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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Cabinet on Saturday approved about 3.5 trillion yen ($29 billion) in fresh stimulus, including subsidies and job creation, to help pull the world's third-largest economy out of recession.The Cabinet endorsed the plan propose ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden's prime minister says 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 press confere ...more

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will later on Saturday call off a planned snap election, Swedish daily Expressen reported on its website citing sources. Lofven's Social Democrats, junior coalition partner the Greens ...more

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The Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Dec. 12-14. It is based on online interviews of 1,017 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.The p ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One group of potential candidates for president probably won't be shuffling off to Iowa, New Hampshire or other early campaign spots in the new year. They'll be hunkered down in statehouses across the Midwest, pushing bills through ...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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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says two unknown gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed a policeman and injured another.The two police corporals were guarding a bank in Sphinx Square in Giza, across the Nile from downtown Cairo, when ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people were expected to attend the funeral of a New York City police officer shot to death along with his partner one week ago in a brazen daylight ambush that shook the city and put an end to large-scale local protests cri ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state court determined Friday that a Los Angeles Police Department policy that makes it easier for unlicensed drivers to keep their cars instead of having them impounded after police stops is lawful and can remain in place.T ...more

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By Abdi Sheikh and Fiesal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Eight Islamist gunmen infiltrated the main African Union (AU) base in Mogadishu on Thursday and killed three peacekeepers and a civilian contractor, the AU mission in Somalia said. < ...more