Battle with IS kills senior Kurdish general, 8 of his troops
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- Clashes with Islamic State militants killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight of his fighters just outside the disputed northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, officials said....
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Survivors recall panic before Mexico City hospital blast
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Inside the maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City, concern quickly turned to panic as the sour smell of propane seeped in and a vapor cloud grew at the emergency room's entrance. The crew of a gas tanker truck outside began yelling: "Call the firefighters! And tell people to get out!"...
AP NewsBreak: Canada to criminalize online terror threats
TORONTO (AP) -- Canada will introduce new anti-terror laws that will make it a crime to promote terrorism against Canadians online....
Chad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border town
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Chad sent a warplane dropping bombs and ground troops to drive Islamic extremists from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the Islamic extremists, witnesses said Friday....
5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:...
Pro wrestler Mick Foley booted for cheating at Wing Bowl
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Professional wrestling star Mick Foley has been ejected from Philadelphia's Wing Bowl eating contest after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack in an attempt to increase his total....
Louisiana firm plans to sell Albemarle plant in Pennsylvania
TYRONE, Pa. (AP) -- A Louisiana chemical company plans to sell a central Pennsylvania plant that makes fertilizer additives and other products....
Bank of New York Mellon selling iconic Pittsburgh skyscraper
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- One of Pittsburgh's most iconic skyscrapers is on the market....
Pa. officials stop rare bourbon sale, saying it's illegal
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pennsylvania liquor regulators say they've stopped the illegal sale of a bottle of rare bourbon at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh....
Carnegie Mellon student, man, ID'd in likely murder-suicide
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Allegheny County medical examiner has released the names of a Carnegie Mellon University student and a man found shot in an apparent murder-suicide in a Pittsburgh apartment....
PUC gives Uber 2-year Pennsylvania license _ except Philly
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The state Public Utility Commission has given ride-sharing service Uber a two-year experimental license to operate anywhere in the state except Philadelphia, where it has been operating despite a local ban....
Wife held in home invasion that left husband-suspect dead
DAISYTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a woman who drove her husband and another man to a southwestern Pennsylvania home invasion - during which her husband was fatally shot by the homeowner - has been arrested in Ohio....
DA nixes lie detector deal in alleged daycare molestations
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A district attorney has rejected a proposed lie detector deal for a man charged with molesting two young girls at a western Pennsylvania daycare center operated by his wife....
DA: May be illegal for mayor to give 'Undercover Boss' money
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The district attorney says it may have been illegal for Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to give money to city employees as part of his appearance on the CBS show "Undercover Boss."...
In her confirmation hearing, nominee for US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said numerous times to questions that she was not Eric Holder Jr who is the current Atty General. Lynch backs President Obama on immigration but disagrees with the President on the legalization of marijuana.
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