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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 11:39 PM

The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics released details of a nearly unheard-of budget plan Friday, insisting $5.3 billion will be enough to cover both operational and infrastructure costs for an Olympics that won't need any new, permanent stadiums. The cost would be less than half that of the recently completed Rio Games and about a quarter of Tokyo's ballooning budget for the 2020 Olympics. It also defies convention in the Olympic bidding business, in which cities...

Updated at 11:31 PM

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) " Gambia's president of 22 years acknowledged his election defeat on state television Friday night, vowing to step down hours after news of the results prompted thousands to celebrate in the streets in an unprecedented display...

Updated at 11:30 PM

DENVER (AP) " Howard Dean took himself out of the race to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee, warning that the race could become contentious but vowing to support whoever is elected. Dean, who was previously elected DNC...

Updated at 11:25 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " A Utah mother and father who followed their son to school and pulled a shotgun from his hand after he fired a round into a classroom ceiling likely prevented bloodshed by acting quickly on their intuition and conversations...

Updated at 11:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, including creating a nutritional-type label to help consumers shop wisely and appointing a new international ambassador on...

Updated at 10:36 PM

NHL players could still go to the 2018 Olympics, but it won't be in exchange for extending the collective bargaining agreement through 2025. A person with direct knowledge of the decision said the Players' Association on Friday rejected the...

Updated at 9:58 PM

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) " Residents and business owners in Gatlinburg got their first look at the wildfire destruction on Friday, and many walked around the once-bustling tourist city in a daze, sobbing. They hugged each other and promised...

Updated at 9:50 PM

LANSING, Mich. (AP) " The Latest on presidential recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania (all times local): 5:15 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to stop an election recount in Michigan that is...

Updated Dec 2, 2016 at 9:43 PM

MADRID (AP) " A group of European media outlets on Friday published what it claims are details of tax arrangements made by several top soccer players and coaches, including Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United manager Jose...

Updated at 9:21 PM

RIO NEGRO, Colombia (AP) " Victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes were flown home Friday as Bolivia's president called for "drastic measures" against aviation officials who signed off on a flight plan that experts and even one of...

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