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2 men open fire on Los Angeles police patrol car

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men opened fire on a police car patrolling a tough part of Los Angeles, but the two officers inside were not injured and one was able to shoot back, authorities said Monday. One suspect was later arrested and the other was on the loose.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014

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Luise Rainer, first to win consecutive acting Oscars, dies

LONDON (AP) — Luise Rainer, a star of cinema's golden era who won back-to-back Oscars but then walked away from a glittering Hollywood career, has died. She was 104.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014

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Rapid growth leaves Asian airlines searching for pilots

NEW YORK (AP) — Every week, a combined total of 28 new planes roll off the assembly lines at Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer factories — the fastest production rate in the history of commercial aviation. Most of those aircraft feed the insatiable demand in Asia.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014

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Putin foe Alexei Navalny found guilty of fraud

MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is a leading foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was found guilty of fraud and given a suspended sentence of three and a half years on Tuesday, while his brother was sent to prison.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014

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Why the US will power the world economy in 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is back, and ready to drive global growth in 2015.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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Being uninsured in America will cost you more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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Police boss urges more dialogue, less rhetoric

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner called for a "lot less rhetoric and a lot more dialogue" to defuse the tension between police officers and the population they protect.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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Funding sometimes lags for sex-trafficking victims

As awareness of America's sex-trafficking industry increases, state after state has enacted new laws to combat it. But while a few have backed those get-tough laws with significant funding to support trafficking victims, many have not.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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