By Richard Valdmanis
Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would keep providing food assistance to poor Americans in February despite a partial U.S. government shutdown, but warned it had no solution in place for March if the funding shortfall continues.
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Jan 2 (Reuters) - Plant-based meat company Beyond Meat said on Wednesday burger chain Carl's Jr would add the firm's vegan imitation meat to its menu, the latest big-name restaurant chain to tweak its offerings to attract vegans and vegetarians.
Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat, which counts actor Leonardo Di Caprio and Microsoft Corp founder Bill Gates as investors, sells plant-based burger patties and sausages, heat-and-eat meals and non-GMO foods at grocery chains such as Amazon.com Inc's Whole Foods Market and Kroger Co.
By Anthony Boadle
BRASILIA, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro set to work quickly on Wednesday, with his administration issuing decrees affecting the economy, agriculture and society, while forging closer political ties with the United States.
Bolsonaro, a former army captain and seven-term congressman, won elections in October and was sworn in on Tuesday as Brazil's first far-right president since a military dictatorship gave way to civilian rule in 1985.