The Latest: Mississippi flag protested at museum opening
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Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy….
‘Firefighting at Christmas’ may become normal in California
FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A week of destructive fires in Southern California is ending but danger still looms….
Most Alabama Republicans say they are voting for Roy Moore
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Most Republicans leaders in Alabama say they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday, despite sexual misconduct allegations against the former judge that have prompted others around the country to say he should never be allowed to join the U.S. Senate….
Aided by scandal, Dems fighting math and history in Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Renegade Republican Roy Moore may be plagued by scandal, but scandal alone will not convince the voters of 44th Place North to show up for Democrat Doug Jones….
Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast
ATLANTA (AP) — A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially icy roads and utility crews trying to restore heat and light to thousands….
Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision
CAIRO (AP) — Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it a "grave" development that puts Washington on the same side as "occupation" and the violation of international law….
Early praise for ‘The Last Jedi’ after elaborate premiere
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were cheers, gasps, droid photo opportunities, casino games and more than a few standing ovations at the jam-packed world premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Saturday night in Los Angeles, which many are already praising online….
PM announces on state TV Iraq’s war against IS has ended
BAGHDAD (AP) — After more than three years of combat operations, Iraq announced Saturday that the fight against the Islamic State group is over after the country's security forces drove the extremists from all of the territory they once held. Iraqi and American officials warned, however, that key challenges remain despite the military victory….
Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital – a development that has roiled the region and the larger Muslim world….