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Mon. 9:12 a.m.: Thousands in Gaza demand revenge after deadly Israeli raid

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Chanting "revenge" and flanked by masked gunmen in camouflage, thousands of mourners in the Gaza Strip today buried seven Palestinian militants killed in an Israeli incursion as the ruling Hamas group launched a feverish security sweep across the ...

Mon. 9:09 a.m.: A grim search for more fire victims in Northern California

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires continued to rage at both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29. It matched California's record for deaths in a single ...

Sun. 8:25 p.m.: Regional football finals sites selected

The OHSAA has set times and sites for the upcoming high school football regional finals: Division I ­ Games at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 Region 1 1 Mentor (11-1) vs. 7 Lakewood St. Edward (8-3) at Euclid Community Field Region 2 4 Powell Olentangy Liberty (8-4) vs. 2 Dublin Coffman (11-1) ...

Fri. 9:17 a.m.: Another Keystone XL setback; environmental review ordered

NEW YORK (AP) — Environmentalists are lauding a federal court order that blocks a Trump administration permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, pending an environmental review. The pipeline would begin in Alberta and shuttle as much as 830,000 barrels a day of crude through ...

Fri. 8:44 a.m.: Heroism, harrowing escapes as fire destroys California town

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire that ravaged a Northern California town Thursday sent residents racing to escape on roads that turned into tunnels of fire as thick smoke darkened the daytime sky, wiping out what a Cal Fire official said was a couple of thousand ...

Fri. 8:38 a.m.: US immigration officials aim to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoking extraordinary presidential national security powers to tighten the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The regulations will be ...

Fri. 8:32 a.m.: Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a harbinger of potentially big changes for Medicare, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services such as help with chores, safety devices and respite for caregivers next year through private "Medicare Advantage" insurance plans. The shift reflects a ...

Fri. 8:28 a.m.: Active shooter reported at North Carolina school

UPDATE: A county official says reports of an active shooter at a school in North Carolina turned out to be malfunctioning water heater. HERE'S THE ORIGINAL POST: HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have responded to reports of an active shooter at a high school. Capt. ...

10:20 a.m.: Ginsburg, 85, hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighty-five-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital, the court said today. The court's oldest justice fell Wednesday evening, the court said. She went to George Washington University ...

Thu. 8:53 a.m.: 13 dead, including gunman, in shooting at California bar

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A hooded gunman wearing all black opened fire at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, using a handgun and a smoke device to kill 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing, authorities said this morning. Terrified revelers ...

Thu. 8:48 a.m.: Fed is set to keep rates on hold before a hike later in year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve appears on track to raise interest rates once more this year but will likely hold off on any action when its latest policy meeting ends today. Still, investors will be parsing the statement the Fed will issue after its meeting for any sign that it might ...

Thu. 8:46 a.m.: Iran oil minister says US waivers not enough

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's oil minister today predicted a painful time ahead for international oil customers as U.S. sanctions take hold, saying waivers that Washington granted to eight major oil-importing countries are not enough for market demands. Iranian state TV quoted the minster, ...

Thu. 8:44 a.m.: Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbor

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian Navy frigate carrying a crew of 137 was rammed by a tanker while in a harbor on the country's west coast today, tearing a large hole in its side, the military said. Eight people on the KNM Helge Instad were slightly injured — two of whom were taken ...

Wed. 3:37 p.m.: Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general at Trump’s request

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned today as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions announced his resignation in a letter to President Donald ...

Wed. 3:51 p.m.: US consumer borrowing up solid $10.9 billion in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans increased their borrowing by a solid amount in September. But the gain was less than half the big August surge as borrowing in the category that includes credit cards fell. Consumer borrowing rose by a seasonally adjusted $10.9 billion following a jump of $22.9 ...

Wed. 3:44 p.m.: Pakistani Christian woman transferred to capital

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Christian woman acquitted by Pakistan's Supreme Court eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy was flown today night to a facility in the capital Islamabad from an undisclosed location for security reasons, two senior government officials said. Amid tight ...

Wed. 9:18 a.m.: Trump warns House Dems against starting investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning Democrats against using their new majority in the House of Representatives to investigate his administration. He said in a tweet this morning that if they do, the Republican-controlled Senate may investigate Democrats. With the Democrats ...

Wed. 9:12 a.m.: Democrats gain governors’ seats, but GOP holds some states

(AP) Democrats tried Tuesday to fight their way back to power in state capitols across the country by reclaiming governor's seats in several key states, marking significant steps in their nationwide strategy to reverse years of Republican gains in state capitols. Still, their victories in ...

Wed. 8:58 a.m.: Wall Street looking at post-election gain

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is set to open higher today after the U.S. midterm elections lived up to expectations, with the Democrats winning control of the House of Representatives and the Republicans keeping the Senate. The election results portend gridlock in Washington — but the stock ...