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In a Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 photo, Kentucky Republican state Sen. Ralph Alvarado sits in the Senate floor in Frankfort, Ky. Alvarado, a medical doctor in the Kentucky Senate, is leading the effort to restrict smoking in a state that leads the country in smoking rates. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)
February 19, 2017 - 9:36 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common with most of his patients: They knew smoking was bad, they just couldn't quit. For more than two years, Alvarado has led the effort to restrict smoking...
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Hungarian author and director Ildik' Enyedi, 'On Body and Soul' poses for photographers after winning the Golden Bear for Best Film at the awards ceremony of the 67th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Feb. 18 2017. (Britta Pedersen/Pool Photo via AP)
February 18, 2017 - 4:14 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A Hungarian love story about two slaughterhouse workers who connect in shared dreams won the top award Saturday at this year's Berlin Film Festival. "On Body and Soul" by writer-director Ildiko Enyedi contrasts the harsh reality of the abattoir with the magical world of slumber...
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FILE- In this March 2, 2011, file photo, Heinz ketchup bottles are displayed on the shelf of a market on in Barre, Vt. U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. says its offer to buy Europe’s Unilever was rejected, but that it is still pursuing the deal. The maker of Oscar Mayer meats, Jell-O pudding and Velveeta cheese said there’s no certainty that it will make another offer for Unilever, which owns brands including Hellmann’s, Lipton and Knorr. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
February 17, 2017 - 4:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz is attempting to buy Unilever in a $143 billion deal that would join the U.S. maker of cheeses and lunch meats with the European producer of mayo, teas and seasonings in a global powerhouse. Unilever rejected the approach and called the price too low, while Kraft Heinz...
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FILE- In this March 2, 2011, file photo, Heinz ketchup bottles are displayed on the shelf of a market on in Barre, Vt. U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. says its offer to buy Europe’s Unilever was rejected, but that it is still pursuing the deal. The maker of Oscar Mayer meats, Jell-O pudding and Velveeta cheese said there’s no certainty that it will make another offer for Unilever, which owns brands including Hellmann’s, Lipton and Knorr. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
February 17, 2017 - 9:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz is attempting to buy Unilever in a $143 billion deal that would create a global food leader that sells products including cheese, lunch meats, spreads and snacks. U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. says its offer to buy Europe's Unilever was rejected, but it's still...
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In this Oct. 9, 2016 photo, a butcher carries slaughtered chickens in a poultry market in Fuyang in central China's Anhui province. Chinese state media reported Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 that the National Health and Family Planning Commission is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in China's south-central regions as it grapples with the worst outbreak of bird flu in years. (Chinatopix via AP)
February 17, 2017 - 1:31 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in its south-central regions as it grapples with the worst outbreak of bird flu in years that has killed at least 87 people. State media reported Friday that the National Health and Family Planning Commission ordered closures...
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February 15, 2017 - 10:00 pm
BEIJING (AP) — An outbreak of H7N9 bird flu in China killed 79 people in January, the most in a single month in at least three years, the country's national health authority said. More than 250 cases of H7N9 have been reported to the National Health and Family Planning Commission from 16 provinces...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, a Pepsi truck delivers products to vendors at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill. PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.4 billion. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
February 15, 2017 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — What do Baked Lay's potato chips, Simply Tostitos chips and Diet Mountain Dew have in common? They're all "guilt-free," according to how PepsiCo categorizes them. In reporting higher global sales Wednesday, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi reiterated in a call with Wall Street analysts that...
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In this Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 photo, a medical worker monitors a patient infected with H7N9 bird flu at Wuhan Medical Treatment Center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Several Chinese cities are shutting down their poultry markets in the wake of a bird flu outbreak that has killed at least two dozen people this year across China. (Chinatopix via AP)
February 13, 2017 - 12:16 am
BEIJING (AP) — Several Chinese cities have shut down their poultry markets in the wake of a bird flu outbreak that has killed at least two dozen people this year across China. Live poultry sales have now been suspended in Changsha, the capital of central China's Hunan province, as well as markets...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 5, 2014, file photo, various flavors of Powerade, a Coca-Cola brand, are photographed in San Francisco. The Coca-Cola Company reports financial earnings Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
February 09, 2017 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coke is trying to slim down its business, not just its sodas. The Atlanta-based company said its profit fell 55 percent as global sales volume dipped and it booked charges related to getting out of the manufacturing and distribution of its drinks. Coca-Cola Co. has been selling...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 5, 2014, file photo, various flavors of Powerade, a Coca-Cola brand, are photographed in San Francisco. The Coca-Cola Company reports financial earnings Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
February 09, 2017 - 9:52 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola's profit fell 55 percent in the most recent quarter as restructures with hopes of driving future growth. Yet the company said it expects its earnings to fall this year, and shares of Coca-Cola dropped more than 2 percent Thursday. The company, which makes Fanta, Sprite and...
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