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Sabra recalls hummus amid listeria contamination fears

WASHINGTON — Some varieties of Sabra hummus are being recalled amid concerns over possible listeria contamination.

The Food and Drug Administration says the voluntary recall announced by Sabra Dipping Company includes hummus products with a “Best Before” date of Jan. 23, 2017, or earlier. The products were sent to retailers in the U.S. and Canada.

Workers pry gold ‘Trump Place’ name off apartment buildings

NEW YORK — What’s in a name? For three New York City apartment buildings, it’s no longer “Trump.”

Workers pried 3-foot-high gold letters spelling “Trump Place” off the buildings Wednesday.

In some places, a shadow of the old name lingered. The workers scraped and power-washed the surface where the letters had been.

New signage displays the buildings’ street addresses.

’Post-truth’ chosen as Oxford Dictionaries word of year

LONDON — Oxford dictionary editors have chosen their word of the year: “post-truth,” a term sometimes used to describe the current political climate.

Oxford Dictionaries said Wednesday that use of the term rose 2,000 per cent between 2015 and 2016, often in discussions of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and the campaign of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

Obamas hand out treats at the White House for Halloween

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and the first lady were welcoming scores of superheroes and princesses, one child dressed as Prince and another as the president himself as part of Monday’s Halloween festivities.

Some 4,000 people were expected to visit the White House for Halloween. Students from local schools and children from military families dressed up for the occasion.