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France Will Soon Charge Ecotax On Most Flights

French officials announced a new “ecotax” on Tuesday for nearly all flights departing from the country beginning in 2020. Elizabeth Borne, France’s transportation minister, said the measure comes amid a time of “ecological urgency,” per a translation of her announcement by NPR. “With the eco-contribution, air transport will play its part in financing the daily […]

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Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Faces Assault Charge In Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of indecent assault and battery. The Boston Globe reports that a […]