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Toronto FC wins first MLS Cup title, beating Seattle Sounders 2-0

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC wins first MLS Cup title, beating Seattle Sounders 2-0.
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 16:28

Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter who posted a photo of Trump's Florida rally on Friday...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 16:26

Tribe wary of monument in Montana as others reduced by Trump

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Even as it clashes with American Indians over reductions to national monuments in the Southwest, the Trump administration is pursuing creation of a new monument on...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 16:21

Worm poop means fertilizer and cash for student entrepreneur

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An entrepreneurial student who turns worm poop into organic fertilizer targeted for marijuana growers is generating buzz and earning accolades. Joseph Walker, who's studying at...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 15:52

Officials from UN, North Korea agree situation is dangerous

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says its political chief and North Korea's foreign minister agree that the current situation on the Korean peninsula is the most dangerous security...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 15:29

'Firefighting at Christmas' may become normal in California

FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A week of destructive fires in Southern California is ending but danger still looms. Well into what's considered the wet season, there's been nary a drop...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 14:51

Mexico conservative party chief resigns, eyes presidency bid

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico's conservative National Action Party presented his resignation Saturday, positioning himself to run for president as the candidate of a left-right coalition in...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 14:09

SantaCon arrives with hundreds of Santas for a bar crawl

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus is in New York, in the form of hundreds of people wearing his lookalike-costume to bar crawl for the annual SantaCon. But because of...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 14:05

3 hurt after Ohio fire caused by attempt to kill bed bugs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say that three people have been injured and 10 people left homeless after a woman accidentally started a fire while trying to kill bed bugs with...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 14:04

Search for 2 people aboard sunken tugboat suspended

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended a search for two people who were aboard a tugboat that sank in the Mississippi River. A news release from the...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 14:03

1 man dies, another injured climbing Greece's Mount Olympus

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police say one man has died and another was slightly injured as they attempted to climb Mount Olympus, Greece's highest mountain. The accident happened Saturday afternoon...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 13:54

The Latest: California governor: Fires are 'new normal'

FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Southern California (all times local): 12:50 p.m. California Gov. Jerry Brown says deadly and destructive wildfires in winter are "the...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 13:48

2 off-duty officers killed in highway crash

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — An FBI agent and a state fire marshal were killed Friday while standing on the shoulder of a highway at the scene of a traffic crash,...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 13:46

Fundraising effort underway after child's wheelchair stolen

CINCINNATI (AP) — A fundraising campaign is underway to buy a custom wheelchair for a 6-year-old girl with spina bifida after hers was stolen from in front of her family's...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 13:45

Boyega on way to 'Star Wars' premiere, despite Atlanta snow

NEW YORK (AP) — After tweeting that snow in Atlanta might keep him from making the "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" premiere in Los Angeles, actor John Boyega is apparently...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 13:40

Arab foreign ministers blast Trump over Jerusalem

CAIRO (AP) — Arab foreign ministers kicked off an emergency meeting Saturday in the Egyptian capital with scathing criticism of President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 13:13

The Latest: Mississippi flag protested at museum opening

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Mississippi for the opening of museums dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 12:55

The Latest: Arab leader asks nations to recognize Palestine

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The Arab League chief has called on...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 12:38

Thousands protest against Netanyahu, corruption in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Thousands of Israelis have poured into the streets of Tel Aviv for an anti-corruption rally calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign. Local media...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 12:26

Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 12:24

Q&A: What's next after Rep. Trent Franks' resignation?

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, a conservative anti-abortion Republican, has resigned after revealing that he discussed surrogacy with two female staffers. One former aide told The Associated Press...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 12:07

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump did a lot of boasting in his Florida rally. An Associated Press Fact Check finds that he was off on some his claims Friday...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 11:56

The Latest: California fires burn more than 1,000 structures

FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Southern California (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Authorities say they've counted more than 1,000 homes and others buildings destroyed by...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 11:54

AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — After helping the New York Yankees to five World Series titles, Derek Jeter might help them win another. The Yankees and Jeter's Miami Marlins have agreed to...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 11:45

Trump pays tribute to civil rights heroes amid protests

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 11:39

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