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Friday, January 2

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Friday, Jan. 2, the second day of 2015. There are 363 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1492 - The...full story
updated 2014-12-26 09:22 AM
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Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, left standing on the top of a car, reacts as she listens to the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) FILE - In this file Feb. 11, 2014 image from video released by the City of Ferguson, Mo., is officer Darren Wilson at a city council meeting in Ferguson. A  grand jury said Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 that it has reached a decision about whether to indict Wilsoin in the shooting death of Michael Brown, according to a lawyer for Brown's family. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson) A protestor scuffles with police during a march towards Times Square after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Police officers stand outside the Buzz Westfall Justice Center where a grand jury is convening to consider possible charges against the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Clayton, Mo. Ferguson and the St. Louis region are on edge in anticipation of the announcement by a grand jury whether to criminally charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Police officers stand guard as protesters react to the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/David Goldman) President Barack Obama leaves the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Members of the media arrive at the scene of a fire after the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, second from left standing on the top of a car, hugs an unidentified man, wearing an I am Mike Brown shirt, as she listens to the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) President Barack Obama enters the briefing room of the White House to speak to the media Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) FILE In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings.   Defense Secretary Hagel resigning from Obama Cabinet Monday.    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite/File)
    Updated: 2014年12月26日10:17 GMT+08:00
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Friday, January 2
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Friday, Jan. 2, the second day of 2015. There are 363 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1492 - The....Fullstory

2014-12-26 09:22 AM

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2014-12-26 09:01 AM

Trial delayed pending FBI ruse ruling in Las Vegas

Associated Press

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2014-12-26 09:01 AM

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By BEN FOX and ANNE-MARIE GARCIA
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2014-12-26 03:22 AM



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2014-12-26 10:02 AM

DC's panda cub Bao Bao back down from tree

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2014-12-26 06:42 AM

NBA Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-12-26 09:01 AM

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By The Associated Press
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By STEVEN DUBOIS
Associated Press

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2014-12-26 09:22 AM

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2014-12-26 06:22 AM

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