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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A late fall cold snap that has gripped much of the country is being blamed for a handful of deaths and has forced people to deal with frigid temperatures, power outages by the thousands and treacherous roads.
Greece's parliament on Saturday approved a tough budget for next year, including further spending cuts of 3.1 billion euros ($4.2 billion), aimed at ending the country's deep recession. The coalition government, which enjoys a narrow majority in the 300-seat chamber, scraped through with 153 deputies backing the 2014 budget in a late evening vote. The move came as Greece's troika of international creditors -- the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund -- announced they had delayed until January their next trip to Athens. Senior auditors from the so-called creditor troika had been expected to return to Athens on Monday to resume an evaluation of pledged Greek reforms.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Aurelien Collin scored the equalizer in the second half of the MLS Cup, then drove home the deciding penalty kick to give Sporting Kansas City a dramatic victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night and its first league title since 2000.