Food and drink

November 21, 2017 - 9:14 am
FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A Maine police department is warning residents to steer clear of black market Butterballs. The police department in Falmouth reports a Hannaford supermarket had to discard frozen turkeys that thawed out because of a mechanical failure. Police say the problem is that someone...
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In this photo released by The White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, two turkeys set to be pardoned by President Donald Trump are shown in a Washington hotel, Sunday Nov. 19, 2017. President Trump will pardon them on Tuesday. (White House Photo by Hannah MacInnis via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 8:27 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — What makes a good presidential turkey? Showmanship. A readiness to strut his stuff and gobble on command, yet enough restraint to stay on a table for the big photo op. So say a Minnesota turkey farmer and 4-H kids who raised the turkey that will go to the White House for an...
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November 20, 2017 - 8:08 am
DETROIT (AP) — A resurgent downtown Detroit has become somewhat of a magnet for small startup companies, corporate headquarters and even fine cuisine. A Pittsburgh-based company that develops and manages food halls is eyeing the Motor City as one of the newest locations for the trendy food service...
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FILE - A Thursday Oct. 19, 2017 file photo of Moroccan women filling up containers with water from a hose, in Zagora, southeastern Morocco. Experts blame poor choices in agriculture, growing populations and climate change for the water shortages in towns like Zagora, which has seen repeated protests for access to clean water in recent weeks. Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede Sunday Nov. 19, 2017 as food aid was being distributed in the village of Sidi Boulalam, in the southern province of Essaouira. (AP Photo/Issam Oukhouya, File)
November 19, 2017 - 11:04 am
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A stampede in a southern Moroccan village left at least 15 people dead and five others injured Sunday as food aid was being distributed, the Interior Ministry said. The crush took place in Sidi Boulalam, in the province of Essaouira, as a local association was distributing...
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Pope Francis is served gnocchi during a lunch at the Vatican Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Pope Francis is offering several hundred poor people _ homeless, migrants, unemployed _ a lunch of gnocchi, veal and tiramisu on Sunday as he celebrates his first World Day of the Poor with a concrete gesture of charity in the spirit of his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
November 19, 2017 - 10:07 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Celebrating Mass with poor people in the splendor of St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis on Sunday denounced those who dismiss poverty as "not my business" and defined indifference to the needy as a "great sin." Later, the pontiff expressed particular concern for those...
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November 18, 2017 - 1:40 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Officials in Washington state say they're delaying the start of Dungeness crab season by two weeks because of harmful algae. KING-TV reports ( ) that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday that the opening of the season on Washington's...
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A 100 percent U.S. Angus beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger as part of U.S. President Donald Trump set is seen at Munch's Burger Shack restaurant in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The cheeseburger Trump had during his recent visit to Japan is still drawing lines at the Tokyo burger joint. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 16, 2017 - 6:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Haruyuki Sano traveled 1 ½ hours for a taste of the same cheeseburger U.S. President Donald Trump ate with Japan's prime minister during his visit last week. "It tasted great, like steak," the pastry-maker said after savoring the 100 percent U.S. Angus beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger at...
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In this photo taken Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, a partially burned vineyard is seen along Highway 121 in Sonoma, Calif. The impact last month's wildfires had on the wine industry was minimal overall, but many face challenges making up for losses sustained during closures at the busiest time of year and now convincing people to revisit. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 14, 2017 - 3:44 am
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A month after deadly wildfires swept through California's famed wine country, hot-air balloons are floating again over Napa Valley vineyards splashed with fall colors. On the heels of the disaster, a new winery is opening, keeping the name it chose some time ago: Ashes and...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. A decision by coffee maker manufacturer Keurig announced on Nov. 11, 2017, to stop advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company’s products. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 13, 2017 - 8:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of conservative host Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show are responding to a decision by Keurig to stop advertising on the show by smashing Keurig coffee makers. The company announced Saturday it had pulled advertising from "Hannity" after several Twitter users...
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This undated photo provided by the National Museum of Georgia in November 2017 shows a Neolithic pottery vessel about 3 feet wide and 3 feet tall. Researchers announced Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, they have found shards of similar vessels, about 8,000 years old, south of Tblisi, Georgia. Patrick McGovern of the Penn Museum in Philadelphia says the pieces had come from the base of jars that were probably used for fermentation and storage of wine. (National Museum of Georgia via AP)
November 13, 2017 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about vintage wine: Pieces of broken pottery found in the nation of Georgia provide the earliest known evidence for the origins of today's winemaking industry. The eight shards, recovered from two sites about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south of Tbilisi, are roughly 8,000 years...
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