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KFC, Africa Fried Chicken peck it out in Senegal

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

As Popeye’s and Chick-fil-A duke it out for sandwich supremacy in the United States, a new era of fried chicken has dawned across the Atlantic in rapidly developing Dakar, setting the stage for another kind of fast-food feud. In one corner stands the shiny newcomer to this part of the continent, an empire with 21,000 stores worldwide. In the other: a Senegal-spun kitchen that was clearly inspired by it.
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U.S. teen vaping numbers climb, fueled by Juul & mint flavor

New research shows U.S. who vape prefer Juul, and mint is the top flavor for many. That suggests a shift after Juul’s sweeter flavors were removed from retail stores. The results are in two studies published online Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. They include a government report indicating that teen vaping numbers have climbed since last year. The Trump administration has proposed banning virtually all vaping flavors.