Air strikes on Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government warplanes and helicopter gunships launched new airstrikes Saturday on insurgent-held neighborhoods in the northern city of Aleppo. The fresh violence comes as the International Committee of the Red Cross warned that the intensification of fighting brings millions of people closer to a humanitarian disaster....
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Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species....
The Latest: Iraqi forces stand down amid protests
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on anti-government protests in Iraq (all times local):...
Iraqi protesters breach Green Zone, storm parliament
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad's highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed into parliament, carrying Iraqi flags and chanting against the government....
Closing arguments slated in trial in college dorm death
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory...
Jury resumes deliberations Monday in 1989 slayings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Deliberations resume Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man accused of having killed two women in north Philadelphia more than a quarter-century ago....
The Latest: Firm says pipeline in fire was fine in 2012
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a natural gas fire and explosion in western Pennsylvania (all times local):...
Ex-sergeant jailed over locked computer in child-porn probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia police sergeant has spent seven months in solitary confinement after being held in contempt for failing to unlock his computers in a child-porn investigation....
Dismissal of charges against ex-Penn St. officials to stand
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors said Friday they will not appeal a ruling that threw out some of the most serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
Funeral arrangements set for former police chief Williams
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Funeral arrangements are set for former Philadelphia and Los Angeles police chief Willie L. Williams....
Pennsylvania probes possible link between quakes,
Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations by an oil and gas company....
Ex-Rendell aide pleading guilty in FBI campaign cash sting
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A onetime chief of staff to ex-Gov. Ed Rendell agreed in a court document filed Friday to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in the state....
FAA: Smoke in jet cabin, cockpit leads to emergency landing
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal safety investigators say a regional jet made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after smoke was reported in the cabin and the cockpit....
Police: Boy, 13, in custody after taking gun into school
LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A 13-year-old boy has been taken into custody after police say he took a loaded gun into a western Pennsylvania school....
John Boehner, ex-House Speaker from Ohio, left no doubt he's not a fan of fellow Republican Texas senator Ted Cruz, calling him "Lucifer in the flesh…having never worked with a more miserable S.O.B. in my life saying I'd vote for Trump in a general election, but not Cruz. Mr. Cruz replied that he's met him but two or three times and his comments reveal everything that's wrong with Washington, and if you think John Boehner is the kind of leader you want running the Republican party, then Donald Trump is your guy."
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