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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace.With a diplomatic showdown looming this past week over Arab plans to force Isra ...more

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — As relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated, there's one country that's reaping rewards — Belarus, whose authoritarian leader was once dubbed "Europe's last dictator" by the United States and the European Union. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with one of its biggest challenges in years — repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps — the Air Force has taken an important first step by admitting, after years of denial, that its problems run deep and wide.Less cert ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media have reported that China will send 700 troops to South Sudan as part of the country's first infantry battalion to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission.The official Xinhua News Agency said 180 of ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.In the six dec ...more

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China issued rules requiring real-estate owners to register their holdings with authorities, a major step in the fight against official corruption that should make it harder for property speculators to evade regulations. ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car bombings on behalf of the Islamic State extremist group. Now, the 21-year old is a reluctant cast member in a popular ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A pre-trial hearing on jury issues is scheduled Monday for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, whose murder trial is slated to start next month.Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to the June 2013 killing of Odin Ll ...more

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RUDOLPH, Wis. (AP) — This seems to be Rudolph's Christmas.The post office in this tiny central Wisconsin village that shares the name with the most famous reindeer of all has seen an uptick in business this season.Usually, the post office ...more

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A timeline of events in the hours before and moments after two New York Police Department officers were killed in their cruiser Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehol ...more