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Trump speaks with Taiwan's president, risking China tensions
Buzz Aldrin gets visit from NASA after polar evacuation
Chef credited with inventing General Tso's Chicken has died
Gambia's shock presidential victor hails new era
Opposition candidate Adama Barrow hailed a "new Gambia" Friday after he pulled off a stunning presidential election victory, putting an end to the 22-year rule of Yahya Jammeh. Official results earlier showed Barrow, a businessman and political unknown until six months ago, comfortably winning Thursday's poll with 45.54 percent, capping a remarkable rise to prominence. Jammeh took 212,099 votes (36.66 percent) and third party candidate Mama Kandeh 102,969 votes (17.80 percent), the Independent Electoral Commission said.
No verdict in motorist death after 16 hours deliberation
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict."
2 arrested in New Orleans shooting that killed 1, wounded 9
US approves flights by Norwegian Air Shuttle subsidiary
Discount airline Norwegian Air Shuttle has won permission from federal authorities for its disputed plan to expand flights to the U.S. The decision was a defeat for several large U.S. airlines and their ...Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:07:20 -0500
China's state-run Xinhua News Agency says 21 miners trapped for four days have been confirmed dead; 1 missing
BEIJING (AP) China's state-run Xinhua News Agency says 21 miners trapped for four days have been confirmed dead; 1 missing.Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:02:28 -0500
APNewsBreak: Union backed out of deal to add 26th player
LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed
James makes good on bet with Wade, shows up in Cubs uniform
Gambia's president concedes defeat after election loss
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) Gambia's president of 22 years acknowledged his election defeat on state television Friday night, vowing to step down hours after news of the results prompted thousands to celebrate in the streets in an unprecedented display of disdain for his rule.
Dean takes himself out of the race for chairman of DNC
Apparent tax arrangements of top soccer players released
A group of European media outlets on Friday published what it claims are details of tax arrangements made by several top soccer players and coaches, including Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester ...Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:27:18 -0500
US moves to block Chinese purchase of German tech firm Aixtron
US President Barack Obama on Friday moved to block a Chinese company's purchase of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron by rejecting the inclusion of Aixtron's US business in the deal. The US Treasury Department said a review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) chaired by Obama found the risks posed by the deal, which could place sensitive technology with potential military applications in Chinese hands, were too great.