Fire at Warehouse Party in Oakland Kills at Least 9, With Dozens Missing - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:17:15 GMT
OAKLAND, Calif. — Firefighters picking through the ruins of a warehouse “literally bucket by bucket” found 15 more bodies overnight, bringing to 24 the death toll from a fire that ripped through a makeshift nightclub on Friday. The search of the rest ...
Trump's Taiwan Play - Wall Street Journal Avatar
Wall Street Journal Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:27:21 GMT
Americans had to get used to Donald Trump breaking all the rules of presidential campaigning, and it looks like the world will have to adjust to a President Trump who will also violate diplomatic convention. One early lesson is not to overreact to ...
Austrians Appear to Reject Far-Right Candidate for President - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:04:04 GMT
The presidential candidate Norbert Hofer in Pinkafeld, Austria, on Sunday. His Freedom Party contested a runoff election in May that he lost by just 31,000 votes. Credit Leonhard Foeger/Reuters. VIENNA — In a vote closely watched across Europe ...
Trump Takes Twitter Aim at Companies Looking to Move Jobs Abroad - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:10:49 GMT
President-elect Donald J. Trump during a tour of a Carrier plant in Indianapolis last week. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump on Sunday renewed his hard line on American companies that plan to shift ...
Cuban Military Fires 21-Gun Salute As Fidel Castro Laid To Rest In Private Ceremony - NPR Avatar
NPR Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:12:00 GMT
The ashes of Fidel Castro, the iconic revolutionary leader who died late last month, were interred in a private ceremony Sunday bringing an end to nine days of mourning in Cuba for a man who was the political face of the island nation for nearly half a ...
Matteo Renzi's Fate Is at Stake as Italians Vote in Referendum - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:59:03 GMT
A man casting his ballot in Rome on Sunday during a referendum on constitutional reforms. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said he might resign if the reforms are rejected. Credit Filippo Monteforte/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. ROME — After ...
Jill Stein Campaign Plans To Take Pennsylvania Recount Effort To Federal Court - NPR Avatar
NPR Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:27:24 GMT
The Jill Stein campaign plans to bring her fight for a statewide ballot recount in Pennsylvania to federal court. Jonathan Abady, lead counsel to Stein's recount efforts, said in a statement late Saturday that starting Monday, the campaign will "file ...
Putin just called Trump 'smart,' but it's not entirely a compliment - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:00:12 GMT
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered something of a backhanded compliment to Donald Trump on Sunday, saying the U.S. president-elect is smart enough to understand that he's going to shoulder a whole new level of responsibilities ...
Alabama-Washington, Clemson-Ohio State set for playoff semis - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:35:08 GMT
In the end, the top four teams entering the conference championship games held their berths in the College Football Playoff. The No. 1 Crimson Tide will face the No. 4 Huskies and the No. 2 Tigers will square off with the No. 3 Buckeyes in the playoff ...
Alec Baldwin's Trump Can't Stop Tweeting During National Security Briefing on 'SNL' - Hollywood Reporter Avatar
Hollywood Reporter Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:38:33 GMT
"Mr. Trump, please stop retweeting all these random, real people. You're not getting any work done." Alec Baldwin reprised his impersonation of Donald Trump in another Saturday Night Live cold open, poking fun at the president-elect's frequent activity ...
Navy veteran among 100s set to protest - KSFY Avatar
KSFY Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:17:13 GMT
A Navy veteran and Harvard graduate student says he came to the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp because he thought they could use his help. Twenty-nine-year-old Art Grayson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, said he came to the encampment as part of ...
Pence's power play - Politico Avatar
Politico Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:16:38 GMT
When Mike Pence made his first visit to Capitol Hill as Donald Trump's running mate this summer, several Republican senators made a request: They wanted a Vice President Pence in the GOP lunch gathering every week to discuss critical political and ...
Rebels tell US they won't leave Aleppo; army sees operation over in week... - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:55:23 GMT
Women walk near damaged buildings in rebel-held besieged old Aleppo, Syria December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail. 8/8. left. right. Rebel fighters stand near a damaged bus used as a barricade in the rebel-held besieged Bab al-Hadid ...
Another foot of snow forecast ... in Hawaii - USA TODAY Avatar
USA TODAY Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:36:57 GMT
Another foot of snow could fall Sunday on Hawaii's highest mountain peaks, on top of the 2 feet already dumped there since Thursday, the National Weather Service said. The summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on the Big Island remain under a winter ...
Bears' Eddie Royal Inactive Against 49ers - CBS Local Avatar
CBS Local Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:36:41 GMT
CHICAGO (CBS) — After missing the week of practice, Bears receiver Eddie Royal will not play on Sunday against the 49ers as he nurses a toe injury. The Bears' inactives also include Adrian Amos, De'Vante Bausby, Jonathan Bullard, Cornelius Edison and ...and more »
Guantánamo Detainee Is Sent to Cape Verde; First Transfer Since Trump Victory - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:54:05 GMT
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said on Sunday that it had sent a Yemeni detainee from the wartime prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to Cape Verde, the island nation off the west coast of Africa. It was the first transfer from the prison since the election ...
Every Hint and Clue We Found in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Teaser Trailer - Gizmodo Avatar
Gizmodo Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:02:54 GMT
Unless otherwise noted, all images and gifs made from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Marvel. We got our first good, long look at Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 last night, and while it was very short on details—and even characters—there were still a ...
Hamas radio: 3 bodies recovered from flooded Gaza tunnel - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:04:52 GMT
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of three Palestinians who went missing in a smuggling tunnel between Gaza and Egypt. Search efforts were still ongoing Sunday for a fourth who is still missing. The Al-Aqsa Radio, run ...
Cincinnati Bearcats coach Tommy Tuberville has stepped down, the school announced Sunday. - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:44:05 GMT
Tuberville was 29-22 in four seasons at Cincinnati, including 4-8 this season. There was speculation that Tuberville could be fired on Wednesday, the day his buyout would have been reduced from $2.4 million to $1.5 million. Coach Tommy Tuberville went ...
'Moana' and 'Fantastic Beasts' hold strong at post-Thanksgiving box office - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:03:35 GMT
Following a massive box office performance during the Thanksgiving holiday, Disney's “Moana” and Warner Bros.' “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” continue to be the top performers, leading a host of other holdovers on a weekend that was as ...
Venezuela to Issue Bigger Bills This Month as Currency Plunges - Bloomberg Avatar
Bloomberg Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:04:10 GMT
With the value of Venezuela's largest banknotes reduced to a few U.S. cents by triple-digit inflation and the currency's collapse on the black market, the country's central bank said it will begin circulating higher-denomination notes this month.
What Does 'Rogue One' Mean? The Star Wars Movie's Title Is Open To Interpretation - Bustle Avatar
Bustle Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:31:55 GMT
The future of the entire Star Wars franchise could be decided over the next few weeks. I'm being a little dramatic perhaps, but Rogue One: A Star Wars Story really does have a lot riding on it. As the debut "anthology film," it's the first film in the ...
Jeff Fisher's two-year extension with Rams might not be what it appears - USA TODAY Avatar
USA TODAY Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:48:01 GMT
Before everybody kills the Los Angeles Rams over the revelation of a contract extension for coach Jeff Fisher – too late? – let's get a few things straight. A two-year extension through 2018 is really a one-year deal in NFL coach terms, since it's rare ...
Gunman in Finland Kills Local Politician, 2 Others With Rifle Outside Restaurant - NPR Avatar
NPR Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:53:00 GMT
A gunman in southeastern Finland shot dead three women, including a local politician, outside a restaurant around midnight local time using a rifle, according to police on Sunday. The shooting took place in Imatra, about a three hours drive east of ...
Business Since Birth: Trump's Children and the Tangle That Awaits - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:44:15 GMT
Donald J. Trump and his family in October during the opening ceremony for the Trump International Hotel in Washington. The hotel is in the federal government's Old Post Office Building. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. When Donald J. Trump ...
Afghan President: Taliban Won't Last Without Pakistan Support - Voice of America Avatar
Voice of America Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:36:05 GMT
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani told an international conference held in the northern Indian city of Amritsar that the Taliban insurgency in his country would not survive without support from Pakistan and called for the setting up of a fund to combat ...
Mother, 2 daughters die in Gatlinburg fire - WKRN.com Avatar
WKRN.com Sun, 04 Dec 2016 02:35:25 GMT
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) – Officials have found the bodies of a woman and her two daughters after they went missing during the Gatlinburg fire. The announcement about the mother was made Saturday during a press conference. The family's pastor ...
A USC grad student fatally stabbed his mentor after a 'personal dispute,' police say - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:36:52 GMT
A University of Southern California student stabbed and killed the psychology professor who served as his mentor, authorities told the Associated Press, following what was described as a “personal dispute” on campus Friday afternoon. David Jonathan ...
NFL Week 13 – Latest news, injury updates, scores, fantasy football and betting tips - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:18:51 GMT
NFL Week 13. Top Story Lines | Injury News Fantasy Football | ATS Betting Tips/Picks. [Looking for Redskins coverage? Click here.] The NFL's postseason push begins in earnest today with some teams capable of assuming dominant positions in playoff ...
Pearl Harbor: A New Yorker's journey through hell, 75 years later - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:47:52 GMT
The battleships U.S.S. West Virginia (foreground) and U.S.S. Tennessee sat low in the water, burning after Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. (Bettmann/Bettmann Archive). BY Larry Mcshane. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Sunday, December 4, 2016, 4:43 ...