Vintage World War II plane crashes near Texas apartments
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — The FAA says a vintage World War II fighter plane with two people aboard has crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Trump tours Paradise area, calls wildfire a 'really bad one'
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — From the ashes of a mobile home and RV park, President Donald Trump said Saturday he came to the heart of California's killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the desolation wrought on the landscape.
Many wildfire survivors too busy seeking help to watch Trump
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Several people who fled the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century clustered around a television set at an evacuation center Saturday and watch President Donald Trump survey what remained of their Northern California community.
Trump administration denies reaching conclusion on Khashoggi
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration denied on Saturday that it had reached a final determination in the death of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan had 'loved Afghan people'
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan had "loved the Afghan people" and was a man of conviction, confidence and compassion, family and military leaders said at a public funeral Saturday.
Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road.
1 dead, scores injured in fuel tax protests around France
PARIS (AP) — One protester was killed and 227 other people were injured — eight seriously — at roadblocks set up around villages, towns and cities across France on Saturday as citizens angry with rising fuel taxes rose up in a grassroots movement, posing a new challenge to beleaguered President Emmanuel Macron.
Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome
With an election looming, courts earlier this year declared congressional districts in two states to be unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders.
In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black woman governor refused to follow the traditional script for defeated politicians who offer gracious congratulations to their victorious competitor and gently exit the stage.
Rail cars fall from Georgia overpass; no injuries reported
BYROMVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Rail cars tumbled from an overpass onto a Georgia highway on Saturday, causing an evacuation and traffic headaches in a small town but resulting in no injuries.
Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mark Toepfer came to this spit of sand on the Tampa Bay shore to soak up the sun, drink a beer and maybe do a little fishing — not to talk about elections.
Trump jumps in to offer aid to Democrat Pelosi's speaker bid
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats won the majority. Now they just need a speaker of the House. The standoff over Nancy Pelosi's bid to regain the gavel intensified as Democrats left Washington for the Thanksgiving break in what has turned out to be an unsettling finish to an otherwise triumphant week that saw them welcome a historic class of newcomers to Capitol Hill and prepare to take control from Republicans.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts fighting words in Macron's mouth
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump put fighting words in his French counterpart's mouth this past week and assailed the special counsel's Russia investigation with a familiar and false characterization of the man leading it.
Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp praised Democrat Stacey Abrams as a tough opponent and asked Georgia voters to unite behind him as the state's new governor Saturday, even as Abrams blamed Kemp for "gross mismanagement" of an election that she acknowledged she did not win.
Amazon's would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs
NEW YORK (AP) — Shawn Smith has heard the promises before. When new hotels sprang up near the public housing complex in Queens where he's lived for 17 years, residents were told they would bring jobs and economic opportunity.
GOP seeks last-ditch laws in states where its power slipped
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative agendas.
New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Veteran Alabama law enforcement officer Mark Pettway grew up in a black neighborhood called "Dynamite Hill" because the Ku Klux Klan bombed so many houses there in the 1950s and '60s.
Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie.
Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions between them simmer.
Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days.
Kyrie Irving scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT
BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 11 straight Boston points down the stretch and scored 17 in all in the last 8:06 of the fourth quarter.
Florida high school massacre panel considers recommendations
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre began discussions Friday on what recommendations it will make regarding student safety, mental health and steps to prevent future school shootings.
Lawyer for WikiLeaks' Assange says he would fight charges
WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said, foreshadowing a possible fight over extradition for a central figure in the U.S.
Melania Trump's Moment: first lady flexes muscles in big way
WASHINGTON (AP) — It turns out there is more than one Trump who can employ a few well-chosen words as a poison dart. With a bombshell public statement this week, it was first lady Melania Trump who revealed her ability to carry out a political hit.
Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border
SAN DIEGO (AP) — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.

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