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Last Updated Dec 10, 2016 03:45PM

ISTANBUL • Two explosions struck Saturday night outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home, an attack that wounded at least 20 police officers, Turkish authorities said. One of the blasts was thought to be a …

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  • Scores killed as crowded church collapses in Nigeria
    LAGOS, Nigeria • Witnesses and an official say the roof of a church has collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 60 people. Co...
    Updated Dec 10 2016 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Who is Rex Tillerson, dark-horse candidate who reportedly beat out Romney, Huntsman for secretary of state?
    So far, President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks have mostly been either multimillionaire and billionaire executives or retired generals. In that ...
    Updated Dec 10 2016 02:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • US singer Patti Smith covers her face when performing ’A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’ by absent 2016 Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan during the 2016 Nobel prize award ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall on Saturday Dec. 10, 2016. (Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP) Patti Smith blanks out during Nobel Prize rendition of Bob Dylan’s ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’
    STOCKHOLM • Patti Smith needed two attempts to get through Bob Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm on Saturd...
    Updated Dec 10 2016 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 photo, two masked Ku Klux Klansmen stand on a muddy dirt road during an interview near Pelham, N.C. The KKK and other white extremist groups don’t like being called ’white supremacists,’ a phrase that dates to the earliest days of white racist movements in the United States. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) White supremacists? Not exactly, KKK and other groups claim
    PELHAM, N.C. • White supremacy is a label that’s too hot to handle even for groups like the Ku Klux Klan. Standing on a muddy dirt road in the dead of...
    Updated Dec 10 2016 09:51 am   |     |   Share


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  • Mike Harmon, of Huntington, Ind., poses outside his union’s meeting hall in Huntington, Ind., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Harmon, whose wife also works at the factory, said it’s his third factory closing. He’s worried he won’t find anything close to the $17 an hour United Technologies provides. The couple has two children in college and two in high school and is doing what he called ’major couponing’ and cutting back on non-necessities. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Workers at endangered Indiana plant feel forgotten by Trump
    HUNTINGTON, Ind. • A full parking lot and 50-hour workweeks belie the anxiety at the United Technologies-owned factory outside a small northeastern In...
    Updated Dec 10 2016 09:54 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes hands with Russian President President Vladimir Putin before a bilateral meeting at United Nations headquarters. Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling in U.S. elections, a White House official said Friday.  White House counterterrorism and Homeland Security adviser Lisa Monaco said Obama ordered officials to report on the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts and Russia’s involvement.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) Obama orders ‘under his watch’ review of election-season hacking
    WASHINGTON • President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email ...
    Updated Dec 10 2016 10:06 am   |     |   Share
  • President-elect Donald Trump takes off his coat while speaking at a rally in a DOW Chemical Hanger at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) The Latest: Giuliani takes himself out of running
    Washington • The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 4:25 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump says Rudy Giuliani is taking himself o...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 02:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Judge delays hearings in dirty soda lawsuit
    Provo • A judge has delayed depositions in a court battle over flavor-shot-spiked “dirty sodas.” The Daily Herald reports that a deposition in the ca...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Church shooter laughed during confession to FBI
    Charleston, S.C. • Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • 400-year-old heart of Catholic saint arrives in Shreveport
    Shreveport, La. • A 400-year-old human heart that belongs to a Catholic saint is making a temporary home at a Louisiana church. The Shreveport Times (...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Lynch to visit mosque amid spike in anti-Muslim hate crimes
    Washington • Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting a mosque in Virginia next week amid a sharp increase in hate crimes targeting Muslims. Lynch i...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 05:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2016 file photo, mourners carry the casket of Karina Vetrano from St. Helen’s Church following her funeral in the Howard Beach section of the Queens borough of New York. With a DNA profile, but no name to match it in the search for her killer, prosecutors are now seeking permission to try an emerging approach: using the DNA to search for the killer’s relatives. (Steven Sunshine/Newsday via AP, File) Could familial DNA crack case of slain New York City jogger?
    New York • With a DNA profile but no suspect to match in the strangling of a woman who went for a run and met a killer, authorities are looking to an ...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Turkeys cause power outages in Oregon town
    Medford, Ore. • A flock of wild turkeys, long considered menaces to one Oregon town, have sparked new ire after causing power outages in the eastern p...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 11:09 am   |     |   Share
  • Muslims pray at a public school football field during a service for the Eid al-Adha holiday, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Most Americans say Muslims face ‘a lot’ of discrimination, poll shows
    Eighty-two percent of Americans say that Muslims in the United States face discrimination, with a majority saying that they face “a lot” of it, accord...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 09:50 am   |     |   Share
  • This image provided by C-SPAN2 shows retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. giving his final speech on the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. (C-SPAN2 via AP) Government shutdown averted; Senate backs stopgap spending bill
    Washington • With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated ...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 09:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • President Barack Obama speaks at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP, Pool) Obama orders review of election hacking
    Washington • President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email ...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Protesters celebrate after hearing the news of President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment in front of the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted to impeach Park, a stunning and swift fall for the country’s first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury. The sign read ’Impeach Park Geun-hye immediately.’ (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Thousands in Seoul expected to celebrate president’s ouster
    Seoul, South Korea • Large crowds were expected to gather in South Korea’s capital on Saturday to celebrate the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 09:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • Women sue groom, event company after being hit by drone
    Brentwood, N.H. • Two women are suing a groom and the event company that ran his wedding reception after they allege he flew a drone that hit them in ...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:15 am   |     |   Share
  • This Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 photo, released by the International Committee for the Red Cross, shows members of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent carrying a patient on stretcher out of a medical facility in the Old City of Aleppo, Syria. The ICRC said it evacuated 148 disabled or civilians in need of urgent care from the facility, now under Syrian government control. ICRC said in a statement Thursday the evacuation was possible after fighting calmed down in the area. (Syrian Arab Red Crescent/Noor Hazouri via AP) Syrian civilians leave crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo
    Beirut • Hundreds of Syrian civilians streamed out on foot from the eastern part of the city of Aleppo on Friday in the wake of the relentless campaig...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • President-elect Donald Trump, right, greets Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, left, as he welcomes him to the stage during a rally at Hy-Vee Hall, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Des Moines. Branstad has accepted Trump’s offer to become U.S. ambassador to China. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Trump returns to campaign trail in Louisiana and Michigan
    Baton Rouge, La. • Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the presidency, en...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 09:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 photo  former far right extremists Felix Benneckenstein, left, and Falk Isernhagen, right, speak to the Associated Press in Schleife, eastern Germany. They are part part of a small but effective network of former neo Nazis working to help people leave the far-right scene. Spread across Germany they work closely with an organization called EXIT that provides quick, non-bureaucratic advice to extremists who want out.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) When neo-Nazis have doubts, there’s a number to call
    Schleife, Germany • Felix Benneckenstein was a rising star on Germany’s far-right scene, a young songwriter whose rousing guitar anthems made white na...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:12 am   |     |   Share
  • None of the inauguration protests have their proper permits yet. Here’s why.
    Washington • Groups seeking to protest in the nation’s capital the day of, and days around, the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump say they ...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Obama pressed to wade into Israel-Palestinian fight a last time
    U.S. President Barack Obama, whose administration failed to break the impasse between Israel and the Palestinians during eight years in office, is com...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:21 am   |     |   Share
  • A Paris city employee shows a dead rat in the Saint Jacques Tower park, in the center of Paris, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Paris is on a new rampage against rats, trying to shrink the growing rodent population. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) Rats! Paris fights back against rodent infestation
    Paris • Both Nadine Mahe des Portes and the rat panicked when she inadvertently stepped on it on her walk back from work through Paris. “I heard a ter...
    Updated Dec 09 2016 08:15 am   |     |   Share