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2 dead in explosion, fire at Oklahoma oil rig

Black market kidney broker is released from prison

Report: Turkish prosecutor wants US-based cleric arrested

Actor Stephen Collins denies he's a pedophile in interview

100 million euros in assets seized in Rome 'mafia' probe

Bergdahl investigation wraps up; Top leaders get briefings

Kenya president signs controversial security law

Police: 5-year-old boy found dead wasn't abducted

8 children killed, mother stabbed, in Australia

Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

Efforts to save rare northern white rhino continue

Key Profumo scandal figure Mandy Rice-Davies dies

Year's top album is Sam Smith's 'In The Lonely Hour'

AP source: Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves

New Jersey beach owner sues over dune project

Least productive Congress? Not this one, barely

Egypt's gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

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5 topics for Obama's year-end news conference

Kid Rock to perform pre-race concert at Daytona 500

Ford House sells Cezanne painting for $100 million

Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 5 deaths

Putin: Russia military modernization plan to go on

Pakistan: 77 militants killed after school massacre

Year's top song is Beyonce, Sia's 'Pretty Hurts'

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Auschwitz victim suitcases get high-tech storage

Unemployment rates fell in 41 US states last month

Court: Texas 'stand your ground' trial unfair

FIFA will not reopen 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes

Blackberry posts 3Q adjusted profit, revenue down

Kenya official: Doping much worse in Russia, China

Israeli military says Gaza rocket hits Israel

6th man set to plead guilty in MLB steroid case

Parity abounds among women's hoops elite

Speaker invites Obama for State of the Union

Hungary official says disputed Internet tax plan 'dead'

Greek lawmaker alleges bribery attempt in presidential vote

AP source: Peavy agrees to $24M deal to stay with Giants

No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift

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Hungary is new hot spot on migrant route into EU

Finland's 1st terror case sees 4 sentenced

Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucks

CERN nuclear physics lab admits Pakistan

Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

Coroner: Boy, 6, dies after car crashes into crowd

3.2 quake recorded in Oregon

US stocks open mostly higher after a two-day rally

Larceny charge vs. Celtics coach to be dismissed

Russia to seek 10 years in prison for opposition activist

US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba trade

Mistrial declared for man accused of stalking Ashanti

Obama closing 2014 with year-end news conference

Gold tooth dropped into Missouri donation kettle

Pa. couple charged in boy's death waives hearing

Hope and some fear in Cuba amid thaw with US

Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

Belarus slaps 30 percent fee at currency exchanges

Spanish police probe car attack on ruling party HQ

Britain moves closer to allowing women in combat

China arrests US aid work in N. Korean border town

Ecclestone trying to revive South African GP

UN chief visits Ebola-ravaged West African nations

Indonesia volcano erupts, injuring 4; 1 missing

Trade between China and Mozambique nears $3 billion

Lennon & Maisy working on picture book

Japan scientist quits as cell research discredited

Thai seafood company to buy Bumble Bee tuna firm

Deputies: Woman, 72, slapped over Facebook snub

Smashing Pumpkins' Corgan looks ahead, not back

HK court: Property tycoon guilty of corruption

Victory for plaintiff in China gay conversion case

5 die in Mozambique floods

Pope boosts Rome's 2024 bid but warns: 'I won't be around'

Sri Lankan opposition pledges war crime inquiry

Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies

12 workers freed from collapsed tunnel in Vietnam

AP PHOTOS: 4 seasons in 1 war on WWI battlefields

Bombings kill 11 people in Iraq

Lava slows but still on track to hit Hawaii market

Polish school honors Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Image of Asia: Celebrating Hanukkah in Myanmar

Dutch coalition crisis fizzles out

Jags' Marks caps 21-13 win over Titans with sack

German consumer confidence on the rise

China's wealth finds home in Washington state

Thursday's Sports Scoreboard

US not fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack

Snyder learning that there's never enough time

EPA expected to treat coal ash waste like garbage

Farmers, unionists protest EU-US free trade talks

A look at NFL's most underappreciated, overblown

Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions

For US and Cuba, normalcy will take many steps

US tapped contractors to do its sneaky work in Cuba

Sheriff to cede immigration-enforcement foothold

It's law now: 'No Social Security for Nazis'

How the AP-GfK Poll was conducted

Thursday's College Basketball

Colorado vows to defend pot law against states' challenge

Essebsi narrow favorite to win Tunisian presidency

Michael Phelps' DUI trial set Friday in Baltimore

Weird weather lingers in Alaska's largest city

Best of the season's 39 bowl games

Stephen Colbert retires his 'Report' and the host he played

Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury

Hearing set for restrictive NYC jail dorm

NYC event marks winter solstice with music parades

Filipino family wants US Marine in local jail during trial

2004 tsunami: Horror of 'colorful mess' revealed

LA Kings erase 3-goal deficit, move past Blues 6-4

Ex-worker at China's Forbidden City gets death

Marathon bombing survivor in 'Yes to Dress' finale

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39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one

Blues-Kings Sums

Will artists skip studio support after Sony scandal?

In Lebanon, Syrian newborns risk statelessness

Australian Open goes back to The Australian course

Federal judge considering Oklahoma's death penalty

Thunder-Warriors, Box

Penn State, BYU to meet for title

Tennyson, Goodrow lead Sharks past Oilers

Bucks spoil Cousins' return, beat Kings 108-107

Oilers-Sharks Sums

Dog saves man from Sacramento home fire

Padres, Dodgers finalize Kemp trade

Durant leaves Thunder game with ankle injury

Titans lose 9th consecutive game, 21-13 at Jaguars

Bucks-Kings, Box

Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US deal

Companies' data security in question after Sony hack

Pilot gets 3 years for China crash that killed 44

Brazil graft cases: Beginning of impunity's end?

A's trade All-Star catcher Derek Norris to Padres

Jaguars hold off Titans late, win 21-13 in home finale

Ed Dept. releases 'framework' to rate colleges

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Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn

Beleskey scores in 3rd as Ducks beat Canadiens

Minnesota links caramel apples, 2 listeria deaths

Moore, No. 10 Louisville beat Grand Canyon 65-51

Davis scores 30, leads New Orleans over Houston

Sides 'far apart' in West Coast port negotiations

No. 19 Oklahoma State holds off Weber State women 55-49

California's top utility regulator defends record

California lawmaker enters plea after DUI arrest

Phoenix police chief fired after union strife

Pelicans-Rockets, Box

Butler scores 35, Bulls beat Knicks 103-97

Louisville 1st-in-South to raise minimum wage

Ducks-Canadiens Sums

Knicks-Bulls, Box

Japan, US delay update to defense cooperation

Fehr's OT goal lifts Capitals over Blue Jackets

S Korea court orders dissolution of leftist party

Infant or fetus remains found in storage unit

Bolland gets winner in SO as Panthers beat Flyers

Comeau leads Penguins over Avalanche 1-0, OT

Faulk has goal, assist in Canes' win over Leafs

Panthers-Flyers Sums

Contrite Vegas hotelier wins gambling license

Hellmann's maker Unilever drops suit over 'Just Mayo'

Maple Leafs-Hurricanes Sums

Capitals-Blue Jackets Sums

Avalanche-Penguins Sums

Milwaukee to speed police training in handling mentally ill

Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

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Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendants competent

China pledges to speed entry of US pharmaceuticals

Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses

Arson caused $30 million downtown Los Angeles fire

No. 6 Virginia handles Cleveland State 70-54

Ex-Tulsa cop to stand trial in off-duty shooting

'The Interview' jeopardizes overseas movie villains

IMF withholds bailout money for Cyprus

Bondage 'master' convicted in plot to kill wife

Judge may toss 4 guilty pleas in inside-trade case

Anthony sits out Knicks' game against Bulls

Report: Australian lawmaker's adviser arrested

Land, water rights needed for Nevada nuclear dump

Police: Man hid gun parts in luggage at NY airport

Oregon high court says injured snowboarder can sue

Fatal South by Southwest crash brings first wave of lawsuits

Uber suspends operations in Portland for 3 months

Montana ex-billionaire jailed for contempt

Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo

Helfrich: Ekpre-Olomu won't play against FSU

Family wants officer prosecuted for scuffle with man, 76

US regulators label MetLife as potential financial threat

'Hands Up' players to attend Ferguson Christmas party

Protection sought for scenic California region

Review: 'The Interview' deserves to be seen

Government selling last stake in Ally Financial

Police sketch of meteorologist shooting suspect released

Day care owner pleads in boy's death in murky pool

Group challenges timber producer's 'green' label

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