Police: Fugitive killed Florida officer

This photo provided by the Tarpon Springs Police Department shows Officer Charles Kondek. Ofc. Kondek, a 17-year veteran of the local police department and originally from New York, was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs early Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 responding to a call shortly after 2 a.m. (AP Photo/Tarpon Springs Police Department)MIAMI (AP) — A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tampa-area police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said.



LeBron scores 25 as Cavaliers tame Grizzlies 105-91

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) celebrates with Dion Waiters (3) in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 105-91. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James and Kyrie Irving stepped aside and let one of their teammates polish off an opponent.



Pats edge Jets 17-16, clinch 1st-round playoff bye

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) talks to his team in the huddle during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Patriots will be resting at home for the start of the playoffs.



Australian woman charged with murder of 8 children

Emergency services workers cover off the perimeter fence of a house where eight children have been found dead in a Cairns suburb in far north Queensland, Australia, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Queensland state police said they were called to the home in the Cairns suburb of Manoora on Friday morning after receiving a report of a woman with serious injuries.When police got to the house, they found the bodies of the children inside, ranging in age from 18 months to 15 years. (AP Photo/Graeme Bint)CAIRNS, Australia (AP) — A judge on Monday rejected a plea by lawyers for an Australia woman charged with killing eight children to have the next hearing held in a mental health court.



South Korea lowers outlook on weak private sector

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea lowered its growth forecast for next year, citing persistently weak sentiment among consumers and businesses.


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