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Cinnabon’s newest treat doesn’t have cinnamon

New York CNN Business — Cinnabon’s newest menu item is missing its cinn-onymous ingredient. For the first time ever in the United States, the sweet treat chain is selling a new food item that doesn’t contain cinnamon. Until September, the chain is selling Chocolate BonBites, which are bite-sized chocolate rolls that Cinnabon describes as a …

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G7 launches $600bn infrastructure plan to counter China | News

The G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment will help finance infrastructure projects in developing nations. The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations have pledged to raise $600bn in private and public funds over five years to finance infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project. US President …

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McDonald’s simplifies franchising policies to attract more diverse candidates

The logo for McDonald’s is seen on a restaurant in Arlington, Virginia, January 27, 2022. Joshua Roberts | Reuters McDonald’s is making changes to how it awards franchises in the hopes of attracting more diverse candidates, the latest shakeup in how the burger chain’s management oversees its franchisees. Starting in 2023, the fast-food giant will …

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European markets open to close, stocks, data, global markets

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open higher on Tuesday, continuing a recovery seen at the start of the week. The UK’s FTSE index is seen opening 17 points higher at 7,132, Germany’s DAX 46 points higher at 13,298, France’s CAC 40 up 23 points at 5,928, and Italy’s FTSE MIB 75 points higher …

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New US Lego factory raises concerns about North American HQ

Officials in Connecticut say the decision of Lego Group to build a new factory in Virginia won’t affect the company’s North American headquarters in Enfield, but industry watchers say there could be cause for concern ENFIELD, Conn. — Lego Group’s recent announcement that it will build a new factory in Virginia has focused attention on …

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NASA Selects Astronauts to Fly on First Crewed Starliner Test Flight

In anticipation of Boeing’s first crewed test flight of Starliner, NASA has chosen two astronauts to fly on board the troubled spacecraft, in a mission that could launch later this year. On Friday, NASA announced that veteran astronauts Suni Williams and Butch Wilmore will fly on board the Crew Flight Test (CFT), the launch date …

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