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  • Ex-chief says video rants meant to snare threats

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    A former small-town Pennsylvania police chief who posted online videos of himself ranting about liberals and the Second Amendment while shooting automatic weapons says he secretly fed information on people he viewed as threats to the FBI and state police. Former Gilberton Chief Mark...

  • Obama signs New York state disaster declaration

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in upstate New York. That means Washington will chip in to help state, local and tribal government pay to clean up and rebuild after a last month's blockbuster storm that dumped more than 7 feet of snow across the...

  • Immigrants apply for Arizona driver's licenses

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy started applying Monday for Arizona driver's licenses after a judge barred the state from denying the privilege. Dozens of young immigrants lined up outside government offices before the...

  • Michigan man guilty in Ohio killing 30 years ago

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A Michigan man has pleaded guilty in the killing of a 19-year-old woman in northern Ohio 30 years ago. Andrew Gustafson pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and rape charges Monday in a Toledo courtroom. A judge sentenced to him to 15 years in prison....

  • Officials: 22 indicted in multistate dog-fighting ring

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — After the raid of a violent, multistate dog-fighting ring, 22 people face charges and hundreds of dogs are in shelters, authorities said Monday. A Baltimore grand jury returned indictments against 22 people involved in the ring, 14 of whom were in custody. They all...

  • AP poll: Police killings of blacks voted top story of 2014

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere — and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired — was the top news story of 2014, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. In a year...

  • Phil Hughes, Twins agree to $58M, 5-year contract

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes finished his first season in Minnesota one out shy of a $500,000 bonus. His new deal with the Twins more than takes care of that. The Twins and the 28-year-old right-hander agreed Monday to a $58 million, five-year contract that adds $42 million in...

  • Vikings: 30K tickets already sold for new stadium

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings say ticket sales for the new stadium are moving at a brisk pace. The Vikings announced Monday that they have sold 30,000 season tickets in the nine months since they went on sale for the new stadium, which is currently under construction. The...

  • Palestinians say Gaza reconstruction pledges unfulfilled

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    JERUSALEM (AP) — International donors have so far failed to deliver billions of dollars in aid money that was promised to rebuild the war-battered Gaza Strip, a Palestinian official said Monday, saying the rift between rival Palestinian factions is deterring foreign governments from...

  • Trump Entertainment eyes new financing from Icahn

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts says a new $20 million pledge by billionaire investor Carl Icahn will give it time to restructure while keeping the struggling Taj Mahal casino open. Trump attorneys said Monday that Icahn's proposal, $15 million more than his...

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