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  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania ____ THIN SKIN OF THE LAW: REACTION TO CRITICISM SHOWS DISCONNECT WITH COMMUNITY Across the country this past weekend, thousands of people marched in protest of police actions against Michael Brown, Eric Garner and others, adding to a steady...

  • Steps Pakistan is taking after school massacre

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A look at steps the Pakistani government is taking to address militancy following Tuesday's Taliban massacre of 148 people at a school: __ PAKISTAN-AFGHANISTAN COORDINATION: Pakistan has reached out for help from neighboring Afghanistan, with which it has long had a...

  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: Dec. 17 Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer on U.S. forces preparing Afghans for success: The long war in Afghanistan is winding down, with American forces gradually pulling out and turning over control of security to Afghan...

  • Tennessee editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: Dec. 15 The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee, on torture: Perhaps some of the 6 million documents that form the basis of the still-secret Senate report on the CIA's treatment of foreigners suspected of terrorism will answer the...

  • Georgia editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: Dec. 16 Morning News, Savannah, Georgia, on police standoff in Sydney, Australia: Experts seemed divided about whether the self-proclaimed Islamic "sheikh" who was killed Monday in a standoff with police in Sydney, Australia, was a nutcase...

  • Army's blimp-like airships get East Coast test

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AP) — The Army showed off a blimp-like airship Wednesday that is designed to help the military detect and destroy cruise missiles speeding toward the nation's capital or other major East Coast cities. The radar-toting vehicle will be launched next week as part of a...

  • 113th Congress ends with more fights than feats

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The tempestuous 113th Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes, gridlock and investigations. "Thank God it's over," Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said as he...

  • Customs & Border Protection launch wait time app

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — People entering the United States from Canada or Mexico have a new tool to avoid long waits at the border. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske on Wednesday demonstrated a new border wait time app developed by the agency to help travelers...

  • Gov.-elect names new leader of National Guard

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Gov-Elect Asa Hutchinson has named Brigadier Gen. Mark Berry of Ozark as the new Adjutant General of the Arkansas National Guard. Berry is currently chief of staff for the Arkansas Air National Guard. Hutchinson's office said in a news release that this is the...

  • Ex-Homeland Security official in Texas gets prison

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An ex-Department of Homeland Security supervisor in South Texas must serve three years in prison for trying to cover up lapses in investigations and operations. Prosecutors say the conduct of Eugenio Pedraza of McAllen resulted in the premature closing of...

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