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NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- The latest on the search for a cargo ship missing off the coast of Bahamas (all times local):...
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Hope dims for finding survivors of deadly Guatemala mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- Hope faded Sunday for finding any survivors of a mudslide that killed at least 131 people as the smell of rotting bodies spread across the enormous mound of earth and rescuers reported the buried dwellings they reached were filled with water, suggesting anyone trapped inside would have drowned....
Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. and Afghan governments vowed Sunday to jointly investigate the attack on a hospital in Kunduz that killed 22 people, as street-by street battles continued between government forces and Taliban fighters and officials warned of a looming humanitarian crisis for civilians trapped in the city...
Spike in Palestinian attacks raise fears of another Intifada
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A series of grisly Palestinian attacks that killed several Israeli civilians has prompted the government to take unprecedented security measures amid growing public debate over whether the specter of another Palestinian Intifada, or uprising, is on the horizon....
Dems outraise GOP in race for the state's high court
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Even state Republican Party Chairman Rob Gleason acknowledges being "alarmed" by the lopsided fundraising advantage that Democratic candidates for three open seats on Pennsylvania's highest court enjoy less than a month before Election Day....
Historic South Carolina floods: Heavy rain, hundreds rescued
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Hundreds were rescued from fast-moving floodwaters Sunday in South Carolina as days of driving rain hit a dangerous crescendo that buckled buildings and roads, closed a major East Coast interstate route and threatened the drinking water supply for the capital city....
Defense: Tests show life term in 1975 slaying is 'excessive'
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A defense attorney says DNA tests have bolstered his argument that the life sentence imposed on a northwestern man in the strangulation slaying of a teenager 3 1/2 decades ago is excessive....
Name of youth killed in shooting released; girl also injured
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania have released the name of a teenage youth killed in a shooting that also injured a teen girl....
Swarthmore student dies in fall in wooded section of campus
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) -- A Swarthmore College student has died after accidentally falling off a cliff in a wooded section at the back of the school's suburban Philadelphia campus....
Police: 6 killed in weekend violence in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say gunfire and other violence claimed the lives of at least six people and injured others over the weekend in Philadelphia....
Boy, 14, arrested in west Philadelphia armed robbery spree
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has been charged in more than a dozen armed robberies in west Philadelphia....
Trial to open for 2 in apartment gun battle that killed 1
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday for the trial of two men in a shootout in a central Pennsylvania apartment that left one man dead and another critically wounded last year....
Legionella bacteria found in 3 Pittsburgh hospital fixtures
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities say three water fixtures at the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs hospital have tested positive for bacteria that causes Legionnaire's disease....
Hillary Clinton's campaign has started to rely on the popularly of her husband former President Bill Clinton. "He is the most gifted public leader of our time," said veteran Clinton ally and strategist Paul Begala. "One of the things that he has to be careful about is making sure that this is Hillary's campaign and she's the focal point," explained Clinton friend and campaign fundraiser Jay Jacobs, who is in favor of Bill's broadened role.
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