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Updated at 5:13 PM

HAIFA, Israel (AP) " A wildfire roared through parts of Israel's third-largest city on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes as the country's leaders raised the possibility that Arab assailants had intentionally set the blaze. Spreading quickly due to dry, windy weather, the fire raced through Haifa's northern neighborhoods, sending panicked residents fleeing from the area. While there were no serious injuries, several dozen people were...

Updated at 4:53 PM

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) " The scramble to shape his administration underway, President-elect Donald Trump's team has simultaneously begun turning its attention to raising tens of millions of dollars for festivities related to his Washington...

Updated at 4:53 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Thousands of people lined the streets Thursday amid heavy security including bomb-sniffing dogs and portable radiation detectors as iconic inflatable balloons, costumed characters and clowns floated, marched and danced their way...

Updated at 4:16 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) " Usain Bolt is now a movie star. He refuses to say he's an actor. Such a distinction is important for the Jamaican sprinting great and nine-time Olympic champion. Until his competitive career ends next year, Bolt...

Updated at 4:08 PM

MONTREAL (AP) " The anti-doping laboratory in Mexico City has been shut down for up to six months for falling below international testing standards. The World Anti-Doping Agency says the lab could be asked to review test results and...

Updated at 3:54 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Dinosaurs in museums tend to be of the fossilized variety, but a new exhibit in Philadelphia is bringing the creatures and their world to life. "Jurassic World: The Exhibition" opens at the Franklin Institute on Friday.

Updated at 3:30 PM

Two things are certain in this world: taxes, and characters on The Walking Dead will die horrible...

Updated at 3:06 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " Three Turkish soldiers were killed in northern Syria in what the Turkish military said was a pre-dawn Syrian airstrike on Thursday, an account disputed by Syrian activists, who said the soldiers were killed by an Islamic State...

Updated at 3:04 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) " When floodwaters poured into Holly Furlong's Virginia Beach home in October, she ripped out electrical cords and rushed her four children upstairs. They spent the next two days without power, building blanket forts...

Updated at 3:02 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) " Four inmates cut their way through the bars of a second-story window and rappelled down the side of a California jail using a makeshift rope of bedding and clothing before making their way clear of the facility, the Santa...

Updated at 2:40 PM

Mikaela Shiffrin earned 21 World Cup victories, two world championship titles, an Olympic gold medal and a pair of reindeer " that's right, reindeer " by racing within her comfort zone. Next for the 21-year-old skier: raising her speed...

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