Cocoa plantations in Puerto Rico were wiped out centuries ago. Now, local pride and the sheer love of chocolate are bringing back local cocoa.
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Uber's founder Travis Kalanick says he needs leadership help. The frank acknowledgement comes after video surfaced of him berating an Uber driver, and follows a blistering blog post by a former engineer who said she was subjected to repeated sexual harassment and the company failed to stop it. The question many are asking now is whether Kalanick can continue to serve as the public face of the company he created.
Felix Sater was recently named as having helped pass on a "peace plan" to the Trump administration from a Ukrainian politician. Sater is a Russian-born businessman who spent time in prison before becoming a federal informant. He claims to be a senior adviser to Trump, but Trump says he wouldn't recognize him on the street if he saw him.
The senior adviser to the president didn't mean any harm when she appeared to violate ethics rules in an appearance on Fox and Friends last month, the Trump administration says.
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The CBC's investigative consumer show Marketplace ordered the DNA analysis. The sandwich chain unilaterally denies the accusation, with a spokesman calling the claims "absolutely false."
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Many complain their magnificent city is being ruined by tourism. Some 30 million visitors arrive every year, bringing much-needed revenue — but crowding out longtime residents and businesses.
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The system that delivers fresh greens to supermarkets is having a hiccup. There may be a nationwide shortage of salad mix in a few weeks. You can blame wet weather in Arizona and California.
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Travis Kalanick apologized Tuesday for his actions in a video posted this week, in which Kalanick had a heated argument with an Uber driver after the driver raised complaints about pay.
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One of the world's largest agricultural shows is underway in Paris. France is Europe's top agricultural producer, and as its presidential election approaches, the show is a must-stop for candidates.
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Each year French farmers gather in central Paris for one of the world's largest agricultural shows. As France's presidential election approaches, the candidates want to be seen patting cows and lambs.
President Trump doubled down on his pledge to quickly repeal and replace Obamacare. He talked about the longtime Republican idea of having health insurers sell insurance across state lines.
The cloud-computing service went down around midday on Tuesday, and Amazon said the issue was resolved just after 5 p.m. ET. Thousands of companies were affected by the outage.
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The PayPal Giving Fund says it allows donors to give to a charity of their choice. A class action lawsuit claims the company would, with no notification, redirect funds to different organizations.
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The coffeehouse giant plans several stores in Milan. But Italian coffeehouse owners aren't particularly worried. As one told us, they're not even in the same business.
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Gas-powered gardening equipment will soon surpass cars as the worst polluters in California. It is considering stronger emissions standards for small gas engines and incentives to switch to electric.
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For the first time in 25 years, Ford Motor Company is offering a vehicle without a CD player. The company will replace the CD player with streaming audio and video. As car companies compete to get out front on self-driving cars, they will also be providing more entertainment options.
SpaceX claims it will launch the first ever private moon mission in 2018, which would send people to the moon for the first time in 45 years. The announcement may signify the start of a new race to the moon, this time between NASA and the private space industry.
The Obama-era "Waters of the United States" rule defines which small bodies of water are subject to U.S. authority. Opponents such as farmers, homebuilders and golf course owners say it goes too far.
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South Korean authorities charged the acting head of Samsung and four other executives at the company in connection with a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of the country's president.
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Three voted for Trump, one did not. The St. Louis residents all battled to come back from job losses in the wake of the Great Recession, and that experience shaped their view of the new president.
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