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  • Georgia makes election results final by certifying votes

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has certified its Nov. 6 election results, finally ending the contentious race for governor. Georgia Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden said late Saturday the results are certified and can be viewed on the agency’s website . Democrat Stacey Abrams came within about 60,000 votes of becoming America’s first black woman governor […]
  • The Latest: Trump says ‘no reason’ to hear Khashoggi tape

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says there’s “no reason” for him to listen to an audio recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL’ khahr-SHOHK’-jee) at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Trump confirms the U.S. has the […]
  • Finnish president says he briefed Trump on forest monitoring

    HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s president says that he briefed U.S. President Donald Trump amid the California wildfires on how the Nordic country effectively monitors its substantial forest resources with a well-working surveillance system. President Sauli Niinisto said in an interview published Sunday in the Ilta-Sanomat newspaper that he told Trump during their brief meeting in […]
  • Latest US Rhodes scholar class includes more women than ever

    The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen from a group of 880 applicants endorsed by 281 U.S. colleges and universities […]
  • Pope prays for those stricken by California wildfires

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has prayed for victims of California’s wildfires and freezing weather on the U.S. East Coast. Addressing tens of thousands of faithful in St. Peter’s Square Sunday, including pilgrims from New York and New Jersey. Francis prayed that “the Lord welcome the deceased into his peace, comfort family members and […]
  • Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, officials said. US Ecology, which runs the site, said Monte “Alex” Green of Grand View, Idaho, died of his injuries from the explosion at 9:23 a.m. inside one of […]
  • Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have held three days of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where the Afghan insurgent group has a political office, a Taliban official and another individual close to the group said Sunday. The talks are aimed at renewing the Afghan peace process and eventually […]
  • Trump says report on Khashoggi death expected in coming days

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An upcoming administration report about the circumstances surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may put President Donald Trump in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close ally in the Middle East. “We’ll be having a very full report over the […]
  • 1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida’s young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor’s office, ended his hard-fought campaign Saturday as the state’s first black nominee for the post. Gillum, whose refrain had been “bring it home” as he […]
  • Trump consoles Californians suffering from twin tragedies

    PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all-but-destroyed by deadly wildfires and privately consoling people grieving after a mass shooting at a popular college bar outside Los Angeles. “This has been a tough […]