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Music superstar Dua Lipa granted Albanian citizenship

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's president on Sunday granted citizenship to British pop star of Albanian origin Dua Lipa for what he said was the artist's role in spreading Albanians' fame internationally through her music. President Bajram Begaj said Lipa was granted citizenship ahead of ...

Feast and famine for Disney at Thanksgiving box office

Thanksgiving often serves up a feast of new family movies at the box office, but the Walt Disney Co.'s animated offering " Strange World " fizzled with audiences out of the gates. The production, which carried a reported $180 million budget, grossed just $18.6 million in ticket sales in its ...

Exploring a memory: Designer re-creates a dress for Diana

LONDON (AP) — This is a dress with a story, and Elizabeth Emanuel wants to tell it. Shocking pink with a plunging, ruffled neckline and body-hugging shape, the gown was designed by Emanuel for Lady Diana Spencer to wear at a Buckingham Palace party a few days before her marriage to Prince ...

Jon Batiste to sing for Macron at Biden’s 1st state dinner

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Musician Jon Batiste is on tap to perform at President Joe Biden's first White House state dinner on Thursday that will highlight long-standing ties between the United States and France and honor President Emmanuel Macron. "An artist who transcends generations, Jon ...

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Macau’s savory meat-potato hash feels foreign and familiar

As the first European gateway to China, Macau became the center of Portugal’s massive maritime empire in the East. You can still taste the resulting mix of flavors. Egg-custard tarts, salt cod with garlic, and baked duck rice often are on the menu, though so are galinha à Africana (African ...

Halloween Caramel Apples: An easy, fun treat

There is a slightly weird irony to the fact that around Halloween, we tend to look for recipes for seasonal sweets, even as we prepare for an onslaught of candy. My kids are way beyond trick-or-treating age, but that doesn’t mean we don’t lay in a supply of mini candy bars for the kids who ...

‘Chinese chorizo’ honors fusion of two cultures

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – If not for the coronavirus pandemic, Feng-Feng Yeh might never have learned about a lesser-known chapter of Chinese American history in her hometown of Tucson, Arizona. Yeh was an executive chef in New York City when the shutdown took away her job and career plans. She ...

North culinary students whips up top sliders

Money for the American Culinary Federation’s Professional Chefs of New Hampshire Scholarship Fund and for the New Hampshire Food Bank was the goal of a Sept. 27 Slider Challenge, a mini-burger cook-off between a trio of teams at Nashua Community College. There, culinary students from Nashua ...