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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the online world just as eager video game players were unwrapping new consoles on Christmas morning.Microsoft's Xbox Live s ...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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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state court has determined 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.Californi ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Sudan's government is stepping up pressure on the United Nations as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon prepares recommendations on the future of a joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in the country's violence-wracked Darfur reg ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — Recently criticized New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) has arrived at the wake of a police officer shot to death with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush.Police union officials have said de Blasio ...more

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KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the seventh day of his family's holiday vacation in Hawaii on Friday:— MORNING WORKOUT: Obama began his morning as he did many other days of his vacation by exercising at a gym at Marin ...more

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PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Teams plan to resume searching Saturday for a 60-year-old man missing in Washington's Olympic National Park.Jim Griffin went for a hike Monday on the Olympic Hot Springs Trail. His friends reported him missing Wednesda ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer shot a woman in the leg early Friday at a Hollywood parking structure after she fought with another woman and pointed a gun at the officer, authorities said.Diamond Vargas, 47, was booked on suspicion of assau ...more

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By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - The mother of an Oregon woman newly freed from two months of imprisonment in East Timor said on Friday that news of her daughter's release was a "fantastic Christmas present," but it remained uncertain how soon ...more

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Egypt has banned Hollywood's big screen biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings," a 20th Century Fox spokesman said on Friday. The studio owned by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc declined to give a reason for the ban, but f ...more