TALLAHASSEE, Fla | As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon who first arrived on Capitol Hill in the decades when Democrats dominated this presidential battleground state, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday after a bruising recount left Nelson thousands of votes short of the outgoing governor. Nelson gave up … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

CANBERRA, Australia | Shareholders support major Australian media merger

CANBERRA, Australia — Shareholders have given final approval to the merger of television network Nine Entertainment and newspaper publisher Fairfax Media into an Australian media giant to be known only as Nine despite one shareholder’s late bid to stop the deal. Antony Catalano is a former chief executive of the online real estate listings portal … Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia | Shareholders support major Australian media merger

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | Cambodia says Khmer Rouge tribunal that convicted 3 is done

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia— Cambodia has reiterated it intends to end the work of the U.N.-backed tribunal that last week convicted the last two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng said the tribunal’s work had been completed and there would not be any … Continue reading PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | Cambodia says Khmer Rouge tribunal that convicted 3 is done

U.S. Department of State News: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following: One year ago in Vietnam, President Donald J. Trump laid out America’s vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous.  This week, Vice President Michael R. Pence reaffirmed the ironclad and enduring U.S. commitment to the region … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

CHICO, Calif | The Latest: Residents who fled flames return for memorial

CHICO, Calif. — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 5 p.m. Paradise resident Paul Stavish is mourning the loss of his community at a Sunday memorial for the victims of the Northern California wildfire. The 72-year-old retired computer engineer placed a battery-powered votive candle on an altar, saying he’s thinking about those who … Continue reading CHICO, Calif | The Latest: Residents who fled flames return for memorial

NEW ORLEANS | Brees, Saints singe sinking Eagles, 48-7

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints won their ninth straight with a 48-7 demolition of Philadelphia on Sunday that marked the Eagles’ worst loss by far since they won last season’s Super Bowl. Brees completed 22 of 30 passes and did not turn the ball over, … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Brees, Saints singe sinking Eagles, 48-7

CHICO, Calif | The Latest: Dozens gather at memorial for wildfire victims

CHICO, Calif. — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 4:30 p.m. More than 50 people gathered at a memorial for the victims of the Northern California wildfire at a church in Chico. At least 76 bodies have been recovered in the fire zone about 170 miles north of San Francisco. At the vigil … Continue reading CHICO, Calif | The Latest: Dozens gather at memorial for wildfire victims

CARSON, Calif | McManus’ FG as time expires lifts Denver over Los Angeles

CARSON, Calif — Brandon McManus kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired on Sunday to give the Denver Broncos a 23-22 win and snap the Los Angeles Chargers’ six-game winning streak. Denver got the ball at its own 8 with 1:51 remaining, and Case Keenum orchestrated a seven-play, 76-yard drive. Keenum, who was 19 … Continue reading CARSON, Calif | McManus’ FG as time expires lifts Denver over Los Angeles