Trump takes on enormous task of building an administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up his transition team as he plunges into setting up his administration, an enormous undertaking that likely requires him to alter his hands-on management style and consider going outside his small, insular group of loyalists.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

NATO: Blast inside US base in Afghanistan kills 4

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion at a U.S. airfield in Afghanistan early Saturday killed four people, the head of international forces in the country said.

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Amnesty: Nigeria's slum demolitions leave 30,000 homeless

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International says as many as 30,000 people in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos are homeless after their community was set ablaze and demolished this week.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Obama urges nation to 'forge unity' after bitter election

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Three days after Election Day, President Barack Obama used his last Veterans Day speech to urge Americans to learn from the example of veterans as a divided nation seeks to "forge unity" after the bitter 2016 campaign.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

John Kerry talks climate change in Antarctica

McMURDO STATION, Antarctica (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry didn't comment on Donald Trump's election victory while visiting Antarctica, but did say that citizens who care about limiting emissions might have to march in the streets to push for more aggressive action.

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