Top Headlines for December 09, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Firefighters had to step aside as winds powered infernos

    FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in Southern California were on high alert for dangerous fire potential even before the first blazes broke out….
  • 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, which has roiled the region and the larger Muslim world….
  • Boycotts, protests to greet Trump on Mississippi visit

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to celebrate heroes of the civil rights movement during a visit to Mississippi, but at least one leader of that era plans to be a no-show….
  • Ex-aide: Rep. Franks offered $5 million to carry his child

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks has told The Associated Press the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child, at one point offering her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother….
  • Accusations of misconduct followed top gossip editor

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dylan Howard, the top editor at National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., who previously faced allegations of sexual misconduct at the gossip news giant, was also accused of harassing behavior at another employer, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Press….
  • Trump says US ‘cannot afford’ Roy Moore loss in Alabama

    PENSACOLA, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday urged voters to elect a Republican Senate candidate in Alabama who has been dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct, warning that America "cannot afford" to have a Democrat win the hard-fought campaign instead….
  • Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

    BONSALL, Calif. (AP) — A routine day at an elite training center for racehorses transformed into terror and chaos in minutes, with hundreds of thoroughbreds stampeding out of their stalls in a desperate attempt to flee a Southern California wildfire that set their barns ablaze….
  • Moore accuser: Expert confirmed his 1977 yearbook signature

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for a woman who says Roy Moore assaulted her when she was a 16-year-old waitress says a handwriting expert has confirmed that his inscription in her 1977 yearbook is authentic. Moore's campaign says the accuser's admission that she added the time and place of Moore's yearbook inscription in her own handwriting undermines her entire story….
  • American evangelist leads rare event in communist Vietnam

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — More than 10,000 Vietnamese filled up a stadium in a rare Christian evangelistic event led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, who said he wants the communist government to consider Christians its best citizens….
  • France to mourn rock star Hallyday with exceptional pomp

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