The Latest: Hollande meets African leaders on climate needs
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:...
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Pope urges peace while visiting C. African Republic mosque
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Pope Francis made a historic visit to the last remaining Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic's capital Monday, a move that almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city troubled for months by retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christian militias....
Syria's al-Qaida branch releases captive Lebanese soldiers
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's al-Qaida branch has freed a group of Lebanese soldiers held captive since August 2014 as part of a swap deal....
Israeli military shoots, kills suspected Palestinian stabber
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says it has shot and killed a Palestinian who was trying to stab an Israeli pedestrian at a busy West Bank junction....
Ex-frat officer testifies against brothers in pledge's death
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania college fraternity president testified that he and four others charged in a pledge's death during a hazing ritual in the Poconos tried to "cover it all up" when they met weeks later....
Thanksgiving break ends with budget stalemate still in place
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Talks between Gov. Tom Wolf and top lawmakers continued Monday as the Thanksgiving break ended, but there was scant detail and a lot of silence about how they intended to end a five-month-old budget stalemate....
Police: Suspect in officer's death refused to drop rifle
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A police officer fatally shot while responding to a domestic dispute was "100 percent" justified in shooting at the slaying suspect, a state police spokesman said Monday....
Group seeks hate crime investigation for cab driver shooting
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The FBI is reviewing the shooting of a Pittsburgh cab driver after a Muslim civil rights group asked the Justice Department to determine if it was a hate crime....
Philadelphia mural of Pope Francis could be world record
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A potentially record-breaking mural featuring Pope Francis has been unveiled in Philadelphia....
2 plead in FBI probe of city contracts in Allentown, Reading
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two former city government officials pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy charges in an FBI probe of government contracting in northeast Pennsylvania....
Court says UPMC must keep cheaper rates in Medicare plans
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania seniors and others enrolled in an insurer's Medicare Advantage plans won't have to pay comparatively higher rates in the coming years for services through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday....
Officials: 76ers' Okafor cited for excessive speed on bridge
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Officials have confirmed that Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor was recently cited in New Jersey for driving at "an excessive rate of speed" and reckless driving on a major area bridge....
Bryant kicks off hoops goodbye tour in hometown of Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Kobe Bryant's farewell tour begins in the city that loves and hates him....
'12 Days of Christmas' items top $34K, up 0.6 percent
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President Barack Obama says "the world is at a turning point" and it's up to this generation to address global warming. "I believe in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that there is such a thing as being too late. And when it comes to climate change that hour is almost upon us." If nothing is done, he said, no nation will be immune from the consequences, be them rich or poor.
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