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  • Cops: Man took ambulance for joy ride, strands patient, EMTs

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) YORK, Pa. (AP) — Emergency workers in Pennsylvania got an unpleasant surprise when they wheeled a patient out of a home to their ambulance, only to find it wasn't there. Police in York tell the York Dispatch ( ) 21-year-old ...

  • Cyber Monday sales still on top, but losing some luster

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are rolling out online deals on so-called "Cyber Monday." But now that shoppers are online all the time anyway, the 10-year-old shopping holiday is losing some of its luster. Still, Monday is expected to be ...

  • Haiti opposition says transitional gov't may be needed

    1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Eight candidates in last month's disputed presidential election are demanding major changes in Haiti's electoral system and other agencies. And they say if that doesn't happen, a transitional government should be created to oversee a new ...

  • Greece urges no delay to debt relief talks with creditors

    1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece says it hopes creditors will start talks on debt relief quickly — as soon as they have completed their first review of the country's bailout reforms — to dispel uncertainty and help the battered economy. ...

  • Cleveland panel OKs high-flying lakefront statue of Superman

    2 hours ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland planning commission has approved an early conceptual design of a Superman monument for the city's lakefront. The commission on Friday approved Lakewood artist David Deming's initial vision for the project intended to celebrate Cleveland's role ...

  • EU stands by labeling move after Israel freezes contacts

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is standing by its decision to put special labels on West Bank exports despite Israel's move to freeze contacts on Mideast peace issues with EU representatives. Israel has been up in arms since the ...

  • Iraq: Suicide bombing against Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad kills 9, wounds 21.

    2 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq: Suicide bombing against Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad kills 9, wounds 21.

  • Monday's Sports Scoreboard

    2 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times Eastern National Football League Baltimore vs Cleveland, 8:30 p.m. National Basketball Association Boston vs Miami, 7:30 p.m. Houston vs Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Denver vs Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City vs Atlanta, 8 p.m. San Antonio vs Chicago, 8 ...

  • Ford to book $600M 4Q expense for new labor contract

    2 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford says it will book a $600 million fourth-quarter expense mainly for signing bonuses paid to union workers under a new four-year contract. But the company says the deal with the United Auto Workers limits labor ...

  • South Dakota ghost town up for sale, at reduced price

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SWETT, S.D. (AP) — The southwestern South Dakota ghost town of Swett is once again for sale, and this time the asking price is a lot cheaper. Swett is home to about 6 acres of land, an empty house reputed ...

  • The Latest: Planned Parenthood shooting suspect in court

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic (all times local): 7 a.m. The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs is set to make his ...

  • Pink named UNICEF ambassador in fight to end child hunger

    2 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) Trailblazing pop star Pink saw firsthand severely malnourished children during a recent visit to Haiti as a part of a UNICEF program to provide therapeutic food packets to children in need. The singer, whose given name is Alecia Moore, was ...

  • Bahrain prime minister, 80, leaves hospital, attends meeting

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahrain's 80-year-old prime minister has been released from the hospital after undergoing tests and has attended a Cabinet meeting. The state-run Bahrain News Agency on Monday described the tests Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa ...

  • Italian principal accused of canceling Christmas

    2 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) MILAN (AP) — A public school principal in predominantly Roman Catholic Italy has been accused of canceling Christmas after removing religious songs from the annual holiday pageant. Everyone from Italy's premier to the Italian bishop's conference daily newspaper has chimed ...

  • Obama, Putin huddle on sidelines of Paris climate talks

    2 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) LE BOURGET, France (AP) — President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO'-tihn) are meeting during global climate talks outside Paris. The two leaders hadn't scheduled a formal meeting during the two days of talks but found time to ...

  • News conference, funeral details set in officer's death

    2 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW FLORENCE, Pa. (AP) — State police plan a news conference Monday to discuss the fatal shooting of a western Pennsylvania police officer who responded to a domestic dispute. Thirty-one-year-old Ray Shetler Jr. was under police guard at a hospital ...

  • Germany mulls sending up to 1,200 troops on Syria mission

    3 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — The German government is planning to send up to 1,200 troops to help in the fight against the Islamic State group. Defense Ministry spokesman Jens Flosdorff said Monday that the figure would be an "upper limit" for ...

  • Prosecutors: London gem heist suspect used retiree bus pass

    3 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Prosecutors say the oldest member of a British jewel theft gang used another person's free senior citizen's transport card to get a bus to the heist. They said Monday they believe 76-year-old Brian Reader used a "Freedom ...

  • AP Analysis: Final UN Iran probe report likely inconclusive

    3 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) VIENNA (AP) — The conclusions of a secret U.N. nuclear agency document leaked six years ago were explosive. Iran, it said, had likely worked on developing an atomic bomb. Two years later the agency went public. It detailed a list ...

  • Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey

    3 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will restrict imports of Turkish fruit and vegetables as part of a package of new sanctions following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey last week. Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said the fruit and ...

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