Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago....
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Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform
HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub....
Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town - not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader....
Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage
HAVANA (AP) -- Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive....
Little League team honored with parade in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Las Vegas team was honored with a parade down the Strip after its return from the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania....
Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning....
Man's body found near Pittsburgh
MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- Police say the body of a man has been found in a wooded area near Pittsburgh....
Pittsburgh-based reality show 'The Chair' to debut
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Viewers of a new reality show will soon find out what happens when two fledgling directors are given $850,000 to direct their own movies from the same script....
Cops: 1 brother-in-law fatally shoots another
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a fight between brothers-in-law in a home outside Philadelphia led one to fatally shoot the other....
Marcellus Shale drillers under-reported waste
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- EQT Corp. told the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that it sent 21 tons of drill cuttings from its Marcellus Shale wells to area landfills in 2013....
Police chief's son charged for alleged road rage
HOKENDAUQUA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the son of a Pennsylvania police chief was arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at Lehigh County Detectives....
2 men beaten with a hammer in home invasion
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) -- Two people are in the hospital after they were struck with a hammer during a home invasion in a Philadelphia suburb....
3 teenagers dead in Pennsylvania SUV crash, 3 hurt
LAKE ARIEL, Pa. (AP) -- An SUV rollover in northeastern Pennsylvania has killed three Philadelphia-area teenagers and injured three others....
W. Pa. man robbed in park
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a western Pennsylvania man was robbed in a park at gunpoint after he took his children swimming....
As tensions remain high with Russia and much of the Middle East, more voters than ever believe the United States is not putting enough money into national security. According to Rasmussen Reports national Survey, 43-percent of likely U.S. voters think the United States does not spend enough on the military and national security. While 23-percent think the U.S spends too much and 30-percent say defense spending is about right.
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