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Updated at 10:18 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " The Islamic State group on Monday made an unusual claim of responsibility for a major terrorist attack in Turkey, saying a "soldier of the caliphate" carried out the mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people as they welcomed the new year. The group said Christian revelers were targeted in response to Turkish military operations against IS in northern Syria, but most of the dead were foreign tourists from Muslim countries. The claim came after a...

Updated at 9:33 PM

HONOLULU (AP) " A fireworks explosion at a large New Year's Day gathering on the Hawaiian island of Oahu has left one woman dead and a man critically injured, authorities said. The pair had been lighting illegal fireworks at the gathering...

Updated at 9:30 PM

Even with less episodes in Game of Thrones' seventh season, the night is still long and full of...

Updated at 9:14 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that a former radical who drove a getaway car during a 1981 Brinks armed car robbery that left three dead impressed him as community-minded when they met before he commuted her sentence to let her...

Updated at 9:13 PM

CLEVELAND (AP) " A bag that washed ashore near a private harbor has been confirmed as coming from a small plane carrying six people that disappeared over Lake Erie near Cleveland, authorities said Monday as they resumed a search for the missing...

Updated at 8:55 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) " Wildlife advocates plan to challenge the approval of a new Yellowstone River dam aimed at benefiting Montana and North Dakota farmers that critics say could kill off a dwindling population of a fish species dating to the...

Updated at 8:53 PM

PARIS (AP) " Olympic skiing champion Jean Vuarnet, who helped pioneer the aerodynamic tuck position for downhill racers but suffered tragedy with the deaths of his wife and son in a doomsday cult murder-suicide, has died, the French Olympic...

Updated at 8:25 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Fighting among inmates touched off a riot at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, leaving at least 56 dead, including several who were beheaded or dismembered in the worst bloodshed at a Brazilian prison since...

Updated at 8:24 PM

Later this year, Bones will say its final goodbye... But first there are 12 brand new episodes for fans to...

Updated at 8:19 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " The Latest on the Istanbul nightclub attack (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Police have ended an operation in an Istanbul neighborhood that Turkish media reports had said was launched in connection to the Reina nightclub...

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