New York Times - Global Bud Selig, an Apostle for Equity, Reaches Hall of Fame 2016-12-05T03:47:37.000000Z Selig instituted revenue-sharing policies and expanded playoffs that helped more small-market teams find on-field success. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Resigns After 8 Years 2016-12-05T02:45:44.000000Z New Zealand's popular Prime Minister John Key stunned the nation on Monday when he announced, in a breaking voice, he was resigning after eight years as leader. Death Toll in Oakland Warehouse Fire Rises Past 30 as Search Continues 2016-12-05T02:01:01.000000Z Officials said that the search of the rubble of a makeshift nightclub in the building would take days, and that they expected the number of victims to rise. Army Blocks Drilling of Dakota Access Oil Pipeline 2016-12-05T01:47:36.000000Z The Army Corps of Engineers said that it would not approve permits for construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath a dammed section of the Missouri River. Vowing to Squeeze Businesses, Trump Has Tactics Challenged 2016-12-05T01:25:37.000000Z Economists from both ends of the political spectrum say the president-elect’s approach of berating and rewarding companies may be good political theater but ultimately ineffective. Syrian Troops Push Deep Into Aleppo; Airstrikes Kill Dozens in Idlib Province 2016-12-05T01:22:20.000000Z An advance in the divided city left rebels in control of only about half the enclave they had taken, while at least 40 people died in bombings in Maarat al-Noaman and Kafr Nabl. $25 Million in Breakthrough Prizes Given in Science and Math 2016-12-05T01:16:10.000000Z The awards went to more than a thousand physicists, life scientists and mathematicians in areas like genetics and string theory. Italy’s Premier, Matteo Renzi, Says He’ll Resign After Reform Rejected 2016-12-05T00:23:55.000000Z Voters defeated proposed changes to Italy’s Constitution, handing a win to anti-establishment forces on the Continent. Taiwan City Planning a Makeover Says a Trump Agent Showed Interest 2016-12-05T00:04:25.000000Z Taoyuan’s mayor said a Trump Organization representative discussed investment opportunities, a possible overture that could complicate U.S.-China relations. Bonavista Journal: Hunting ‘Turr’ in Newfoundland’s Frigid Waters 2016-12-04T23:53:15.000000Z The annual hunt of turr, a migratory seabird, dates back to the days when Newfoundlanders needed to supplement meager winter diets, and it continues despite conservation efforts.