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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Families eagerly greeted crewmembers as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu made a Christmas Eve homecoming to Naval Base San Diego after a six-month deployment in the western Pacific.Relatives waved welcome signs as they wa ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment issued the following statement Wednesday on the on-demand release of "The Interview":"It has always been Sony's intention to have a national platform on which to release this film," said Sony Entert ...more

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GRETNA, La. (AP) — A man who had just bought something at a suburban New Orleans shopping mall on Christmas Eve was shot to death at close range and a suspect was in custody, police said.It happened about 4:21 p.m. Wednesday, less than two hours ...more

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Residents of the Cocos Keeling Islands, a remote Australian territory northwest of the mainland, are bracing for possible winds gusting up to 150 kph (90 mph) from a cyclone due to pass near the islands on Thursday. The Aus ...more

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KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spent the fifth day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Wednesday:— GYM SESSION: Obama got in another workout at the gym at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on another ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush will remain overnight Wednesday in a Houston hospital where he was taken after experiencing shortness of breath, a family spokesman said.The 90-year-old Bush had been taken by ambulance to Houston ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities react to Sony's announcement Wednesday that it released Seth Rogen and James Franco's North Korea satire, "The Interview," on digital platforms:— "You wanna watch The Interview?? You can RIGHT ... NOW!! ... Thanks Son ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Hong Kong kung fu movie star Jackie Chan feels ashamed of his son's drug abuse and hopes that one day he will speak out about the dangers of taking drugs, state news agency Xinhua reported. Jaycee Chan was formally charged ...more

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KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — What do two world leaders do when they find themselves on the same Hawaiian island on Christmas Eve? If you're President Barack Obama and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, you round up a few aides and make common cause on ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two people are dead after a small plane crashed not far from an airport in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Northern California.Amador County Undersheriff James Wegner told The Sacramento Bee ( ) that ...more