Rain and sorrow accentuate memorial for dead at Brazil club
CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) -- On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club who died in a plane crash....
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Saudi king starts tour of Gulf Arab states with visit to UAE
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman has arrived in the United Arab Emirates to begin a regional tour aimed at strengthening relations with four neighboring Gulf allies....
Syrian and allied troops advance in besieged Aleppo
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) -- 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....
Ruins of homes in Kirkuk a sign of divisions to come in Iraq
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- All along the street, houses have been reduced to rubble in the central Iraqi city of Kirkuk. The work of Kurdish security forces retaliating against Sunni Arabs after a recent Islamic State group attack, residents say....
Latest 'juvenile lifer' leaves prison after 40 years
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has become the latest "juvenile lifer" to leave prison after serving more than 40 years for a crime committed when he was 17....
Foam fills Philadelphia streets after substation incident
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A possible explosion at a power substation in downtown Philadelphia sent waves of white foam billowing into the streets that spread across a two-block area....
Universities exploring 'sanctuary' status for immigrants
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Universities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves "sanctuary campuses" amid fears from immigrant students and pressure from activists following the election of Donald Trump....
DA hopes new leads will solve teen's 1993 death near station
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Officials in suburban Philadelphia say new leads have come in this year in the unsolved 1993 murder of a teenager who disappeared from a train station....
Green Party, election watchdogs get pushback in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Green Party's quest for a recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election - and, perhaps more importantly, an examination for malware inside of voting machines or systems - is being met with resistance, even before a state judge hears the case....
Museum to auction wax figures of presidents, first ladies
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Gettysburg wax museum that features the likeness of every U.S. president and first lady has closed and the figures are up for auction....
Driver charged with DWI, negligent homicide in fatal crash
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire man has died in a car crash that the police say was likely the result of drunken driving....
Keys, lightbulbs tied to Thomas Edison go up for auction
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph are up for auction in Dallas, along with some of the lightbulbs that he perfected....
A Donald Trump museum? Atlantic City historians consider it
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A group of historians in Atlantic City wants to open a museum dedicated to President-elect Donald Trump....
Lawyer: 'Superfly' Snuka in hospice, has 6 months to live
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Former pro wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is in hospice care in Florida and has six months to live, his lawyer said Friday....
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it will ban smoking in public housing units in an effort to protect millions of low-income tenants from of secondhand smoke, while saving millions of dollars annually from property damage by preventable fires caused by smoking. The ban will apply to all homes that are publicly subsidized by the federal government. Scheduled to go into effect in 18 months, it could be overturned by the next President and Congress.
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