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Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

Jul. 17, 2018 6:50 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal on Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade. The ambitious pact signed in Tokyo runs counter to President Donald Trump's moves to hike tariffs on imports from many U.S. trading partners. It covers a third of the...

Mets' Wilpons on brink of championship _ in esports

Jul. 16, 2018 10:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon may not need Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard to bring a championship to New York this year. Though Wilpon is hardly a hardcore gamer, he and his family are showing a magic touch in the world of esports. The Wilpon-owned New York Excelsior have been...

Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

Jul. 14, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the Helsinki summit. RPS Brewing has issued a limited-edition lager depicting cartoon U.S. and Russian presidents on its label, with text for Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin saying "Let's Settle This Like Adults" and "Making...

Blessed be the fruit: 'Handmaid's Tale' reaps 20 Emmy nods

Jul. 13, 2018 10:17 AM EDT

If you haven't yet watched this week's roller-coaster finale of "The Handmaid's Tale" — no spoilers here — the show's creator has a suggestion. "Get a couple bottles of Scotch first," quips executive producer and writer Bruce Miller. Miller and his cast and crew were saying "Praise be" —...

New distillery plans to open this summer in western Kentucky

Jul. 11, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a new distillery plans to open in western Kentucky this summer. A statement from Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says RH Resolute Distillery Inc. plans to invest $9.7 million to locate in a previously unopened distillery in Hickman and hire 17 workers. The company plans to finish...

In Tennessee, Trump's tariffs become a political issue

Jul. 9, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmy Tosh's sprawling hog farm in rural Tennessee is an unlikely battleground in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate. Yet his 15,000 acres (6,000 hectares) two hours west of Nashville showcase the practical risks of President Donald Trump's trade policies and the political...

FIFA fines in World Cup cases can leave priority questioned

Jul. 8, 2018 3:05 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The World Cup rulings in FIFA's disciplinary court have not always been easy to comprehend. Sweden was slugged 70,000 Swiss francs ($70,700) for players wearing non-approved socks, and Croatia was hit with the same monetary penalty when a player took a non-sponsor's drink onto the field. Yet...

How the trade war is changing minds in a Senate battleground

Jul. 7, 2018 11:04 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmy Tosh's sprawling hog farm in rural Tennessee is an unlikely battleground in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate. Yet his 15,000 acres (6,000 hectares) two hours west of Nashville showcase the practical risks of President Donald Trump's trade policies and the political...

Alhambra, museum directors take arts, history outside walls

Jul. 7, 2018 9:45 AM EDT

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Instead of going dark while their buildings are being remodeled, the directors of the Pennyroyal Arts Council and the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County are taking the arts and history outside the walls. Both the Alahambra Theatre and the Pennyroyal Area Museum are...

Storage collapse sent alcohol gushing into retention ponds

Jul. 6, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say the final collapse of a whiskey storage warehouse sent torrents of spirits gushing into retention ponds. John Mura, a spokesman for the state Energy and Environment Cabinet, said Friday about 120,000 gallons (454,000 liters) have been captured in two retention...