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(Reuters) - Three people were injured, two of them critically, after a gunman opened fire in a Chicago train station on Wednesday night, police said. The suspect, who has not been apprehended, pulled a gun during an argument with a 41-year-ol ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Two days before Christmas, members of a rural Christian congregation in eastern China welded pieces of metal into a cross and hoisted it onto the top of a worship hall to replace one that was forcibly removed in October.Within an ...more

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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