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Burger King trolls Trump on Twitter

Jan. 15, 2019 4:34 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Burger King is needling President Donald Trump for his tweet about ordering more than 1,000 "hamberders" for the Clemson University Tigers' visit to the White House after winning the college football championship. The spelling error was quickly corrected. But Burger King jumped in with a...

Woman, 94, a customer favorite at Arby's after 25 years

Jan. 11, 2019 4:24 PM EST

HOLLADAY, Utah (AP) — Dorothy Bale has become a fixture and customer favorite during her 25 years working at an Arby's in a Salt Lake City suburb. The 94-year-old has worked at the sandwich shop longer than some of her co-workers have been alive, going through two remodels and 21 managers, The Salt Lake...

Food giants undermined China's obesity fight, scholar says

Jan. 10, 2019 3:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — China's efforts to keep obesity in check have been undermined from the inside by the food industry, according to newly published research. A scholar of Chinese society at Harvard University traced how a group funded by Coca-Cola and other food companies enjoyed close ties to Chinese health...

Powerful Chicago council member charged in federal probe

Jan. 3, 2019 10:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most powerful and longest-serving City Council members in Chicago history appeared in federal court Thursday on a charge that he tried to shake down a major fast-food restaurant chain seeking city remodeling permits. Alderman Ed Burke, 75, is charged with one count of attempted...