Yuki Onishi, founder of world’s first Michelin-starred ramen shop, dies at 43

Yuki Onishi, founder of the world’s first ramen shop to earn a Michelin star, has died at the age of 43. It was not immediately clear when the renowned Japanese chef – who founded Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta, or simply Tsuta – passed away. However, news outlets say he died of acute heart failure. His […]

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Gujarat: Cows let loose in India government buildings in protest

“BJP-ruled states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand are providing support. Even Congress-ruled Rajasthan is offering 50 rupees for one cow. So why has Gujarat failed to support cows?” Vipul Mali, general secretary of the Gujarat Gau Seva Sangh – which runs cow shelters for sick cattle – was quoted by the newspaper as […]

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Britney Spears says she won’t join the entertainment business after conservatorship ends: ‘WAY too late’

If you’re waiting for Britney Spears to release new music, you might be disappointed. Spears, 40, explained to fans in a lengthy Instagram post shared Sunday that she doesn’t want to rejoin the “entertainment industry” after being released from her 13-year conservatorship. The “Toxic” singer also emphasized that Jennifer Lopez’s family wouldn’t have ever let […]

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Labour conference: Starmer to quote Tony Blair in pitch for power

There’s a question though: is that because its ideas are exciting the electorate, or is Labour’s popularity more because of concern about the government and the economy? And in that sense, if the government does succeed in driving economic growth, is Labour’s situation actually quite uncertain?

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No. 2 Alabama faces 3-game stretch of ranked foe

Alabama has mostly breezed through the first month of the season, with one big scare and three games that were frightfully but predictably easy. How good is ‘Bama, really? Check back in a few weeks. The second-ranked Crimson Tide (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) start a three-game stretch against ranked teams with Saturday’s visit to No. […]

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The weekly miracle: What makes Sports Report special?

Angus MacKay (right) launched Sports Report and chose the show’s theme tune himself from the BBC library. Working here with his assistant Vincent Duggleby, when the show turned 21 in 1969, he produced it until 1972 “It’s 5 o’clock and it’s time for… Sports Report.” That sentence has been a part of the Saturday routine […]

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EU, US question Serbia’s EU commitment after Russia deal

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The European Union and the U.S. on Monday questioned Serbia’s proclaimed commitment to join Europe’s 27-nation bloc after Belgrade signed an agreement with Moscow pledging long-term “consultations” on foreign policy matters amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. Serbia’s officials signed the deal last week in New York with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey […]

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Florida is headed for a ‘near worst-case scenario’ with Hurricane Ian. Here’s what a Category 5 storm would look like.

A resident uses plastic for protection from the rain in Batabano, Cuba. Hurricane Ian is forecasted to hit the Gulf Coast of Florida as early was Wednesday.Ramon Espinosa/AP Hurricane Ian increased to a Category 2 storm on Monday with 100 mph winds. Forecasters expect the storm to increase to a Category 3 as it heads […]

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