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  • Father’s Day gifts that celebrate interests old and new

    After a pandemic year in which the shape of work and play were transformed, Father’s Day gifts can embrace comforting old favorites or celebrate exciting new interests.
  • What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

    The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's “essential” and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival.
  • Dubai loosens liquor laws as UAE alcohol sales suffer drop

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai has loosened its liquor laws to allow tourists to purchase alcohol in state-controlled stores, previously only accessible to license-holding residents, as the United Arab Emirates saw the first drop in alcohol sales by volume in a decade.
  • More alcohol seized in connection to resort for ultra-rich

    HELENA, Mont. - Montana officials said Monday that they confiscated over 800 bottles and cans of alcohol in a raid just days after the Yellowstone Club signed a deal to settle charges of serving booze at unlicensed bars at the private ski resort for the ultra-rich.
  • Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor sales law

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a Tennessee law that makes it hard for outsiders to break into the state's liquor sales market.
  • Agreement reached to increase alcohol limits on beer in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY - Alcohol limits for beer at Utah grocery stores inched closer to the rest of the country Wednesday under a legislative compromise in the state where the predominant faith teaches abstinence from alcohol.
  • Scotland bans bargain-basement booze in public health move

    LONDON - Bargain booze has become a little more expensive in Scotland, which says it is the first country in the world to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol.
  • Utah town appears headed toward keeping booze prohibition

    SALT LAKE CITY - One of Utah's last "dry" communities appeared Wednesday on track to maintain its eight-decade prohibition on alcohol sales after voters rejected a measure to allow sales that proponents said would boost tourism and opponents said would threaten the small city's way of life.
  • Changing tastes brew bitter times for Japan's beer makers

    TOKYO - From beer gardens on the rooftops of department stores to fireworks extravaganzas to quiet, wood-paneled craft breweries, Japanese seem to quaff an awful lot of beer in the summer.
  • Prices rise, partitions fall under new Utah liquor law

    SALT LAKE CITY - A trendy downtown Salt Lake City seafood restaurant started business Saturday with glass-smashing and champagne, a symbolic gesture in its emancipation from Utah's so-called "Zion Curtains" alcohol law.

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