Pennsylvania town outraged by ‘ugly tree’ Tom Merton via Getty Images After Reading, Pennsylvania, residents complained about the spruce, officials took down its lights — but plans soon changed. Why the tree isn’t going anywhere Take a peek NYC stores’ best holiday windows Park welcomes polar bear triplets
Another twist in Hernandez’s murder case AP A Massachusetts judge listened to Aaron Hernandez’s legal team, which is reviewing 500,000 pages of evidence for a double murder. Favor the judge granted More sports coverage Redskins to bench RGIII College Football Playoff poll
Redskins bench RGIII for game against Colts AP On Tuesday night, Washington head coach Jay Gruden said that the struggling quarterback would not start Sunday against Indy. Backup QB who’s getting the call More gridiron news NFC West is wide open 49ers show off ‘Field of Jeans’
PARICHINAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – A U.S. drone killed five suspected militants in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, a militant and a government official said, as the intensity of air strikes grew as part of an anti-Taliban offensive by the Pakistani military.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States led 17 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria since Monday, the U.S. Central Command said on Wednesday.
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia would safeguard its own security and that of its allies but posed a threat to no one.
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s parliament voted on Wednesday to approve President Hassan Rouhani’s fifth candidate to head the higher education ministry, ending an ideological tussle over a cabinet post important to his pledge to liberalize life in the Islamic Republic.
BERLIN (Reuters) – A small eastern state is set to embark on an experiment that could shift the political landscape in Germany, loosening Angela Merkel’s grip on power and raising the chances of a future government in Berlin that includes fervent supporters of Russia.
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