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Updated at 11:39 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " Two bombs exploded outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home Saturday night, killing 15 people and wounding dozens, a Turkish official said, citing health ministry figures. One of the blasts was thought to be a suicide bomber. Police cordoned off the area as smoke rose from behind the newly built Vodafone Arena Stadium, known colloquially as Besiktas Stadium after the local team. Witnesses also heard gunfire after the explosions. The second...

Updated at 10:41 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) " Donald Trump was greeted with cheers on his arrival at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday, basking in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries as he prepares to enter the White House. The future commander in...

Updated at 10:37 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State on Saturday, a decision that would bring a business leader with close ties to Russia into the Cabinet. Trump...

Updated at 9:40 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " Freezing rain downed trees and power lines and stranded some light-rail passengers in Portland for about three hours Saturday as the first winter storm of the season continued. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (

Updated at 9:23 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " Prosecutors are using the Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof's own words to portray him as a cruel angry racist at his death penalty trial. Roof's two-hour confession to killing nine people at a church Bible...

Updated at 9:16 PM

There are really only two possible explanations why two members of the Russian women's hockey team at the Sochi Olympics had urine samples that contained male DNA. One, there were men inside those baggy uniforms of a team that won its first...

Updated at 8:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest developments on Donald Trump's transition to the presidency (all times local): 4:30 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is moving closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state,...

Updated at 7:49 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russia's Rosneft oil company said Saturday that commodities company Glencore and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund will invest $3 billion of their own funds to acquire a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft. Rosneft said the 10.5-billion...

Updated at 7:31 PM

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) " Drawing the U.S. deeper into the Syria conflict, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Saturday he is sending 200 more troops to accelerate the push on the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa. The 200, to...

Updated at 7:21 PM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) " Gambia's president-elect said Saturday that the outgoing leader who now rejects his defeat has no constitutional authority to call for another election, and he called on President Yahya Jammeh to help with a smooth...

Updated at 6:03 PM

Elana Meyers Taylor and Steven Holcomb are dealing with the same problem. Both want to compete in this season's world bobsled championships, since it this will probably be their final opportunities to do so before retirement. Except, for...

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