Iran: 30 firefighters killed in collapse of Tehran high-rise
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:53:54 -0600
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring some 75 people, state media reported.
Djokovic out in 2nd-round upset loss to Istomin in Australia
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:48:13 -0600
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic won't be setting the Australian Open record for most men's titles this year, after a shocking second-round loss to wild-card entry Denis Istomin.
NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:43:14 -0600
HONOLULU (AP) — A group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned
30 missing in central Italy avalanche that buries hotel
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:42:14 -0600
MILAN (AP) — An avalanche buried a four-star spa hotel in a mountainous earthquake-hit region of central Italy, leaving at least 30 people missing, authorities said Thursday.
The Latest: Report: Avalanche survivor saved by going to car
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:28:56 -0600
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):
Malaysia urges Muslim world to help oppressed Rohingya
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:28:00 -0600
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia on Thursday urged an organization of Islamic nations to help end the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority, while Indonesia offered to be a facilitat
Trump’s Treasury pick facing criticism over foreclosures
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:56:01 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Stephen Mnuchin, built his reputation and his fortune as a savvy Wall Street investor. But one of those investments has put him i
Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:39:53 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course.
Carter tells AP more US troops will not fix Iraq or Syria
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:36:16 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sending thousands more American troops into Iraq or Syria in a bid to accelerate the defeat of the Islamic State group would push U.S. allies to the exits, create more anti-U.S. resi
One more day: Obama in his final hours in the White House
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:28:42 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for President Barack Obama, this is finally the end.
Mideast expects big changes under Trump
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:23:39 -0600
CAIRO (AP) — Donald Trump's all-but-dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could hit like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions and beleaguered govern
Bonds, Clemens making slow gains with changing electorate
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:00:42 -0600
Hall of Fame voters are still sharply divided on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens.
Roethlisberger hoping to play up to Brady’s “gold standard”
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:44:26 -0600
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger intended for the moment to be private. The camera following him to midfield and the microphone tucked inside Tom Brady's shoulder pads ended up making that impossi
Even in Alaska, temps as low as -59 are hard to handle
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:36:43 -0600
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cynthia Erickson woke up early, hoping her four furnaces were working.
From IS to government control, Syrians left with few choices
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:42:26 -0600
SAFIRA, Syria (AP) — Carrying her four-year-old son, Elham Saleh walked all night behind a smuggler, navigating land mines through Islamic State group- and rebel-held territory in northern Syria.
Aaron Hernandez expected in court as murder trial nears
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:09:20 -0600
BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is expected in a Boston courtroom for a pretrial hearing in his upcoming double murder trial.
Obama praised for bridging gap between hip-hop, politics
oaoa.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:05:00 -0600
ATLANTA (AP) — Not only is President Barack Obama the nation's first black president, but it's safe to say he has been America's first hip-hop commander-in-chief.
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