UPDATE: Adult son reported Juneau mayor's death, police say

Juneau Police say the body of deceased Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk was found by his adult son who called 911 to report the death Monday night.

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Mayor of Juneau, Alaska, found dead

The mayor of Alaska's capital was found dead just weeks after he took office.

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U.S. Marine guilty of killing transgender

A U.S. Marine was found guilty of killing of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room in October last year.

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Chicago starts police accountability task force

Embroiled in a political firestorm over his city's handling of a shocking police shooting, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking to mend fences.

Tuesday morning, Emanuel will announce the creation of a task force on police accountability, his office ...

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China factory activity slumps to three-year low

China's all-important factory sector is losing steam, with manufacturing activity slumping to a three-year low in November, as concerns grow over the economy.

The official purchasing managers' index hit 49.6 in November, according to the National Bur...

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Moscow: Turkey shot down plane to protect oil

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he'll resign if Moscow can prove its claim that Turkey shot down a Russian plane to protect its oil trade with ISIS.

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Ravens beat Browns on blocked kick

CLEVELAND -- Will Hill returned a blocked field goal 64 yards on the final play of regulation Monday night, lifting the Baltimore Ravens to a 33-27 win over the Cleveland Browns.

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For $250,000, you can buy this South Dakota ghost town

Talk about a bargain. You can buy an entire town in South Dakota for just a bit more than the cost of an average home in the U.S.

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China issues year's highest smog alert

Residents in northern China have been told stay indoors after air pollution in Beijing and neighboring regions rose to hazardous levels.

China's state-run Xinhua news agency said that authorities issued an "orange" alert on Sunday, the highest of the...

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Burkina Faso elects new President after coup attempt

After nearly three decades of autocratic rule followed by a civil uprising, Burkina Faso has a new leader.

Roch Marc Christian Kabore won more than 53% of votes in Sunday's elections, according to an official tally. The results mean Kabore, a former P...

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Some of Clinton's Benghazi-related emails released

An email chain at the center of Republican criticism of Hillary Clinton's handling of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was released by the State Department on Monday.

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