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Last straw for McDonald's, Burger King in Mumbai plastic ban

Last straw for McDonald's, Burger King in Mumbai plastic banBurger King, McDonald’s and Starbucks are among dozens of companies fined for violating a new ban on single-use plastics in India’s commercial capital Mumbai, an official said Tuesday. Some 250 officials, wearing blue uniforms and dubbed Mumbai’s “anti-plastic squad”, have been deployed to carry out inspections of restaurants and shops across the teeming coastal city of 20 million. Nidhi Choudhari, a deputy municipal commissioner in charge of enforcing the ban, said 660,000 rupees ($ 9,684) in fines had been collected during the first three days.



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Full King Interview: 'We had the votes' for border wall

Full King Interview: 'We had the votes' for border wallSen. Angus King (I-Maine) joins Meet the Press for an exclusive interview to talk about the stalled negotiations with the White House over immigration.



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Netanyahu meets King Abdullah in Jordan for rare talks

Netanyahu meets King Abdullah in Jordan for rare talksJordan and Egypt are the only Arab countries to have peace treaties with Israel, and Monday’s visit was Netanyahu’s first to the kingdom since 2014. The king stressed “the need to advance in the efforts to find a settlement to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the basis of a two-state solution”, the Jordanian royal court said, referring to the creation of a Palestinian state.



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Spain's king gets key to New Orleans for 300th anniversary

Spain's king gets key to New Orleans for 300th anniversaryNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The king of Spain and New Orleans' mayor saluted the city's centuries-old Spanish heritage during its tricentennial celebration Friday.



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Spain's king and queen visit New Orleans for tricentennial

Spain's king and queen visit New Orleans for tricentennialNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The king and queen of Spain have arrived in New Orleans as part of the city's tricentennial celebration.



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Egypt says no hidden rooms in King Tut's tomb after all

Egypt says no hidden rooms in King Tut's tomb after allCAIRO (AP) — New radar scans have provided conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside King Tutankhamun's burial chamber, Egypt's antiquities ministry said Sunday, bringing a disappointing end to years of excitement over the prospect.



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No secret chambers behind ancient Egypt's young king Tutankhamen: research

No secret chambers behind ancient Egypt's young king Tutankhamen: researchResearchers at Italy’s Turin Polytechnic University have found no evidence of the existence of any hidden chambers behind the walls in the tomb of ancient Egypt’s boy-king, Tutankhamen, the Antiquities Ministry said on Sunday. Experts have been divided over the existence of a concealed chamber behind the tomb, which some believe could be the final resting place of the lost Queen, Nefertiti. International interest in Nefertiti is high.



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Saudi king launches building of entertainment mega-park

Saudi king launches building of entertainment mega-parkSaudi Arabia’s King Salman has launched construction of an “entertainment city” near Riyadh, part of a series of multi-billion dollar projects aimed at helping the oil-dependent kingdom diversify its economy. The project is part of a sweeping reform and investment programme dubbed “Vision 2030″, the brainchild of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who also attended the launch ceremony at the site on Saturday evening. In February, Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority said it would stage more than 5,000 festivals and concerts in 2018, double last year’s figure, and pump $ 64 billion (53 billion euros) into the sector in the coming decade.



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Saudi king launches building of entertainment mega-park

Saudi king launches building of entertainment mega-parkSaudi Arabia’s King Salman has launched construction of an “entertainment city” near Riyadh, part of a series of multi-billion dollar projects aimed at helping the oil-dependent kingdom diversify its economy. The project is part of a sweeping reform and investment programme dubbed “Vision 2030″, the brainchild of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who also attended the launch ceremony at the site on Saturday evening. In February, Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority said it would stage more than 5,000 festivals and concerts in 2018, double last year’s figure, and pump $ 64 billion (53 billion euros) into the sector in the coming decade.



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Saudi king announces $150 million for East Jerusalem

Saudi king announces $  150 million for East JerusalemSaudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday announced a $ 150-million (120 million euro) donation for the maintenance of Islamic heritage in East Jerusalem. “Saudi Arabia announces a $ 150-million grant to support the administration of Jerusalem’s Islamic property,” the monarch said at the opening of the Arab League summit in the kingdom’s eastern city of Dhahran.



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