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‘Barefoot Bandit’ sentenced to 6 1/2 years

January 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

John Henry Browne, center, the attorney for Colton Harris-Moore, who is also known as the “Barefoot Bandit,” talks to reporters, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, following the federal sentencing hearing for Harris-Moore in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) SEATTLE (AP) — After a two-year international crime spree in which he survived a handful of crash...

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Romney is the aggressor in final Florida debate

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS LOCATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA, INSTEAD OF UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA – Republican presidential candidates, from left, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt...

Activists send hundreds of tacos to Conn. mayor

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

RETRANSMITTING WITH ALTERNATE CROP – East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr., center, delivers a proclamation to an employee in East Haven, Conn., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Maturo has expressed remorse for saying he “might have tacos” to do...

Memorial exposes anger over Paterno’s treatment

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Phil Knight speaks during a memorial service for former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Knight, the Nike founder, received a standing ovation at Paterno’s...

AP source: Kelly’s accuser says she had abortion

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE — A Nov. 3, 2010, file photo shows Greg Kelly at the New York Comedy Festival’s Stand Up For Heroes concert in New York. Kelly, son of the city police commissioner, is under investigation by prosecutors and denies any wrongdoing, his lawyer...

Obama-Brewer friction on display on tarmac tiff

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer points at President Barack Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz. Brewer greeted Obama and what she got was a book critique. Of her book. The two leaders engaged in an intense...

Obama and GOP candidates offer a campaign preview

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich meets with supporters at Wings Plus Restaurant, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Coral Springs, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — On a day that combined two campaigns...

Upbeat and on a roll, Obama showing some swagger

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama shakes hands after speaking about manufacturing and jobs during a visit to Intel Corporation’s Ocotillo facility Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Chandler, Ariz. In 2011 Intel announced a more than $5 billion investment to build the...

Geithner: Obama won’t ask me to stay in a 2nd term

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama greets Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner following his State of the Union address in front of a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool) WASHINGTON (AP) — Timothy...

Funeral service for Paterno as thousands mourn

January 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Phil Knight, left, former chief executive officer of Nike, walks with former Penn State interim football coach and defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, as they arrive at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the Penn State campus for memorial services for former...