White House intruder identified as Army veteran
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday....
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Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000
KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) -- The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group's advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000 in less than a week, an official said Sunday....
China, US, India push world carbon emissions up
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases....
US general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday....
Wolf holds cash edge with 7 weeks left in campaign
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democrat Tom Wolf is heading into the final seven weeks of Pennsylvania's gubernatorial election with a $1.5 million cash advantage over the Republican he's trying to unseat, Gov. Tom Corbett....
9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents....
Police: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained
EFFORT, Pa. (AP) -- Four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were not in booster seats or wearing seatbelts when the car in which they were traveling caused a high-speed, four-car crash, police said Sunday....
Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever standing trial, after a federal judge recommended the court allow the mentally ill man to be released....
Harrisburg lobbyist charged with assault
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A prominent Harrisburg lobbyist has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a Philadelphia woman....
Large freighter runs aground, gets stuck in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) -- The largest freighter on the Great Lakes was stuck for about three hours after it ran aground near Bayfront Park in Duluth....
W. Pa. owner of tax collection business charged
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- The owner of a western Pennsylvania tax collection business has been charged with stealing more than $65,000 from the area school district....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the Nigerian human rights lawyer who says terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy? <More Info>
At a Congressional hearing this past week, a Nigerian human rights lawyer charged that terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy, although the President has said the Islamic State is a terrorist group and does not represent the Islamic faith. The Nigerian lawyer characterized the administration's policy toward Boko Haram and ISIS as a "See no jihad, hear no jihad, say no jihad strategy.''
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think President Obama's "It's On Us" campaign against campus sex assault will make a difference?