Palestinian kills Israeli, wounds family in West Bank attack
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- A Palestinian gunman ambushed a family traveling in a car in the West Bank on Friday, killing an Israeli man and wounding his wife and two teenage children in an assault that prompted the military to send hundreds of troops to the area - the largest operation in the territory in two years....
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Police say 2 officers killed in Bangladesh attack
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The Latest on the attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka (all times local):...
Attackers storm Bangladesh restaurant, take hostages
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- As many as nine gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night, taking dozens of hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces, authorities and a witness said....
UK shelves balanced budget goal as Brexit vote roils economy
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Treasury chief on Friday abandoned the government's long-held goal of balancing the nation's books by 2020, warning that the country's vote to leave the European Union had sent shock waves and instability through the U.K. economy....
Pennsylvania lawmakers grapple over decision on tax increase
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Work on Pennsylvania state government's budget for the day-old fiscal year threatened to stretch into next week, and perhaps beyond, as lawmakers grappled Friday with decisions about tax increases....
City settles lawsuit over rush-hour convention protest ban
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia has lifted a blanket ban on rush-hour protests in its central business district during the Democratic National Convention and has agreed to give a demonstration permit to an anti-poverty group....
Lawyer: Woman required to tell Cosby she was talking to cops
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers say the accuser in his criminal case had to tell him she was going to talk to police under terms of their confidential civil settlement....
Minor parties get victory in Pennsylvania ballot access suit
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A new federal court order will make it much easier for minor political party candidates to get onto the fall election ballot in Pennsylvania, potentially injecting new uncertainty into the races for president and U.S. Senate....
Philadelphia putting on fireworks display earlier on July 4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The fireworks that conclude Philadelphia's Fourth of July festivities will be going off a bit earlier than usual this year....
Police trying to ID man who fired shots into women's shelter
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are looking for a man who was caught on a surveillance camera pulling out a handgun and firing several shots into a north Philadelphia women's shelter where a woman he had been following had gone....
Transit bus hits pedestrian in Pittsburgh; details unclear
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A transit bus has hit a pedestrian in Pittsburgh, but other details remain unclear....
Man convicted of murder for withholding father's care
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia jury has convicted a man of withholding medical care, resulting in the 2013 death of his 92-year-old father....
Man who bit off part of wife's lover's ear gets house arrest
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who bit off part of his wife's lover's ear during a scuffle will serve house arrest and probation....
Boyfriend of woman whose 4-year-old shot herself surrenders
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The boyfriend of a Philadelphia woman whose 4-year-old daughter apparently shot herself to death has surrendered....
After last weekend recapture of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested that the subsequent terror attack at Istanbul's Airport was a desperate act by ISIS saying "you can bomb an airport…and if your losing and want to give up your life, then obviously you can do some harm." Republican Congressman Mike McCaul slammed Kerry's assessment stating "ISIS has ramped up external operations at an unprecedented pace, and to say they're on the run absolutely defies reality".
How would you assess race relations here in America since President Obama's election in 2008?