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  • No charges for Milwaukee officer in fatal shooting

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    A district attorney has decided against charges in the case of a police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man more than a dozen times in Milwaukee.

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    By Dana Ford CNN
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    NYC mayor meets with families of slain police

    Amid criticism that he's fanned tensions between the public and police, New York's mayor met with the families of two slain officers on Monday.

    "They are in tremendous pain," Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters, "and they are worried deeply."

    The mayor...

  • Spokesman says Ali's prognosis good

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    Muhammad Ali 'vastly improved' after pneumonia

    Famed boxer Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" after being hospitalized over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman Bob Gunnell said.

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    Senator's Cuba idea: Unleash Spring Breakers

    Sen. Jeff Flake is one of the only Republicans to support President Barack Obama's decision to relax sanctions against Cuba.

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    Analyst: North Korea's Internet disrupted

    North Korea's Internet is experiencing a major disruption and could be the target of an attack, according to a company that monitors Internet performance.

    "After 24hrs of increasing instability, North Korean national Internet has been down hard for mo...

  • NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

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    De Blasio grapples with police shootings

    The point-blank shooting of two New York City police officers this weekend is testing whether Mayor Bill de Blasio's brand of unapologetic liberalism can work in a city that's spent decades under mayors who made law and order a top priority.

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    Dow sets record, making up for December losses

    The Dow Jones industrial average set its first record since Dec. 5 on Monday after jumping more than 150 points.

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    The top 10 money stories of 2014

    It's time to take a look back at the biggest financial news of the year.

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    Columbia to review Rolling Stone missteps

    Columbia University's graduate school of journalism will review what went wrong in the making of Rolling Stone's now-disputed article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, the magazine said Monday.

    "As soon as they are finished, w...

  • Police lights file

    Van plows into pedestrians at French market

    A van plowed into shoppers at an outdoor Christmas market Monday in Nantes, France, injuring at least nine people in addition to the driver, police said.

    Four had serious wounds, plus the driver, police said.

    The driver stabbed himself twice after th...

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    Pakistan airport cleared after red alert

    The Benazir Bhutto International Airport was cleared and resumed operations early Tuesday, after a red alert, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority posted on Twitter.

  • The Interview posters

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    New York theater to stage 'The Interview'

    "The Interview" may not hit the big screen this weekend as planned, but it will be performed on a small stage in New York.

  • Joe Cocker, November 2010

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    Singer Joe Cocker is dead at 70

    Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.

    Cocker's performing career spanned som...

  • Sony HQ Tokyo

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    Sony hires 'Scandal' inspiration for PR help

    Reality meets fiction re-meets reality: One of the consultants helping Sony Pictures recover from a cyberattack is Judy Smith, the woman described as the inspiration for the hit ABC series "Scandal."

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    Instagram and others grapple with anti-cop posts

    On Instagram, #shootthepolice is no longer searchable. On Twitter, a hashtag is still visible that groups posts together inciting violence against cops.

    Here's one post from Twitter: An image of a gun with the message, "Speak to cops in a language the...

  • Eric Holder

    U.S. hits French company with record bribery fine

    A French company has been hit with the largest ever U.S. criminal fine for foreign bribery, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday.

  • Glasgow garbage truck crash

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    Glasgow truck crash kills 6 pedestrians

    Six people have died after a garbage truck collided with pedestrians in the center of the Scottish city of Glasgow, police confirmed Monday.

  • Uber, car taxi service app

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    Uber seeking patent on surge pricing

    Ride sharing service Uber is seeking a patent for its "surge pricing," in which riders are sometimes charged exorbitant amounts at times of high demand.

  • UPS

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    How UPS and FedEx battle bad weather

    Santa had Rudolph's red nose. UPS and FedEx keep up with a stable of meteorologists.

  • FedEx packages spill onto road

    Packages fall out of FedEx truck's open back door

    A driver in Colorado likely saved Christmas for more than a few lucky people.

  • Chris Christie

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    Christie: Tell Cuba to hand over cop killer

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate -- finally broke his silence on President Barack Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba in a letter to the President issued on Sunday.

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    Fans drunk in love with Drinking Jacket project

    Too bad the Drinking Jacket won't be ready in time for this New Year's Eve.

    A Kickstarter campaign looking to fund the apparel made for booze aficionados was only seeking $50,000, and has instead netted more than $450,000.

    According to the Kickstarter...

  • NYC Mayor Elect Bill de Blasio

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    Blame piles on NYC mayor for cop shooting

    Several police officials and politicians are pointing fingers at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after two New York City police officers were murdered on Saturday, following weeks of protests against police treatment of minorities in New York and ...

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    Sony hack: North Korea escalates war of words

    The blame game over "The Interview" is intensifying.

    At the heart of the widening controversy are North Korea's role in the devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures and the studio's decision to pull the film amid threats against moviegoers.

    The crisis ...

  • Oil pump

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    Saudi Arabia: We'll never cut oil production

    Saudi Arabia has a tough message for oil producers hurting from the price crash: We'll never cut our output.

    In an exclusive interview with CNN, Saudi oil minister Ali al-Naimi also said he wasn't conspiring to take out rival producers by driving dow...

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