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Archive for December, 2012

  • Police: Wyo. murder-suicide happened during class

    December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Casper Police Chief Chris Walsh speaks during a newsconference Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Casper College in Casper, Wyo. Police say a male suspect killed two people with an edged weapon before killing himself in a classroom at the college where students were...

  • NJ train derailment tips tankers, sickens dozens

    December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Several cars lay in the water after a freight train derailed in Paulsboro, N.J., Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. People in three southern New Jersey towns were told Friday to stay inside after the freight train derailed and several tanker cars carrying hazardous...

  • Palestinian: new Israeli settlements a provocation

    December 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, leaves the United Nations Plaza Hotel, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in New York. Euphoric Palestinians erupted in cheers, honked car horns and chanted “God is great” after the United Nations endorsed an...

  • Analysis: Obama, Boehner seek cliff talks leverage

    December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama looks a rollercoaster with from left, K’Nex inventor Joel Glickman, robotics expert Joao Silver, and chief executive officer Michael Araten and during a visit to th K’Nex factory in Hatfield, Pa. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012....

  • ‘Not awkward’: Vilma, Smith, Williams face-to-face

    December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue arrives at an attorney’s office in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, to take part in a hearing of the pay-for-pain bounty system with the New Orleans Saints. Friday’s session is part of the latest round of...

  • US government releases once-secret Watergate files

    December 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 31, 1973 black-and-white file photo shows U.S. District Court Judge John Sirica in his office in Washington. The National Archives is publishing for the first time more than 850 pages of once-secret documents from the Watergate...

  • Israel moves to build 3,000 new settlement homes

    December 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE- In this Nov. 2, 2011 file photo, a construction worker works at a site of a new housing unit in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa. Israel approved the construction of 3,000 homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, a...