Thursday, November 23, 2017

AP US & World News

Study to look at long-term health risks of playing soccer

Study to look at long-term health risks of playing soccer

A major study into whether soccer players are at risk of degenerative brain disease has been commissioned amid concerns that the sport's authorities in England haven't done enough to tackle the issue
Updated: 8 minutes ago

Governor's staffer resigns after sexual misconduct claim

A staff member in a Louisiana governor's office has resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct
Updated: 9 minutes ago

Police find scene of small plane crash, pilot dead

Vermont State Police say they've found a heavily damaged small plane and that the pilot is dead
Updated: 12 minutes ago
NHL's Thanksgiving playoffs rule unlikely to fit this season

NHL's Thanksgiving playoffs rule unlikely to fit this season

NHL's Thanksgiving rule about playoff positioning may not apply this year because the standings are so tightly packed together
Updated: 14 minutes ago

French authorities free 3 in probe into Charlie Hebdo attack

The Paris prosecutor's office says three people who were put into custody in an investigation into the January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in Paris have been freed
Updated: 15 minutes ago

Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

Big-box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday
Updated: 17 minutes ago
Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change; 'He has a long past'
Updated: 17 minutes ago
Court case exposes rift in Germany's secretive Aldi family

Court case exposes rift in Germany's secretive Aldi family

A court deferred ruling Thursday in a case that has exposed a rift within Germany's secretive Albrecht family, owners of the discount supermarket chain Aldi
Updated: 22 minutes ago
Macy's parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

Macy's parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is marching, rolling and soaring in traditional style as police go all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots.
Updated: 23 minutes ago

Thanksgiving feasts in Texas cater to refugees, the homeless

Iranian native Samira Page invited about 400 fellow refugees to a feast this Thanksgiving, a tradition that started seven years ago with a much smaller guest list
Updated: 25 minutes ago