AP - ap.online.headlines.us http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.us News Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:30:07 -0500 Warehouse fire survivor: People 'dying right in front of me' Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:01:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Warehouse.Party.Fire-Survivors/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Warehouse.Party.Fire-Survivors c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4f96 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — To set foot in the Ghost Ship on a party night was to pass through the industrial facade of an old warehouse and enter an exotic world glowing with rainbow lanterns, guarded by figures of Asian deities and pulsing with a welcoming vibe. Sound engineer, attorney among Oakland fire victims Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:14:50 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/09/US--Warehouse.Party.Fire-Victims/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Warehouse.Party.Fire-Victims c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-521c OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A popular sound engineer, a young attorney and a woman described as a visionary were among the people killed in a fire that engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse. The Alameda County Sheriff's Department has released the names of all 36 victims. They ranged in age from 17 to 61. KKK, other racist groups disavow the white supremacist label Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:27:45 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--White.Supremacy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--White.Supremacy c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4e4c PELHAM, N.C. (AP) — In today's racially charged environment, there's a label that even the KKK disavows: white supremacy. Workers at endangered Indiana plant feel forgotten by Trump Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:02:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Trump-Carrier-Forgotten/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Trump-Carrier-Forgotten c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4e56 HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A full parking lot and 50-hour workweeks belie the anxiety at the United Technologies-owned factory outside a small northeastern Indiana city, where Mike Harmon and co-workers wonder whether they aren't just stockpiling parts for when the company sends their 700 jobs to Mexico. Patrons use dough to back pizza place targeted by fake news Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:38:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US-Gunman-Pizza-Shop/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Gunman-Pizza-Shop c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4efa WASHINGTON (AP) — There's at least a slice of good news for a pizza restaurant in the nation's capital caught up in fake news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent Democrats. Dylann Roof's confession and journal detail racist beliefs Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:23:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Charleston.Church.Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Charleston.Church.Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4f1b 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. Defendant in murder trial insists drunken Will Smith had gun Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:40:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Saints-Will.Smith.Shot/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Saints-Will.Smith.Shot c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4c06 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith insisted Saturday that he did so only after a drunken, irate Smith retrieved a gun from his damaged SUV following an April 9 car crash. Chapel of Love lost to fire that ravaged city in Smokies Sat, 10 Dec 2016 10:43:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US-REL-Southern-Wildfires-Churches/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-REL-Southern-Wildfires-Churches c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4da2 GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The wildfires that killed 14 people and tore through Gatlinburg also stole an iconic venue from this city at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains whose nickname is "the wedding capital of the South." Freezing rain downs trees, powerlines in Portland Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:40:47 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US-Northwest-Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Northwest-Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4c05 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. Governor Joe Piscopo? Comedian eyes run in New Jersey Sat, 10 Dec 2016 10:41:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Joe.Piscopo-New.Jersey.Governor/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Joe.Piscopo-New.Jersey.Governor c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4e4e NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Piscopo's Frank Sinatra impression, made famous from his days on "Saturday Night Live," has gotten an update. Trump expected to tap Exxon's Tillerson for State Dept. post Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:36:19 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Trump c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4f56 WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State Saturday, meeting privately with the business leader for the second time in a week. Trump's transition team cautioned that no announcement was expected over the weekend. GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal path worries health care industry Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:38:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US-Health-Overhaul-Repeal-Qualms/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Health-Overhaul-Repeal-Qualms c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4f57 WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, key health care industry groups are telling the incoming Republican administration and Congress that it's not a good idea to repeal the 2010 health care law without clear plans to address the consequences. Shutdown averted, Senate backs stop-gap spending bill Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:28:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Congress.Rdp/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Congress.Rdp c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4f24 WASHINGTON (AP) — With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care benefits for retired miners and promised a renewed fight for the working class next year. Giuliani removes himself from State Department consideration Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:55:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Trump-State/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Trump-State c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4f33 WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani formally withdrew from consideration for a post in President-elect Donald Trump's administration Friday, putting an end to his ill-fated bid to lead the State Department. Trump is now seriously considering Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for the post. Trump deepens Goldman ties as he builds out economic team Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:30:14 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/10/US--Trump-Goldman.Sachs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Trump-Goldman.Sachs c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-50f4 WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife, Heidi, previously worked for the Wall Street giant. He slammed Hillary Clinton for receiving speaking fees from the bank. Tourists stream back to Gatlinburg, but rebuilding looms Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:18:16 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/09/US--Southern.Wildfires/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Southern.Wildfires c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5267 GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Visitors jammed the main roads and sidewalks in Gatlinburg as the tourism city reopened to the public Friday for the first time since wildfires killed 14 people. Critics: Alabama execution helps case against sedative Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:24:12 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/09/US--Death.Penalty-Alabama/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Death.Penalty-Alabama c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-546c ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama execution in which a prisoner heaved his chest, coughed and appeared to move offers more evidence that a drug used to sedate inmates before they are put to death should not be used in lethal injections, critics of the drug said Friday. Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:25:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/09/US-Charleston-Church-Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Charleston-Church-Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-53c0 CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. So, he told the FBI, he picked a historic black church in Charleston he had learned about online. Teen charged with murder in attack at troubled-youth ranch Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:56:30 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/09/US-Youth-Rehab-Center-Worker-Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Youth-Rehab-Center-Worker-Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-52b1 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Arizona teenager was charged with aggravated murder and other counts Friday in the brutal slaying of one worker and the assault on a second staffer at a southern Utah ranch for troubled teens. Trump's ties to 'Apprentice' raises conflict issues for NBC Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:38:26 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2016/12/09/US--Trump-Celebrity.Apprentice/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Trump-Celebrity.Apprentice c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-523a NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's continued stake in television's "Celebrity Apprentice" adds to questions about potential conflicts between his personal and public responsibilities, while raising new ones about NBC.