FIFA meets amid crisis over Garcia's resignation

Death penalty sought in Jewish site shootings

Feds: Uganda-based man counterfeited $2M in cash

Little-known coach has Memphis off to record start

EU leaders meeting about Russia, jumpstarting growth

Byron Pitts replacing Dan Abrams as ABC 'Nightline' anchor

Abu Dhabi's Etihad gets A380, complete with suite

Tsarnaev lawyer says he plans to seek trial delay

Merck buys Swiss biotech with promising cancer drug

Sheriff to halt squad targeting immigrant ID theft

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UN OKs measures targeting North Korea, Iran, Syria

Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever

Piper Perabo is a world traveler thanks to 'Covert Affairs'

Germany arrests 3 accused of spying for Turkey

Kenya legislators exchange blows over new security law

Yemen's parliament approves new Cabinet

Apple CEO donating to gay rights campaign in South

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Ebola: 11th Sierra Leone doctor dies; fire destroys supplies

Suspected Islamic extremists kidnap 185 in northeast Nigeria

Palestinian leader supports more talks on UN bid

Woman, 56, arrested after car slams into crowd

Experts clash over competency in Slender Man case

Amazon launches 1-hour shipping in Manhattan

US stocks move higher, building on Fed gains

UN urges Syrian warring parties to stop fighting in UN zone

US delays release of study on 1953 Iran coup

Lauren Hill to become honorary coach

Veteran AP trial reporter Linda Deutsch to retire

Paul: Trade with Cuba 'probably a good idea'

Mother pleads after boy, 2, kills sister with gun

More US troops going to Iraq in a couple of weeks

Deaths and sex allegations rock the comedy world

Drug supplier pleads guilty in MLB doping case

NY rapper Bobby Shmurda faces gun, drug charges

McCartney reflects on yesterday, today and tomorrow

Craig Ferguson to end 10 years as host of 'Late Late Show'

Average US 30-year loan rate falls to 3.80 percent

Bernie Ecclestone back on F1 board, to stay as CEO

Denmark targets 2 accused of jihadi propaganda

'Prison Houdini' set to make his 1st legal escape

US stocks rise; Oracle leads technology stocks higher

Actress Diane Guerrero writing memoir

Aer Lingus rejects bid by British Airways parent

Montenegro expected to extradite 3 men to US

Newseum to display items from Ferguson protests

Pope praises the diplomacy of US-Cuba accord

UN General Assembly OKs digital privacy resolution

Manufacturing growth slows in Philadelphia region

More charges in death of man hit, carried on car

99-year-old woman robbed while delivering cookies

2 astronauts will expand envelope with 1-year spaceflight

Self-defense fails in Montana man's murder trial

ND officials eager to expand trade with Cuba

NYC Transit: We help those with limited English

Treasury sanctions mother-in-law of Mexican drug lord

Irish face new abortion row over brain-dead woman

Video says Tunisia assassinations by Islamic State

Gauge of US economy rises 0.6 percent in November

2 more Irishmen charged in IRA home bugged by MI5

AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

How the AP-NORC Center Russia poll was conducted

Vegas hotelier faces gambling commission scrutiny

Cambodian villagers angry over HIV outbreak

Exiles divided on plans to thaw US-Cuba relations

Saudi says oil decisions not linked to politics

2014: A year of battle lines drawn over dinner

3 wounded as UN vehicle hits roadside bomb in northern Mali

Freud's goal: Keep Chicago's Lyric Opera relevant

Ohio high court upholds traffic camera enforcement

Russian sailors leaving France without warship

Feds sue NYC over Rikers Island jail violence

Reformers target traffic courts in Ferguson

Rights group decries judges' sacking in Maldives

European court rules obesity can be a disability

US jobless aid applications decline to 289,000

Poll: 81 percent back Putin even as ruble falls

Putin: West is trying to 'defang' the Russian bear

Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide

Pakistan grants bail to main Mumbai attack suspect

SpaceX delays space station delivery until Jan.

Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policy

Dutch Cabinet crisis deepens

Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo

Kraft Foods CEO to retire; Cahill named successor

France fines 13 firms $1.2 bln for price-fixing

US stocks open higher, building on Fed gains

Water advisory continues after petroleum contamination in DC

3 plead not guilty to sodomizing teen in Kentucky

Dutch secret service taps terror suspects' lawyers

UK police probe murder claims in child abuse case

Circus disputes citation for hair-hanging accident

Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

A look at North Korea's cyberwar capabilities

Q&A: Drones might help explain how tornadoes form

Germany: 73 pounds of cocaine in coffee shipment

Gulf stocks gain with Dubai closing 13 percent up

Lawyer defends acts of Nigeria soldiers sentenced to death

Official: 28 die in clashes in Central African Republic

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills policeman

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Colombia's government rebuffs rebel truce

Serbia jails 11 rights activists during China summit

Jimmy Carter call US-Cuba diplomacy 'courageous'

Obama reignites political debate over Cuba

Portugal gov't issues order to stop airline strike

China arrests policeman blamed for wrongful conviction

EU bans investment in Crimean, targets tourism

In botched cyberattack on Syria group, some see hand of IS

Man dies 2 weeks after police used stun gun on him

Myanmar tries NZ man on charge of insulting Buddha

Egypt sends 41 Islamists to prison for rioting

Thief fakes heart attack so friend can steal toys

German ex-lawmaker seeks end to child porn case

Swiss central bank imposes negative interest rates

Inmates: State's lethal injection unconstitutional

Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

'Interview' ordeal at Sony just its latest crisis

Cubans hope for better future with US-Havana deal

Djokovic, Williams get top ITF annual awards

Iraq PM drops lawsuits against journalists

Shareholders back DP World's London delisting

Two-speed labor system in Qatar for 2022 World Cup

Greek jobless rate dips further to 25.5 percent

UK air service to compensate airlines for glitch

California power regulator to address allegations

Subway co-founder will allow kids to use his field

Dutch lawmaker to be prosecuted for hate speech

UN seeks $8.4 billion to help Syria refugees

Image of Asia: Manila zoo gets in Christmas mood

Things to know about Montana exchange student killing

Iran to hold military drill near strategic passage

S. Korean group cancels plans for border tree

India's space program notches 2 more successes

Wednesday's Sports Scoreboard

Qatar: Building team to spring surprise in 2022

State-by-state breakdown of child abuse deaths

Sony emails show a studio ripe for hacking

Wednesday's College Basketball

AP source: North Korea linked to Sony hacking

How revived ties with Cuba came to be

Text of Obama's remarks on US-Cuba relations

Column: Thaw in US-Cuba relations warms up MLB

Reaction to release of Alan Gross, future US-Cuba relations

Key elements of US policy shift toward Cuba

The ill-fated schemes to upend Castro

Harden scores 41, Rockets beat Nuggets in OT

AP Analysis: US was at odds with world over Cuba policy

AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as officials fail to protect

14 charged in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

Prosecutor to mom: Bring daughter out of hiding

Lab tests: pesticide killed Portland crows

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No. 16 Washington routs Grambling State 86-38

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Court documents: Suspect destroyed kidnap evidence

Year after W.Va. river spill, execs face charges

Canada man finds woman for free trip around world

Clippers edge Pacers for 102-100 win

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Australian leader: Siege may have been preventable

Grizzlies outlast Spurs 117-116 in 3 overtimes

Charlie Brown and a city's ugly Christmas tree

Stars blank Canucks 2-0 behind Lehtonen's 27 saves

Catskills hang hopes of revival on new casino

Remembering tsunami: Too many bodies to bury

Aldridge, Trail Blazers rally to beat Bucks 104-97

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Thomas, Dragic lead Suns over Hornets, 111-106

Cincinnati beats No. 19 San Diego State 71-62 in overtime

No. 19 San Diego State loses to Cincinnati 71-62 in overtime

How Kim Jong Un became the target of 'The Interview'

Why the Fed thinks US economy still needs its help

Executions, new death sentences continue to fall

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No. 25 Michigan State beats Eastern Michigan 66-46

Mack leads surging Hawks to blowout in Cleveland

Missouri school takes cane from blind student, 8

Amid scrutiny, Uber vows bigger focus on safety

Bruins-Wild Sums

Eriksson's OT goal gives Bruins 3-2 win vs. Wild

Testimony: No warrant for FBI ruse in Vegas case

California gets more rain, 1 big mudslide

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Lowry scores 20 to lead Raptors past Nets 105-89

Massachusetts ride-share driver accused of rape

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Enemkpali leads No. 3 Texas to win over McNeese

Jazz-Heat, Box

Jazz add to Heat woes, top Miami 105-87

Chattanooga women stun No. 7 Stanford 54-46

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Rondo carries Celtics past Magic, 109-92

Parsons scores 32, Mavs beat Pistons 117-106

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No. 1 South Carolina rolls over Hampton, 69-49

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