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MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian currency extended its losses on Monday after a report showed the economy has started shrinking in annual terms for the first time since 2009 as the country is buffeted by falling oil prices and Western sanctions.Meanwhi ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is heading to early general elections after parliament failed to elect a new president for the country in a third and final round of voting on Monday.The coalition government's candidate for the post, former European ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece heading to early election after parliament fails to elect president in final round. ...more

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese soldiers fired into the air to disperse a protest on Monday against security measures near a town close to the Syrian border, a security source and the state news agency reported. State news agency NNA said three y ...more

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's parties should step away from "tawdry political tactics" that are unsettling investors before a 2015 election and focus instead on spelling out long-terms plans for the economy, a business lobby group said on Monday. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama isn't ruling out the possibility the U.S. could one day reopen an embassy in Iran.Obama was asked in an NPR interview whether he could envision opening an embassy there during his final two years in offic ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Warning from President Barack Obama to congressional Republicans: I have a veto pen and, come January, I won't be afraid to use it.Since taking office in 2009, Obama has only vetoed legislation twice, both in fairly minor circums ...more

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Western Colorado goat farmers say Christmas trees make great snacks for their herds, and they're offering to collect them from homes in the Grand Valley.Nevelle Hopper of the Lil Moo Ranch said Friday the the trees a ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A yellow Labrador that got spooked on a Christmas Day hike in the Columbia Gorge, snapping her leash and plunging 150 feet down a cliff, was rescued in the dark by a climber who rappelled to a narrow ledge where the dog was trappe ...more

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EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts fire officials have come to the rescue of a capsized kayaker who may have been trying to install a Charlie Brown cutout on a raft that holds a Christmas tree at the center of a pond.The Daily Hampshire Gaz ...more