Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste

BERLIN (AP) — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in...

Lawsuits say Cento isn't canning real San Marzano tomatoes

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what's inside...

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family's savings had been dev...

Mexico leader orders recovery of bodies from 2006 mine blast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president says he has given orders to recover the remains of 63 coal miners buried by an explosion 13 years ago. Andrés Manuel López Obrador says retrievi...

Regent Taipei Braised Pork Sauce extravaganza-expanding retail presence and the rise of the “scissor economy”

Regent Taipei’s next retail product – Braised Pork Sauce Gift Set (room-temperature) launches; the product aims to further Regent Taipei’s retail presence with this Braised Pork on R...

Fate in limbo, many Nicaraguan exiles struggle in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Back in Nicaragua, she owned her own home and made enough as an elementary substitute teacher and lawyers' assistant to eke out a stable, if not luxurious, life. ...

Venezuelans find ways to cope with inflation and hunger

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Francibel Contreras brings her three malnourished children to a soup kitchen in the dangerous hillside Caracas slum of Petare where they scoop in spoonfuls of rice and scramb...

Venezuelan food supplier reports looting during blackouts

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's largest private food supplier says massive looting and vandalism occurred at four facilities in the city of Maracaibo during nationwide power outages, complicatin...

Italy arrests fugitive mafia 'superboss' in Naples

After more than 14 years on the run, Italian authorities arrested top mafia boss Marco Di Lauro on Saturday, nabbing one of the heads of the Camorra organized crime syndicate. In an operation involvi...

'The Sopranos' creators look back at a TV show that slayed

NEW YORK (AP) — Back in 1997, then-up-and-coming actor Michael Imperioli was mulling two work offers: a cable TV show pilot and a small role in a Woody Allen film. The script for the...

Worried about Brexit, Brits stockpile food, supplies

Nick Thomas, a 25-year-old hazardous waste operator from Cornwall, is insistent that Brexit will be fine. Probably. "If 'no deal' goes badly, there'll be rioting on the streets and lo...

Colombia's peace court weighs truth, justice and mistrust

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Armando Acuna arrived at Colombia's nascent peace tribunal to tell the story of his kidnapping, carrying the chain rebels used to hold him captive for nearly two years. ...

KITCHEN SMARTS: 6 supermarket shortcuts that save time later

If you've had one of those days, and you find yourself glancing at the clock only to discover that it's already 5 p.m. (What!?) and dinner is not simmering cheerfully on the stove, then you may feel l...

Concord Police surprise shoppers to spend $50,000 gift

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Concord Police officers have been surprising shoppers as they seek to spend a generous anonymous donation. The police department got $50,000 a few weeks ago to s...

Wowprime to close two brand restaurants

Wowprime Corp., one of Taiwan's leading restaurant chain operators, said Friday it will shelve two of its brand restaurants by the end of this year, expecting to book one-time losses of under NT$2...