planes

Global Crossing Airlines (GlobalX) has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Eviation for 50 all-electric Alice aircraft, a nine-passenger eco-friendly airplane. The aircraft will help the airline achieve its goal of opening carbon-neutral charter services between the Bahamas, Florida, and the Caribbean. The LOI indicates that deliveries of the Alice to GlobalX should begin […]