Daily Archives: September 16, 2022

9 Discontinued Cracker Barrel Menu Items We Wish They’d Bring Back

Strawberries n' Cream French toast on a plate.

Although the restaurant isn’t as ubiquitous as Denny’s, Applebee’s, or IHOP, Cracker Barrel—which originally ran along the Interstate Highway System and is styled to look like a traditional Southern general store—has its diehard fans. These folks swear by the chain’s Southern cuisine favorites like Sunday homestyle chicken and country fried steak, as well as its […]

Ukraine counterattack effective not beginning of war’s end: NATO | Russia-Ukraine war News

Graves in Izyum

Despite the effective Ukrainian counteroffensive, NATO’s Stoltenberg warns that nations should prepare for the long haul. Ukraine’s counterattack against Russian troops is effective but likely does not signal the war’s end, according to NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg. He told BBC Radio on Friday: “It is of course, extremely encouraging to see that Ukrainian armed forces […]

UN warns 345 million people face starvation worldwide | Hunger News

Poor Yemeni families receive flour rations and other basic food supplies from charities

The United Nations food chief has warned the world is facing “a global emergency of unprecedented magnitude” with up to 345 million people marching towards starvation – and 70 million pushed closer to starvation by the war in Ukraine. David Beasley, executive director of the UN World Food Programme, told the UN Security Council on […]

US slaps sanctions on Russia technology sector, Ukraine proxies | Russia-Ukraine war News

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US added Russian space, technology firms, and the GRU intelligence agency among others to its sanctions list. The US has imposed sanctions on a long list of Russian officials and companies, ramping up pressure for the invasion of Ukraine while hoping to hobble any attempt to rebuild its heavily damaged defence sector. Top officials overseeing Russian […]

Arbaeen pilgrimage brings millions to Iraqi city of Karbala | Religion News

Shiite pilgrims walk to then city of Karbala, Iraq, to mark the holiday of Arbaeen, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022

Irfan Gangjee is one of the millions of Shia Muslims who have travelled on foot for days to reach the holy city of Karbala in Iraq to participate in Arbaeen – one of the largest annual religious events in the world. The Pakistani citizen, who lives in the United States, started his journey on Monday in […]