Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) -- A man has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the deaths of two nuns who were slain in Mississippi, police said....
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Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead....
Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq
QARQASHAH, Iraq (AP) -- In the buildup to a long-awaited offensive on the city of Mosul, Kurdish forces are seizing new territory in northern Iraq that they say will become part of their autonomous region. The moves are further straining relations between the Kurds and the Baghdad government and Shiite militias, all ostensibly allies in the fight against the Islamic State group....
Comfort food: Eat all'amatriciana to help quake victims
ROME (AP) -- Food lovers and chefs in Italy and beyond are urging restaurants to serve up more pasta all'amatriciana in a move to support the quake-hit hometown of the hearty dish....
AG tells staff he won't be releasing lewd email report soon
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's acting attorney general told employees Friday he has no immediate plans to release a report into the exchange of lewd and objectionable emails captured on office computers....
Mom convicted of killing girl whose body was found in ravine
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman who wrote on Facebook that "Mommy loves you, my angel" after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a ravine in a neighboring suburb was convicted Friday of killing her by a jury that deliberated for four days....
Town rallies around Jewish family hit by swastika graffiti
HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now her neighbors and strangers from other countries are rallying to support her by painting their own garbage cans with flowers, hearts, birds and butterflies....
Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners....
Man who took girlfriend from hospital waives extradition
MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint to spring his girlfriend from a mental health care hospital has waived extradition in South Carolina....
University faculty union to vote on whether to strike
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month....
Missing 3-year-old Pennsylvania girl found in NYC
NESCOPECK, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a missing three-year-old girl apparently taken by her father has been found in New York City....
Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- Amtrak is receiving a $2.45 billion loan from the federal government to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform improvements along the busy Northeast corridor, the largest such loan ever by the Department of Transportation, officials announced Friday....
Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game that included drinking her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two confined to his home....
Police: Dead Pennsylvania man found in woods had been shot
BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Homicide detectives say a Pittsburgh-area man whose body was found in the woods of a neighboring county had apparently been shot....
According to a new poll from the Associated-Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, most Americans see Clinton's gender playing a role in the campaign, with 37 percent saying her gender will help her chances of being elected president, 29 percent arguing it will hurt her, and 33 percent thinking it won't make a difference.
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