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Multiple McDonald's Locations Close In China

(CNN) - McDonald’s has closed locations in five cities in Hubei province, China. McDonald’s announced on Friday that they will suspend operations in five cities in Hubei province where the coronavirus originated. All locations in the cities of Wuhan,…

Will Big Ben Ring On Brexit Day?

(CNN) - At long last, Brexit is finally going to be a reality. Britain will officially leave the European Union at 11 PM local time on the January 31st. But will the world's most famous clock ring? Well, Brexit…

China's Car Sales Drop By More Than 8%

(CNN) - The Chinese auto market slump continues, with sales falling more than 8% in 2019. The December numbers marking 18 straight months of decline. The sales crisis was exacerbated last year by weak economic growth, the trade war…

Plants Are Growing Around Everest

(CNN) - Researchers have found a dire consequence of global warming in the Himalayan region. Grasses, shrubs and mosses are growing and expanding around Mount Everest. Using satellite data over a 25-year period, scientists found a "small but significant"…

Prince William Promotes Mental Health Awareness

(CNN) - Prince William has teamed up with a number of U.K. soccer organizations to promote mental health awareness. Every third round FA cup match will kick-off one minute later than scheduled To encourage fans to “take a minute”…

Pope Lifts Secrecy Rules For Sex Abuse Cases

(CNN) - Pope Francis issued a declaration to lift Vatican secrecy rules for sex abuse cases. The Vatican made the announcement Tuesday on the Pope Francis' 83rd birthday. The move will allow the Catholic church to provide documents related…

'Anti-Semitic' Carnival Removed From Heritage List

(CNN)- UNESCO removes Belgian carnival from its heritage list. AALST carnival was recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), but has been widely condemned by Jewish organizations. Hans Knoop, a spokesman for the Belgian forum…

UN: Cut Emissions By 7.6% Annually Or Miss Paris Target

(CNN) - The United Nations warned on Tuesday that the world's temperature is heading to a rise of 3.2 degrees by 2100, if we don't drastically alter our path. You may think this is just another dire warning but…

NASA: Human Activities Are Drying Out The Amazon

(CNN) - The Amazon rainforest is drying out because of human activities, and it could increase the risk of fires. That's a warning from NASA, which has been analyzing the atmosphere above the Amazon over the past 20 years.…

Cabo San Lucas To Charge $19 Tourist Tax Starting Saturday

(CNN) - If you're planning to vacation in Cabo, get ready to pay a new tourist tax. State government officials in Mexico say all foreign tourists will have to pay an extra $18.50. Visitors who fly into Baja California…