Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The police situation in Ferguson, Missouri, was "oppressive and abusive," President Barack Obama said Friday, as he prepared to commemorate a half-century since the historic civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama....
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Outrage: Extremists take ancient statues, damage Iraqi site
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State extremists trucked away statues as they damaged the irreplaceable remains of an ancient Assyrian capital, a local resident and a top UN official told The Associated Press Friday....
Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Police on Friday investigated the motive of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as questions turned to whether security was neglected....
'Eurabia' fears rise after terror strikes: Myth or reality?
BERLIN (AP) -- The headlines would suggest Europe is under siege: Thousands of Germans march against the continent's "Islamization." French readers flock to read a novel about a Muslim president who imposes Sharia law on their country. Commentators warn darkly about an encroaching age of "Eurabia" in the wake of the Paris terror attacks....
Cops: Baby apparently starves after mom's suspected overdose
MILLVALE, Pa. (AP) -- A 10-month-old boy found dead in a Pittsburgh-area apartment is believed to have starved after his 22-year-old mother died of an apparent overdose, leaving no one to care for him, authorities said Friday....
Prosecutors: Phony cosmetic surgeon was no medical expert
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Prosecutors in a Philadelphia murder trial say a phony cosmetic surgeon kept up the ruse of being a medical expert even as a client began to die....
GOP senators to superintendents: Don't count on Wolf's plan
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Top Republican state senators are warning Pennsylvania's public school superintendents to be conservative in next year's budget planning and not to count on the aid proposed in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget plan....
Legal opinion allows sales of beer 12-packs by distributors
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's beer distributors received the go-ahead Friday to sell brew by the 12-pack....
Police: Slain officer a hero in 'fierce' gun battle with 2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gun battle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday....
Latest on Philadelphia officer's death: Trust fund set up
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Police believe woman OD'd before baby starved in apartment
MILLVALE, Pa. (AP) -- Police believe a 22-year-old woman died of an overdose a week or two ago before her 10-month-old boy starved when no one was left to care for him in the western Pennsylvania apartment they shared....
5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:...
No more charges in fire at which firefighter was stricken
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A police chief says there will be no more charges in a southwestern Pennsylvania garage fire that contributed to the death of a firefighter who had a heart attack at the scene....
Cops: Mom, daughter sold drugs to player before overdose
MONACA, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a woman and her daughter illegally sold prescription anti-anxiety medication to a western Pennsylvania high school football player hours before the coroner says the teen overdosed on that same kind of medication and heroin....
Hillary Rodham Clinton's exclusive reliance on personal email was inconsistent with the guidance given to agencies that official business should be conducted on official email accounts. According to the Associated Press, Clinton's account was set up on a computer email server traced to her home in Chappaqua, New York. The former Secretary of State reliance on personal email alone was exposed through an investigation by the Republican-led Select Committee on Benghazi.
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