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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Congressional Republicans are threatening consequences after the U.N. Security Council voted to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. The 14-0 vote went through as the United States abstained in a sharp rebuke to a longtime ally. President-elect Donald Trump, who demanded the U.S. veto the resolution, tweeted after the vote that "things will be different after Jan. 20th" when he takes office.

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Donald Trump is vowing to expand America's nuclear capacity while at the same time urging Russia to avoid an "alternate path" away from stability and cooperation. Trump's transition team says the president-elect received a "very nice letter" from Russian President Vladimir Putin, urging Trump to act "in a constructive and pragmatic manner" to "restore the framework of bilateral cooperation."

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Carrie Fisher is being treated in an intensive care unit after a serious medical emergency on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Her brother, Todd Fisher, says many details about her condition or what caused the medical emergency are unknown. Celebrity website TMZ quotes anonymous sources as saying the 60-year-old actress suffered a heart attack.

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have made it to their hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin, ahead of Saturday's game against the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings' team plane slid off an airport runway in snowy conditions Friday and became stuck in the grass, leaving players waiting for hours to get off the aircraft.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Tens of thousands of children from around the world plan to call the North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado to ask where Santa is. They'll get a cheery answer about his mythical route starting Saturday. The toll-free number is 877-446-6723 or 877-Hi-NORAD.

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