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Bill Gates waits in line to collect burger, picture goes viral

The world’s top business magnate, Bill Gates, is not just known for being the wealthiest man, but his simplistic personality is also something that makes him distinguished from many of his stature. He is one of the richest men in the world but is widely known for donating the highest amount given to any charity and that’s what makes him an inspiration. Recently, people got a glimpse of his humble side yet again when he stood in a line outside a takeaway store in the US, and now the photo is going viral. Always admired…

Trump burger joint draws customers, occasional ire

KRASNOYARSK, Russia: A new burger joint named after Donald Trump has been drawing in customers in Siberia, its manager said on Wednesday, amid increased Russian interest in the U.S. president after his summit talks this week with Vladimir Putin. Trump Burger, which opened in the city of Krasnoyarsk in December, is trying to cash in on the buzz around Trump, who reaffirmed his wish to improve chilly Russian-U.S. ties during his meeting on Monday in Helsinki with President Putin. The walls of the burger joint are decorated…

Canadian man puts 6-year-old burger for sale on eBay

ONTARIO: A man is offering an unusual set of items on eBay -- a cheeseburger and fries that he kept for six years on a shelf. Dave Alexander posted a listing on the auction website for the 6-year-old burger and fries, which he said were "never eaten" or even refrigerated. "The fries are stunningly good looking. The fries look like they were purchased this morning," Alexander told CBC Radio's As It Happens program. "The burger itself has darkened a little bit. The bun is about as hard as a hockey puck, but it looks…

Burger, fries wrappers contain toxic chemicals

MIAMI: Burgers, fries, tacos and pastries come wrapped in grease-proof paper and boxes that often contain non-stick chemicals that may be able to leach into food, US researchers said Wednesday. The study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters tested more than 400 samples from 27 fast food chains in the United States. Almost half of paper wrappers and 20 percent of paperboard samples -- such as boxes for fries and pizza -- contained fluorine, a marker for highly fluorinated chemicals used in…