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Updated at 5:57 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " A 61-year-old German man who made his friends feel celebrated is believed to be the oldest victim of the fire that engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse. Federal officials investigating the blaze that killed 36 people planned to bring in engineers to examine the building's electrical system, as they try to pinpoint the cause of the fire. Many of the victims were musicians and artists in their 20s and 30s. The youngest was 17, the music-loving son of...

Updated at 5:57 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Federal officials investigating a fire that killed 36 people during a party at an Oakland warehouse plan to bring in engineers to examine the building's electrical system, as they try to pinpoint the cause of a blaze that...

Updated at 5:56 PM

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) " The European Central Bank will pour another half-trillion euros ($579 billion) in newly printed money into the eurozone economy to support its recovery as the currency union heads into what could be a tumultuous election...

Updated at 5:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Aides and supporters of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are searching for an alternative to Rep. Keith Ellison, the early favorite to become the next leader of the Democratic National Committee, amid resistance to the Minnesota...

Updated at 5:47 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discourage Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory would save 1,100 American...

Updated at 5:46 PM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) " Harvard University says it has achieved a 2008 goal to reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent. In a report released Thursday, university officials say they reached the goal by making buildings more...

Updated at 5:46 PM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a Russian boxer and Romanian weightlifter will lose medals from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after failing doping tests at the games. Misha Aloian won a flyweight silver...

Updated at 5:44 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A senior U.S. military official for the first time says the U.S.-led coalition has killed 50,000 Islamic State militants in the last two years in Iraq and Syria. The official said it was a conservative estimate, but it's a...

Updated at 5:41 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 1 p.m. Hillary Clinton's campaign checked out James Stavridis when she was considering a running mate, and now the retired Navy admiral has met with...

Updated at 5:40 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump's new promise to "work something out" for young immigrants is dividing fellow Republicans, underscoring how difficult it will be for Congress to take any action on immigration, whether it's building a wall or...

Updated at 5:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg says she doesn't think misinformation spread on the social media platform swayed the election in favor of President-elect Donald Trump. But she said Thursday during an interview on NBC's...

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