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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North … Full story    

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Indiana ministry’s house to help women emerge from homelessness

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – On a cold December afternoon, a pair of men worked to install a rear door on a dilapidated duplex in Jacobsville. Stripped … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

SYDNEY – A woman has been arrested for murder in the killings of eight children in an Australian home. Queensland Police Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Colorado theater shooter’s parents plead for his life

DENVER – The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain – a move … Full story    
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Boston Marathon bombing survivor in ‘Yes to Dress’ finale on TLC

BOSTON – The Boston Marathon bombings took Rebekah DiMartino’s leg, but they couldn’t rob her of her joy as a new bride. Her sometimes faltering … Full story    
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US Supreme Court won’t stop gay marriages in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex … Full story    
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Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in California at 95

VENTURA, Calif. – Lowell Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, has died … Full story    
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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

BOSTON – Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Charlie Brown and the city of Reading, Penn.’s ugly Christmas tree

READING, Pa. – Reading’s official Christmas tree has brought the city plenty of grief. Good grief. When the 50-foot Norway spruce went up last month, … Full story    
Updated yesterday

‘Pretty horrible’ scene; car slams into crowd following California church service

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Pedestrians were filing out of a church Christmas service when a car sped around other vehicles at a red light and … Full story    
Updated yesterday

New Jersey Woman sues over elevator shaft fall at Boston’s Fenway Park

BOSTON – A 22-year-old woman who fell two stories down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park and was seriously injured is suing the owner of … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Hellman’s maker Unilever drops suit over ‘Just Mayo’ against California company

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – Hellman’s mayonnaise maker Unilever says that it has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of “Just Mayo.” Unilever filed suit against … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Feds: Uganda-based man counterfeited $2M in cash and sent fake bills into the United States

PITTSBURGH – Federal authorities have charged a man with leading a multimillion-dollar international counterfeit money operation based in Uganda and shipping bogus bills to the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Broken treetop hanging on wire gets holiday decor, courtesy of Indian Island, Wash. residents

INDIAN ISLAND, Wash. – Some Washington state residents are getting in the holiday spirit by decorating a Douglas fir that toppled onto an unused utility … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Grave of Confederate soldier dug up in Knoxville, Ga.

KNOXVILLE, Ga. – Authorities in Georgia say the grave of a Confederate soldier has been dug up and investigators are working to determine whether anything … Full story    
Updated yesterday

US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord

WASHINGTON – After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations – a historic shift … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

‘Saving Private Ryan’ among films being preserved in National Film Registry by Library of Congress

WASHINGTON – “Saving Private Ryan” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term … Full story    
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Expert: Cleveland police officer killing young boy shows strict police vetting needed

DENVER – The discovery that a Cleveland officer who shot and killed a 12-year-old boy last month had washed out at another police force highlights … Full story    
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Colorado: State board of health funds medical marijuana research, a first

DENVER – Colorado awarded more than $8 million for medical marijuana research Wednesday, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical … Full story    
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The D’oh of Homer: College professors nationwide employ TV’s Simpsons into their teachings

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn’t stopped them from showing up on college … Full story    
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Missoula, Mont. man convicted in German exchange student’s death

MISSOULA, Mont. – A Montana man who shot and killed a German exchange student caught trespassing in his garage was convicted of deliberate homicide Wednesday … Full story    
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Comedian Bill Cosby won’t be charged over molestation claim, say Los Angeles prosecutors

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file any charges against Bill Cosby after a woman recently claimed the comedian molested her … Full story    
Published:  December 17, 2014