Taiwan Pizza Hut offering spicy hot pot pizza

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pizza Hut recently unleashed a "spicy hot pot" pizza in Taiwan, with unconventional toppings and spices that are essential ingredients in one of the most popular...

Restaurant chains hit by virus file for bankruptcy

The coronavirus pandemic was the final blow for many restaurant chains, which were already struggling with growth in third-party delivery and consumers’ migration away from shopping malls. On Sunday, ...

Georgia officer shoots man thought to have fled traffic stop

SYLVESTER, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into why a south Georgia police officer shot and killed a man believed to have fled a traffic stop hours before. ...

Fall could bring chill to dining out

U.S. restaurants are moving warily into fall, hoping their slow recovery persists despite the new challenge of chilly weather and a pandemic that's expected to claim even more lives. ...

Beyond Meat signs production agreement in China

Beyond Meat will begin making plant-based meat in China later this year under an agreement announced Tuesday. The El Segundo, California-based company said it will be the first multi...

Yum China, Aimmune rise; Regis, Walmart fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Monday: KKR & Co., Inc., up 89 cents to $35.82. The investment firm is selling Epicor Softwar...

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___ US approves oil, gas leasing plan for Alaska Wildlife refuge ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Department of the Interior has approved an oil and gas leasing program...

300 Pizza Huts, mostly dine-in locations, to close

Up to 300 Pizza Hut restaurants will be closed, most of them dine-in locations not well suited for carryout and delivery at a time when millions of people are sheltering and eating at home. ...

UPS, Apache rise; Yum China, Citigroup fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday: Apache Corp., up $2.36 to $16.01. The energy company said it's made a major oil disco...

Small business program scrutinized for loans to big firms

NEW YORK (AP) — Congress set aside $659 billion to throw a lifeline to small businesses and organizations side-swiped by the coronavirus pandemic and to help paychecks keep flowing to workers who migh...

Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump's election efforts, acc...

Countries eager for tourists, Tokyo Disneyland reopens

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and global response, the work place and t...

Pizza Hut Taiwan launches 'world's first ramen pizza' today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to build on the success of last year's pearl milk tea pizza craze, Pizza Hut Taiwan on Tuesday (June 30) launched what it describes as the "world...

Yum China, TrueCar rise; Ventas, CarMax fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: Yum China Holdings Inc., up 92 cents to $51.31. The operator of Kentucky Fried Chicken...

Column: Direct from Roger Goodell's basement, the NFL draft!

It was supposed to be an extravaganza only Las Vegas can bring, complete with showgirls, A-list celebs, and a stage in the middle of the Bellagio fountains. Instead, the NFL draft wi...