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US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba trade

By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. Continue reading

Stephen Colbert retires his ‘Report’ and the host he played

By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is dead. Stephen Colbert is immortal? Long live Stephen Colbert! Nine years of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” came to an end Thursday night along with its mythical presiding pundit, as the real-life Stephen Colbert bade the audience farewell Continue reading

Will artists skip studio support after Sony scandal?

By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony’s decision to cancel “The Interview” in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business. Continue reading

Penn State, BYU to meet for title

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It would be difficult to find two schools with more differing pedigrees heading into a championship match than Penn State and Brigham Young. Penn State earned a chance to repeat with a 25-16, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 win over top-seeded Stanford on Thursday night. The Nittany Lions (35-3) will seek their seventh title, and their sixth in eight years, on Saturday. Continue reading

Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury

By ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle. Continue reading

Asia equity rally continues after Fed rate pledge

By YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Business Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks rallied for a second day Friday after the Federal Reserve’s reassurance it was in no hurry to hike interest rates. Continue reading

Durant leaves Thunder game with ankle injury

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots between Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala, left, and Draymond Green (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. Continue reading

Pakistan military: 32 militants killed in ambush

A Pakistani army officer, stands by a wall riddled with bullet marks, inside the Army Public School attacked last Tuesday by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Taliban massacre that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching devastation, pools of blood and young lives snuffed out as the nation mourned and mass funerals for the victims got underway. Continue reading

Spanish tourist’s husband ‘plotted her murder to claim on her life insurance’

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Ministry of defence on fire

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