Beverages

February 20, 2018 - 1:55 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Wine makers, residents and local officials are urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to reject calls for a massive trash incinerator in the Finger Lakes region. Several members of a coalition gathered Tuesday in Albany to call on the Democratic governor to come out...
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, leans in to speak to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., before his speech at the McConnell Center's Distinguished Speaker Series Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 12, 2018 - 11:40 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senatorial courtesy was in full display when the Senate's top two leaders — Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer — shared the same stage in McConnell's hometown in Kentucky. Schumer — the Senate's top Democrat — presented his Republican counterpart with a bottle of Brooklyn-made...
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Robot barista named "Sawyer" makes a coffee at Henn-na Cafe, meaning "Strange Cafe" in Japanese, in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The cafe's robot barista brews and serves coffee as the rapidly aging country seeks to adapt to shrinking workforce. The arm robot "Sawyer" debuted this week in Tokyo‘s downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 02, 2018 - 7:57 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista. The robot named Sawyer debuted this week at Henna Cafe in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. The shop's name in Japanese means "strange cafe." The single-armed robot...
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Robot barista named "Sawyer" makes a coffee at Henn-na Cafe, meaning "Strange Cafe" in Japanese, in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The cafe's robot barista brews and serves coffee as the rapidly aging country seeks to adapt to shrinking workforce. The arm robot "Sawyer" debuted this week in Tokyo‘s downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 02, 2018 - 8:00 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a new robot cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista. The robot named Sawyer debuted this week at Henna Cafe in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. The shop's name in Japanese means "strange cafe." The single-armed...
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FILE - This Oct. 23, 2014 file photo shows a selection of Whiskeys displayed in New York. American whiskey makers are toasting another round of robust sales in 2017. A report shows the growth was stirred by a thirst for the priciest spirits, in cocktails or sipped straight up. The Distilled Spirits Council said Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, that demand grew in the U.S. and overseas as the spirits industry gained market share in the crowded domestic adult beverage sector. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 01, 2018 - 12:52 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey makers toasted another round of robust sales in 2017, stirred increasingly by consumers' thirst for the priciest spirits — mixed in cocktails or sipped straight up. Demand grew in the U.S. and overseas as the distilled spirits industry gained market share in...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:46 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey makers toasted another round of robust sales in 2017, stirred increasingly by consumers' thirst for the priciest spirits — mixed in cocktails or sipped straight up. Demand grew in the U.S. and overseas as the distilled spirits industry gained market share in...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:42 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey makers are toasting another round of robust sales in 2017. A report shows the growth was stirred by a thirst for the priciest spirits, in cocktails or sipped straight up. The Distilled Spirits Council said Thursday that demand grew in the U.S. and overseas as...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, German Chancellor Angela Merkel drinks water during a press conference in Ankara, Turkey. The European Union said Thursday Feb.1, 2018, the rules governing water quality will change to improve access to drinking water and limit plastic waste by discouraging people from drinking bottled water. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, FILE)
February 01, 2018 - 10:22 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is revamping its water quality rules to address possible new health hazards and limit plastic waste by discouraging people from drinking bottled water. The European Commission said Thursday the rules will oblige the bloc's 28 countries to improve access to...
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February 01, 2018 - 8:26 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is revamping its water quality rules to address possible new health hazards and limit plastic waste by discouraging people from drinking bottled water. The European Commission said Thursday the rules will oblige the bloc's 28 countries to improve access to...
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January 31, 2018 - 7:31 am
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Residents of a Maine city came just 28 beer cans short of setting a world record last week. Attendees at Bangor's Annual Chamber Dinner were attempting to break the record for simultaneously opening beer cans. WABI-TV reports the vast majority of the beers were supplied by...
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