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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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After a year, journalists jailed in Egypt seek end to ordeal

CAIRO (AP) — A year after three Al-Jazeera English journalists were arrested in Egypt, they and their families are pleading for justice and an end to their ordeal.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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In crowded skies, lost plane's request for new path denied

SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — The plane sought permission to climb above threatening clouds. Air traffic control couldn't say yes immediately — there was no room. Six other commercial airliners were crowding the surrounding airspace, forcing AirAsia Flight 8501 to remain at a lower altitude.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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Death toll in the Greek ferry fire rises to 8

 

BARI, Italy (AP) — Fighting high winds and stormy seas, helicopter rescue crews on Monday evacuated the last of hundreds of people trapped aboard a Greek ferry that caught fire off Albania. The death toll climbed to eight as survivors told of a frantic rush to escape the flames and pelting rain.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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Congress likely to make key decisions on drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress next year.

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 December 2014

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