Spain OKs 'Google Tax' demanded by news publishers
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's parliament has approved new intellectual property laws that allow news publishers to charge aggregators each time they display news content in search results....
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Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli authorities closed off all access to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site Thursday, after police killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to assassinate a hard-line Jewish activist well known for his efforts to promote increased Jewish access to the site....
N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported in the reclusive country, or anywhere in Asia, and very few foreigners are allowed to enter....
Bodies of 48 Sunni tribal fighters found in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi authorities on Thursday found the bodies of 48 Sunni tribesmen killed by the Islamic State group in the restive western province of Anbar, an official said....
A look at claims in Pennsylvania's governor race
Some of the most prominent claims being made in the race for Pennsylvania governor between Republican incumbent Tom Corbett and Democrat Tom Wolf, and a look at the facts behind them....
Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper....
Hall of fame for mustaches? Why not?
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock `n' roll, so why shouldn't those with a hairy upper lip get their just rewards?...
Pa. coroner auctioning off guns used in suicides
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths....
Pa. lawmaker expected in court for corruption plea
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A state lawmaker accused of pressuring her legislative staff to organize an annual "birthday party" fundraiser is expected in court for a plea hearing....
Couple face hearing in son's starvation death
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Harrisburg couple charged in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son face a preliminary hearing on charges of criminal homicide....
Ex-coach: Ending season over hazing 'overreaction'
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The championship-winning former football coach at a Philadelphia-area high school rocked by hazing allegations says canceling the rest of the season was an "overzealous, knee jerk, overreaction."...
Police: 2 anti-violence organizers beat ex-roomie
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Two western Pennsylvania community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group have been charged with severely beating a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute....
Woman found dead, infant safe in Pennsylvania home
MARS, Pa. (AP) -- State police say it appears a woman has been shot, though an infant was found unharmed, when troopers were called to a western Pennsylvania home....
Police detail trooper hit by car along highway
RUFFSDALE, Pa. (AP) -- A state police spokesman says a trooper was seriously injured when a car rear-ended a sport-utility vehicle, which then struck the trooper who was clearing debris from a southwestern Pennsylvania highway....
Three Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices have left the bench under a cloud including Joan Orie Melvin and Seamus McCaffery. McCaffery left amid a scandal over pornographic e-mails. Melvin was convicted last year of illegally using state paid court employees to perform campaign work for her.Their departures have renewed the debate over elected verus appointed justices.
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