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November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

November sweeps victory makes NBC the king of network TV

NEW YORK — NBC's victory during the November ratings sweeps period means there's a new king of broadcast television — at least for now.
Saudi Aramco plans $25.6B share sale in biggest ever IPO

Saudi Aramco plans $25.6B share sale in biggest ever IPO

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Aramco on Thursday set a share price for its IPO — expected to be the biggest ever — that puts the value of the company at $1.7 trillion, more than Apple or Microsoft.

5 people struck by trains within days in Washington state

SEATTLE — Washington state authorities have confirmed five people in three days have been hit by trains, including three fatally struck.
SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house.

Police: Rapper sucker-punched man during arcade altercation

DAVIE, Fla. — A rapper from Miami is accused of sucker-punching a 50-year-old man in front of his young son during a confrontation at a family arcade in South Florida.
Giuliani in Ukraine as Congress moves closer to impeachment

Giuliani in Ukraine as Congress moves closer to impeachment

KYIV, Ukraine — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in Ukraine on Thursday, reviving the efforts that landed him and Trump in the impeachment inquiry now roiling Washington.

Russia suspends project with Iran due to uranium enrichment

MOSCOW — A Russian state company suspended a research project with Iran because of its decision to resume enriching uranium, a move a senior official said Thursday was necessary after the U.S. cancelled a waiver to allow the joint venture.
New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

NEW ORLEANS — The city known for 19th century Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and for the tarot card readers who tell fortunes in its historic French Quarter is about to play host to a different kind of sorcerer — at least in the Marvel comics universe.
Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Khaled part of pre-Super Bowl shows

Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Khaled part of pre-Super Bowl shows

NEW YORK — Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, DJ Khaled and DaBaby will bring the heat to Super Bowl week in Miami. On Location Experiences announced the lineup for its second Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest, to take place Jan. 30 through Feb.

Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi

NAIROBI, Kenya — At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities said Thursday, as East Africa continued to struggle with weeks of unusually heavy rains.