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December 3, 2016

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  • Temple players, including Stephaun Marshall (6) and Linwood Crump (46), pass around the trophy after they defeated Navy 34-10 in the American Athletic Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Annapolis, Md.
    Temple cruises past Navy 34-10 to capture AAC championship
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Soon after coach Matt Rhule received the obligatory drenching on the sideline, confetti rained down on the Temple football team and the players jumped with excitement during a celebration that was nearly five decades in the making. For the first time since 1967, the Owls are league champions ...
  • Oklahoma fullback Dimitri Flowers, right, is tackled by Oklahoma State cornerback Ramon Richards during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Norman, Okla.
    Mayfield, Oklahoma top Oklahoma St. 38-20 to win Big 12
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Baker Mayfield passed for 288 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 7 Oklahoma defeated No. 11 Oklahoma State 38-20 on Saturday in a matchup that decided the Big 12 champion and likely guaranteed the Sooners a trip to the Sugar Bowl ...
  • Road rage ends in McKnight's death; criticism of case looms
    Dec. 3, 2016
    A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left an ex-NFL player dead, authorities said, amid criticism the shooter was allowed to go free ...
  • Vice President-elect Mike Pence, right, arrives at a "Get Out the Vote" rally Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, to stump for Republican senate candidate Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy in New Orleans.
    Final Senate seat to be settled in Louisiana Dec. 10 runoff
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Louisiana's last-in-the-nation U.S. Senate race has drawn donations from desperate Democrats around the country seeking a victory in their otherwise dismal election cycle, even if they're supporting a pro-gun, anti-abortion candidate deemed such a long shot that he's getting little help from the national Democratic Party ...
  • Syrian and allied troops advance in besieged Aleppo
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Syrian warplanes, artillery and mortar rounds pounded areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday drawing rebel rockets, as government troops gain new ground in the shrinking opposition-held enclave ...
  • The caravan carrying the ashes of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro drives by the Moncada Fort in Santiago, Cuba, on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. After a four-day journey across the country through small towns and cities where his rebel army fought its way to power nearly 60 years ago, his remains will be interred in Santiago on Sunday.
    Fidel Castro's ashes arrive in eastern city of Santiago
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Fidel Castro's ashes have arrived in the eastern city of Santiago, ending a four-day journey across Cuba ...
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listens as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton makes a point during the third and final presidential debate Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2106, at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV.
    UNLV gulps at higher cost of hosting presidential debate
    Dec. 3, 2016
    UNLV President Len Jessup says university officials should think twice before hosting another presidential debate now that they know the pricetag for providing the venue for the Oct. 19 faceoff between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton ...
  • Teen shot by smoke shop employee during attempted robbery dies; 3 detained
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Metro Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager by an employee at a smoke shop during what police described as an attempted robbery Friday evening ...
  • Police use 'fake news' in sting aimed at California gang
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California's central coast issued a fake press release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them, but the ruse was criticized by news organizations who reported it as fact ...
  • Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested
    Dec. 3, 2016
    A graduate student arrested on suspicion of stabbing to death the professor who oversaw his work at the University of Southern California was being held on $1 million bail Saturday as their shocked colleagues began processing the news ...
  • Chef credited with inventing General Tso's Chicken has died
    Dec. 3, 2016
    he chef credited with inventing General Tso's Chicken, a world-famous Chinese dish smothered in a sweet sauce that was never a staple in China, has died in Taiwan at 98 ...
  • Veronica Carney looks at the skyline from the remains of the home she grew up in Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Carney flew in from Massachusetts to assist her parents, Richard T. Ramsey and Sue Ramsey who safely evacuated as a wildfire approached Monday evening.
    Dazed Tennessee residents get first look at wildfire rubble
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Charlotte Moore needed a phone charger. "I'll just get it at home," she shrugged. Then she remembered that her home was gone. The realization came as she made the familiar drive up to the top of Laurel Mountain in the Roaring Fork neighborhood of Gatlinburg on Friday, where what lay ahead was anything but familiar ...
  • A unidentified man covers his face outside of a warehouse that was destroyed by a fire Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland fire chief Teresa Deloche-Reed said many people were unaccounted for as of Saturday morning and authorities were working to verify who was in the cluttered warehouse when the fire broke out around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
    Fire tears through Oakland dance party, killing at least 9
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Fire tore through an Oakland warehouse converted into artist studios during a late-night dance party, killing at least nine people, and officials said Saturday that the death toll could rise as high as 40. "It appears that either you got out or you got trapped inside," said Alameda County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Ray Kelly ...
  • Madonna raises $7.5M for Malawi, slams Trump in Miami show
    Dec. 3, 2016
    Madonna kissed Ariana Grande, repeatedly criticized President elect Donald Trump and said she was ashamed to be an American in a magnetic performance in Miami ...
  • Sun Youth Forum Scholarship recipients
    Dec. 3, 2016
    The three students who received scholarships at the Las Vegas Youth Forum are …
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