Taiwanese diners who legally changed their names to 'Salmon' to get free sushi discover they can't undo it
Sushiro, a conveyor belt sushi chain restaurant, ran a two-day promotion in March 2021 where individuals with the Chinese characters for salmon, “gui yu,” would receive free all-you-can-eat sushi. The promotion, later called the “salmon chaos,” had 331 participants who paid a fee to legally change their names to those such as “Salmon Dream” and “Dancing Salmon.”news.yahoo.com
Farms in downtown Orlando? Some residents receive bills for CARES Act loans they didn’t apply for
ORLANDO, Fla. — As families struggled during the pandemic, scammers were cashing in. 9 Investigates uncovered real names and addresses that were used to get Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act loans for fake farms, that are allegedly in the middle of downtown Orlando neighborhoods. Investigative reporter Karla Ray is exposing these bogus businesses and revealing how you could be used to help steal money. Watch this story today at 5 p.m. on Channel 9 Eyewitness News. Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, and click here to watch the latest news on your Smart TV.wftv.com
Colombian rebel group says it captured 8 Venezuela soldiers
A Colombian rebel group that has been fighting against the Venezuelan army since March, said in a letter addressed to the International Committee of the Red Cross that it has captured eight Venezuelan soldiers, and is trying to find a way to hand them over to human rights groupswashingtonpost.com
Chicago's cherry trees in full bloom
The cherry trees on the south side of the Museum of Science and Industry, planted starting in 2013, are in full bloom. About 3,000 people showed up April 11, 202,1 to see the 160 trees, the largest single collection of cherry trees in the Chicago area.chicagotribune.com
Distinction and history behind presidential names
Distinction and history behind presidential names When Joe Biden was sworn in as the nation's 46th president, he joined an exclusive club of those who'd come before him. Biden is one of ten commanders in chief named after their fathers. Dana Jacobson shows the history behind presidential names.cbsnews.com
How do tropical storms and hurricanes get their names?
ORLANDO, Fla. The next name on the 2020 list is raising some questions as to who actually names these storms. If youre looking for the short answer as to who names the storms, the World Meteorological Organization has the responsibility for naming the storms that impact the Atlantic Basin. The pre-designated list of names is proposed by the members that are relevant to where the storms may impact. In 1953, the U.S. began using female names. It wasnt until 1979 that both male and female names were used in the Atlantic Basin.