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BRUSSELS (AP) " Nearly two-thirds of Greeks are inhaling someone else's tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union in exposing people to the health risks of passive smoking. The European Union's statistical office Eurostat said Wednesday that 64.2 percent of Greeks suffered daily exposure to tobacco smoke indoors. Second in the EU is Croatia with 44.7 percent, followed by Bulgaria with 40.5 percent. At the other end, Sweden best protects its...

Updated at 1:55 PM

DUBLIN (AP) " A Dublin judge on Wednesday ordered Irish authorities to unfreeze 100 million euros ($107 million) in cash belonging to an exiled Russian oligarch, ruling that police had provided no evidence that the funds were illegally gained as...

Updated at 1:53 PM

STOCKHOLM (AP) " Nobel economics prize laureate Oliver Hart says he's not impressed by President-elect Donald Trump's plans for the U.S. economy. Hart, a Harvard professor, told reporters in Stockholm on Wednesday that he doesn't yet see "a...

Updated at 1:51 PM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " Poland's ruling anti-communist party has faced bitter accusations of inconsistency over a prominent role that a communist-era prosecutor has in the party leadership. At the heart of the controversy, ruling Law and...

Updated at 1:47 PM

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) " A former soccer coach has been arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse after handing himself into the police in Northern Ireland. Jim McCafferty, who was involved in soccer in Scotland and Ireland from the...

Updated at 1:35 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Investigators zeroed in on a refrigerator and other electrical appliances as possible causes of the fire at a warehouse in Oakland that killed 36 people, as crews were set to finish their search for bodies. The death...

Updated at 11:58 AM

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) " A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. Maj. Gen. Tatang...

Updated at 11:47 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year. "It's a great honor. It means a lot," Trump said in a telephone interview on NBC's "Today" show. The magazine's managing editor,...

Updated at 11:28 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump is tweeting that he will be interviewed Wednesday morning on NBC amid speculation that he'll be named Time magazine's person of the year. He tweeted moments before the expected announcement on...

Updated at 11:27 AM

DETROIT (AP) " A federal judge could decide whether to end Michigan's presidential recount after the state's second-highest court said the Green Party nominee was ineligible to seek a second look at millions of ballots. The federal judge...

Updated at 11:18 AM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " The white man who authorities said wanted to start a race war by killing nine black people in a South Carolina church is getting ready to stand trial in a city already bruised by a former police officer's racially charged...

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