Obama reaches out to people a day after Vietnam arms deal
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- After knocking down one of the last vestiges of Cold War antagonism with a former war enemy, President Barack Obama on Tuesday took his push for closer ties directly to the Vietnamese people, meeting with activists and entrepreneurs. Amid the geopolitical statecraft, he faces calls to more strongly address what's seen as an abysmal human rights record....
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Greek authorities begin evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp
Iraqi leader cites early success in push to retake Fallujah
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister hailed "big successes" Monday by government troops after launching an offensive to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants, but the operation promises to be one of the toughest challenges yet for the country's struggling security forces....
Multiple blasts in Syria government strongholds kill 80
BEIRUT (AP) -- A series of coordinated explosions including suicide bombings rocked two normally quiet coastal government strongholds in Syria Monday, killing more than 80 people and wounding 200 others, state media and opposition activists said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks....
Cosby due in court in Pennsylvania sex-assault case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby is due in Pennsylvania court Tuesday morning for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case....
DEP official's private email had urged groups for 'pushback'
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In an email that precipitated his resignation, Gov. Tom Wolf's environmental protection secretary criticized environmental advocates for a lack of "pushback" against certain bills and said they were "without influence."...
Solar plane's flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania postponed
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed....
Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US
BOSTON (AP) -- Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors - and their financial aid - to Syrian refugees....
Man convicted of killing Iowa lawmaker's 2 sisters
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A jury in Pennsylvania convicted a man Monday in the slayings of two neighbors - sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker - and now must decide whether his punishment should be death or to spend the rest of his life in prison....
Fed inspectors find sick, dead animals at pet dealer ranch
Federal inspectors found sick and dead animals, inadequate sanitation, untrained employees performing euthanasia and other deficiencies at a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart....
2 charged with endangerment in shooting death of boy, 13
MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. (AP) -- Two adults have been charged with child endangerment in the death of a 13-year-old boy who authorities allege was shot by a 14-year-old friend playing with a handgun....
PATCO still operating on emergency schedule
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- PATCO trains are still operating on an emergency schedule after a piece of construction equipment derailed near Woodcrest Station in Cherry Hill....
Cabrini College professor dies after being hit in street
WAYNE, Pa. (AP) -- A Cabrini College professor has died after he was hit by a motor vehicle....
Woman charged in 67-year-old ex-husband's shooting death
NORTH WALES, Pa. (AP) -- A 63-year-old woman was charged Monday in the shooting death of her ex-husband after he removed belongings from her suburban Philadelphia home....
President Obama authorized a drone strike Saturday that likely killed a prominent Taliban leader and principal for years in the peace discussions with the Afghan government. The Taliban has seen a resurgence controlling over 1/3 of the districts in Afghanistan, highest levels since the 9/11 attacks. The Obama administration was drawing down forces with the aim of total withdrawal from Afghanistan upon him leaving office, but halted in October in lite of the increased Taliban presence.
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