Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday....
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Turkey: 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKK
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Kurdish rebels raided a Turkish police station and fired on railway workers in two separate attacks that left five dead, officials said Friday, amid renewed conflict between the security forces and insurgents that has wrecked a fragile peace process....
Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a statement praising their new leader as one of the late chief's most "trusted" associates....
Wing fragment wrapped and ready for French investigators
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) -- The wing fragment found on the French island of Reunion was wrapped and ready to be loaded Friday on a cargo flight for the mainland, where experts are hoping to unlock the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370....
Police capture escaped inmate suspected in killing near jail
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- An inmate has been captured after police say he walked away from a work-release program in western Pennsylvania while serving jail time for a probation violation and killed an acquaintance who lived nearby....
DA accused of forging judge's signature won't face charges
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- A grand jury says there's no evidence to support charging a Pennsylvania prosecutor accused of forging a judge's order to reduce a suspect's bail....
New York City man found fatally shot on Pittsburgh street
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are investigating a shooting that left a New York City man dead in the street....
Police seek teen abducted from Wilkes Barre home
WILKES BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are looking for a 16-year-old who they say was abducted from her home in Wilkes Barre by a man who is considered armed and dangerous....
Police searching for man who gunned down 22-year-old mother
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 22-year-old woman in Philadelphia while her young daughter was also home....
Pope's upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing onerous checkpoints and distant drop-off locations, are planning to stay home....
Traffic foils robber's getaway, forcing him to flee on foot
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) -- All was going as planned for a suburban Philadelphia bank robber until his getaway cab hit traffic, forcing him to ditch his haul and flee....
White House nominates 4 for US judgeships in Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- President Barack Obama has nominated four veteran judges to serve on the federal bench in Pennsylvania....
Triple shooting leaves boy, 12, in critical condition
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after a shooting that wounded at least two others in Pittsburgh....
Philadelphia police ID 3 victims in deadly high-speed crash
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities have identified the three people killed in a high-speed crash that left a car split in half in Philadelphia....
When President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act into law in 1990, he said many citizens with disabilities are unemployed even though they want to work and they can work. Now 25 years later, a little more than 17 percent of people with a disability are employed according to the latest government numbers.
Do you think granting Jonathan Pollard parole is an attempt to ease tensions between the U.S. and Israel following the nuclear deal with Iran?