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  • Allow NY lottery winners to stay anonymous? Andrew Cuomo says no

    Allow NY lottery winners to stay anonymous? Andrew Cuomo says no Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have let lotto winners to keep their names secret.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Allow NY lottery winners to stay anonymous? Andrew Cuomo says no

  • Jury to recommend sentence for white nationalist

    Jury to recommend sentence for white nationalist CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The same jury that convicted a man of first-degree murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally will now decide his punishment. The jury in the trial of James Alex Fields Jr. will…

  • Church renovation lifts Christmas spirit in Bethlehem

    Church renovation lifts Christmas spirit in Bethlehem BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the biblical town of Bethlehem ahead of Christmas, offering visitors a look at ancient mosaics and columns that have been restored to their original…

  • City to settle lawsuit alleging ‘invasive’ police body probe

    City to settle lawsuit alleging ‘invasive’ police body probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of Washington, D.C., is settling a lawsuit with a black man who accused a Metro police officer of repeatedly probing his anal cavity during a weapons search. News outlets report the American Civil Liberties Union…

  • Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

    Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of young environmental activists are planning to demonstrate on Capitol Hill to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change. The activists are hoping to pressure 2020 presidential hopefuls to make the…

  • Police officer in fatal crash placed on paid leave

    Police officer in fatal crash placed on paid leave GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer who struck and killed a pedestrian while driving an unmarked police car in upstate New York has been placed on paid administrative leave. Greece Police say Detective Kevin Klump will remain on leave…

  • Narcan training: less than an hour to learn life-saving skills (VIDEO)

    Narcan training: less than an hour to learn life-saving skills (VIDEO) CANTON — Addiction does not look at your resume, but neither does awareness.That was the message that Susan J. Ferguson, a registered nurse with the St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center, conveyed during a free Narcan training session held…

  • 10th Mountain Division finds a Twitter mom

    10th Mountain Division finds a Twitter mom The 10th Mountain Division has recently acquired a mother — a 25-year-old first lieutenant public affairs officer who runs a popular anonymous Twitter page under the handle @LadyLovesTaft — or, to her followers, just Lady. The relationship began a few weeks ago…

  • Police: Man burns down own home

    Police: Man burns down own home ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — State police say a man burned down his own home in Pennsylvania. Fire officials responded to the blaze in Eldred Township around 3:15 p.m. Friday. The home was destroyed, and the 32-year-old homeowner acknowledged lighting a couch on fire…