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Beyond Meat brings its plant-based burgers to KFC and Pizza Hut in China

Beyond Meat is expanding its reach in China, one burger at a time. Starting Wednesday, the plant-based protein maker is testing its fake beef burgers with Chinese customers through a new partnership with Yum China, which owns some of the country’s most popular fast food chains. Yum China, which is the local owner of KFC,…MORE

Ferguson elects first black mayor in city’s history

The Missouri city where the death of black teen set off weeks of nationwide protests and outrage in 2014 elected its first woman and first black mayor Tuesday night, according to CNN affiliate KMOV. Returns from the St. Louis County Board of Elections show Ella Jones took 54% of the vote in the race for…MORE

Facebook shuts down far-right group planning to bring weapons to protests

Facebook shuts down far-right group planning to bring weapons to protests

Facebook said Tuesday that it had shut down pages and accounts associated with what it said was a hate group, whose members were discussing bringing weapons to the protests that are happening across the country. The company said it had observed people associated with the group American Guard discussing such action. The group says it…MORE

US and South Korea reach agreement to fund Koreans working for US Forces Korea

US and South Korea reach agreement to fund Koreans working for US Forces Korea

The Pentagon announced Tuesday that the Department of Defense and South Korea reached a new cost-sharing agreement for the country to fund over 4,000 Korean nationals who work for US Forces Korea through the end of 2020. The department said in a statement that the $200 million agreement “is a direct reflection of the United…MORE