Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Interior Ministry says Boris Nemtsov, a leading opposition figure and former deputy prime minister, has been shot and killed near the Kremlin....
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US rescinds rule requiring judges to move to Guantanamo
MIAMI (AP) -- A new rule that required military judges presiding over the war crimes tribunals at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to relocate to the remote installation has been rescinded, the Pentagon said Friday....
Mexico official: Police capture top capo 'La Tuta' Gomez
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to Mexican officials....
Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs in recent years
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Recent captures or killings of top Mexican drug cartel leaders:...
Black Madam: Amber Rose hired me to plump her posterior
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Gothic hip-hop artist charged with killing a London break dancer with an illegal buttocks injection name-dropped her way through testimony Friday, saying one of the celebrities who sought her out became "a walking billboard" for her work....
Priest placed on leave due to sexual misconduct allegations
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Roman Catholic priest in western Pennsylvania has been placed on leave due to sexual misconduct allegations dating back more than three decades....
Bank fined $1.5M for ignoring judge's suspicious activity
DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) -- A bank in northeastern Pennsylvania has been fined $1.5 million for failing to file suspicious activity reports linked to a juvenile justice scandal....
Woman who stole, euthanized dog of man with cancer gets jail
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman who stole her cancer-stricken neighbor's dog and paid to have it euthanized was sentenced Friday to three to six months in jail....
Toronto-bound jet with smoke in cabin lands in Pennsylvania
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Toronto-bound jet with 35 people aboard has made an emergency landing in Pennsylvania over smoke from a shorted-out cabin light....
Penn State athletic director says finances top priority
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Six months into her tenure, Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour is focused on keeping the school's 31 sports financially healthy....
Net neutrality fans use Grumpy Cat in aerial jab at Comcast
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Internet activists took an aerial jab at Comcast to celebrate new government rules affecting the Philadelphia-based corporation....
Pennsylvania kidnapping suspect captured in Wyoming
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Casper police have arrested a man who is wanted in Pennsylvania on suspicion of robbery and kidnapping....
Rent Battle: Harrisburg mayor wants Civil War Museum to pay
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pickett's Charge didn't work. Papenfuse's might not either....
Pirates call it sickening to see 'Jihadi John' in team hat
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates say it's "absolutely sickening" to see a photo of the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" wearing a Pirates hat....
The Federal Communication Commission has adopted new Internet regulations sought by President Obama that would bar providers from creating paid "fast lanes" on the Internet which consumer advocates worry would edge out cash-strapped startups and smaller Internet based businesses.
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