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  • Truck veering out of control kills 6 pedestrians in Glasgow

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Six people were killed and several others injured when a garbage truck crashed into a group of pedestrians in downtown Glasgow Monday, police said. The truck hit a number of pedestrians as it veered out of control along a crowded road in the city center,...

  • Spain: Princess Cristina to be tried for fraud

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's Princess Cristina was indicted on tax fraud charges Monday — a severe setback to efforts by her brother King Felipe VI to rid the royalty of image problems after his scandal-plagued father abdicated six months ago. Cristina is the first royal family member in the...

  • TripAdvisor fined $600,000 by Italian anti-trust

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    MILAN (AP) — Italy's antitrust authority has fined travel planning website TripAdvisor 500,000 euros ($600,000) following complaints of improper business practices lodged by a national hoteliers' association and a consumer protection agency. The antitrust authority said in a statement...

  • Cuba: We're open to every part of Obama's detente

    Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuba says it's open to every one of U.S. President Barack Obama's moves to improve relations between the two countries and strengthen private enterprise and civil society on the island. In the country's first detailed public response to Obama's historic announcement last...

  • Loose bear eludes capture in Phoenix suburb

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have given up trying to capture a bear that was running through a Phoenix suburb much of Monday morning. Mesa Police Department spokesman Steve Flores said a driver called authorities to report the bear running wild around 7 a.m. Officers from three...

  • Convict in 1964 civil-rights deaths won't confess

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) — Craggy-faced and ornery, Edgar Ray Killen bears the signs of his 89 years. His hands are still scarred and rough from decades in the east Mississippi sawmills. He has a muscular build even as he maneuvers in his wheelchair. Time has not softened his views and he...

  • NY requires Ocwen reforms, $150M homeowner help

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York financial regulators have reached a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp. requiring the nation's largest subprime mortgage servicer to reform its practices and provide $150 million to help struggling New York homeowners. The consent order requires William...

  • Ex-chief says video rants meant to snare threats

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    A former small-town Pennsylvania police chief who posted online videos of himself ranting about liberals and the Second Amendment while shooting automatic weapons says he secretly fed information on people he viewed as threats to the FBI and state police. Former Gilberton Chief Mark...

  • Obama signs New York state disaster declaration

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in upstate New York. That means Washington will chip in to help state, local and tribal government pay to clean up and rebuild after a last month's blockbuster storm that dumped more than 7 feet of snow across the...

  • Mayor meets with families of slain NYPD officers

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has met with the families of the two officers shot to death in a squad car this weekend. The mayor and Police Commissioner William Bratton met with relatives Monday of Officers Rafael Ramos (rah-fy-EHL' RAH'-mohs) and Officer Wenjian Liu...

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