Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- A Portuguese court has ordered police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she is due to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation, her lawyer said Tuesday....
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4 US tourists, pilot killed in Australian light plane crash
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed into a suburban shopping mall and burst into flames Tuesday, shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said....
Suicide bombers kill 6 outside court in northwest Pakistan
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- A group of suicide bombers with grenades and assault rifles struck outside a courthouse in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing six people in an attack claimed by a Taliban splinter group....
Pinpointing cause of death for NK's Kim Jong Nam may be hard
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Determining whether poison killed the half brother of North Korea's leader in a busy airport is proving difficult for Malaysian officials, who said Tuesday that autopsy results are so far inconclusive....
Out-of-service commuter train accident near Philly hurts 4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials are investigating an accident involving three out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four people, including a train operator hospitalized in critical condition....
Steelers' Joey Porter to plead guilty to fracas citations
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter plans to plead guilty to a disorderly conduct citation stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month....
Drunken driver gets 12 years plus in death of police officer
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man was sentenced Tuesday to at least 12 years in prison on third-degree murder, drunken driving and other charges for a wrong-way crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer....
Senator: Trade jobs better for inner-city kids than college
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Senate Education Committee chairman is being criticized for saying minority students from "inner city" public schools would do better in vocational careers than in college....
Port Authority repairs broken rail, riders face delays
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh commuters may face delays of up to 20 minutes while workers make emergency repairs to a small fracture in the rail inside the Mt. Washington transit tunnel....
Mom mails garbage to college student who didn't empty trash
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania college student got a reminder to take out the trash when his mother sent him some garbage in a care package....
American unveils prices, routes for new cheapest fare
DALLAS (AP) -- American Airlines has begun selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as it battles discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers....
Police: Man made up child abduction, carjacking
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say they believe a man made up a story that he had been carjacked with a child in his vehicle....
Woman visiting husband's grave dies after cemetery crash
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman visiting her husband's grave died after she had an asthma attack that caused her to crash her car in the cemetery....
Imports hit historic high at Philadelphia port
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say shipping has reached record levels at the Philadelphia port....
Republican Sen. John McCain denounced President Trump's attacks on the media noting "dictators get started by suppressing free press…that without it we would lose our individual liberties." GOP Sen. Rand Paul blasted McCain for his criticism of Trump's approach with the media saying "it's fueled more by personal issues with the president than valid concern, to be taken with a grain of salt as John McCain's the guy advocating for war everywhere."
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