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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 8:52am

Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity

PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium (AP) -- With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht" ("Silent Night, Holy Night")....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 7:52am

After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) -- A tumultuous year all but behind him, President Barack Obama set off for his annual winter getaway in Hawaii hoping for one thing: Quiet....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 7:36am

Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn't complete....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 6:21am

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama declared that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 4:49am

Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica....

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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 - 4:04am

Lawyer: Woman did not intend to hit pedestrians

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) -- The attorney for a 56-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four people, including a 6-year-old boy, said it was an accident when she ran her car into nearly a dozen pedestrians outside a California church, describing her as someone who "does not live her life recklessly."...

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Friday, Dec 19, 2014 - 10:13pm

New York mayor caught between protests, police

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected last year after making promises to keep crime low while improving relations between police and the community. As the tensions between those promises continue to mount, Friday showed just how tricky threading that needle has been....

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