This North Carolina bakery ranks No. 1 for holiday desserts. Why fans love its treats

A North Carolina bakery sells wreath-shaped cookies and eggnog doughnuts — and fans love the festive spirit. Now, the dessert shop ranks as the state’s best place to go for holiday sweets. Suárez Bakery in Charlotte topped the list after the review website Yelp said it studied comments that customers left over time. “We identified … Read more

Climate change intensified the rains devastating East Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ongoing catastrophic rains in Eastern Africa have been worsened by human-caused climate change that made them up to two times more intense, an international team of climate scientists said Thursday. The analysis comes from World Weather Attribution, a group of scientists who examine whether and to what extent human-induced climate change … Read more

Nikki Haley says TikTok makes people ‘17% more antisemitic, more pro-Hamas’

The former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley claimed during the Republican presidential primary debate on Wednesday that watching TikTok made people “17% more antisemitic, more pro-Hamas” every 30 minutes. “We really do need to ban TikTok once and for all and let me tell you why,” Haley said. “For every 30 minutes that someone watches … Read more

UNLV shooting suspect’s ties to NC colleges go back 30 years. What we know about Anthony Polito

The man police say killed three staff members at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Wednesday was a graduate of Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and had been an associate business professor at East Carolina University for more than 16 years, teaching thousands of students how to make businesses run more efficiently. Officials in Nevada … Read more

Snowflake Fuels Big Earnings Growth As SNOW Stock Near Buy Point; Beating AI Leaders Nvidia and Microsoft

Asked to guess which stock ranks No. 1 on the 2023 Fortune Future 50, artificial intelligence powerhouses like Nvidia (NVDA), Microsoft (MSFT) and Alphabet (GOOGL) might come to mind. But data warehousing and AI stock Snowflake (SNOW) is the one that earns that distinction. And after generating 127% earnings growth last quarter, SNOW stock eyes … Read more

Trump fake electors buckle in Wisconsin, get charged in Nevada

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nevada charged six Republican fake electors in connection with a scheme to overturn Donald Trump‘s 2020 election loss to President Joe Biden, while 10 false electors reached a legal settlement in Wisconsin that affirmed the Democrat’s victory. WHY IT’S IMPORTANT Wednesday’s actions marked the latest legal developments in a 2020 plan to … Read more