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Gobble gobble: Low turkey prices cut Thanksgiving meal cost

Nov. 15, 2018 3:00 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to its lowest level since 2010. The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average nationwide cost of a holiday meal for 10 people is $48.90, or less than $5 per person. The farm group's annual survey released Thursday...

Syria says military freed 19 hostages held by IS since July

Nov. 8, 2018 12:42 PM EST

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian troops have liberated 19 women and children hostages held by the Islamic State group since July in a military operation in the country's center, ending a months-long crisis that has stunned Syria's Druze religious minority, state media reported Thursday. An opposition war...

Iran braces for oil sanctions after currency crash, protests

Nov. 2, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is bracing for the restoration of U.S. sanctions on its vital oil industry next week, as it grapples with an economic crisis that has sparked sporadic protests over rising prices, corruption and unemployment. The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S....

Asian markets rally ahead of US Fed rate hike

Sep. 25, 2018 11:37 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose on Wednesday as traders awaited a third interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve for this year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose less than 0.1 percent to 23,953.98. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index, which reopened after a holiday, jumped 1.5 percent to 27,914.26....

The behind-the-scenes rock goddess you didn't know existed

Sep. 23, 2018 11:01 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — There aren't many people with a job quite like Alene Day's. She has scrubbed and cleaned fake blood off KISS great Gene Simmons' costume and guarded Sir Paul McCartney's on-stage wardrobe. She was waiting to high five rocker Billy Idol as he ran off stage at Iroquois Amphitheater and...