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AP News - Dec 18, 2014 10:01 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Third-string quarterback Charlie Whitehurst led Tennessee on its first opening-drive touchdown of the year, and the Titans built a 10-7 halftime lead over the Jacksonville Jaguars on the final Thursday night game of the year i ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 6:21 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is delaying by two years a requirement that U.S. banks sell off their riskiest investments such as stakes in private equity and hedge funds.Banks say they need more time to complete the sales.The sale ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 5:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has voiced concern to Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi over mass trials and the imprisonment of journalists and peaceful activists in Egypt.In a phone call to the Egyptian lead ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 5:47 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The thought crossed Jay Cutler's mind as soon as he found out he was being benched: He might have played his final game for Chicago.The Bears announced Thursday that they will start Jimmy Clausen against the Detroit Lion ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 5:13 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senior Islamic State group leaders were killed in U.S. and coalition airstrikes in northern Iraq over the last week, U.S. officials said Thursday, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel approved new orders for several hundred troops to ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 5:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the U.S. government's global-aid agency launched secret plans to undermine Cuba's communist government, it didn't turn to the CIA for help. Instead, it used little-known contractors to carry out the operations — leading to multip ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 2:44 PM

LONDON (AP) — Bernie Ecclestone's control of Formula One was fully restored on Thursday after overcoming court cases that threatened his grip on the motorsport series.The 84-year-old Ecclestone stepped down as a board member of F1's holding comp ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 11:58 AM

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon says it is offering one-hour delivery of thousands of basic products to its Prime customers in Manhattan.The online retail giant rolled out the service, known as Prime Now, to select areas of Manhattan on Thursday. It provi ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 11:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is imposing sanctions on the mother-in-law of a Mexican drug lord because she allegedly concealed assets from a drug cartel's operations around the world.Alejandra Araujo Uriarte is a Mexican national who was added to ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 8:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 289,000, lowest level in 6 weeks. ...more