Fierce snowstorm descends on densely populated Northeast US
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days....
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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban
HAVANA (AP) -- Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world that most can't access....
Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani
BEIRUT (AP) -- Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle - a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition....
Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis
BEIRUT (AP) -- In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosive belt....
Snow prompts disaster emergency proclamation in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Wintry weather and a forecast for more of the same are prompting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to issue a disaster emergency proclamation....
Philadelphia declaring snow emergency
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The city of Philadelphia is declaring a snow emergency as of 6 p.m. Monday as a large winter storm approaches Pennsylvania....
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The National Weather Service was predicting a "potentially historic" storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S....
Wolf says firing intended to protect agency's integrity
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf says his firing of his predecessor's appointee as chief of the state Office of Open Records was designed to protect its integrity....
Pennsylvania House GOP leader talks taxes, medical marijuana
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Republican floor leader in the state House said Monday that property tax reform, public pensions and liquor privatization need to be in the mix as budget talks get underway with the new Democratic governor....
Man gets 11 1/2 to 23 1/2 months in bomb manufacture
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to making a bomb that authorities said was intended for his wife's paramour has been sentenced to 11 1/2 to 23 1/2 months in prison....
Probation for ex-officer shot on job, lauded, later arrested
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia police officer honored by the White House before a downward spiral that left him in custody on $60 million bail has been sentenced to probation....
Democratic National Committee delegation revisits Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A delegation from the Democratic National Committee revisited some of Columbus' trendy downtown neighborhoods Monday while working to decide on a host city for its 2016 convention....
Assisted suicide case goes to New Mexico appeals court
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Do terminally-ill patients in the New Mexico already have a right to end their lives?...
Amtrak will modify northeast service to brace for snow storm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amtrak has announced that it will modify service for the Northeast Corridor on Monday in response to the snow storm....
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