Burger King, Tim Hortons parent to buy Popeyes for $1.8B

NEW YORK (AP) — Restaurant Brands International says it's buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, bringing the fried chicken chain under the same corporate umbrella as Burger King and Tim Hortons.


Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.

  • Written by JUSTIN LYNCH , Associated Press

Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegally

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly.

  • Written by HOPE YEN and JULIE PACE , Associated Press

AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet.

  • Written by VIVIAN SALAMA , Associated Press

Trump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations

BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking.


  • Written by RAF CASERT , Associated Press