ISIS-linked Algerian extremists behead French hostage
PARIS (AP) -- Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage after France carried out airstrikes in Iraq, according to a video that appeared online Wednesday.
For his 65th birthday, Springsteen gets his own Jersey poll
For most people turning 65, public notice is limited to the arrival of all those Medicare eligibility mailings. But if you're Bruce Springsteen, you get an entire public opinion poll all about you-- or at least what everyone in New Jersey thinks about you.
Queen Elizabeth to Scots: Think carefully about future
LONDON (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II has made her first comments about this week's Scottish independence vote, urging Scots to "think very carefully about the future."
Bankruptcy trustee objects to parts of proposed Revel deal
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The proposed auction date for the Revel Casino Hotel is too soon and a $3 million breakup fee that would go to a Florida developer if he's outbid for the recently shuttered site is inappropriate, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee said.
Mets turn triple play in 11-3 win over Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lucas Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets' first triple play in over four seasons, allowing a grieving Bartolo Colon to breeze to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
Ukraine: Shrapnel hits, pressure loss downed Malaysia jet
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A Ukrainian security spokesman says data from the recovered flight data recorders shows Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed due to a massive, explosive loss of pressure after being punctured multiple times by shrapnel...
Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 48
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 48 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.
Democrats courting Florida’s changing Cuban voters
MIAMI (AP) -- When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba.
Sweeney defends tax increases as NJ budget solution
State Senate President Steve Sweeney will be Eric Scott's guest on New Jersey 101.5 FM Monday morning, from 8 to 9 a.m., as Eric sits in for the vacationing Jim Gearhart.
‘Finish line’ in sight for Legislature’s Bridgegate probe?
State Senate President Steve Sweeney, appearing on New Jersey 101.5 FM Monday morning, said a joint legislative committee investigation of the Bridgegate scandal is getting close to "wrapping up."