Obama says Russia may finally come around on Assad's future
PARIS (AP) -- President Barack Obama expressed optimism Tuesday that Russia will ultimately come around on the need for Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power to end his country's long civil war, but warned the turnaround would not come overnight....
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Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
PARIS (AP) -- Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The declaration was a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don't believe that global warming is real....
The Latest: Obama: Even Republicans will uphold climate deal
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:...
Burkina Faso celebrates newly elected president
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Hundreds of supporters of Burkina Faso's newly elected president chanted "Presi, Presi" after preliminary results released Tuesday gave Roch March Christian Kabore an outright win....
Cheyney University back on probation over financial issues
CHEYNEY, Pa. (AP) -- A historically black university in eastern Pennsylvania has been placed on probation over financial concerns raised by the association that accredits colleges and university....
Double shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a double shooting in Philadelphia has left one man dead and another in critical condition....
Court rejects appeal of sex offender caught on secret camera
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man serving 12 to 24 years in prison after he was caught on a hidden camera having sex with a 14-year-old girl has lost his appeal to withdraw his guilty plea....
Abortionist Gosnell's son sentenced for 2014 burglary
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The son of a notorious Philadelphia abortion provider has been sentenced in a burglary that resulted in the younger man being shot last year....
Convicted boy stalker guilty of growing marijuana at home
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A convicted pedophile who pleaded guilty to stalking a 13-year-old boy has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to nine to 18 months in jail for growing marijuana in his eastern Pennsylvania apartment....
Trial delayed for drunken-driving suspect shot by police
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- The trial has been delayed for a central Pennsylvania man who was allegedly driving drunk when he was shot during a police chase in February....
Families: 3 dead in Pennsylvania crash were hunting buddies
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Relatives say three men killed in a pickup truck crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were hunting buddies headed to the driver's camp in the Poconos....
Jury selection to begin in aspiring teacher's Philly slaying
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jury selection was set to begin for Philadelphia man charged with killing an aspiring teacher robbed of his iPod more than seven years ago....
Judge OKs $20M loan to keep Luzerne County government open
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has signed off on a $20 million loan to keep a northeastern Pennsylvania county afloat while officials wait for a state budget impasse to end....
Philadelphia airport CEO retiring in early 2016
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The CEO of Philadelphia International Airport is retiring next year....
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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