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Death toll in warehouse fire rises to 24, with more expected

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The death toll in a late-night dance party fire at a converted Oakland warehouse rose to 24 on Sunday as firefighters dug slowly through the charred remnants of the building in their search for what they expect will be more victims.

Dec. 4, 2016 1:56 PM EST

Was Trump's Taiwan contact a policy shift or a misstep?

BEIJING (AP) — Was President-elect Donald Trump signaling a shift in U.S.-China relations when he referred to Taiwan's leader as "president" following a phone call this past week or was it an unintentional misstep?

Dec. 4, 2016 10:43 AM EST


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Southern California, Penn State face off in 103rd Rose Bowl

Penn State (11-2, Big Ten) vs. Southern California (9-3, Pac-12), Jan. 2, 5 p.m. EST

Dec. 4, 2016 3:23 PM EST

Southern California meets Penn State in 103rd Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California will face Big Ten champion Penn State in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 2.

Dec. 4, 2016 3:18 PM EST

Cuban exiles see only a glimmer of hope in Castro's funeral

MIAMI (AP) — In the heart of Miami's Little Havana, Cuban exile Armando Garcia said Sunday's funeral of Fidel Castro granted neither simple closure nor optimism for immediate change, but was a glimmer of hope for democracy in Cuba.

Dec. 4, 2016 3:16 PM EST

Trump expands list of candidates to head State Dep't
Dec. 4, 2016 3:11 PM EST

Vets to help protesters, asked not clash with officials
Dec. 4, 2016 3:11 PM EST

A look at key figures in the Will Smith case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trial begins Monday for Cardell Hayes, 29, who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the April shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. A look at some of the key figures in the case:

Dec. 4, 2016 3:09 PM EST

Big 12 champ Oklahoma, SEC's Auburn meet in Sugar Bowl

No. 7 Oklahoma (10-2, 9-0 Big 12, No. 7 CFP) vs. No. 17 Auburn (8-4, 5-3 SEC, No. 14 CFP), Jan. 2, 8:30 p.m. EST

Dec. 4, 2016 3:04 PM EST

Fidel Castro laid to rest in private ceremony in east Cuba
Dec. 4, 2016 2:57 PM EST

Police may seek arrests over Penn State celebration, damage

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police in State College are weighing possible arrests after the celebration of Penn State's Big Ten championship caused minor property damage.

Dec. 4, 2016 2:51 PM EST

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Libya's Tripoli sees worst militias clashes in 2 years

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Clashes continued for the second day among heavily-armed militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, vying for power and control over the city, with one dislodging another in at least two posts, a five-star hotel and a barracks, in what appears to be the worst outbreak of violence the city has seen in two years.

Dec. 2, 2016 4:22 PM EST

Full transcript of the AP's interview with Iraq's PM

BAGHDAD (AP) — Following is a full transcript of The Associated Press interview with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad:

Nov. 29, 2016 4:45 AM EST

Rebels' hold on eastern Aleppo collapses as troops move in
Nov. 28, 2016 3:10 PM EST

Israel bombs alleged IS militant hideout in Syria
Nov. 28, 2016 11:33 AM EST

Syrian army Aleppo advance displaces thousands
Nov. 27, 2016 2:24 PM EST

Indonesia says 2 militants arrested in Myanmar Embassy plot
Nov. 27, 2016 7:37 AM EST

Israeli military kills 4 IS militants in Syria after ambush

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck a machine gun-mounted vehicle inside Syria Sunday, killing four Islamic State-affiliated militants inside after they had opened fire on a military patrol on the Israeli side of the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said.

Nov. 27, 2016 6:52 AM EST

Iraq's parliament adopts law legalizing Shiite militias
Nov. 26, 2016 6:13 PM EST

Indonesia police say militant was making powerful bombs

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said a suspected Islamic militant arrested earlier this week was making explosives more powerful than those used in the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people.

Nov. 25, 2016 11:06 PM EST

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