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MILAN, Italy (AP) — The police chief in Milan, Italy, says Berlin truck attack fugitive Anis Amri was "a ghost:" and it took "a little luck" for his officers to stop him. Amri was killed in an early Friday shootout after being on the run since Monday evening when authorities say he was at the wheel of the truck that killed 12 people and injured dozens. The probe into the attack continues. In the U.S. the FBI has notified local agencies that Islamic State sympathizers are continuing to call for attacks on churches and other holiday gathering sites.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after they both commented about strengthening their countries' nuclear programs, President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement: about the U.S. presidential election. Putin said at a news conference today that Democrats are "humiliating themselves" by accusing Russia of tampering in the U.S. presidential election. Trump later tweeted "So true!" U.S. intelligence says the Russian government hacked Democratic emails. The FBI and CIA said Moscow interfered in the election with the intention of supporting Trump.

VIENNA (AP) — Iran and six world powers have released previously restricted documents about their nuclear deal to enforce their view that Tehran is not circumventing limits on its limit of enriched uranium. The International Atomic Energy Agency is monitoring the nuclear deal agreed to with Germany and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council including the U.S. Two officials say release of the documents is a show of unity following criticism of the accord by some U.S. lawmakers and the incoming administration.

NEW YORK (AP) — Members of a New York City family say police raided their apartment by mistake and posted a photo of the botched raid on social media with the caption "Merry Christmas Its NYPD." WABC-TV reports the residents were handcuffed. One of them said officers were there for three hours. A police spokeswoman says the department's internal affairs bureau is investigating the incident.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher is receiving treatment in an intensive care unit in Los Angeles after suffering a medical emergency on a flight from London. Her brother, Todd Fisher, says Fisher is receiving excellent care but isn't describing her condition. Celebrity website TMZ, which first reported the incident, said anonymous sources told them the 60-year-old actress suffered a heart attack.

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