Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown....
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Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July
VIENNA (AP) -- Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for a comprehensive agreement until July 2015, diplomats said....
In razing homes, Israel revives tough punishment
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago as ineffective and counterproductive....
Israel minister: New law could break up government
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's justice minister said Monday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists on bringing a contentious nationality law to a parliamentary vote, it could mean the end of his government and the holding of early elections....
Man drowns trying to pull boy, 9, from Pa. stream
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters say a man drowned while trying to save a 9-year-old boy from an icy northeastern Pennsylvania stream....
Jan. 8 execution set for rapper in police killing
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A rapper convicted of fatally shooting a Philadelphia police officer is scheduled to be executed Jan. 8....
Man shot dead as argument spills outside Erie bar
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a 21-year-old man was shot and killed after an argument between two women outside an Erie hotel bar....
Interstate 95 reopens in Pa. after fatal crash
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A busy section of Interstate 95 outside Philadelphia has reopened after a fatal crash....
NY couple killed in crash on I-80 in central Pa.
HOWARD, Pa. (AP) -- A New York couple was killed in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania....
US Steel plans major announcement with Penguins
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- United States Steel Corp. plans a major announcement with the Pittsburgh Penguins, believed to concern the team's redevelopment of the former Civic Arena....
1 dead after car hits tree, bursts into flames
MARIANNA, Pa. (AP) -- One person has been killed in a fiery single-car crash in southwest Pennsylvania....
A rising star, Kane now beset by battles, probe
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- When Kathleen Kane ran for Pennsylvania attorney general, she campaigned as a corruption-buster who would be independent of Gov. Tom Corbett and find out why it took more than three years to investigate Jerry Sandusky....
Man killed in eastern Pennsylvania townhouse fire
HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) -- A man has died in a townhouse fire in southeastern Pennsylvania, but officials have yet to identify him or pinpoint the cause of the blaze....
Philly tire slasher arrested again in SEPTA try
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who was convicted in May of slashing tires has been caught trying to puncture tires on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority vehicle....
The Democratic-controlled Senate last week voted 59-41 to reject construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, one vote shy of passing the legislation. President Barack Obama is expected to veto any repeat effort next year when Republicans take over the Senate and would have the votes to push the project forward. The President is under pressure from two opposing sides. Pro-oil Democrats and some unions want him to approve the pipeline. But conservation and environmental groups, mostly, want him to reject it.
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