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Sushi made of plastic: The New York store putting spotlight on packaging waste

Issued on: 19/10/2020 – 18:19 On first sight, it looks like an ordinary supermarket, but on closer inspection, few of the products are likely to tempt buyers, from bottle cap breakfast cereal to sushi made of plastic bags. Advertising Read more The Plastic Bag Store, a supermarket-cum-art installation, opens in New York's Time Square on Thursday, October 22, and aims to highlight the vast amounts of waste produced by packaging and single-use plastics in the food industry. "The Plastic Bag Store looks like a regular grocery store and it's full of items that seem very familiar. But there are humorous and satirical takes on everyday products that highlight the amount of waste that we're using, and the environmental problems related," artist Robin Frohardt, creator of The Plastic Bag Store, told Reuters. "And so because The Plastic Bag Store feels like a regular grocery store, I think the next time you go to a grocery store, it might feel like The Plastic Bag Store,..

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Undecided voters ‘clear losers’ from chaotic first US presidential debate

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The "clear loser" in the first US presidential debate was the ten percent or so of undecided US voters who tuned in hoping to see a reasonable discussion of the major issues. That's the view of Thomas Gift, lecturer in political science at UCL, London and founding director of the Centre on US Politics. He says the "cRead More – Source [contf] [contfnew] france24 [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Undecided voters ‘clear losers’ from chaotic first US presidential debate

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The "clear loser" in the first US presidential debate was the ten percent or so of undecided US voters who tuned in hoping to see a reasonable discussion of the major issues. That's the view of Thomas Gift, lecturer in political science at UCL, London and founding director of the Centre on US Politics. He says the "cRead More – Source [contf] [contfnew] france24 [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Undecided voters ‘clear losers’ from chaotic first US presidential debate

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The "clear loser" in the first US presidential debate was the ten percent or so of undecided US voters who tuned in hoping to see a reasonable discussion of the major issues. That's the view of Thomas Gift, lecturer in political science at UCL, London and founding director of the Centre on US Politics. He says the "cRead More – Source [contf] [contfnew] france24 [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Undecided voters ‘clear losers’ from chaotic first US presidential debate

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The "clear loser" in the first US presidential debate was the ten percent or so of undecided US voters who tuned in hoping to see a reasonable discussion of the major issues. That's the view of Thomas Gift, lecturer in political science at UCL, London and founding director of the Centre on US Politics. He says the "cRead More – Source [contf] [contfnew] france24 [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Undecided voters ‘clear losers’ from chaotic first US presidential debate

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The "clear loser" in the first US presidential debate was the ten percent or so of undecided US voters who tuned in hoping to see a reasonable discussion of the major issues. That's the view of Thomas Gift, lecturer in political science at UCL, London and founding director of the Centre on US Politics. He says the "cRead More – Source [contf] [contfnew] france24 [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Google to pay publishers $1 billion over three years for news content

Issued on: 01/10/2020 – 13:50 Google plans to pay $1 billion to publishers globally for their news over the next three years, its CEO said on Thursday, a step that could help it win over a powerful group amid heightened regulatory scrutiny worldwide. Advertising Read more News publishers have long fought the world's most popular internet search engine for compensation for using their content, with European media groups leading the charge. CEO Sundar Pichai said the new product called Google News Showcase will launch first in Germany, where it has signed up German newspapers including Der Spiegel, Stern, Die Zeit, and in Brazil with Folha de S.Paulo, Band and Infobae. It will be rolled out in Belgium, India, the Netherlands and other countries. About 200 publishers in Argentina, Australia, Britain, Brazil, Canada and Germany have signed up to the product. "This financial commitment — our biggest to date — will pay publishers to create and curate high-quality content for a..

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Google to pay publishers $1 billion over three years for news content

Issued on: 01/10/2020 – 13:50 Google plans to pay $1 billion to publishers globally for their news over the next three years, its CEO said on Thursday, a step that could help it win over a powerful group amid heightened regulatory scrutiny worldwide. Advertising Read more News publishers have long fought the world's most popular internet search engine for compensation for using their content, with European media groups leading the charge. CEO Sundar Pichai said the new product called Google News Showcase will launch first in Germany, where it has signed up German newspapers including Der Spiegel, Stern, Die Zeit, and in Brazil with Folha de S.Paulo, Band and Infobae. It will be rolled out in Belgium, India, the Netherlands and other countries. About 200 publishers in Argentina, Australia, Britain, Brazil, Canada and Germany have signed up to the product. "This financial commitment — our biggest to date — will pay publishers to create and curate high-quality content for a..

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Google to pay publishers $1 billion over three years for news content

Issued on: 01/10/2020 – 13:50 Google plans to pay $1 billion to publishers globally for their news over the next three years, its CEO said on Thursday, a step that could help it win over a powerful group amid heightened regulatory scrutiny worldwide. Advertising Read more News publishers have long fought the world's most popular internet search engine for compensation for using their content, with European media groups leading the charge. CEO Sundar Pichai said the new product called Google News Showcase will launch first in Germany, where it has signed up German newspapers including Der Spiegel, Stern, Die Zeit, and in Brazil with Folha de S.Paulo, Band and Infobae. It will be rolled out in Belgium, India, the Netherlands and other countries. About 200 publishers in Argentina, Australia, Britain, Brazil, Canada and Germany have signed up to the product. "This financial commitment — our biggest to date — will pay publishers to create and curate high-quality content for a..

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Race to the White House: Trump and Biden clash in chaotic first debate

Issued on: 01/10/2020 – 16:25Modified: 01/10/2020 – 16:27 This week, US President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden faced off in the first of three presidential debates ahead of the vote on November 3. This initial clash was chaotic, full of insults and – for many people – anything but presidential. FRANCE 24's Cole Stangler gives us his take. Advertising The issue of Trump's taxes also came up in that first presidential debate. Trump has always broken with longstanding tradition, refusing to publish his tax returns. But last weekend, The New York Times said he used tax loopholes to pay just $750 in federal tax during the first year of his presidency – and no taxes for several years before that. We examine whether or not Read More – Source [contf] [contfnew] france24 [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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