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Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 8:24pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 9:00pm

OAKLAND, Calif. — Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland Zoo.

Animal care authorities said...

Suspect in Florida officer's killing released from hospital

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 8:18pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:45pm

ORLANDO, Fla. — Authorities asked the courts on Wednesday to deny bond for the suspect in last week's fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer as he was hospitalized for...

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 8:16pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:45pm

NEW YORK — Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown.

Former Montreal star Tim Raines along with Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez have been elected to baseball'...

American Humane investigating treatment of dog in film

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 8:03pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:30pm

LOS ANGELES — The organization that ensures animal safety in film and television productions said Wednesday it is investigating whether a frightened dog was forced into...

Indian activist Peltier's supporters hope for clemency

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 7:56pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:15pm

MINNEAPOLIS — Supporters of American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison in the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975, hope...

Key players in Iran nuke deal aim message at Trump: It works

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 7:55pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:15pm

The United Nations, the European Union and key players in the Iran nuclear agreement delivered a united message Wednesday aimed at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump: The deal...

Inaugural crowds sure to be huge - but how huge?

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 7:54pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:15pm

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump says his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout." Organizers of a protest the next day call it the biggest...

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange retreats from extradition pledge

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 7:54pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:15pm

PARIS — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange retreated from his pledge to accept extradition to the U.S. if Chelsea Manning was granted clemency, arguing Wednesday via his lawyers...

Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 7:53pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:15pm

NEW YORK — A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbing images of how the military treated prisoners in Iraq and...

No word from Jammeh as midnight deadline arrives in Gambia

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 7:24pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 8:15pm

DAKAR, Senegal — After more than two decades in power, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh faced the prospect of a military intervention by regional forces, as the man who once...

AP-NORC Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:35pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON — Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds...

So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:29pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and...

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