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Bitcoin futures begin trading on CME

NEW YORK (AP) — The second major security based on bitcoin is starting to trade on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The CME Group, one of the nation's largest exchanges of...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:31

Conservative ex-President Pinera easily wins Chile election

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Billionaire former President Sebastian Pinera easily won Chile's presidential runoff election Sunday, moving the world's top-copper producing country back to the right in the footsteps of...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:29

The Latest: Ripple effect elsewhere of airport power outage

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the power outage at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Airports in Chicago are among those affected by a power outage...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:29

The Latest: Prayer, praise open San Francisco mayor memorial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the public memorial of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A prayer with the refrain "we will remember him"...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:28

Gov. says senator should resign over misconduct allegations

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants a Democratic state senator to resign over published allegations of inappropriate conduct toward women. The Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday quoted anonymous former...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:19

Conservative ex-President Pinera easily winds Chile election

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Billionaire former President Sebastian Pinera easily won Chile's presidential runoff election Sunday, moving the world's top-copper producing country back to the right in the footsteps of...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:18

The Latest: Conservative Pinera wins Chile presidential vote

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The latest on Chile's presidential runoff election (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Conservative billionaire and former President Sebastian Pinera has easily won Chile's presidential runoff election,...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:12

Sudden power outage brings Atlanta airport to a standstill

ATLANTA (AP) — A sudden power outage brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding scores of flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:10

Conservative billionaire and former Chilean President Pinera easily wins presidential runoff election

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Conservative billionaire and former Chilean President Pinera easily wins presidential runoff election.
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:08

The Latest: WR Antonio Brown taken to hospital

The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 6:02 p.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to protect their lead over the New England Patriots...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:07

The Latest: 'Celebration of Life' for San Francisco mayor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (all times local): 3 p.m. Family members, friends, politicians and San Francisco residents have packed...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 16:01

The Latest: L.A. Rams throttling Seattle 34-0 on the road

The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 5:40 p.m. The Los Angeles Rams are dethroning the Seattle Seahawks from the top of the...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:59

The Latest: Ex-Chile president's vote rival concedes defeat

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The latest on Chile's presidential runoff election (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The left-of-center candidate in Chile's presidential runoff election has conceded victory to billionaire former...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:57

McCain returning home to Arizona, will likely miss tax vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized for the side effects of his brain cancer treatment and likely will miss a crucial...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:48

Left-center senator concedes Chile presidential election to conservative former President Pinera

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Left-center senator concedes Chile presidential election to conservative former President Pinera.
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:44

South Africa's ruling ANC party votes for new leader Monday

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's ruling African National Congress will vote for its new president on Monday, as delegates choose between two candidates to lead Nelson Mandela's historic liberation movement...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:42

Jazz and pop singer Keely Smith dies of heart failure at 89

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Keely Smith, a pop and jazz singer known for her solo recordings of jazz standards as well as her musical partnership with Louis Prima, has...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:41

Ex-President Pinera appears headed back into power in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Billionaire and former President Sebastian Pinera appeared headed to a victory in Chile's presidential runoff election, with more than 82 percent of the votes counted Sunday...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:34

The Latest: Antonio Brown leaves game with left leg injury

The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 5:25 p.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to find out what they can do without wide...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:31

Trump: I'm not considering firing special counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growing...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:29

Latest: Powerful winds raise fire risk as crews battle blaze

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Southern California (all times local): 2:25 p.m. While crews got a break from slightly calmer winds on the lines of...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:25

South Africa's ruling ANC party starts voting for new leader

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Voting has begun to choose the next president of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party, as delegates choose between two candidates to lead Nelson Mandela's historic...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:21

Trump: Sen. McCain returning home to Arizona after treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment. Trump told...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:16

The Latest: Ex-President Pinera leads in Chile vote count

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The latest on Chile's presidential runoff election (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Billionaire Sebastian Pinera has the lead in Chile's presidential runoff election, with just under...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:14

The Latest: Trump says he isn't considering firing Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is saying he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller. Trump returned...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 15:08

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