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Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal resume; US stays distant

VIENNA — Negotiators in Vienna resumed talks Monday over reviving Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, with the United States taking part at arm’s length as in previous rounds since the Trump administration pulled out of the accord three years ago.

Mora says UConn was the uphill job he wanted to take

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — UConn athletic director David Benedict spent almost a week in Idaho visiting with Jim Mora and talking football and life, before deciding that he’d found the right man to become the Huskies’ head coach.

Georgia braces for tough Tide after stress-free season

ATHENS, Ga. — Should top-ranked Georgia face late-game stress against Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game on Saturday, it will be a first for the Bulldogs.

Ravens overcome Jackson’s 4 INTs, beat Browns 16-10

BALTIMORE — On a night he threw a career-high four interceptions, Lamar Jackson still produced one incredible moment of brilliance.

US eliminated from Davis Cup Finals after loss to Colombia

U.S. captain Mardy Fish hinted at a lack of passion within his team after the record 32-time champion Americans were eliminated from the Davis Cup Finals by following up a lopsided loss to host Italy with a humbling defeat to Colombia on Sunday.

Capitals claw back after losing 2-goal lead, beat Canes

RALEIGH, N.C. — Dmitry Orlov scored on a power play with 2:55 remaining, and the Washington Capitals recovered after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Sunday.

Warriors beat Clippers, await showdown with Suns

LOS ANGELES — Stephen Curry scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors extended their winning streak to eight with a 105-90 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.

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    To Your Health: The facts regarding diabetes

    November is American Diabetes Month, so with two days left in the month, we still have some time to spread some awareness about a disease that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) affects 34.2 million Americans.

    White House holiday decor honors COVID-19 frontline workers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Holiday decorations unveiled Monday for Joe and Jill Biden’s first White House Christmas honor frontline workers who persevered during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    University of Scranton presents Noel Night Concert

    Continuing a time-honored holiday tradition, Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present its 54th annual Noel Night concert on Saturday, Dec. 4. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center (Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue). Doors will open at 7:20 p.m., and there will be an organ prelude beginning at 7:25 p.m.

    Entrepreneur with local ties encourages us to Feel the Brrrn

    Jimmy T. Martin is a businessman who always lives life at full throttle. I love hearing the success stories of young entrepreneurs. I ran into my friend Jim Martin at a recent business event, and he told me a little about his son Jimmy’s new business venture. It really piqued my interest, and I decided to give Jimmy a call to learn more.

    Down Pour thriving with help of DCP

    WILKES-BARRE — It takes pressure to form a diamond, and perhaps no one is more aware of that than Downtown Wilkes-Barre’s business owners.

    Downtown College Ambassadors Program returns

    WILKES-BARRE - The Diamond City Partnership is looking to revitalize local businesses, while connecting local colleges and providing students with networking opportunities, on-the-job training and credit for classes.

    As tourism brightens, Times Square hopes to regain luster

    NEW YORK — David Cohen has been yearning for a return to the days when business boomed at his family’s souvenir shop in Times Square.

    Wyoming County man pleads guilty to sexual assault

    WILKES-BARRE — A Wyoming County man admitted Wednesday he sexually assaulted a girl as they drove away in a vehicle from Movies 14 in Wilkes-Barre more than five years ago.

    Council challenges judge’s denials to withdraw homicide plea

    A Philadelphia man recently sentenced to life in prison after admitting to fatally shooting a 26-year-old woman in Wilkes-Barre has appealed denials by a Luzerne County judge to withdraw the plea agreement.

    Son who killed father in Larksville found dead in prison cell

    A former Larksville resident who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to fatally shooting his father was found dead inside his cell at the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill last weekend.

    Suspect in road rage shooting sentenced to state prison

    WILKES-BARRE — A man from Rhode Island charged with discharging a firearm during a road rage incident in Kingston was sentenced to state prison Tuesday.

    Guilty plea hearing scheduled in deadly Pittston shooting

    WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County prosecutors and attorneys for homicide suspect Joey Bernard Graves Jr. may have reached a plea agreement temporarily postponing a jury trial set to take place next month.

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