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McDonald’s Plans to Open Its First Vegetarian Restaurants in India

McDonald’s plans to trade in signature fare like the infamous Big Mac for menu items that are more McVegan friendly, as the chain prepares to unleash a couple of vegetarian restaurants in India sometime net year — the first such eateries of the chain’s kind in history.

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Armstrong to Be Stripped of Titles, Banned for Life

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will be stripped of his titles and banned for life after giving up his fight against doping charges leveled at him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

Armstrong released a statement Thursday night saying the emotional toll the fight was taking on him and his family was just not worth it anymore

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What Are the World’s Most Livable Cities?

The US has some beautiful places, but if you want to root yourself in the world’s most livable city, you’ll need to head Down Under because Melbourne, Australia has again been ranked at the top of the list.

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Air France Asks Passengers if They Could, Like, Borrow Some Money for Gas

Seriously, if we were on a road trip with Air France, we’d be pretty miffed — these pretzels are dry, and you said you’d cover the gas!

Recently, passengers found themselves being asked by the airline if they had any money to spare, because they were looking a little cash poor and needed fuel to get out of Syria, where there is currently a civil war, and into Beirut, where they were supposed to land in the first place.

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What are the Most Popular Websites in the World?

If you’re like most people, you have one or more websites that you simply cannot live a day without clicking over to it in order to get your dose of the World Wide Web.

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Family Withheld Devastating Secrets from Chinese Diver Until She Won Gold

Last Sunday, Chinese diver Wu Minxia took home gold in the 3m synchronized springboard and became the first woman in history to win three consecutive Olympic golds. But her remarkable accomplishment was marred somewhat when it was revealed that her family intentionally hid devastating secrets as she pursued her career.

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Airline Food Gets Even Worse After Needle Found in Sandwich on Air Canada Flight

Airplane food isn’t exactly cuisine reserved for the discerning palette, but it gets the job done. However, you might want to think twice before noshing on plane food and not because of nutritional concerns.

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London Mayor Rides Zip Line For Olympics, Gets Stuck

Given that his city is currently hosting the Olympics, London mayor Boris Johnson is riding high … literally. On Wednesday, the eccentric public official rode a zip line in Victoria Park to promote the summer games. There’s just one problem — he got stuck. No, this isn’t an episode of ‘The Benny Hill Show.’ This is for real.

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Eight Badminton Players Disqualified from the Olympics for Intentionally Losing Matches

We have all heard of boxers throwing a fight to make a big payday with the bookies, but now it appears as if badminton players are involved in the same racket — and it’s getting them tossed out of the Olympics.

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17-Year-Old Arrested After Threatening British Diver Tom Daley on Twitter

Like many Olympians, British diver Tom Daley uses Twitter to communicate with his fans. On Monday, one of his over 700,000 followers stepped out of line with a vicious taunt after the 18-year-old failed to medal in the 10m synchronized diving event.

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