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10 min ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney

A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon. The Ulster County sheriff's office in New York says the 32-year-old, formerly of Woodstock, New York, was indicted in late 2010 on charges of robbing a Bank of America there.


Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, Woodstock, NY

2 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

California evades massive giveaway to Tesla: Thomas Elias

There are very few Americans who need welfare and government support less than Elon Musk, the hyper-creative head of the Tesla Motors electric car company, the Space X rocketry and satellite hoisting firm and Solar City, a leader in renewable energy. And yet, almost no one gets more government benefits and business.


Related Topix: California, Tesla Motors, Startups, Science / Technology, Space, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, NASA

4 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Murder charges in 4 Tampa Bay area slayings

Tampa Bay area authorities on Monday charged a man with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office charged 28-year-old Adam Matos late Monday afternoon.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pasco County, FL

6 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher.


10 hrs ago | Russia Taday

'British-US policy to fight ISIS isn't going to work'

Obama-Cameron plan to defeat ISIS is inherently flawed and will fail, causing only more deaths, more chaos and more religious wars, Lawrence Freeman, editor of the Executive Intelligence Review magazine, told RT. RT: David Cameron has condemned the killing of the UK citizen by ISIS as an "act of pure evil."


Related Topix: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, World News

14 hrs ago | ABC Action News

Opinion: NFL suddenly on rocky ground

I vividly remember sitting in my parents' trailer park home watching my favorite player William "The Refrigerator" Perry and the Bears destroy the Patriots in Super Bowl XX even though I was only 4 years old. I was the strange boy who amazed everyone by knowing all the NFL teams and their mascots and helmets by heart in kindergarten.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Ray Rice, NFL Players

19 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA

Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion. In a joint interview, Watts' companion Brian Lucas told KCBS-TV he suspects police mistook the black actress for a prostitute "because he was asking me questions like, 'Who is she? How do you know her? Are you together?" The Los Angeles police said Sunday that officers detained the pair after a complaint that two people were "involved in indecent exposure" in a silver Mercedes.


19 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Opinion: We're Number 32

Any day now the White House and Sen. Charles Schumer will attempt to raise taxes on business, while making the U.S. tax code even more complex. The Obama and Schumer plans to punish businesses for moving their legal domicile overseas will arrive even as a new international ranking shows that the U.S. tax burden on business is close to the worst in the industrialized world.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Charles Schumer, Democrat, US News

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Covering for the IRS

The IRS targeting of conservative groups has now become a story about the cover-up. More than a year after the scandal became public, the most transparent Administration in history has done everything in its power to spin the story, stymie Congressional investigators and run out the clock.


Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg man faces hearing in attempted murder

CHAMBERSBURG >> Baldomero Velasco-Lopez, 37, will face a preliminary hearing Tuesday on an attempted homicide charge in connection with the Sept. 10 stabbing of a woman.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Walter Rubel: Congress must take a stand on start of second Iraq War

"I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL. But I believe we are strongest as a nation when the president and Congress work together.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism, US Senate, Senator Martin Heinrich

Lowell Sun

It's Obama's time to lead for real

Whether you agree or disagree with the scope of military action President Barack Obama plans to take against Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq, it's clear that U.S. intervention is necessary. It's taken Obama too long to wake up to the fact that rising Middle East turmoil does pose future safety risks for America and its global interests.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism

The Daily Record

Commentary: Scotland votes on independence

Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep's pluck -- the heart, lungs and liver -- cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a sheep's stomach, then served, sometimes drenched with Scotch.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire County, England

Harrogate Advertiser

Tesco superstore plans divide opinion

Harrogate's Chamber of Commerce has again called on Tesco to reconsider its planned Harrogate superstore, despite local support for the retailer. The chamber used the appointment of Tesco's new chief executive on September 1 to call for the supermarket giant to halt its plans for the former gas works site on Skipton Road.


Related Topix: Brea, CA, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Pia Zadora to have ankle surgery after accident

In this Jan. 31, 1982 file photo, actress Pia Zadora poses with Timothy Hutton, after her award received for being the new motion picture star of the year, during the 39th annual Golden Globes presentations, in Los Angeles. Zadora was hospitalized with serious head and leg injuries after a fall from a motorized golf cart driven by her teenage son near their northwest Las Vegas home.



Longmont commemorates 2013 flood anniversary

Petro Chan, left, and Ron Boog, employees of Walsh Construction, shovel concrete Friday to anchor a post for a gate across the St. Vrain Greenway path at Boston Avenue and the St. Vrain River.


Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Flood, Natural Disasters, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Mark Udall, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Berkshire Eagle

'LOVE' artist Indiana doesn't show at celebration

Posters, prints and baseball hats bearing the image of Robert Indiana's HOPE image are sold to fans outside his home Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, on Vinalhaven Island, Maine.


Related Topix: Trance, Indiana

Xenia Daily Gazette

Moving is a four letter word

No matter who it is and how much stuff is to be relocated, it never, ever seems to go as planned. You know a stereo, couple of speakers, few clothes, pair of tennis shoes or two, and a six pack of something all in the trunk of my car.


Related Topix: Speakers

Death toll climbs in India, Pakistan floods

Najeeb, 60, woke to warnings that a flood was imminent in the Gogjibagh locality of Srinagar, Kashmir, where she and her husband live. Residents were advised to leave and move to safer areas.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Pakistan, Weather

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Shooting at Pennsylvania police barracks

Pennsylvania State Police have confirmed to a TV news station that a shooting has occurred at a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. WNEP television station also reports that the Pike County coroner was called to the scene.


Related Topix: Pike County, PA, Scranton, PA, Lackawanna County, PA