Jackson, Watson divvy up wins at College Football Awards
Biden says world will look to liberal Trudeau
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) ? Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden hailed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel as genuine leaders during a time when they are in short supply at a state dinner in his honor in Canada on Thursday night.
US Supreme Court lets Alabama execution go ahead
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) ? The U.S. Supreme Court late Thursday said Alabama could execute an inmate convicted of killing a convenience store clerk, a decision handed down after a whirlwind of legal fillings and two court-ordered delays.
Raffl scores late, Flyers beat Oilers for 7th straight win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) ? Michael Raffl scored with 1:29 remaining to cap Philadelphia's rally from two goals down in a 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night for the Flyers' seventh straight win.
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John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, dies at age 95
WASHINGTON (AP) ? John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.
US Supreme Court says Alabama can proceed with execution of man convicted of killing convenience store clerkATMORE, Ala. (AP) ? US Supreme Court says Alabama can proceed with execution of man convicted of killing convenience store clerk.
Chiefs' Johnson leaves game vs Raiders with Achilles injury
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ? The Chiefs' Derrick Johnson left Thursday night's game against the Oakland Raiders late in the first half after falling to the turf untouched and immediately grabbing his left Achilles ? an eerily familiar sight for the four-time Pro Bowl linebacker.
China and Australia's Rinehart win bid for cattle empire
Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart and a Chinese consortium won final approval Friday to buy one of the world's biggest cattle estates, ending a lengthy and fraught sale process. The green light came more than a year after Treasurer Scott Morrison blocked an all-Chinese offer by Shanghai Pengxin for S. Kidman and Co Ltd, Australia's biggest private land owner, as being against the national interest. There has also been growing concern in Australia about the purchase of local infrastructure and land by foreign interests.
Oakland city workers visited warehouse, did not flag fire hazard
In the two years leading up to the fire at an Oakland, California warehouse that killed 36 people at a dance party late last week, city officials had entered the building on numerous occasions and had multiple opportunities to see that residents were illegally living there in hazardous conditions. The Oakland Police Department received dozens of complaints about the warehouse, and went inside at least half a dozen times, according to police reports and accounts from former tenants and visitors. Neighbors and former tenants also say city fire officials were in the building at least twice.