Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed
ZURICH (AP) -- Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe....
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Multiple IS suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday....
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Teacher faces hearing on charges he intimidated sex victim
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A high school teacher who allegedly identified a student who accused another teacher of a sex crime by pointing at her in front of her classmates was scheduled for a preliminary hearing on witness intimidation charges....
Lancaster County silo to become viewing platform
MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) -- Workers are going to move a 100-year-old silo so it can become a viewing platform giving people sweeping vistas of Lancaster County's farmland....
Penn State frat linked to nude photos shut down for 3 years
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A fraternity linked to a secret Facebook page on which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted was shut down by Penn State for at least three years on Tuesday after the university's Interfraternity Council recommended a milder punishment....
Man pleads guilty to strangling wife in Philadelphia park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A sobbing man asked his 16-year-old daughter's forgiveness in court Tuesday as he admitted strangling his wife in a park as they fought over his texts to another woman....
Employee, 2 others charged in smartphone store burglary
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) -- An employee and two other men have been jailed on charges they stole more than 90 smartphones worth more than $61,000 from a Sprint store in a Pittsburgh-area mall....
Police arrest woman, 24, in 2014 torture death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania woman has been arrested in the killing of a man who appeared to be tortured before he was found buried under debris on a Pittsburgh hillside last year....
Testimony in police chief's son's assault trial set to begin
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Testimony is expected to begin in the trial of an eastern Pennsylvania police chief's son accused of pointing a gun at county detectives....
Baby found at Atlantic City casino
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A baby is in critical condition after authorities found the child in respiratory arrest at an Atlantic City casino....
GPS leads pair to police station, both charged with DUI
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A man and woman driving to a hotel over the weekend in suburban Philadelphia ended up with a place to stay for the night, though it's not where they were headed....
Philadelphia sheriff promotes first Latino captain
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Latino has reached the rank of captain for the first time in the 300-year history of the Philadelphia Sheriff's Office....
The head of the U.S. Air Force, General Mark Welsh warns that severe defense budget cuts will impact U.S. air superiority against enemies that the nation may not be thinking about right now. Welsh told FOX News that China and Russia are two good examples of countries who will be fielding capability in the next three to five years that is better than what the U.S. currently has in many areas.
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