Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

National News

AP Top News at 4:55 a.m. EST

HAVANA (AP) Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro. So far, the larger-than-life retired Cuban leader has made no public comment on the biggest news in year...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

Federal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lawyer: Woman did not intend to hit pedestrians

Lawyer: Woman did not intend to hit pedestrians

California woman's lawyer says it was accident when she plowed into pedestrians, killing 4
Updated: 1 hour ago
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

Obama: Sony made mistake in shelving film under pressure by North Korea hackers; vows response
Updated: 35 mins ago
2016 hopeful Ben Carson pledges support for Israel

2016 hopeful Ben Carson pledges support for Israel

Visiting Israel, GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson promises strong support for Jewish state
Updated: 29 mins ago
5 things to know about year-end tax breaks

5 things to know about year-end tax breaks

5 things to know about year-end tax breaks
Updated: 10 mins ago
Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers

Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers

Procrastination need not turn to desperation for last-minute shoppers
Updated: 1 hour ago
Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

Iraqi Shiites battling IS group appeal for aid as shortages force desertions
Updated: 1 hour ago
Tour agents: North Korea may soon lift Ebola restrictions

Tour agents: North Korea may soon lift Ebola restrictions

Just in time for ski season? Tour agencies say North Korea may soon lift Ebola restrictions
Updated: 1 hour ago
Egypt's gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

Egypt's gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

Egyptian authorities crack down on gays, seeking to show 'morals' credentials, activists say
Updated: 2 hours ago

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