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  • US appeals WTO ruling against national meat labels

    4 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is appealing a World Trade Organization decision that made it harder for U.S. consumers to know where meat in the grocery story came from. The WTO in October rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on ...

  • French Parliament debates recognizing Palestine

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    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's government is pushing to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, amid growing pressure across Europe for recognition of a Palestinian state after decades of Mideast stalemate. France's lower house of Parliament on Friday debated a measure urging the ...

  • Eisner: NFL team would boost downtown Los Angeles

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Michael Eisner was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co., the entertainment giant founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and owned the Los Angeles Angels. Now he's acting as an unofficial, unpaid adviser to ...

  • Rebels push forward in southern Syria

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    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels backed by the United States are making their biggest gains yet south of the capital Damascus, capturing a string of towns from government forces and aiming to carve out a swath of territory leading to ...

  • Cops: Man inspired by gangster movie uses firebomb

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    (AP) DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 19-year-old inspired by a scene in "Gangster Squad" tossed Molotov cocktails in a suburban New York community. Police say Brandon Scerri unleashed a couple of handmade incendiary devices Sunday on streets in ...

  • Carlos Sainz Jr to drive for Toro Rosso in 2015

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    (AP) FAENZA, Italy (AP) — Scuderia Toro Rosso says 20-year-old Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. will pair with Max Verstappen for the Formula One team in 2015. Sainz, the son of former two-time world rally champion Carlos Sainz, became the youngest ...

  • High winds scale back search for missing anglers

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    (AP) CUT BANK, Mont. (AP) — Strong winds in northern Montana led Glacier County officials to scale back the search for a Canadian man and a Japanese woman who went missing after a weekend fishing trip. The sheriff's office had patrols ...

  • Police: Woman stabs self in fight over inheritance

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an argument over an inheritance ended when a woman pushed a 72-year-old man down a flight of stairs at a southern New Jersey home and stabbed herself with a knife. Millville police tell the ...

  • Candy distribution center in Ohio ravaged by fire

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Some orders for chocolates have been halted after fire gutted a candy warehouse and distribution center in northeast Ohio. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the blaze that began Thursday morning at the Fannie ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 12:28 p.m. EST

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    (AP) INSIDE KOBANI: A devastated town as fighting against Islamic State militants turns corner Ferguson-related protests move to retail stores in St. Louis area, planned across nation Austin police say more than 100 rounds fired at downtown buildings; no explosives found ...

  • Cops: Beau who ate holiday meal early gets stabbed

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    (AP) WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender. Authorities say Jacklyn Blake confessed to ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 12:20 p.m. EST

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) Thunder G Westbrook to return Friday night Sherman's big night leads Seattle past 49ers again Eagles top Cowboys 33-10, may have to do it again Boykin and No. 6 TCU romp over Texas, 48-10 Lions begin crucial homestand with win ...

  • Thunder G Westbrook to return Friday night

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    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder say point guard Russell Westbrook will return to action Friday night against the New York Knicks. The three-time All-Star broke a bone in his right hand against Portland in the second game of the ...

  • Russian Navy successfully tests new missile

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    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time in as many months, proving its reliability following a troublesome development. The Defense Ministry said the Alexander Nevsky nuclear submarine test-fired a ...

  • 3 tips for using credit wisely during the holidays

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    (AP) Using credit to tackle your holiday shopping can be tempting. And offers of a discount for opening a new account, or interest-free purchases for a year or more make it more enticing. But relying on credit without a plan to ...

  • Venezuelan classical music system under fire

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's network of youth orchestras has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music. But a new book by British musicologist Geoffrey Baker portrays El Sistema ...

  • Friday's Sports Scoreboard

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    (AP) All Times Eastern National Football League No games today. National Basketball Association Chicago vs Boston, 1 p.m. Golden State vs Charlotte, 7 p.m. Dallas vs Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee vs Detroit, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans vs Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. L.A. ...

  • Madonna's adopted kids meet Malawi's president

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    (AP) LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — The president of Malawi has met Madonna's adopted daughter and son. President Peter Mutharika thanked the U.S. pop star on Friday for bringing her Malawi-born children Mercy and David back to their birth country. Friday's meeting ...

  • AP Top News At 12:05 p.m. EST

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism Ferguson protests move to retail stores Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired Pope urges more Muslim opposition to IS in Turkey Second act of Black Friday shopping in full swing Michael Brown's legacy ...

  • Spain: Bank shootout kills police officer, suspect

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    (AP) MADRID (AP) — A shootout at a bank in the northwestern Spanish city of Vigo has left a police officer and the lone suspect dead. Authorities say the unnamed suspect was trying to rob a branch of the Abanca bank ...

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