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Zim white farmer jailed 12 months after refusing to vacate farm

Harare – A Zimbabwean white farmer has been sentenced to 12 months in jail after refusing to comply with a directive to move out of his farm at the …

Africa

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Is a Growing Threat

If you've ever had kids in preschool or daycare, you know they're going to get sick. In those early years, kids are still learning about personal hygiene and germs spread fast. So we do our best to keep schools clean while we teach our kids how to cover their sneezes, wash their hands, wipe their …

A Starbucks Worker Thanked Emergency Responders at the NYC Explosion B

In the wake of a tragedy, it's often the small acts of kindness by regular people that can really make a difference. And one such act after the bombing in Manhattan over the weekend that left 29 injured is going viral.<p>A Starbucks employee named Jermaine took it upon himself to hand out free coffee …

Is Puerto Rico the Next Sustainable Ag Hot Spot?

Puerto Rico native Raul Rosado, a chef by training, would escape to the forest when he needed a break from his cut-throat kitchen career in the …

Report: Killing Wolves and Coyotes May Not Protect Livestock

Report: Killing Wolves and Coyotes May Not Protect Livestock ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The practice of killing predators such as wolves, coyotes and bears …

Archeologists unearth 1,500-year-old livestock stable in southern Israel

Byzantine-era structure used by monks constructed near rock-hewn cave on desert’s mountainside.<p>><br>• ><p>The front of the ancient stable found in the Negev. …

Bear attacks kill and wound livestock in Florenceville-Bristol

Farmers in Florenceville-Bristol are on edge after some of their livestock have been attacked and killed by a bear.<p>A fully grown beef cow was killed …

Man turns cattle farm into an animal sanctuary

A cattle farmer who has been helping to raise cows for slaughter since he was a child turned his family farm into an animal sanctuary after having a change of heart.<p>Mike Lanigan said his farm in Uxbridge, Canada treated the cows well, but the outcome for the animals was always the same – they were …

Tased suspect manages to tase officer during Starbucks scuffle: police

A man and an Aurora police officer were both shocked by a Taser during an altercation at a far East Side Starbucks on Sunday.<p>Sang Le, 32, of the 2000 block of Clarendon Lane, Aurora, faces felony charges in connection with the incident that began after two officers responded about 9:19 p.m. to the …

Starbucks is spending millions of dollars to fix its 'basic' image problem

Starbucks will go down in history books as the brand that made it OK to charge more than $2 for a cup of coffee. But its reputation as a higher end coffee shop has faded — and that has the company worried.<p>The chain was founded with the mission of providing premium coffee to the masses, with CEO …

Coffee

Starbucks Is Testing Out Its First Ever Weekend Brunch Menu

There’s only one thing better than Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and that’s Pumpkin Spice Lattes <i>and</i> brunch. According to blogger Starbucks Melody, this …

Breakfast

Coffee with dangerously high caffeine content may keep you up for 18 hours

This cup of coffee will last you all morning.<p>And afternoon.<p>And night.<p>A barista in Australia has created a coffee combination so potent that it promises as much as 18 hours of “up time.” It also packs in half the amount of caffeine considered to be legally safe to consume in the country. It’s a real …

Goat Yoga: It’s Yoga … With Goats!

Every once in awhile, you stumble upon a phrase that immediately incites you to learn more. "Goat yoga" is one of those.“Goat Yoga is a yoga class …

Missouri Farmer Enlists Bugs And Chickens In Battle Against Pests

In an effort to turn away from chemical pesticides, which have the potential to damage the environment, some farmers are looking in a new direction …

Farming

Washington state begins killing wolf pack for preying on livestock

Wildlife agents authorized to eradicate a group of 11 wolves for repeated attacks on cattle in Washington state have hunted down and killed six …

A Praying Mantis Has Become the Kansas City Royals' Good Luck Charm

Good luck charms come in many forms, and for the Kansas City Royals, that form is currently a giant insect.<p>It all began on August 6, when a praying …

12 Weird Things That People Steal—Sometimes in Enormous Quantities

Criminals aren't the most sensible …

Weird

'Destructive' tornado tears off roofs and destroys a Starbucks in central Indiana

At least two tornadoes struck cities in central Indiana on Wednesday, tearing the roof off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people.<p>The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning, saying a "confirmed large and destructive …

Starbucks Recognized as “Best Place to Work” for Disability | Starbucks Newsroom

Starbucks is being recognized as a “best place to work” after scoring 100 percent on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey.<p>The survey is a joint …

Disability

Farming is 'single biggest cause' of worst air pollution in Europe

Nitrogen compounds from fertilisers and animal waste drifting over industrial regions is combining to form fine particulate pollution, report finds<p>Farming is the biggest single cause of the worst air pollution in Europe, a new study has found, as nitrogen compounds from fertilisers and animal waste …

Brain testing app will help diagnose mental health issues

Savonix is a company that claims to take the "analog processes" of cognitive assessment into the digital age. The firm is launching an iOS and Android app that, for the next six weeks, will let anyone examine their own mental ability. Users will have to undergo a series of tests that test the …

Mental Health

Apple announces app development accelerator in Bangalore, India

After a visit to China earlier in the week, Apple CEO Tim Cook's next stop is India, an increasingly important market for the company. Apple has just announced a iOS design and development accelerator to open in Bangalore (officially known as Bengaluru), considered the main hub of the country's …

Clinton declares victory in Kentucky primary; Sanders wins in Oregon

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton declared victory in the Kentucky primary on Tuesday, potentially disrupting a string of expected primary losses this month that had threatened to weaken her even as she turned her focus to her likely matchup against Republican Donald Trump in the general …

Government

Young farmer makes heartbreaking decision to sell family farm as dairy prices drop - ABC Rural - ABC News

Will Ryan is the face of modern Australian farming.<p>The 26-year-old has an agribusiness degree, he is a member of the Victorian Government Young …

Agriculture

Dairy farmers say sudden milk price drop leaves them high and dry

Coles plans premium milk brand to donate 20 cents a litre to fund to support farms through adjustment but farmers are sceptical<p>Dairy farmers still adjusting to a sudden drop in the farmgate price of milk are skeptical of the direct benefit of an announcement by supermarket giant Coles, which plans …

Before joining a global coffee empire, Krispy Kreme opened its own Starbucks-style coffee shop — here's what it's like

JAB Holding Company, the parent company of coffee brands including Caribou Coffee, Peet's Coffee and Tea, and Keurig Green Mountain, is buying Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for about $1.35 billion.<p>JAB has said it is on a mission to create a "global coffee platform." While Krispy Kreme is best known for …

10 Freaky Facts About Your Chicken

Is chicken healthy? You may think twice after reading how most chickens are raised in the United States.<p>Chicken and egg carton labels would have you …

Is a Subway Café More Appealing Than a Classic Subway?

Did you know Subway, famous for its foot-long sandwiches and that whole Jared debacle, operates a series of coffeehouse-like cafes? It's true, and the company may be expanding this cafe footprint in a bid to diversify and possibly compete with one of America's most successful chains, Starbucks.<p>So …

Coffee

Somaliland: El-Nino wipes out livestock and crops as millions caught in grip of worst drought

The Horn of Africa has seen little rainfall over the past two consecutive seasons, affecting millions in what has been described as the worst …

Poultry farmers travel far in search of water - Nation

KOTA TINGGI: Kota Tinggi folk are forced to travel as far as 20km to get water to meet their daily needs during the water rationing period in the …