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President Obama's Merry and Bright New Year

President Obama's Merry and Bright New Year

By Bob Gorrell 29/12/2014 19:34

President Barack Obama is ending the year on an upswing, with his approval rating climbing to a 20-month high. But are his new and improved numbers simply a shot of holiday cheer?

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NATO defeated in 13-year Afghanistan war

NATO defeated in 13-year Afghanistan war

By 29/12/2014 19:29

Taliban militants in Afghanistan say the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has been defeated, a day after the US-led forces officially ended their 13-year war in the country.

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NYPD arrests 7 for threats against police

NYPD arrests 7 for threats against police

By Dana Summers 28/12/2014 18:36

At least seven people have been arrested in New York for allegedly making threats against police since Saturday, when two NYPD officers were shot dead execution style, according to police.

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Russia economy to contract 4% in 2015: Minister

Russia economy to contract 4% in 2015: Minister

By Charlie Daniel 28/12/2014 18:29

Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov says the country’s economy could contract by 4 percent and that its budget could have a deficit of over 3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) next year amid falling oil prices.

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US restoring ties with Cuba to counter Russia, China

US restoring ties with Cuba to counter Russia, China

By Ted Rall 28/12/2014 18:19

The goal of the United Sates in restoring diplomatic ties with Cuba is to “weaken” the country and use it as a base to counter Russian and Chinese influence in the region, a political analyst and journalist in Moscow says.

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THE INTERVIEW FILLS THEATERS ON CHRISTMAS DAY

THE INTERVIEW FILLS THEATERS ON CHRISTMAS DAY

By Bado 28/12/2014 18:16

The Interview landed in movie theaters across the U.S. on Christmas Day, attracting film fans curious to see the fuss-creating flick, as well as free-speech advocates determined to show they won’t be cowed by hackers’ threats. A

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