Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy
HOUSTON (AP) -- Investigators were trying to determine Sunday what may have motivated a 30-year-old man accused of ambushing a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy filling his patrol car with gas in what authorities believe was a targeted killing....
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Tens of thousands protest defense bills outside Japan's Diet
TOKYO (AP) -- Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered outside Japan's parliament to oppose security legislation in one of this summer's biggest rallies ahead of its anticipated passage next month....
China's leadership fans smoldering antipathy toward Japan
BEIJING (AP) -- administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese wartime enemy will fill Chinese TV channels this week as China celebrates - including with a massive military parade - the victory over Japan 70 years ago....
Driver arrested, charged with negligence in Swaziland crash
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A newspaper in Swaziland is reporting that one of the drivers involved in the crash that killed a reported 38 young women and girls has been arrested....
Avenue to suspend Kane's law license could spark legal fight
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- With Attorney General Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges and increasingly isolated from Pennsylvania's legal and law enforcement communities, many eyes have turned to whether the state's highest court will invoke a rarely-used sanction to quickly suspend her law license....
California couple charged in 2002 murder of Pennsylvania man
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A California man and woman have been charged with the killing and dismemberment of a northeastern Pennsylvania man more than 13 years ago....
Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard
GLENSHAW, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight, kept in a refrigerator and then buried in his yard....
Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing business
OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) -- Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie in recent weeks appear to be pushing one of the region's most-prized sport fish to flee, forcing some charter boat captains to cancel trips. At least one told out-of-state visitors hoping to catch walleye to stay home for now....
Man who fled halfway house convicted of 3rd-degree murder
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man who escaped from a halfway house while serving a drunken driving sentence has been convicted of third-degree murder in a stabbing death outside a bar last summer....
Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend....
Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image....
Trial to open in November shooting in downtown Erie
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Opening statements are scheduled Monday in the northwestern Pennsylvania trial of two men accused of having killed another man in downtown Erie last fall....
Federal judge says religious monument can stay at school
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled that a Ten Commandments monument at a western Pennsylvania school violates the U.S. Constitution, but did not order that it be removed....
Armed suspect, officer identified in police shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police have identified the suspect and the officer who shot him following an armed robbery....
Growing national security questions about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state are drowning out her message as a presidential candidate. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46-percent of likely U.S. voters believe Clinton should suspend her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination until all of the legal questions about her use of the private e-mail server are resolved.
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