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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Cabinet on Thursday endorsed a 2015 budget that projects a slight increase in spending and a significant drop in revenues due to sliding oil prices, resulting in a nearly $39 billion deficit.In a sign o ...more

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WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. (AP) — This year's re-enactment of George Washington's Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River will have considerably better weather than the original.The 62nd annual re-enactment of Washington's 1776 crossing is sl ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Here's a look at some key factors as the 2016 presidential race begins to take shape:_DEMOCRATS' ELECTORAL COLLEGE BASELINE: Democrats have won the same group of states worth 242 electoral votes for every election since 199 ...more

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GRAY, La. (AP) — A man named after whiskey has named his son for bourbon.Thirty-one-year-old Jack Daniels Leathers of Gray says he and his 23-year-old wife, Lydia Leathers, chose the name well before their marriage.He tells The Courier (h ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition could be held in Moscow next month, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday.The talks are set to take place sometime after Jan. 20, ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevi ...more

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth used her annual Christmas Day broadcast on Thursday to advocate reconciliation, especially in Scotland where an unsuccessful independence referendum earlier this year polarized public opinion. Chan ...more

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HAMMONTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman leaving Christmas Eve Mass in New Jersey was struck and killed by a car while crossing the street.The Press of Atlantic City reports ( that the 77-year-old woman was struck by ...more

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rebel groups fighting in Syria's northern Aleppo province have agreed to form an alliance, a group monitoring the country's civil war said on Thursday. A lack of unity among Syria's opposition groups has undermined the rev ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a "permanent governing majority" for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of the "Obama coalition" to keep their ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Sony's "The Interview" has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release."The Inter ...more