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Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

Jun. 24, 2018 1:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, setting off a fierce debate about whether politics should play a role in how administration officals are treated in public. Sanders was the latest to...

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

Jun. 23, 2018 7:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, the latest administration official to experience a brusque reception in a public setting. Sanders tweeted that she was told by the owner of the Red Hen in...

Saransk swells from building boom of World Cup proportions

Jun. 22, 2018 6:33 AM EDT

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Valerie Fayzullina expresses a hopeful sense of wonder as she stands near a wire sculpture of a soccer player, in the shadows of eight new apartment high-rises and a freshly finished stadium that will host stars as big as Cristiano Ronaldo this month. Like many Saransk residents,...

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...