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Trump's stock in oil pipeline company raises concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments could affect any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president.

Murder charge filed in shooting of Detroit college cop

DETROIT (AP) — An ex-convict was charged with murder and other crimes Friday in the death of a Detroit college police officer who was shot in the head while trying to arrest the man.

"This case strongly illustrates the dangers that police officers face every minute of every day," Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said.

Trump says he's trying to save jobs in U.S.

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump didn't take off all of Thanksgiving Day while enjoying a long holiday weekend with his family at his Mar-a-Lago estate, saying he was working to keep the makers of Carrier air conditioners from relocating from Indianapolis to Mexico.

'Brady Bunch' mom Florence Henderson dies at 82

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Florence Henderson, who went from Broadway star to become one of America's most beloved television moms in "The Brady Bunch," has died. She was 82.

Otto enters Pacific after leaving 4 dead in Costa Rica

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Tropical Storm Otto killed at least four people in Costa Rica and then headed into the Pacific Ocean Friday after making landfall as the southernmost hurricane on record to hit Central America.

Trump's charity admits to violating IRS self-dealing ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's charity has admitted that it violated IRS regulations barring it from using its money or assets to benefit Trump, his family, his companies or substantial contributors to the foundation.

Government wants most phone apps locked out for drivers

DETROIT (AP) — The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car.

The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also wants automakers to make infotainment systems easy to pair with smartphones.

Police don't believe Detroit officer shooting was ambush

DETROIT (AP) — A police officer is in critical condition after he was shot in the head while on patrol near a university campus in Detroit, but authorities said Wednesday he was probably not ambushed.

Failed study dims hopes in hunt for Alzheimer's treatment

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A treatment for Alzheimer's failed to slow mental decline in a widely anticipated study, ending hope that researchers at Eli Lilly had finally found a drug that does more to help those suffering from the fatal, mind-robbing disease.

The pharmaceutical company's shares plunged Wednesday before markets opened.

Many Thanksgiving travelers hoping to leave politics behind

CHICAGO (AP) — When Mary Mitchell gathers with family for Thanksgiving, she plans to enjoy cooking with her sister, a satisfying meal and maybe a game of charades afterward. One thing that's not on the list: politics.