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BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators took to the streets for a second night after a white police officer in Berkeley, Missouri, killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at him.Dozens of protesters held a vigil late Wednesday at the ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Again? Really?There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president.The possibility of a Bush-Clinton matchup in 2016 is increasingly plausible. ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The shooting death of 18-year-old Antonio Martin marks the third fatal shooting of a young black man by a white police officer in the St. Louis area since Michael Brown was killed in August.Here's a glance at the circumstances i ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When Graeme Smith arrived in Afghanistan in 2005, he drove across the country from Kabul south to the Talban's former capital Kandahar on a newly paved road that cut travelling time from a bone-rattling 14 hours to just six.</ ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Police say three people have been wounded, two critically, in a shooting at a Chicago Transit Authority train stop.Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Amina Greer says the shooting occurred on the mezzanine level of a Red Line " ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Continuing a Christmas Eve tradition, Gov. Jerry Brown issued pardons to 105 people Wednesday, before retracting one to a man hours later after learning he had not disclosed recent discipline by financial regulators, a spokesm ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say a man has life-threatening injuries after being stabbed on a bus.The Seattle Times reports (http://bit.ly/1GZ6fsp) that police say the victim boarded the Metro bus and sat next to a man. The two argued about how ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — Golden rays of tropical sunlight slant through the caved-in roof of Saint Thomas de Villanueva chapel, illuminating tiles graced by the faces of saints. Vandals shattered the stained-glass windows and scrawled their names on the thick wal ...more

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As Christmas Eve turns into Christmas Day, lights in every color shine through the night around the world. Colored bulbs decorate buildings from Ahmadabad, India. Candles illuminate the faces of the faithful at a church in Beijing, China. And Santa Cla ...more

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By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha cited China as a good example of economic development in a year-end speech to government officials seven months after he seized power in a military coup. ...more