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  • What's next? Democrats offer their views as Trump era starts

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) As President-elect Donald Trump takes office, Democrats are in sad shape with no clear power base. Republicans will occupy the White House and control both houses of Congress, with favorable odds of maintaining or even increasing those advantages in the ...

  • Trump nation eagerly awaits the greatness he promised

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump was propelled into power by an army of supporters fed up with the status quo and eager for change. Now, it's time for him to deliver. As many across the country look apprehensively toward ...

  • Democrats begin Trump era with historic power deficit

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have lost power, from the White House to statehouses around the country, and now they know they're going to have to rebuild. Elected Democrats on Capitol Hill already are forcefully opposing Donald Trump on many fronts. ...

  • Supreme court justice in Brazil on plane that crashed in sea

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The son of a Brazilian Supreme Court justice says his father was a plane that crashed off the coast of a city in Rio de Janeiro state. The judge has played a key role in ...

  • Son of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says a plane has crashed with his father aboard, condition unknown

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Son of Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki says a plane has crashed with his father aboard, condition unknown.

  • French military: death toll in Mali base attack rises to 77

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — A French military spokesman says the death toll in the attack on an army camp in Gao, in northern Mali, has risen to 77. Col. Patrik Steiger said on Thursday that 77 people were killed in the ...

  • Iran summons Danish envoy over embassy attack

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Danish ambassador over an attack on its Copenhagen embassy. The official IRNA news agency said the attack on Thursday involved four Iranian dissidents, without providing further details. IRNA said the ...

  • Montana beekeeper stung by beehive thieves in California

    2 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 beehives he had taken to California to pollinate almond trees. Lloyd Cunniff tells the Great Falls Tribune (http://gftrib.com/2k7mEcf ) it appeared the thieves used semitrailers to ...

  • Moscow nightclub hosts early inauguration party for Trump

    2 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration early. Russian officials openly cheered Trump's win in the November ...

  • With little room to maneuver, Syria's rebels head for talks

    2 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels are sending more than a dozen representatives next week to the capital of Kazakhstan for talks with government representatives, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year. But the loss of Aleppo, ...

  • Senegal army spokesman says troops have entered Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to step down

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal army spokesman says troops have entered Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to step down.

  • UN adopts resolution backing Gambia's new President Barrow

    2 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution expressing "full support" to Gambia's new President Adama Barrow and calling on ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to step down, condemning his attempts to usurp power. A last-minute revision ...

  • Suspected WWII bomb found in River Thames in London

    3 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — London police say two of the city's busiest bridges have been partially closed after a suspected World War II bomb was found in the River Thames. The Metropolitan Police force says officers were called Thursday afternoon "to ...

  • UN approves resolution backing Gambia's new President Adama Barrow and urges ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to leave peacefully

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN approves resolution backing Gambia's new President Adama Barrow and urges ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to leave peacefully.

  • Boulders cleared, Zion National Park road open slide

    3 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a scenic drive at Zion National Park in Utah is open again after crews using fire hoses removed massive boulders that tumbled onto the road nearly a week ago. Park officials said Thursday ...

  • Report: IS lost a quarter of its territory in 2016

    3 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Researchers say the Islamic State group lost nearly a quarter of its territory last year, as an array of forces pressured it on multiple fronts in Syria and Iraq. In a report published Thursday, IHS Jane's ...

  • Experts close Cyprus talks to narrow differences day early

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A United Nations envoy says diplomats meeting at a Swiss resort to figure out if differences are bridgeable in a deal to reunify ethnically split Cyprus have wrapped up their work a day early. Envoy Espen ...

  • Images show Nigeria refugee camp hit multiple times: Group

    3 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Human Rights Watch says satellite imagery supports witness accounts that Nigeria's air force struck a refugee camp with "multiple air-dropped munitions," even though tents should have been easily visible. The New York-based group on Thursday again ...

  • Who is Gambia's new leader? A look at Adama Barrow

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Adama Barrow is a former businessman and real estate mogul who emerged as the unlikely head of a coalition of several Gambian opposition parties. He was sworn in Thursday in Gambia's embassy in neighboring Senegal after ...

  • Invitations in hand, West Bank settlers head to inauguration

    4 hours ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — For nearly 50 years, Israel's settler movement has been criticized, condemned and ostracized by the international community. But on Friday, they say they will be greeted with open arms as invited guests to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. ...

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