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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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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers are to vote in a final round Monday for the country's new president, in a ballot that could force an early general election and, some fear, endanger the country's bailout.In two previous ballots, Stavros Dim ...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

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GRAY, La. (AP) — A man named after whiskey has named his son for bourbon.Thirty-one-year-old Jack Daniels Leathers of Gray says he and his 23-year-old wife, Lydia Leathers, chose the name well before their marriage.He tells The Courier (h ...more

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Goats are known to eat just about anything, but it didn't dawn on Vince Thomas until recently that the menu might include Christmas trees."They'll eat the pine needles and leave the skeleton of the tree," said Thomas, a longtim ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Monday after a report that China will change banking rules in an apparent effort to boost lending and economic growth, while oil prices rebounded.KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC-40 gained 0.2 percent t ...more

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SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea, but it was too early to know whether either ...more