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Judge: Requiring more parking for mosque is unconstitutional

January 2, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An upscale New Jersey town violated anti-discrimination laws by insisting that a proposed mosque have more parking spaces than churches or synagogues because of its unique worship times and traditions, a federal judge has ruled. The ruling issued Saturday by U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp stated that Bernards Township violated the...

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2 dead, 2 injured in shooting after Meek Mill concert

December 31, 2016 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, photo, rapper Meek Mill looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. A Wallingford, Connecticut police spokeswoman said that officers responded...

Animation, sequels and superheroes propel box office record

December 31, 2016 • Business, Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This undated image released by Disney shows the character Dory, voiced by Ellen DeGeneres, in a scene from the animated movie “Finding Dory.” This movie about a forgetful fish, “Captain America: Civil War,” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars...

F. Ross Johnson, former CEO of RJR Nabisco, dies at 85

December 31, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — F. Ross Johnson, the former RJR Nabisco CEO depicted as the epitome of corporate greed in the best-selling book and movie “Barbarians at the Gate,” has died. He was 85. The Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center in...

Court upholds judge’s order blocking Ohio execution details

December 30, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

These undated file combination photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows death row inmates Ronald Phillips and Raymond Tibbetts. Ohio Gov. John Kasich turned down Phillips’ request for mercy on Wednesday, Dec. 21,...

‘Turbocharged’ storm clobbers northern New England with snow

December 30, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Justin Voight of On Target Utility works to restore power to a home along Main St. in Cumberland, Maine, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016. The most powerful nor’easter in nearly two years brought heavy snow, powerful winds and even thunder and lightning to...

Mormon Tabernacle Choir singer quits over Trump inaugural

December 30, 2016 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sings in the Conference Center at the morning session of the two-day Mormon church conference in Salt Lake City. Choir member Jan Chamberlin...

Business exec was pilot of plane that vanished with 6 aboard

December 30, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Capt. Michael Mullen of the U.S. Coast Guard answers questions during a news conference at Burke Lakefront Airport, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, in Cleveland. The U.S. Coast Guard says there’s been no sign of debris or those aboard a plane that took off from...

Garbage trucks to block possible Times Square truck attacks

December 29, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

A row of New York City police cars is parked along a street in Times Square, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in New York. The department is once again saying it is up to protecting the huge crowds that will gather in and around Times Square for New York City’s...

US considers mining limits in West to save sage grouse

December 29, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this April 20, 2013 file photo, male greater sage grouse perform mating rituals for a female grouse, not pictured, on a lake outside Walden, Colo. The Obama administration will release five possible plans Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, for limiting mining on...