Daily Archive: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Pepsi pulls widely mocked ad featuring Kendall Jenner

NEW YORK (AP) — Pepsi on Wednesday pulled an ad after it was widely mocked and criticized for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes. “Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding,” the company said. “Clearly we missed the mark, and we apologize.” It said it was “removing

India’s Ganges clean-up in a shambles, Modi intervenes | Reuters

By Tommy Wilkes and Aditya Kalra | NEW DELHI/KANPUR, India NEW DELHI/KANPUR, India India’s $3 billion plan to clean the holy Ganges river is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene, according to government officials and documents seen by Reuters. Much of the