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Francis names new camerlengoPope taps French cardinal as camerlengo, official who takes charge of Vatican when papacy ends
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Egypt official says nearly 10,000 detained this yearEgypt security official says nearly 10,000 detained in crackdown on militants, rioters
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The Sony Pictures Entertainment studio building is seen on Madison in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattageSony hacking case combines rare blend of international intrigue and Hollywood star power
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Cincinnati's coach Mick Cronin directs players against San Diego State in the first half of their NCAA college basketball game in Cincinnati Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)
Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysmCincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysm, will be sidelined indefinitely
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A demonstrator carries a banner reading "do not be silent"  during a protest against Spanish Citizens Security Law in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Thousands of people have gathered in several Spanish cities to protest against a new law that sets hefty fines for offenses such as burning the national flag and holding demonstrations outside parliament buildings or strategic installations. Protesters who prevent authorities from carrying out evictions, insulting a police officer and disseminating photographs of police officers that endanger them or police operations can also be fined. The legislation also allows for the summary expulsion of migrants entering the country's North African enclaves illegally. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Spaniards protest their nation's proposed security lawSpaniards protest proposed security law that would impose hefty fines
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This Jan. 26, 2014 photo shows the Skikda oil refinery, 350 kilometers east of Algiers, Algeria. With oil prices at their lowest in five years, North Africa’s hydrocarbon giant Algeria is feeling the pinch and may have to re-examine generous and massive public spending to confront social unrest. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)
Falling oil prices worry AlgeriaFalling oil prices force Algeria to confront heavy spending and subsidies
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Antonio Guerrero, left, and Ramon Labanino, two of the three Cubans released under a prisoners swap agreement with the U.S. on Wednesday, sing with Fernando Gonzalez, a fellow member of "The Cuban Five" who had been previously released, during a private celebration in Havana, Cuba, late Friday Dec. 19, 2014.  Guerrero, Labanino and a third man Gerardo Hernandez flew back to their homeland in a quiet exchange of imprisoned spies, including the celebratory release of American Alan Gross, a government contract worker who had been held in Cuba for five years. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco, Cubadebate)
Cubans imprisoned in US appear before parliamentCheers at Cuba parliament as freed prisoners appear, with Raul Castro and Elian Gonzalez
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** FILE ** In this Oct. 10, 2007 file photo, reviewed by the U.S. Military, an American flag flies behind the barbed and razor-wire at the Camp Delta detention facility, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
US sends 4 Afghans back home from GuantanamoUS sends 4 Afghans home from Guantanamo; move seen as sign of confidence in new Afghan leader
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Soviet threat to Santa? No way, said JFK in 1961Soviet threat to Santa? No way, said JFK; presidential library reissues letter to worried girl
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  • Number of guns confiscated at airports increases

    The TSA confiscated a record number of guns this year at airports nationwide! KCCI's Kim St. Onge is LIVE at the Des Moines International airport to explain how many of those guns were found here... and why officials think it could be happening more often! It's one of the busiest times of the year here at the Des Moines airport...and that's why folks say it's scary that the number of guns officials are finding is at an all time high! As thousands of Iowans will be traveling this week to be with family and friends for the holidays, the number of guns being confiscated at airports across the country is on the rise. Elder Adcock attributes that to people not paying enough attention to what they're doing. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 06:26 PM
  • Nearly 5,000 Meals Raised on Fares for Food Day

    More than $3,800 was raised as part of Fares for Food Day - good for 4,950 meals to be served this giving season. The money collected on DART buses Dec. 11, is being donated to the Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry Network, the largest food pantry network in Iowa with sites in Ankeny, Des Moines, Johnston, Urbandale and West Des Moines. Mass Transit, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 07:21 PM
  • Arrest Made in Des Moines Bank Robbery

    Thirty-eight-year-old Angel Anderson of Des Moines is facing charges of 2nd degree robbery and 2nd degree theft. Police say she robbed the Community State Bank at 3540 E. 33rd Street Tuesday morning. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 06:03 PM
  • Names of Des Moines Police Chief Candidates Released

    The list of Des Moines police chief candidates has been narrowed to eight, according to a report submitted by the Des Moines Civil Service Commission for Monday's city council meeting. The report listed each candidate that passed examinations and met all of the requirements of the commission. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 06:02 PM
  • IA Casinos Eye Fantasy Football Wagering

    The head of the Iowa Gaming Association says his members are keeping an eye on the "explosion" in interest in betting on fantasy football on the internet. I-G-A C-E-O Wes Ehrecke says sports and fantasy sports betting are currently illegal in Iowa, but, Iowa casinos want to be "at the table" if any changes are considered. WHO-AM Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 05:07 PM
  • Iowa Soybean Association Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary

    The Iowa Soybean Association's 50th Anniversary Symposium wrapped up in Des Moines on December 18, and the focus of the closing panel centered on what the first 50 years of the 21st century might bring. The United Nations expects global population to skyrocket to 9.6 billion people in the next three or so decades. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 07:15 AM
  • PEO chapter starts on the Coast

    On Nov. 8 a new Philanthropic Educational Organization chapter was formed on the Sunshine Coast. Pictured back row, left to right: Joyce Auld, Sahra Hailey, Rebecca Alcock, Pennylane Alcock, Loretta Macklam, Jane Bader, Jamie Alcock, Patricia Baker, Adrienne Relkie, Cheri Kingsland, Martha Tatman, Chris Clayton; front row, seated left to right: Laura Mann, Ann Watson, Yvonne Byzyna, Sandra LeHeup and Donnie McAra. Coast Reporter, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 03:46 PM
  • Liberal Groups Kick Off Their oeRun Warren Run Campaign in Des Moines

    Progressive group MoveOn, joined by Democracy for America launched their effort to draft Elizabeth Warren at a coffee shop in Des Moines. DFA officially joined the effort at the event pledging $250,000, which is on top of the $1 million MoveOn has already promised to put into the first phase of the campaign. KRVN-AM Lexington, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 01:50 PM
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