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Minnesota cafe hears it from both sides for hosting Fox show

Jun. 21, 2018 10:29 AM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A small diner in Duluth, Minnesota, is getting an earful from commenters and callers for hosting Fox News' "Fox & Friends" morning show a day after President Donald Trump visited the city. Uncle Loui's Cafe, a local favorite in the city, drew both criticism and support after the...

'Great job,' says Trump: Nielsen back in good graces for now

Jun. 21, 2018 12:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirstjen Nielsen has one hard-earned presidential signing pen. President Donald Trump used the black marker Wednesday to sign an executive order halting family separations at the U.S. border — then handed it to Nielsen, his Homeland Security secretary. Such pens are typically...

Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

Jun. 20, 2018 9:17 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — No beer at this time of year? A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. Gavin Partington, director-general of the British Soft Drinks Association, says...

Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

Jun. 20, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fair or not, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will probably always be the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border. The brusque 46-year-old former Bush administration official this week became known as the Cabinet member who skewed the facts at a combative press...

The Latest: Texas governor seeks bipartisan border solutions

Jun. 20, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is asking Texas' congressional delegation to find bipartisan solutions to immigrant children being separated from their parents after illegally crossing the U.S. border, saying, "This...

DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

Jun. 20, 2018 12:50 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser easily secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office. Voters on Tuesday also approved a ballot initiative that will restructure the payment system for waiters, bartenders and other tipped employees in bars and...

DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

Jun. 19, 2018 10:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser easily secured the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night as she seeks a second term in office. Voters also approved a ballot initiative that will restructure the payment system for waiters, bartenders and other tipped employees in bars and...

The Latest: DC OKs change in minimum wage for tipped workers

Jun. 19, 2018 9:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primary elections in Washington, D.C. (all times EDT): 9:28 p.m. Washington, D.C., voters have approved a ballot initiative that will restructure the way restaurants and bars pay tipped employees. With 90 percent of the vote reported Tuesday night, Initiative 77 had secured...

Celeb chef Samuelsson to open restaurant in Miami's Overtown

Jun. 18, 2018 11:40 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami is trying to rebuild a neighborhood that was once a vibrant center for black culture, and a celebrity chef is contributing what he does best: food. Marcus Samuelsson has bought a former pool hall in Miami's Overtown neighborhood and plans to open a restaurant there later this year. A...

In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

Jun. 18, 2018 1:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington, D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys. Incumbent Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to glide through to the nomination with no significant...