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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kenyan Drake ran the last 52 yards as the Miami Dolphins scored on a pass and double lateral on the final play Sunday to beat the New England Patriots 34-33.The Patriots were 16 seconds from clinching their 10th consecutive AFC East title when the Dolphins scored …
MOUNT CARBON, Pa. (AP) — Janel Firestone found her son — the 24-year-old, just resigned mayor of the tiny Pennsylvania town of Mount Carbon — in what she assumed was a deep sleep. She tried to wake him for his overnight shift at the local supermarket, but he couldn't be …
ROSEAU, Minn. (AP) — Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland has died in Minnesota. He was 90.Bergland's daughter, Linda Vatnsdal (VAHT'-ens-dahl), says he died Sunday at a nursing home in Roseau (ROH'-zoh) in northern MinnesotaAs Agriculture Secretary for President Jimmy Carter, …
CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's first teachers' strike against a charter school operator will end after their union and management struck a tentative deal Sunday that includes protections for students and immigrant families living in the country illegally.The Chicago Teachers Union said more …
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe winter storm hitting parts of the U.S. Southeast (all times local):3:50 p.m.A snowstorm in the Southeast has prompted the cancellation of a holiday train in northwest Tennessee.Discovery Park in Union City says in a news release that several Polar …
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Early returns from Armenia's snap parliamentary election Sunday show the country's new prime minister's bloc with a commanding lead — an outcome that would help further consolidate his power.The charismatic 43-year-old Nikol Pashinian took office in May after …
PARIS (AP) — Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation Monday evening, and breaks a long silence widely seen as aggravating a crisis that has shaken the government and the whole …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officials say seven people have been wounded, one critically, in a shooting by a suspected Palestinian assailant outside a Jewish settlement in the West Bank.The Magen David Adom rescue service said the Israelis were standing at a bus stop at the entrance to Ofra, a …
CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of people bearing flowers or stuffed animals attended a funeral for a newborn girl found dead last summer along a Southern California highway.Authorities in Riverside County continue to investigate the death of the baby whose identity remains a mystery.The …
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people.Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major …
GAZA CITY, Gaza (AP) — Israeli forces deployed along the volatile border with the Gaza Strip have fired live rounds at rock-throwing Palestinian protesters ever since demonstrations against Israel's long-running blockade of Gaza began in March.And for eight months, Israeli snipers have …
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda and Jewish community members have lit a menorah at the Presidential Palace to jointly mark Hanukkah.A part of democratic Poland's tradition is highlighting the long history and role of the Jewish nation in Poland. Hanukkah candles are lit …
NEW YORK (AP) — In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" remained No. 1 for the third straight week, while the upcoming DC Comics superhero film "Aquaman" arrived with a cannonball-sized splash in Chinese theaters.For the second week in a row, no …
SEATTLE (AP) — Prospective home buyers in Seattle as late as last year faced the prospect of entering bidding wars or getting edged out by competitors with cash. That's not the case anymore.At one point in 2017, 92 percent of homes sold in the city featured multiple bidders, the Seattle …
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 22 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks, to $2.51.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that falling crude oil costs are the main reason for the decrease at …
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Latest on migration issues (all times local):8:55 p.m.A group of some of the world's richest countries says highly educated migrants have made up a growing proportion of people moving to nearly all its member states and European Union countries over the last …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military chief has met with the head of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon to discuss the discovery of a series of tunnels Israel says was built by Hezbollah to carry out attacks.Last week, Israel began an open-ended operation to destroy the tunnels.The Israeli …
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the unrest in France (all times local):8:50 p.m.French President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on Monday evening, breaking a long silence over rising protests that are shaking France.An official of the Elysee Palace ended the mystery about when Macron …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission is calling on the Gulf coast state of Veracruz to improve security after masked gunmen killed a Guatemalan migrant and injured three others.Local media reports said one of the injured is a 3-year-old boy and the group was traveling …

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