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Heading for clouds: Aviation sector faces trade turbulence

Jul. 16, 2018 12:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Aviation is soaring: Passenger traffic is up, fuel prices are under control and rising demand from Asia is driving aircraft orders. So what could possibly go wrong? One big thing: A trade war. Aircraft makers at this week's Farnborough International Airshow, a biannual extravaganza where...

Jared Kushner's family firm accused of pushing out tenants

Jul. 16, 2018 12:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The hammering and drilling began just months after Jared Kushner's family real estate firm bought a converted warehouse apartment building in the hip, Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Tenants say it started early in the morning and went on until nightfall, so loud that it drowned out...

Grilling salmon on a wood plank is chic and tastes good

Jul. 16, 2018 12:21 PM EDT

If I have one go-to technique for grilling and smoking fish, it is to use a cedar plank. The plank supports the delicate fish as it cooks and doubles as a serving platter. It is a combination of rustic and chic that looks good and tastes good — but ultimately is very practical. The beauty of this...

The Latest: Kushners sued for allegedly pushing out tenants

Jul. 16, 2018 12:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on tenants in a Kushner Cos. building accusing the family firm of harassing them so they would leave (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The Kushner Cos. is being sued by renters at one of its largest residential buildings in New York for allegedly using construction crews to make...

Texas ranch shows President Johnson's struggles and triumphs

Jul. 16, 2018 11:40 AM EDT

STONEWALL, Texas (AP) — Fifty years ago, a depressed President Lyndon Johnson decided not to seek another term. Martin Luther King, Jr. had just been assassinated. Cities were burning in riots. College students marched against the Vietnam War. Four years earlier, Johnson had won re-election in one of the...

CEO-in-waiting talks about Spirit Airlines' future

Jul. 16, 2018 11:31 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The two things that stand out most about Spirit Airlines are its low fares and high number of complaints. Spirit has improved on-time performance and cut its complaint rate by more than half in the last few years, although it still ranks near the bottom among U.S. airlines. 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...

Showdown looms as Washington Metro workers approve strike

Jul. 16, 2018 10:41 AM EDT

FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) — A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Striking is forbidden under Metro's...

For a variation on pasta with pesto sauce, use kale instead

Jul. 16, 2018 10:35 AM EDT

Although most people think of pesto as an Italian sauce made with herbs (most famously, basil), many ingredients can be ably featured in a pesto. One of note is kale_leafy and deep green, with an earthy, slightly bitter flavor. Pine nuts are too mild a match for kale, so we opt for more assertively flavored...

The secret to getting crispy chicken wings on the grill

Jul. 16, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

To take this barroom classic from the fryer to the grill we had to figure out how to handle the fat and connective tissue from the wings, which creates a problem as it drips into the fire. To get crisp, well-rendered chicken wings with lightly charred skin, succulent, smoky meat and minimal flare-ups, we...