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Death toll rises to 27 in latest Brazil prison riot

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-seven inmates have died in eruptions of violence in two northern Brazilian prisons, officials said Sunday as they quelled the latest in a string of...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:47

Vietnam doc makes Ken Burns, Trent Reznor partners

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Ken Burns and Trent Reznor would seem two unlikely collaborators, but both describe their recent work on the upcoming PBS documentary on the Vietnam War as...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:45

'Get Smart' actor Dick Gautier dead at 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Dick Gautier, who gained fame playing an Elvis-like singer in the Broadway musical "Bye Bye Birdie" and went on to play Hymie the Robot on...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:37

Thousands attend US rallies to support Obama health law

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan where Sen. Bernie Sanders called on Americans to resist Republican efforts to repeal President...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:32

The Latest: Packers-Cowboys will be 8th playoff meeting

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 3:25 p.m. Old playoff foes are set to meet again with the Green Bay Packers visiting the top-seeded Dallas...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:32

3 Nevada Democrats want ex-senator statue out of US Capitol

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Three Democratic congressional representatives are asking state lawmakers to act to remove a statue of former Nevada senator from the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall, alleging...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:28

Boston's archbishop joins Vatican office on clergy sex abuse

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's archbishop has been appointed to a top Vatican office that handles cases of clergy sex abuse. The Vatican's press office announced Saturday that Pope Francis named...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:25

NFL's Sunday divisional playoffs start late because of ice

NFL's Sunday divisional playoffs are about to get started, just a few hours later than expected. With the Steelers game at Kansas City moved to a night start — 8:20...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:16

Love it or hate it, people have opinions on the circus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Reaction to news that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was closing after 146 years — from saddened celebrities to elated animal rights advocates...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:16

Prada goes in search of the naïve, Missoni bursts with color

MILAN (AP) — This is the season of renewal, with new faces at some of Milan's top fashion brands. New creative directors made their debuts Sunday during the second day...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 13:15

Cutest captain: Sea lion caught in fishing gear hops on boat

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a juvenile sea lion was so happy to be rescued after getting hooked by fishing gear off Southern California, it jumped into a...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:48

Bahrain executes 3 over police bombing, triggering protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since an Arab Spring uprising rocked the country in 2011, putting to death three men found...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:39

The Latest: Envoy warns Trump govt: Don't move embassy

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a Paris conference on Mideast peace (all times local): 8:35 p.m. The chief Palestinian representative to France says moving the U.S. embassy in Israel...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:39

Officials: Unfilled border tunnels in Mexico a security risk

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. officials say Mexico's inability to fully seal up border tunnels dug by drug smugglers poses a security risk and is an "open invitation" for cartels...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:35

World diplomats tell Trump, Israel: Mideast needs peace

PARIS (AP) — Sending a forceful message to Israel's prime minister and the incoming Trump administration, dozens of countries called Sunday on Israel and the Palestinians to revive work toward...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:30

Pakistani villagers attack Qatari prince's hunting party

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says a group of villagers attacked the convoy of a Qatari prince on a hunting trip, wounding four people. Yasir Khan, deputy commissioner...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:29

Pro-Tibet protesters detained as China's Xi arrives in Bern

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Police in the Swiss capital of Bern say they've prevented a pro-Tibet protester from setting himself on fire on the sidelines of a demonstration against the...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:17

Official: Boys hurt in deadly Baltimore house fire improving

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore fire official says two young boys who were injured in a massive house fire last week that killed six of their siblings are improving. Fire...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:12

Head of DC National Guard asked to stay through inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The departing head of the District of Columbia National Guard says he was asked to stay in his job a bit longer after reports that he would...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:11

Vet, assistant mauled to death by 3 lions on Jordan reserve

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A security official says three lions have mauled to death a veterinarian and his assistant at a wildlife reserve in western Jordan. The official says the...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:06

Stopped train triggers major political row in Balkans

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian train halted at the border with Kosovo and bearing signs reading "Kosovo is Serbian," has fueled a major crisis in the Balkans and escalated...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 11:58

The Latest: Kerry backs "2-nation" solution for Mideast

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a Paris conference on Mideast peace (all times local): 7:50 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is defending an international call for renewed...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 11:55

The Latest: 2 semis crash on icy interstate in Nebraska

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on ice storms in the central U.S. (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Officials believe icy conditions contributed to a fiery crash involving two...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 11:54

Stropped train triggers major political row in Balkans

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian train halted at the border with Kosovo and bearing signs reading "Kosovo is Serbian," has fueled a major crisis in the Balkans and escalated...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 11:44

Thousands attend Sanders health care rally in Michigan

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures at a community college in Michigan on Sunday to support the federal health car law, one of several...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 11:42

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