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Green Party to seek federal court order for Pennsylvania vote recount

Dec 5, 2016

Green Party to seek federal court order for Pennsylvania vote recount

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is taking her bid for a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election to federal court. After announcing Stein and recount supporters were dropping their case in state court, lawyer Jonathan Abady said they will seek an ...

Skiing Santas crowd the slopes in annual Maine charity

Dec 5, 2016

Skiing Santas crowd the slopes in annual Maine charity

Whether he’s called Santa Claus, Father Christmas or Pere Noel, he had a slew of jolly, red-suited lookalikes hit the ski slopes on Sunday in Maine. About 180 Saint Nick wannabes participated in the fundraising event hosted by Sunday River that was not for ...

Dec 4, 2016

Ashes of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro interred in a private ceremony

Late Cuban President Fidel Castro’s ashes were interred in a private ceremony Sunday morning after Cuban officials made a last-minute cancellation of plans to broadcast the events live on national and international television. International media were also barred from the ceremony. The remains of ...

Tehran vows 'firm response' unless Obama stops Iran sanctions renewal

Dec 4, 2016

Tehran vows 'firm response' unless Obama stops Iran sanctions renewal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday demanded that U.S. President Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by Congress, saying Tehran will otherwise “firmly respond.” In a speech to parliament, Rouhani denounced legislation passed by Congress to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) ...

Dec 4, 2016

Three women shot dead by gunman in southeast Finland town

A gunman killed three women in an apparent random shooting in a nightlife district in a small town in southeastern Finland, police said Sunday. A 23-year-old local man has been detained. The victims were gunned down in a pedestrian area outside a restaurant late ...