Cinnabon’s newest treat doesn’t have cinnamon

New York CNN Business — Cinnabon’s newest menu item is missing its cinn-onymous ingredient. For the first time ever in the United States, the sweet treat chain is selling a new food item that doesn’t contain cinnamon. Until September, the chain is selling Chocolate BonBites, which are bite-sized chocolate rolls that Cinnabon describes as a … Read more

NATO: US and European officials eye summit for progress for Finland and Sweden joining alliance

CNN — European and US officials do not expect that Turkey’s concerns about Finland and Sweden joining NATO will be assuaged before the alliance’s summit this week, US and European officials told CNN. Yet some officials believe that Turkey may be seeing the summit as a place to finally make agreements that could propel the … Read more

Hackers can now bring cargo ships and planes to a grinding halt

Container cargo ships sit off shore from the Long Beach/Los Angeles port complex in Long Beach, CA, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Jeff Gritchen | Media News Group | Getty Images Armed with little more than a computer, hackers are increasingly setting their sights on some of the biggest things that humans can build. Vast … Read more

European markets open to close, data, earnings, G-7, Ukraine

LONDON — European stocks moved higher on Monday, continuing a positive trend seen at the end of last week’s trading. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index added 0.9% in early trade, with basic resources jumping 3.6% to lead gains as almost all sectors and major bourses entered positive territory. The higher open on Monday comes after … Read more

G7 launches $600bn infrastructure plan to counter China | News

The G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment will help finance infrastructure projects in developing nations. The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations have pledged to raise $600bn in private and public funds over five years to finance infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project. US President … Read more

Recession, currencies, oil, Russian debt

SINGAPORE — Shares in the Asia-Pacific traded higher on Monday as investors assess inflation and recession fears. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up 2.13%, with the Hang Seng Tech index up 3.46%. Alibaba’s shares in the Chinese city rose 4.13% while Meituan was up 4.09%. Mainland Chinese markets also gained. The Shanghai Composite climbed … Read more

Boris Johnson warns Russian victory in Ukraine would be ‘absolutely catastrophic’

Telfs Buchen, Austria CNN — Allowing Russian President Vladimir Putin to succeed in his invasion of Ukraine would have “absolutely catastrophic” consequences for the world, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned in a CNN interview on Sunday. Speaking to Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union” hours after Russian missiles hit Kyiv, shattering what … Read more

Roe v Wade: Efforts are underway to protect abortion rights as nation adjusts to Supreme Court’s reversal of the landmark ruling

CNN — Efforts to protect abortion rights are underway in some states following the US Supreme Court’s ruling eliminating the federal constitutional right to an abortion, as Saturday marked the first full day without the nationwide protection in nearly 50 years. The impact of Friday’s historic ruling that struck down a 1973 legal precedent known … Read more

How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches—and world war

Santa’s getting company. Fast-melting sea ice has opened a potential new Arctic shipping lane across the North Pole, which will give powerful nations easier access to the frozen zone’s vast riches — but has also sparked fears of war. The Arctic Council predicts that, during the summers, sea ice will be gone by 2040 — … Read more

Biden heads to Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Telfs Buchen, Austria CNN — President Joe Biden departed Saturday for a week of summits in Europe, where the grinding war in Ukraine – entering its fifth month and fading from Americans’ attention – will be thrust back to the forefront. Biden hopes to announce new sanctions and military assistance alongside European allies during his … Read more