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SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.The Seattle Times reports ( that the minimum wage in the state will hit $9.47 an hour then. The minimum wage in neighboring Ore ...more

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COVINA, Calif. (AP) — Josh Roffeis was about to leave for work Wednesday morning when he discovered his green Honda filled with most of the family's Christmas presents had been stolen.The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports ( ...more

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PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police say they have foiled an apparent attempt to detonate a car filled with explosive material in the capital Pristina.Police spokesman Baki Kelani said the driver of the car has been arrested and questioned. He ...more

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MIAMI (Reuters) - The Miami Heat got the better of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 101-91 victory in the Christmas Day return of the two-time NBA champion to his former team. James, who was given a warm welcome by Miami fans, ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old Detroit boy was shot in the head while he and friends played with a gun in the basement of a home.Officer Jennifer Moreno tells The Detroit News ( ) that the shooting happened about 1: ...more

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Two New York police officers were ambushed last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including references to high-profile cases of white police officers killing unarmed black men and a vow to put "wings on pigs." Aft ...more

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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