Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 7:57 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest developments on Donald Trump's transition to the presidency (all times local): 3:50 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is being greeted with cheers at the annual Army-Navy football game in Baltimore. The incoming president waved to the crowd from outside a private box as he arrived at the stadium during the first quarter of the storied rivalry. Trump was inside the box of a West Point graduate and planned to spend the second half in the box...

Updated at 7:49 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russia's Rosneft oil company said Saturday that commodities company Glencore and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund will invest $3 billion of their own funds to acquire a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft. Rosneft said the 10.5-billion...

Updated at 7:40 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " Two explosions hit Saturday night outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul, and Turkish authorities say about 20 police officers have been wounded. Police cordoned off the area as smoke rose from the newly built Besiktas...

Updated at 7:39 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) " Donald Trump is partaking in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday as he prepares to enter the White House. The future commander in chief attended...

Updated at 7:31 PM

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) " Drawing the U.S. deeper into the Syria conflict, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Saturday he is sending 200 more troops to accelerate the push on the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa. The 200, to...

Updated at 7:21 PM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) " Gambia's president-elect said Saturday that the outgoing leader who now rejects his defeat has no constitutional authority to call for another election, and he called on President Yahya Jammeh to help with a smooth...

Updated at 7:12 PM

There are really only two possible explanations why two members of the Russian women's hockey team at the Sochi Olympics had urine samples that contained male DNA. One, there were men inside those baggy uniforms of a team that won its first...

Updated at 6:03 PM

Elana Meyers Taylor and Steven Holcomb are dealing with the same problem. Both want to compete in this season's world bobsled championships, since it this will probably be their final opportunities to do so before retirement. Except, for...

Updated at 6:03 PM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) " A Spanish couple arrested for allegedly exploiting the rare illness of their daughter in a charity scam spent almost 600,000 euros ($633,000) of donations on a ritzy lifestyle, according to Spanish police. Court...

Updated at 5:58 PM

ROME (AP) " Italy's president promised Saturday he'll decide "in the next hours" about who to tap as the next premier, saying the country needs a new government as soon as possible to tackle problems, like troubled banks and quake-struck towns...

Updated at 5:54 PM

PELHAM, N.C. (AP) " In today's racially charged environment, there's a label that even the KKK disavows: white supremacy. Standing on a muddy dirt road in the dead of night near the North Carolina-Virginia border, masked Ku Klux Klan...

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