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The city of Oakland, Calif., had been investigating whether people were illegally living in a warehouse that was the site of a deadly fire that broke out during a late-night party on Friday, killing at least nine people and as many as 40, officials said on Saturday.
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The cremated remains of Fidel Castro were interred at a Santiago de Cuba cemetery today during a private ceremony, marking the end of the nine-day national mourning period established after the former leader’s death.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:19:56 EST(image)
Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday that had sought to force a statewide recount in Pennsylvania, in what Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein had framed as an effort to explore whether voting machines and systems had been hacked and the election result manipulated.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 17:58:50 EST(image)
Firefighters worked into the night to put down a large fire that jumped from one building to another across a densely-populated neighbourhood in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 13:48:56 EST(image)
The head of North Dakota's emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a winter storm or some other crisis, but some protesters on their way to the site are it's "just a ploy" to get them out.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST(image)
Since winning the Nov. 8 U.S. election, Donald Trump has spent much of his time hunkered down with advisers in his Trump Tower in Manhattan as he prepares to become the country's 45th president on Jan. 20. Here's a brief overview of what he's crossed off his transition to-do list and what's left.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:00:44 EST(image)
The cremated remains of Fidel Castro, which have been taken on a slow and winding journey across the island, arrived in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, where thousands gathered at a rally to honour the former leader.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 11:00:00 EST(image)
Media from around the world are in Santiago de Cuba this weekend to report on the funeral of Fidel Castro. But some who have previously reported from the communist country say journalists shouldn't assume the death of the former president will mean a loosening of restrictions on the media.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:49:27 EST(image)
People who live near the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline say they worry it will eventually leak and the underground oil would go undetected, threatening the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's access to clean water from a nearby reservoir of the Missouri River.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST(image)
If long-standing supporters of Italy’s Democratic Party are as half as angry at their leader as Ermanno Gizzi, the tenure of the once-promising Prime Minister Matteo Renzi may come to an unceremonious end early next week.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 08:38:49 EST(image)
Athletics leaders have overwhelmingly approved broad reforms championed by the sport's president, Sebastian Coe, to turn a corner on reputation-wrecking corruption and doping scandals.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 09:30:12 EST(image)
Donald Trump rocked diplomatic waters in Beijing after breaking with diplomatic protocol by taking a call from the leader of Taiwan, but the U.S. president-elect remains unapologetic.
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The United Nations General Assembly began talks on Friday on a Canadian-drafted resolution that would demand an end to fighting in Syria.
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In the same week that Fidel Castro's ashes made their final journey across Cuba, Colombia's congress approved a peace deal with FARC rebels — a goal the dictator had encouraged for 20 years.
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A black West Virginia teenager had a BB gun in his waistband but nothing in his hands when he was fatally shot by a white man, a police detective has testified.