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By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese annual core consumer inflation slowed for a fourth straight month in November due largely to sliding oil prices, highlighting the challenges the central bank faces in achieving ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.Hundreds of theaters Thursday, from The Edge 8 in Greenv ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush will remain hospitalized through Christmas Day after experiencing shortness of breath two days ago.Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Thursday evening that the 90-year-old Bush remained at Houston ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials are warning people not to eat Happy Apple brand caramel apples after they were recalled over concerns they could be contaminated with listeria.The State Department of Public Health issued the ...more

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MADISON, N.J. (AP) — Santa Claus went to work on Christmas Day for an animal shelter.Santa delivered dogs and cats as presents for the St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in Madison, reported ( staffer ...more

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TITUSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — George Washington made his Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River — with considerably better weather than the first time.Re-enactors playing Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River in the 62nd re-enactm ...more

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A look at some key factors as the 2016 presidential race begins to take shape:___DEMOCRATS' ELECTORAL COLLEGE BASELINE: Democrats have won the same group of states worth 242 electoral votes for every election since 1992. A Democratic nomi ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 40-year-old U.S. citizen died after a border inspector shot him with a stun gun at the nation's busiest crossing, authorities said Thursday.San Diego police said the man jumped over a counter and attacked an inspector after be ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial has been postponed pending a federal judge's ruling on whether the FBI improperly entered Las Vegas Strip hotel suites without a warrant before arresting and accusing a Malaysian businessman and his son of illegal Internet gambli ...more

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KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spent the sixth day of their holiday vacation in Hawaii on Thursday:— SUNNY CHRISTMAS MORNING: The Obama family gathered in their Kailua rental home to open Christmas ...more