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Updated at 7:58 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " There was a mortuary worker who dreamed of being a painter or photographer. A poet who texted her father Kurt Vonnegut lines. A music manager known for her love for nail art. They were among the 36 people killed when flames raced through a dance party Friday at a converted Oakland warehouse. Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Tya Modeste said of the 36 victims found, 26 of their families have been notified. Another nine have been tentatively identified.

Updated at 7:49 AM

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) " Islamic State militants have launched an overnight attack against Iraqi security forces in southeastern Mosul, a day after the troops advanced deeper into the city. Iraqi Army Sgt. Maj. Hakim Saranbii told The Associated...

Updated at 7:48 AM

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) " Voters in Ghana are casting ballots in presidential and legislative elections despite widespread concerns over the credibility of the country's electoral commission. Authorities already extended early voting to a second...

Updated at 7:40 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Syrian government troops and allied militiamen seized more ground in Aleppo's ancient quarters on Wednesday, further widening their control over an enclave in the divided city that has been in rebel hands since 2012, Syria's state...

Updated at 7:37 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Investigators honed in on a refrigerator and other electrical appliances as possible causes of the fire at a warehouse in Oakland that killed 36 people, as crews were set to finish their search for bodies. The death...

Updated at 7:30 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP) " On the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, vehicle manufacturer Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals ahead...

Updated at 7:28 AM

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump promised to "heal our divisions and unify our country" as he prepares to meet with some of the victims of last week's car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University. "When Americans are...

Updated at 7:10 AM

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) " A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 54 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. Maj.

Updated at 7:08 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Among the youngest white adult Americans, feelings of racial and economic vulnerability appear to be closely connected to their support for Donald Trump in last month's election. That's according to an analysis of a new...

Updated Dec 7, 2016 at 5:53 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " There was a mortuary worker who dreamed of being a painter or photographer. A poet who texted her father Kurt Vonnegut lines. A music manager known for her love for nail art. They were among the 36 people killed when...

Updated at 5:39 AM

DETROIT (AP) " Michigan's presidential recount suddenly appears in doubt after a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing disqualified her from seeking a second look at the votes. Meanwhile, the fate of a statewide...

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