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Trump's 'Thank you' tour gets off to raucous start

Donald Trump returned to his campaign roots Thursday in his first major public appearance since Election Day, resembling the pugnacious, brawling campaigner more than the traditional president-to-be as he held court in front of thousands of adoring fans — and even announced a Cabinet pick from the stage.

National

She was trying to start a Neighborhood Watch. Now she’s dead.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified Ariyana Jones, 26, as the woman who was fatally struck in a south Sacramento shooting reported to police at the 6700 block of Tortola Way, north of 53rd Avenue, on Thursday night. A neighbor said Jones had gone door to door months before asking people to join a Neighborhood Watch group in response to a string of robberies in the area.

World

Apparent tax arrangements of top soccer players released

A group of European media outlets on Friday published what it claims are details of tax arrangements made by several top soccer players and coaches, including Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil.

National

What US presidents said about ties with China and Taiwan

President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, a highly unusual and probably unprecedented move since the U.S. broke diplomatic ties with the self-governing island in 1979 and shifted to diplomatic recognition of China under a so-called "one-China" policy.

National

No verdict in motorist death after 16 hours deliberation

The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict."

Videos

Alligator found parked in Texas garage

Fulshear Police Department removed an alligator from a Cross Creek Ranch garage with the help of a wrangler. The department later posted video of the removal on Facebook, saying the alligator wasn't hurt and that she will be released to an alligator farm in El Campo, Texas.
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Alligator found parked in Texas garage 0:25

Alligator found parked in Texas garage

Bear takes an uninvited dip in family pool 0:37

Bear takes an uninvited dip in family pool

Pilot takes down passenger who pushed flight attendant 1:51

Pilot takes down passenger who pushed flight attendant

Austin police arrest black teacher, tell her African-Americans have 'violent tendencies' 6:06

Austin police arrest black teacher, tell her African-Americans have 'violent tendencies'