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N.Y. SantaCon pub crawl kicks off with hopes of less naughtiness

N.Y. SantaCon pub crawl kicks off with hopes of less naughtiness

NEW YORK – The annual costumed pub crawl featuring a horde of sloshed Santas on the streets of Manhattan got underway today with a lesson in the First Amendment.
Published: 12/13/14

Seattle woman accused of swapping sex for iPod

SEATTLE – A 27-year-old woman was charged with a felony for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old boy in exchange for an Apple iPod.
Published: 12/13/14
Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal  flop

Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

He came in like a wrecking ball? 6 apartments evacuated after Dutchman's marriage proposal
Published: 12/13/14

AP Top News at 11:02 a.m. EST

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.N.'s decision in July to begin moving aid into war-torn Syria without the consent of President Bashar Assad was heralded as unprecedented. It was the first time that humanitarian need trumped a nation's sovereignty. Five month...
Published: 12/13/14

AP Top News at 4:50 a.m. EST

WASHINGTON (AP) Protesters plan to converge on the nation's capital on Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations plan to hold a national march in Washington with the famil...
Published: 12/13/14

AP Top News at 10:44 p.m. EST

BAGHDAD (AP) Saadi Abdul-Rahman was recently forced to pull his three children out of school in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where Islamic State militants have ruled with an iron fist since June. The cost of living has soared there, and the family is b...
Published: 12/13/14

Korean Air chairman, daughter sorry for nut rage

SEOUL, South Korea — The Korean Air Lines Co. executive who delayed a flight in an incident dubbed “nut rage” bowed deep in apology before facing questioning by transport officials. Her father, the airline’s chairman, also...
Published: 12/12/14

South Dakota pulls driving campaign over innuendo

South Dakota pulls TV and social media campaign that used innuendo to grab drivers' attention
Published: 12/12/14
US stocks plunge as oil rout continues

US stocks plunge as oil rout continues

US stocks slump to worst weekly loss in more than two years as oil rout continues
Published: 12/12/14
Hanyu tops short program at Grand Prix Final

Hanyu tops short program at Grand Prix Final

Olympic champion Hanyu tops short program at Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final
Published: 12/12/14