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  • Federal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign.

  • Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Radical environmentalists have been found in contempt of court for failing to heed an order to halt their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ordered a lower court to...

  • Sales for holiday shopping season come down to the wire

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Despite an early start, sales data provided to The Associated Press show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season. Sales rose 1.8 percent from Nov. 1 through Monday compared with the same period a year ago,...

  • Jail boss: Restrictive NYC unit will stop violence

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Correction officials on Friday encouraged the city's jail watchdog board to approve a proposed rule change to allow for the creation of a 250-bed restrictive housing unit at Rikers Island for the 2.2 percent of inmates they say are responsible for the vast majority of...

  • Kocherlakota warns Fed of 'unacceptable' risk

    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One of three Fed officials who dissented in the Fed's policy decision this week is warning that the central bank is taking an "unacceptable" risk by not paying more attention to the dangers posed by low inflation. Narayana Kocherlakota (Nahr-ay-YAH-nah...

  • China's wealth finds home in Washington state

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    MEDINA, Wash. (AP) — Savvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state. "I'm so glad my mother made me study Chinese," laughed property broker Janie Lee, after showing a client from Beijing...

  • More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Producers say more than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during "Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular," billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon. Executive Producer Michael Levitt says it would be huge even if only half the...

  • FDA OKs Cubist antibiotic for serious infections

    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination medicine to fight complex infections in the abdomen and urinary tract, the fourth antibiotic the agency has approved this year. The approval of Zerbaxa (SERR'-back-suh) is the second antibiotic...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rubio. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Rubio; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. ___ CNN's "State of the Union" — President...

  • Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that...

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