Top News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/top Top News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:29:22 EDT Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:49:19 EDT 5 China's Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20171016/6d46d0d8-9699-4dcc-a711-4ab00fdef406 BEIJING (AP) — Having bested his rivals, Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:29:22 EDT 20171016/6d46d0d8-9699-4dcc-a711-4ab00fdef406 By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press 10 Things to Know for Tuesday http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20171016/19abc147-9993-48bc-89ef-4922aadcfd91 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. WHY TRUMP MAY WITHDRAW DRUG CZAR NOMINEE The president may rethink his support of Republican Rep. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:29:32 EDT 20171016/19abc147-9993-48bc-89ef-4922aadcfd91 By The Associated Press Associated Press Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20171016/c29465d9-7242-424e-9333-e28b1a5c89f1 WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:23:55 EDT 20171016/c29465d9-7242-424e-9333-e28b1a5c89f1 By CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Press Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20171016/4cfe729e-1025-446a-a6f5-2b0eb659f34e SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Tom and Catherine Andrews live on the edge of devastation. On one side of their mid-century style home, the deadly wildfires that ravaged parts of Northern California for more than a week wiped away the houses of neighbors they have known as long as two decades. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:10:28 EDT 20171016/4cfe729e-1025-446a-a6f5-2b0eb659f34e By SUDHIN THANAWALA and TERRY CHEA Associated Press Venezuela opposition looks for answers after election loss http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20171016/956a50e8-cac5-431b-84bd-2d26a09225dc CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Voting sites were shifted to distant neighborhoods with rampant crime. Ballots featured the faces of opposition candidates who lost in primaries. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:06:52 EDT 20171016/956a50e8-cac5-431b-84bd-2d26a09225dc By FABIOLA SANCHEZ and CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press