January 29, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Taste of Charlotte 2018, June 8th-10th. What better way to spend a 3 day weekend than tasting over 100 samples from area restaurants right here in Charlotte at Taste of Charlotte! Spend the weekend trying a variety of foods and enjoying live entertainment, cooking demos, children's activites,...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, test cigarettes sit in a smoking machine in a lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a sweeping anti-smoking plan to drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
March 15, 2018 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials took the first step Thursday to slash levels of addictive nicotine in cigarettes, an unprecedented move designed to help smokers quit and prevent future generations from getting hooked. The Food and Drug Administration floated the proposal last summer, but...
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This photo released Tuesday, March 13, 2018, by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the White Hemets removing a body after airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. The Syrian government and the Russian military have set up a corridor outside eastern Ghouta to arrange the evacuation from the area which is home to some 400,000 people. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
March 14, 2018 - 3:51 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish forces shelled the Kurdish-held northern Syrian town of Afrin on Wednesday killing at least seven people, Kurdish forces reported, as government shelling and airstrikes killed at least 20 civilians in the besieged eastern Ghouta enclave near the capital Damascus, activists...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2009 file photo chocolate moves down the production line at the Cadburys factory in Birmingham, England. Water supply problems affected a Cadbury plant after freezing weather in England, but the company never stopped making candy. A false story made that claim after bitter weather followed by a thaw led to burst pipes in the Birmingham area. That’s where Cadbury’s flagship Bournville factory produces Dairy Milk chocolate bars, Easter creme eggs and other treats. Cadbury says there was a limited supply of water for a brief period, but sweets production never came to a halt. (AP Photo/Simon Dawson, File)
March 09, 2018 - 2:17 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: ___ NOT REAL: Meddling globalist George Soros named as the puppet...
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President Donald Trump, center, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018, before signing two proclamations, one on steel imports and one on aluminum imports. Standing with Trump are workers, left, Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 09, 2018 - 5:40 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports drew warnings Friday from businesses and U.S. trading partners that the measure could backfire, provoking a trade war without resolving the problems it's intended to address. President Donald Trump...
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March 08, 2018 - 4:58 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who said his hometown smelled like "rancid dog food" because of an animal food processing plant sued the city Thursday after he says they threatened to silence him. Josh Harms with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa filed suit in U.S. District...
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A McDonald's Double Quarter Pounder is shown with the new fresh beef Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Atlanta. McDonald's is offering fresh beef rather than frozen patties in some burgers at thousands of restaurants, a switch it first announced about a year ago as it works to appeal to customers who want fresher foods. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
March 06, 2018 - 5:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Quarter Pounder is getting a fresh makeover. McDonald's said Tuesday that it is serving Quarter Pounders with fresh beef rather than frozen patties at about a quarter of its U.S. restaurants, a switch it first announced about a year ago as it works to appeal to customers who...
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In this Feb. 27, 2018 photo, tobacco picker Jorge Luis Leon Becerra poses with his oxen and a handful of freshly harvested tobacco leaves, at the Martinez tobacco farm in Cuba's western province of Pinar del Rio. The newly collected leaves will be taken to a drying house where women will hang them for their first drying. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
March 06, 2018 - 12:03 am
SAN LUIS, Cuba (AP) — One is a weathered tobacco picker who harvests bright-green leaves in the fields of Pinar del Rio province. Another is a Havana resident who selects the best leaves with elaborately manicured hands, her delicate nails decorated with acrylic swoops of color and tiny beads. They...
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March 05, 2018 - 12:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart wants a bigger slice of the crowded meal kits business, announcing Monday that it will offer easy-to-make dinners in more stores this year. The move puts the world's largest retailer in direct competition with meal-kit companies such as Blue Apron and HelloFresh, which...
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This early Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, photo released by the California Highwat Patrol (CHP) shows a horse rider being arrested after failing a field sobriety test by CHP officers for DUI in a freeway Long Beach, Calif. Authorities say the drunken man made his way onto a California freeway while atop the horse. (California Highway Patrol, Santa Fe Springs via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 2:42 pm
FLORIDA PYTHON DEVOURS DEER THAT WEIGHS NEARLY 4 LBS. MORE NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida came upon something they'd never seen before: an 11-foot-long python had consumed an entire deer that weighed more than the snake itself. The wildlife biologists...
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