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  • Russian suspected of spying resists leaving Poland

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian journalist suspected of spying in Poland said Wednesday that he is fighting an attempt by Polish authorities to deport him. Leonid Sviridov, a journalist for Russian state news agency Rossiya Segodnya, demanded to know details of the allegations against...

  • Spy balloons give police new view of Jerusalem

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    JERUSALEM (AP) — With riots in Jerusalem threatening to unravel a volatile region, Israeli police are looking to the sky for some help to keep things under control. Over the past few weeks, police have been using sophisticated surveillance balloons to keep track of unrest that has...

  • Official: US commandos took part in Yemen raid

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos in the country. In confirming...

  • Boko Haram kills 20 villagers in near Chibok

    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian civilian defense officer says suspected Islamic extremist gunmen killed at least 20 people in an attack Monday on two villages on the outskirts of Chibok, the northeastern town where more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted in April. Muhammed Abbas...

  • See Spot relax: Pet massage gaining popularity

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just glorified petting. "People call me because their dogs are having...

  • Garth Brooks cites Ferguson for cancellation

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer....

  • US cities urged to keep price tags down for 2024

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have all submitted spending plans under that mark for their bids to host the Olympics. Keeping the price tag down is a...

  • Ethics panel again defers to Justice on Rep. Grimm

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Michael Grimm of New York won re-election this month, but he still faces a criminal investigation into possible campaign finance violations, as well as a 20-count indictment on tax fraud and other charges. The House Ethics Committee said Wednesday it again is...

  • Obama gets the bill for White House Thanksgiving

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving day. Or any other day for that matter. He has to dig into his pocket to pay for his holiday feast of turkey, ham, two kinds of stuffing, sweet and regular potatoes, and six...

  • At 1 month, US Ebola monitors finding no cases

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The federal program that requires weeks of monitoring for travelers from African countries with Ebola is turning a month old. And so far, no cases of the disease have turned up. The program tracks people for 21 days if they've arrived from Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone...

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