Tetley insures taste buds of its $1.6 million 'tea tester'

Tetley tea taster

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Tea maker Tetley has insured one of its most valuable assets for $1.6 million - the tongue of its top tea taster.

The prized palate belongs to 32 year old…

HK police arrested for assaulting protester

Seven Hong Kong police officers have been arrested for assault over an alleged case of police brutality at pro-democracy protests last month which shocked…

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies

Phil Hughes cricket

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Australia cricket international Phil Hughes has died after being hit in the head by a ball on Tuesday.

The 25-year old, who had been hoping to regain his place…

Japanese hunters capture rare albino dolphin

Japanese fishermen have captured a rare albino dolphin and killed 11 other dolphins in a shallow cove, according to conservation activists protesting the…

Black Friday: Europe's stores educate shoppers


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Black Friday is spreading to Europe -- although some shoppers need a little nudge to understand why they are getting a deal.

More European retailers have been…

The $3,500 Butterball turkey stock

Thanksgiving, turkey, holiday, Christmas


There's a good chance you'll be chowing down on a Butterball turkey on Thanksgiving.

Butterball is the biggest processor of turkeys in the United States,…

San Francisco passes retail worker 'bill of rights'

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Retail and chain-restaurant workers in San Francisco may soon benefit from an expansive, first-of-its kind law passed unanimously this week.

If signed by Mayor…

Which company is blamed for a British soldier's murder?

Lee Rigby

Ministry of Defence

The British government has concluded that two violent Islamists avoided intelligence agents and killed a soldier -- all because a tech company didn't tip them…

Wilson's lawyers discuss his time in hiding

Darren Wilson

City of Ferguson

Days after he fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August, Officer Darren Wilson was cutting grass when he was told his home address was circulating…

Ferguson: Small band of protesters gathers

Perhaps it was the biting cold or maybe because it was Thanksgiving. But Ferguson was much calmer early Thursday than it has been the past two days.

A few…

Is cricket safe? Death raises questions

Cricket's reputation as a safe sport is under scrutiny following Australian international Phillip Hughes' fatal on-field accident, with emphasis being placed…

A reason to give thanks: Nasty storm's gone

Weather NY bridge

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It was a hellish holiday travel night Wednesday, with hundreds of flights canceled and thousands delayed by a punishing nor'easter.

But the silver lining for…

Compton: Facing fear in cricket's fast lane

Waking up Tuesday to the news that my good friend and former team mate Phil Hughes was in a critical state in hospital after a blow to the head in a state…

9 fun facts you didn't know about Turkey Day

When the guests around your Thanksgiving table are busy stuffing their bellies today, here's one way to break the lull in conversation: dazzle them with some…

URGENT - Australia cricket phil hughes

(CNN) -- Australian cricketer Phil Hughes has died, just two days after he collapsed on the pitch after being struck by a ball during a televised match in…

Storm to mar Thanksgiving travel in Northeast

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A winter storm is snarling travel across the East Coast on Wednesday, causing trouble on the nation's roadways and delays of up to six hours at airports in…

HK police arrested for assaulting protester

Hong Kong protesters

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Seven Hong Kong police officers have been arrested for assault over an alleged case of police brutality at pro-democracy protests last month which shocked…

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