IHOP changed its name to IHOb to promote its new burger menu. They’re shockingly good.

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider IHOP‘s decision to rename itself IHOb, or the International House of Burgers, infuriated many customers.  We were skeptical of IHOP’s ability to craft burgers that matched its pancakes in quality.  But after trying the new burgers (with a side of pancakes), we were IHOb converts.    IHOP’s rebrand as IHOb — International […]

‘Rebuild the trust’: Germany needs Russia to solve conflicts & promote multilateral world – FM

Germany needs to rebuild trust with Russia to tackle regional crises and promote multilateralism, a newly-appointed Foreign Minister said in a surprise addition to his statement praising the West’s unity over the Skripal case. Speaking to Bild’s Sunday edition, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Berlin is ready to revive dialogues with Moscow, despite supporting the […]

60mn ‘potential Jews’ could be converted to promote Israel – govt report

An Israeli government committee’s recommendation to target “potential Jews” around the world to promote Israel, and even be converted, has been slammed by religious groups. According to the committee, created by Israel’s Diaspora Affairs’ Ministry in 2016, there are 60 million people around the world who have an “affinity” to Judaism or Israel. The report […]

Thai officials promote less known areas in bid to save Thailand from suffocating tourism

The Kingdom of Thailand has been a popular tourist destination with British holidaymakers for some time, with over one million visits made by British nationals ever year, the FCO reports. In addition, the ‘Land of Smiles’ is expecting to welcome a record 37.5 million travellers in 2018, according to data revealed by the Ministry of […]

Trump to head to Pennsylvania to tout tax cuts, promote Republican candidate

Reuters/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump will head to Pennsylvania to support the Republican candidate in a special election there. The election comes after former Rep. Tim Murphy resigned amid a sex scandal. If Democrats can show they can be competitive in Republican-leaning districts in a swing state like Pennsylvania, it could mean the Republicans are […]

President Trump signs order to promote broadband in rural areas

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will make it easier for companies to install high-speed broadband networks in rural areas. The move is designed to tackle the economic challenges of integrating broadband infrastructure in these communities — where 39 percent of people don’t have access to broadband — which the Obama administration […]

Russian Central Bank head sings to promote new 2,000 ruble notes (VIDEO)

Published time: 24 Dec, 2017 01:20 The new Russian 2,000 ruble note elicits spontaneous singing, a viral promotional video by Russia’s Central Bank claims, and even its head, Elvira Nabiullina, is getting in on the act. In the video, a reporter is uses the new bill to buy an ice cream in a large mall. […]

Waymo launches U.S. ad campaign to promote driverless car safety

WASHINGTON — Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo and several groups are launching a campaign aimed at convincing skeptical Americans of what they say is the value and safety of driverless cars, as Congress considers how it will regulate the technology. The company said on Monday that it was teaming with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, […]

Waymo launches U.S. ad campaign to promote self-driving cars

(Reuters) — Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo and several groups are launching a campaign aimed at convincing skeptical Americans of what they say is the value and safety of driverless cars, as Congress considers how it will regulate the technology. The company said on Monday that it was teaming up with Mothers Against Drunk […]