Tuesday, December 1, 2015

News - Nation

  • December 01, 2015 | State 2 die in car that crashes with school bus carrying swim team

    SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a car in southern New Jersey has collided head-on with a school bus carrying a high school swim team, killing the two people in the car.

  • December 01, 2015 | State No. 8 Villanova makes 11 3s, beats Saint Joseph's 86-72

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kris Jenkins and Josh Hart each scored 18 points and No. 8 Villanova made 11 3-pointers to beat Saint Joseph's 86-72 on Tuesday night.

  • December 01, 2015 | State Ex-Connecticut mayor returns to office after prison stint

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The former mayor of Bridgeport, who spent seven years in federal prison for public corruption, was sworn in again on Tuesday as mayor of Connecticut's largest city.

  • December 01, 2015 | State Prosecutors lay out details in case against state auditor

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley has been on leave and has faced calls for his resignation since the government charged him with keeping millions of dollars that should have been refunded to customers of his old real-estate services business.

  • December 01, 2015 | State Ex-wife says clinic suspect targeted Planned Parenthood

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An ex-wife of the man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood says he targeted the reproductive rights organization before.

  • December 01, 2015 | State Tuesday's Sports Scoreboard

  • December 01, 2015 | State Ex-death row inmate Mumia to get hearing over medical care

    SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal (moo-MEE'-ah AH'-boo jah-MAHL') has been granted a federal court hearing in Pennsylvania over the medical care he's received for hepatitis C and other health problems.

  • December 01, 2015 | State Russia wants UN to tighten crackdown on financing extremists

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia hopes to circulate a draft resolution to the Security Council very soon that will tighten the U.N. crackdown on the financing of extremist groups including the Islamic State group, the country's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday.

  • December 01, 2015 | State For gays under IS rule, isolation and fear of a cruel death

    REYHANLI, Turkey (AP) — Before a crowd of men on a street in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the masked Islamic State group judge read out the sentence against the two men convicted of homosexuality: They would be thrown to their deaths from the roof of the nearby Wael Hotel.

  • December 01, 2015 | State Detroit-area priest who stole money gets 27 months in prison

    DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area Roman Catholic priest who said he "stained" his profession by embezzling more than $500,000 was sentenced Tuesday to 27 months in prison.

  • December 01, 2015 | State Flight attendant accused of attacks appears in court

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An American Airlines flight attendant accused of attacking fellow crew members and two U.S. air marshals during a trans-Atlantic flight made her first court appearance Tuesday, where attorneys argued over whether she should be held in custody or released to her family.

  • December 01, 2015 | State 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

  • December 01, 2015 | State Board approves plan for world's tallest coaster in Orlando

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando's hope of having the world's tallest roller coaster is one step closer to becoming reality.

  • December 01, 2015 | State AP source: Red Sox agree to $217M, 7-year deal with Price

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox and ace pitcher David Price have agreed to a deal worth $217 million over seven years, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

  • December 01, 2015 | State Column: Even King Solomon couldn't get Goodell off the hook

    Counting the decade before he became commissioner, Roger Goodell has been working to put an NFL franchise back in Los Angeles and inside a new stadium for as long as it took 100,000 slave laborers to build the Great Pyramid of Giza.

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