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December 20, 2014

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Megabus crashes on I-65 in southern Indiana

SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — A Megabus headed for Atlanta crashed Saturday morning on Interstate 65 in southern Indiana, authorities said, and some injuries were reported.

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More crime lows in NYC despite rising complaints
Posted: December 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as New York's police department takes heat for its tactics in the outrage over the Eric Garner chokehold case, year-end crime statistics show two clear trends: low-level arrests are holding steady and overall crime continues to fall.

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Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomes
Posted: December 20, 2014

GAIL, Texas (AP) — The Muleshoe Ranch's profits were chopped in half when the drought withered pastures, dried up stock tanks and forced the owner to move most of his cattle out of state.

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Immigrants build document trails to remain in US
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 11:02 am

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Electricity bills. Speeding tickets. Dentist records. Money order receipts.

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N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 11:02 am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.

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Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil future
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 11:02 am

MIAMI (AP) — One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba's northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the action.

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Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 11:02 am

PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium (AP) — With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht" ("Silent Night, Holy Night").

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Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 11:02 am

HAVANA (AP) — To many exiles and their allies, President Raul Castro is a brutal dictator who locks up dissenters in gulag-like jails, snuffs out political discourse and condemns his people to socialist poverty.

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Aging white lion euthanized at Ohio zoo
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 11:02 am

CINCINNATI (AP) — An aging white lion given to the Cincinnati Zoo by performers Seigfried & Roy had to be euthanized because of age-related health issues.

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