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Obama, Boehner meet to discuss 'fiscal cliff'

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met Sunday at the White House to discuss the ongoing negotiations over the impending "fiscal cliff," the first meeting between just the two leaders since they both won re-election.

December 10, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Romanian exit polls: center-left gov't wins vote

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romania's center-left government won a clear victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, according to exit polls. The result could inflame the personal rivalry between the nation's top two officials and bring yet more political upheaval.

December 09, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Chavez faces new cancer battle, surgery in Cuba

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was heading back to Cuba on Sunday for a third cancer surgery after naming his vice president as his choice to lead the country if the illness cuts short his presidency.

December 09, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Unions vow political payback for right-to-work law

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - With defeat in the Michigan Legislature virtually certain, Democrats and organized labor intend to make enactment of right-to-work laws as uncomfortable as possible for Gov. Rick Snyder and his Republican allies while laying the groundwork to seek payback at the polls.

December 09, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Plane believed to be singer's found in Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - The wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying Mexican-American music superstar Jenni Rivera was found in northern Mexico on Sunday and there are no apparent survivors, authorities said.

December 09, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Pea soup fog makes San Joaquin Valley notorious

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Some fog creeps in poetically on little cat feet through the Golden Gate. And then there is the prosaic fog of California's San Joaquin Valley that erupts from the soil in certain wintry conditions to put a stranglehold on the region.

December 09, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


'Skyfall,' 'Guardians' duel for box-office win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Bond is in a box-office photo finish with Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny over what looks to be the last slow weekend of the holidays.

December 09, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Obamas attend annual holiday concert in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) - An annual holiday concert attended by President Barack Obama and his family includes something non-traditional this year: a performance by South Korean rapper and Internet sensation PSY.

December 09, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Same-sex couples begin getting married in WA

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Same-sex couples in Washington state began reciting wedding vows early Sunday morning, just minutes into the first day they could marry after the state's gay marriage law took effect.

December 09, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


3 dead on Indian reservation

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Three people died and four others, including two young girls, were wounded after a shooting on an Indian reservation in Central California, authorities said.

December 09, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Rolling Stones make first stop on tour

NEW YORK (AP) - It sure didn't feel like a farewell.

December 09, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Rotting whale carcass now out at sea

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - The decaying carcass of a whale that washed onto a California beach was towed out to sea Saturday, five days after it washed ashore and created a stench near the Malibu homes of movie stars and millionaires.

December 09, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Wrong-way driver on I-15 causes deadly collision

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a man drove the wrong way for about 100 mph on a highway before causing a deadly head-on collision.

December 09, 2012 | Signal Staff | Signal AP


NY mostly ignored reports warning of superstorm

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - More than three decades before Superstorm Sandy, a state law and a series of legislative reports began warning New York politicians to prepare for a storm of historic proportions, spelling out scenarios eerily similar to what actually happened: a towering storm surge; overwhelming flooding; swamped subway lines; widespread power outages. The Rockaway peninsula was deemed among the "most at risk."

December 09, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Booze, smokes on agenda for quirky gov't group

BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) - Deep in a secure laboratory just outside Washington sits the federal government's heaviest smoker.

December 09, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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Opportunity still roving on Mars after a decade

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rover Opportunity may not be sleek like a brand new car, but it shows no signs of braking even after a decade on Mars.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


LAX gunfire came while officers away

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, killing a security screener and wounding three other people, the two armed officers assigned to the area left for breaks without informing a dispatcher as required.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Syrian govt says terrorism, not talks, is priority

GENEVA (AP) - Syria's government declared that its main priority was stopping terrorism - not ensuring peace - and the opposition hinted it was far from ready to negotiate directly with the government it wants to overthrow, casting sharp doubt Thursday on peace talks that have barely begun.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Government panel urges end to phone data spying

WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated Press has learned.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Natural gas locomotives may prove cheaper, cleaner

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Bieber arrested in Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Peace talks on Syria stuck over Assad's future

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Texas executes man despite opposition from Mexico

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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