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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to a call during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 25, 2018 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 14 rebounds in his Christmas debut, and the Milwaukee Bucks celebrated their return to the holiday schedule by beating the New York Knicks 109-95 on Tuesday. Brook Lopez scored 20 points for the Bucks, who played on Christmas for the first...
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President Donald Trump greets members of the five branches of the military via video conference on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, in the Oval Office of the White House. The military members were stationed in Guam, Qatar, Alaska, and two in Bahrain. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 25, 2018 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished U.S. troops stationed around the country and the globe a merry Christmas. "I know it's a great sacrifice for you to be away from your families, but I want you to know that every American family is eternally grateful to you, and we're...
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A man inspects the damage at a tsunami-ravaged village in Sumur, Indonesia, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. The Christmas holiday was somber with prayers for tsunami victims in the Indonesian region hit by waves that struck without warning Saturday night.(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
December 25, 2018 - 1:01 pm
SUMUR, Indonesia (AP) — Panicked residents, police and soldiers in this remote fishing village clobbered by a devastating weekend tsunami ran to higher ground Tuesday, shouting "Water is coming! Water is coming!" and reciting verses from the Quran as emergency messages were broadcast over mosque...
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President Donald Trump greets members of the five branches of the military via video conference on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, in the Oval Office of the White House. The military members were stationed in Guam, Qatar, Alaska, and two in Bahrain. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 25, 2018 - 11:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished U.S. troops stationed around the country and the world a merry Christmas. "I know it's a great sacrifice for you to be away from your families, but I want you to know that every American family is eternally grateful to you, and we're...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending the Christmas day service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham in Norfolk, England, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
December 25, 2018 - 11:58 am
SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II wove personal reflections into her annual Christmas message, offering the customary wishes for peace and saying she hoped she had attained a measure of wisdom during her 92 years. "Some cultures believe a long life brings wisdom," Elizabeth...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending the Christmas day service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham in Norfolk, England, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
December 25, 2018 - 11:03 am
SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II wove personal reflections into her annual Christmas message, offering the customary wishes for peace and saying she hoped she had attained a measure of wisdom during her 92 years. "Some cultures believe a long life brings wisdom," Elizabeth...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending the Christmas day service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham in Norfolk, England, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP PhotoFrank Augstein)
December 25, 2018 - 9:48 am
SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the British royal family received cheers from a Christmas crowd when they arrived for a church service Tuesday on the grounds of one of the monarch's country estates. A chauffeured limousine delivered the 92-year-old Elizabeth to...
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People clean up a mosque following the tsunami in Sumur, Indonesia, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. The Christmas holiday was somber with prayers for tsunami victims in the Indonesian region hit by waves that struck without warning Saturday night. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
December 25, 2018 - 9:09 am
SUMUR, Indonesia (AP) — Panicked residents, police and soldiers in this remote fishing village clobbered by a devastating weekend tsunami ran to higher ground Tuesday, shouting "Water is coming! Water is coming!" and reciting verses from the Quran as emergency messages were broadcast over mosque...
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Pope Francis delivers his message during the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
December 25, 2018 - 8:43 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis offered a Christmas wish for fraternity among people of different nations, cultures, faiths, races or ideas, describing the world's differences as a richness, not a danger, and championing the rights of religious minorities. His plea Tuesday for stronger bonds among...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending the Christmas day service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham in Norfolk, England, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP PhotoFrank Augstein)
December 25, 2018 - 7:37 am
SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II was cheered by onlookers when she and other senior royals arrived at a Christmas church service on the grounds of one of her country estates. The 92-year-old queen arrived by car Tuesday morning while younger royals walked from her grand country house...
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