NY mayor: No protests until after officer funerals
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's mayor on Monday called for protests and political debate to pause until after funerals are held for two officers shot and killed inside their patrol car this weekend by a man vowing retaliation for the deaths of black men at the hands of white police....
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11 hurt after van drives into Nantes Christmas market
PARIS (AP) -- A French official says 11 people are hurt, five seriously, after a van drove into a Christmas market in the western city of Nantes....
Cuba: We're open to every part of Obama's detente
HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba is open to all of U.S. President Barack Obama's moves to improve relations and strengthen private enterprise and civil society on the island, the country's head of North American affairs said Monday....
Pope in blistering critique of Vatican bureaucrats
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis issued a blistering critique Monday of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how some people lust for power at all costs, live hypocritical double lives and suffer from "spiritual Alzheimer's" that has made them forget they're supposed to be joyful men of God....
Ex-chief says video rants meant to snare threats
A former small-town Pennsylvania police chief who posted online videos of himself ranting obscenely about liberals and the Second Amendment while shooting automatic weapons secretly fed information on people he considered militia members, anti-government extremists and so-called "sovereign citizens" to the FBI and state police, according to documents he showed to The Associated Press....
Being Santa is a family affair for Alaska man
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) -- His white ZZ-Top-style beard is real, and his jolly "ho, ho, ho" will give you goose bumps....
Acquitted traffic judge wants $90k job, back pay
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia traffic court judge acquitted in a sweeping federal corruption case wants to return to his $90,000 job and get nearly two years of back pay....
WWII vet gets honorary degree from Denver's Regis
DENVER (AP) -- A World War II Bronze Star veteran who was sent to Europe before he could graduate from college now has an honorary degree from Denver's Regis University....
South Williamsport running back grabs state honor
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Dominick Bragalone seemed to be chasing state and national records every week, two reasons why the South Williamsport senior running back was named Player of the Year Monday with the release of the 2014 Pennsylvania Football Writers' Class A All-State team....
5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:...
Pittsburgh mayor goes 'Undercover' in reality show
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's mayor has gone undercover for a reality show....
Steelers hardly satisfied with playoff spot
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ramon Foster never stopped believing. Not after the embarrassing meltdown against Tampa Bay. Not after the debacle in Cleveland. Not after the New York Jets pushed the Pittsburgh Steelers around six weeks ago....
Philly commish: Lower volume on police rhetoric
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's police commissioner is calling on all sides to "lower the volume" following the ambush slaying of two New York City officers....
US: Safety violations where workers lost fingers
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Federal regulators say a northeast Pennsylvania chimney supply company continued to violate safety regulations after accidents in which some employees lost fingers....
President Obama says the U.S. government will respond proportionately to North Korea in connection with the computer hacking of the Sony Company that led to the cancellation of its film "The Interview". Obama also says Sony made a mistake by canceling the release of the movie saying we can't have a society in which "some dictator some place can start imposing censorship in the United States." Republican House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce says Congress should pass a North Korea economic sanctions bill for starters.
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