Pizza Hut's latest offering, available only in the Middle East, is a cheeseburger-pizza hybrid. The combination either makes foodies' stomachs turn - or growl. But from a global perspective, it's not that different from how ethnic cuisines are marketed in the U.S.
The drop is blamed on a decrease in investment banking income, and because of an accounting charge on its debt. UBS is not alone, last week rival Credit Suisse announced a 95 percent drop in first quarter profits.
Americans are now consuming more chicken than beef or pork. To help meet the demand, Texas has become the sixth biggest state in poultry production. But more chickens mean more waste, and more pollution.
A home for the Academy Awards ceremony has been secured. The Kodak Theatre will now be called the Dolby Theatre. The audio technology company has signed a naming-rights deal with the real estate group that owns the property where the Oscar ceremony is held. Kodak, which filed for bankruptcy protection in January, gave up its naming rights.
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by Brigham Young University over the creation of the prescription pain reliever Celebrex. A jury trial had been scheduled to start later this month.
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