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Average US price of gas drops 22 cents per gallon to $2.51

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 22 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks, to $2.51.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of …

The Latest: Troopers respond to hundreds of crashes in snow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe winter storm hitting parts of the U.S. Southeast (all times local):2:55 p.m.Authorities have responded to hundreds of traffic accidents as a winter …

The Latest: OECD sees share of highly educated migrants grow

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Latest on migration issues (all times local):8:55 p.m.A group of some of the world's richest countries says highly educated migrants have made up a growing …

Armenia premier's bloc winning vote, early returns show

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Early returns from Armenia's snap parliamentary election Sunday show the country's new prime minister's bloc with a commanding lead — an outcome that would help …

Israeli military chief, UN commander in Lebanon talk tunnels

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military chief has met with the head of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon to discuss the discovery of a series of tunnels Israel says was built by Hezbollah to …

The Latest: French leader to address nation Monday evening

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the unrest in France (all times local):8:50 p.m.French President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on Monday evening, breaking a long silence over rising …

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and …

'Ralph' tops box office again, 'Aquaman' is a hit in China

NEW YORK (AP) — In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" remained No. 1 for the third straight week, while the upcoming DC Comics superhero film …

Gunmen in Mexico kill Guatemalan migrant, wound 3 others

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission is calling on the Gulf coast state of Veracruz to improve security after masked gunmen killed a Guatemalan migrant and injured …

Woman revived after found with no pulse pinned at toll booth

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A Michigan woman was resuscitated after she was found pinned between her SUV and an Indiana toll booth and a defibrillator registered no pulse.Witnesses told Indiana State …

River Plate, Boca Juniors set for Copa Libertadores final

MADRID (AP) — Fans and players from fierce Argentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors are getting ready for the Copa Libertadores final later Sunday after the biggest game in South …

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Newly minted Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is apologizing for anti-gay tweets posted to his Twitter account several years ago, when he was 14 and 15.The Oklahoma …

UK leader warns of 'uncharted waters' if Brexit deal nixed

LONDON (AP) — With a crucial parliamentary vote on Brexit looming, British Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers Sunday that they could take Britain into "uncharted waters" and trigger …

Following Perry's lead, Kid Rock pays off $81K in layaways

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Kid Rock says he followed the lead of actor Tyler Perry by paying off the layaway items of hundreds of Walmart customers in Tennessee.Store manager Tom Meyer …

Israeli military probes shooting of Palestinian in the back

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Sunday said it has opened an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Palestinian man in the West Bank after a video surfaced appearing to show …

Women accuse Brazilian spiritual healer of sexual abuse

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ten women in Brazil have accused a self-styled spiritual healer of sexually abusing them at a clinic in the central-western state of Goias.The accusations against Joao …

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of an executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington's behest and …

Swath of South faces wintry mess: Snow, sleet, freezing rain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and …

Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

NEW YORK (AP) — New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can't-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get …

The Latest: British Columbia cancels China trade trip

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei in Canada (all times local):12:45 p.m.A trade mission to China by the Canadian province of British …