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HAVANA (AP) — A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the United States' seven-story mission looms over Havana's seaside Malecon boulevard as the largest diplomatic outpost in the country.Cuban guards stand at close interval ...more

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The killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers.Tensions escala ...more

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DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian state-run TV said Saturday that the government is prepared to take part in peace talks hosted by Russia next month, but the unnamed foreign ministry official it cited suggested the scope of the negotiations would be limited to "p ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — If Hillary Rodham Clinton seeks the White House again, her message on the economy could be an important barometer as she courts fellow Democrats.Members of her party are watching closely how the former secretary of state outlin ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to attend the funeral Saturday of a police officer shot to death along with his partner in a brazen daylight ambush that shook the city and put an end to large-scale local protests criticizing police fol ...more

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The Associated Press-GfK poll on the economy was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Dec. 4-8. It is based on online interviews of 1,010 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.The origin ...more

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PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Some employees in a Massachusetts school district feel like they got a visit from the Grinch.Instead of receiving their paychecks via direct deposit on the day after Christmas, Plymouth Public Schools workers awoke Friday ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Cabinet approved 3.5 trillion yen ($29 billion) in fresh stimulus Saturday for the ailing economy, pledging to get growth back on track and restore the country's precarious public finances.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is wrappi ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Holy See has released a Ukrainian activist who bared her breasts in St. Peter's Square on Christmas Day and snatched the statue of Baby Jesus from the Vatican's outdoor Nativity scene.Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico L ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden's prime minister said on Saturday there will be no early elections next year as the left-leaning government has reached an agreement with opposition parties on a budget proposal.Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said during a p ...more