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LONDON (AP) — A trove of 85 works by Spanish surrealist master Joan Miro acquired by the Portuguese government from a failing bank is up for auction with an estimated value of 30 million pounds ($49 million).
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says less than a half million people whose health insurance has been canceled in recent months have not signed up for other coverage.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is assisting in criminal conspiracies to smuggle children into the country when it helps reunite them with parents who are known to be in the U.S. illegally.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are ending up pretty much where they started this morning, a day after a powerful surge. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell a point, or 0.06 percent, to 1,809 today. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 11 points, or 0.07 percent, to 16,179. The Nasdaq composite fell 12 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,058.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ended up pretty much where they started on Thursday, a day after a powerful surge.
TORONTO (AP) — A panel reviewing a proposed pipeline to the Pacific Coast that would allow Canada's oil to be shipped to Asia is recommending the Canadian government approve the project.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' parliament has approved the 2014 state budget, the country's first after agreeing to a painful rescue deal earlier this year that saved it from bankruptcy.
CHICAGO (AP) — Forward Mia Hamm and defender Joy Fawcett were unanimous selections for the U.S. Soccer Federation's All-Time Women's National Team Best XI as part of the governing body's 100th anniversary celebration.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health researchers have discovered the first new strain of botulism in four decades, but decided to withhold publishing the genetic code because of bioterrorism concerns.
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO called on European Union leaders Thursday to improve their cooperation on defense in the face of dwindling military budgets or face American disengagement from Europe.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats say Russia has objected to a proposed U.N. Security Council statement expressing outrage at Syrian government airstrikes, especially this week's indiscriminate use of heavy weapons in Aleppo that have killed more than 100 people.
LONDON (AP) — Palace officials say Prince William and his wife, Kate, will travel to New Zealand and Australia in the spring.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has arrived in North Korea, to meet with the country's leader and finalize plans to bring 12 former NBA players to the country's capital for an exhibition game next month.
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO called on European Union leaders Thursday to work on improving their defense cooperation in the face of dwindling military budgets or face American disengagement.
LONDON (AP) — Global defense company BAE Systems says the U.A.E. has pulled out of U.K.-government backed talks to buy Typhoon jets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration will delay sweeping food safety rules proposed earlier this year and revise them to better accommodate farmers and businesses who would be affected.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan says he will oversee blight removal, public lighting and the fire department under a power-sharing agreement with the city's state-appointed emergency manager.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of the U.S. economy's health is showing a solid gain for November.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager and new Mayor Mike Duggan are setting the ground rules for running the city after Duggan takes office next month.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One security analyst says it's "alarming" that Target could experience a data breach putting up to 40 million credit and debit card accounts at risk, considering all of the security the store chain has in place.
DETROIT (AP) — When Mike Duggan steps in as Detroit's mayor next month, he will be in charge of blight removal and some other operations while state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr focuses on the city's restructuring through bankruptcy.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government is fining U.S.-based Drummond Co. almost $3.6 million for dumping tons of coal into the ocean at a Caribbean port.