Obama to wrap Africa trip with speech to African Union
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- President Barack Obama is closing out a historic return to the land of his father's birth with a speech to the African Union....
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Detained Post reporter's lawyer in Iran asks for his release
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An Iranian news agency is quoting the lawyer of a detained Washington Post reporter as saying her client should be freed in the wake of the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers....
Summer camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: training to fight IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group....
Israeli military takes over contested West Bank complex
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says troops have moved into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition....
Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate
BOSTON (AP) -- Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel....
Cleared narcotics officers sue city officials for defamation
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Five former members of a Philadelphia narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges have sued the district attorney, the mayor and the police commissioner....
Police chase spanning 2 states ends in rollover crash
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A wild police chase spanning two states has ended in a rollover crash in Philadelphia, and the driver in custody....
Cosby appeals ruling that unsealed deposition excerpts
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers on Monday appealed a judge's decision to unseal court filings that quote him saying he obtained quaaludes to give women before sexual encounters....
City officials still mum on pope visit transportation plans
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two months before Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, city officials are still mum on plans for getting around while he's in town....
Hispanics energized by Argentinian pope's first visit to US
NEW YORK (AP) -- Vianel Garcia told family members they could sleep on the floor of her East Harlem hair salon when Pope Francis visits the city in September so they can try to catch a glimpse of him when he makes a stop at a school across from her business....
Involuntary manslaughter plea in 2013 slaying outside bar
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a shooting death that authorities said followed an argument outside a bar....
Plaster falls on prospective Penn St. students, injuring 1
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State officials say a section of plaster fell in an auditorium during a program for prospective engineering students, injuring at least one person....
Hospital water line bursts, flooding shafts, stairwell
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials in western Pennsylvania say a water line ruptured at Allegheny General Hospital, flooding several elevator shafts and a stairwell....
Man convicted of third-degree murder in bystander shooting
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors have convicted a central Pennsylvania man of third-degree murder in the death of a woman described as an innocent bystander....
Two Inspector generals have requested the Justice Department to launch a criminal probe into whether Hillary Rodham Clinton mishandled sensitive government information on a private email account she used as Secretary of State. According to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, an internal review of Clinton's emails included intelligence material that should have been "secret", the second highest level of classification.
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