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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 2:28 PM

SAO PAULO (AP) " Kenya's Jemima Sumgong won another title in Brazil this year, setting a record for the St. Silvester road race following her gold in the marathon at the Rio Olympics. Sumgong, who also won the 2016 London marathon, clocked 48 minutes, 35 seconds in the 15-kilometer (9.3-mile) New Year's Eve event, finishing 40 seconds ahead of fellow Kenyan, Flomena Cheyech Daniel. The previous record was 48:48, set in 2011. The men's race was tighter, with three runners...

Updated at 1:55 PM

BAGHDAD (AP) " A pair of suicide bombings minutes apart hit a central Baghdad market on Saturday, killing 28 people and wounding at least 54, prompting security forces to ban traffic from key streets at the center of the Iraqi capital, police and...

Updated at 1:42 PM

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump has an unusual New Year's message for his Twitter followers. He is wishing a "Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so...

Updated at 1:39 PM

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) " Boko Haram's leader has declared in a new video that he is alive, denying Nigerian government claims that his Islamic extremist group has been crushed. President Muhammadu Buhari said last week that soldiers had...

Updated at 1:00 PM

January is a  time to reflect on the year just passed and to make  resolutions to improve your life  in the year to  come. When it comes to  credit cards, the Nerds have some tips…

Updated at 12:52 PM

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) " Malware code linked to Russian hackers and found on a Vermont electric utility's computer is further evidence of "predatory" steps taken by that country against the U.S., a Vermont Democratic congressman said...

Updated at 12:48 PM

CAIRO (AP) " Egypt's Forensics Authority says it has released the remains of ten crew members of the EgyptAir Paris flight that crashed in May, killing all 66 passengers on board. Authority spokesman Hisham Abdel Hamid told the Associated...

Updated at 12:40 PM

As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and deaths of legendary celebrities. How people are ushering in the new...

Updated at 12:23 PM

Offense Advantage: Even Only a few points and yards per game separate these teams. The Huskies average 44.5 points per game, four more than Alabama. Washington relies on quarterback Jake...

Updated at 12:15 PM

Joey Chandler Alabama 49, Washington 24 After making the long journey to Atlanta, Washington makes things interesting early, keeping both fan bases in suspense, but by halftime the Huskies begin to...

Updated at 12:14 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " Parts of Syria saw continued fighting Saturday, on the second day of a nationwide cease-fire intended to pave the way for peace talks between the government and the opposition in the new year. Activists reported pro-government...

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