Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is changing its name

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is changing its name

New York CNN Business — Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is changing its name after 85 years. The household staple is now called Kraft Mac & Cheese, which is “meant to reflect the way fans organically talk about the brand,” the company announced Wednesday. Packaging featuring the new name will hit shelves in August. Along with … Read more

Heatwave: Western Europeans wilt in early summer, compounding climate change fears

Heatwave: Western Europeans wilt in early summer, compounding climate change fears

Reuters — Spain is seeing its hottest early summer temperatures, one area of ​​France banned outdoor events, and drought stalked Italian farmers as a heatwave sent Europeans hunting for shade and fretting over climate change. Such was the heat that England’s upscale Royal Ascot Racecourse even saw a rare change of protocol: guests were allowed … Read more

Man arrested and banned from Madison Square Garden after allegedly assaulting two men after hockey game

Man arrested and banned from Madison Square Garden after allegedly assaulting two men after hockey game

CNN — A 29-year-old man was arrested and charged after he allegedly assaulted two men following an NHL playoff game at Madison Square Garden this week, the New York City Police Department told CNN. Around 10:50 p.m. Thursday, following the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning game, police said two men got into a … Read more

US warns Iran’s recent actions could lead to a ‘deepening nuclear crisis’

US warns Iran’s recent actions could lead to a ‘deepening nuclear crisis’

CNN — US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Thursday that it will “further complicate” efforts to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal if Iran removes cameras that monitor its nuclear program and could lead to “a deepening nuclear crisis and further economic and political isolation for Iran. ” The head of the International Atomic … Read more

India shows no sign of slowing its purchase of Russian oil

India shows no sign of slowing its purchase of Russian oil

New Delhi CNN Business — India’s appetite for cheap Russian oil is swelling, even as the West continue to hit Moscow with unprecedented sanctions. Russian Crude flows to India are expected to reach 3.36 million metric tons in May, according to estimates from Refinitiv. This is nearly 9 times higher than the 2021 monthly average … Read more

Ukraine farm thefts: Russians steal vast amounts of grain and equipment, threatening this year’s harvest

Ukraine farm thefts: Russians steal vast amounts of grain and equipment, threatening this year’s harvest

CNN — Russian forces are stealing farm equipment and thousands of tons of grain from Ukrainian farmers in areas they have occupied, as well as targeting food storage sites with artillery, multiple sources have told CNN. The phenomenon has accelerated in recent weeks as Russian units have tightened their grip on parts of the rich … Read more

Warren Buffett-backed BYD shrugs off China’s lockdowns

Warren Buffett-backed BYD shrugs off China’s lockdowns

hong kong CNN Business — BYD, the Warren Buffett-backed Chinese electric vehicle maker, had a bumper month in the world’s largest car market, despite strict Covid lockdowns that have disrupted production and sales for many of its major rivals. The company reported Tuesday that its sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids soared 313% in … Read more

British Virgin Islands Premier and Port Authority Director arrested on drug and money laundering charges in Miami

British Virgin Islands Premier and Port Authority Director arrested on drug and money laundering charges in Miami

CNN — The Premier of the British Virgin Islands and the territory’s ports director were arrested Thursday in Miami on charges related to drug trafficking and money laundering, according to a criminal affidavit filed in the US District Court’s Southern District of Florida. Premier Andrew Alturo Fahie and BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering … Read more

Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup begins crucial product launch

Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup begins crucial product launch

New York CNN Business — The first all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning rolled off the assembly line in Detroit on Tuesday, with a great deal riding on its launch for both the company and electric vehicles overall. Interest and demand in the vehicles have been very strong, with Ford taking 200,000 preorders for the electric version … Read more

Twitter bans ‘misleading’ climate change ads

Twitter bans ‘misleading’ climate change ads

New York CNN — Twitter is banning misleading advertisements that go against the scientific consensus of climate change, the company announced on Friday, which was Earth Day. “We believe that climate denialism shouldn’t be monetized on Twitter, and that misrepresentative ads shouldn’t detract from important conversations about the climate crisis,” Twitter said in a blog … Read more