In year of 3,000 shootings, a teen faces life beyond bullet
CHICAGO (AP) -- He suddenly felt as if a hot wire had torn through his chest. It hurt to breathe....
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Iraqi forces advance near Mosul as IS attacks western town
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi Kurdish forces pushed toward Mosul on Sunday, cordoning off eight villages and coming within 9 kilometers (5 ½ miles) of the northern city held by the Islamic State group, which staged an attack in a western town hundreds of miles away in an apparent diversionary tactic....
Pentagon chief in Irbil for closer assessment of Mosul fight
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Irbil on Sunday for a closer assessment of the fight against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq and to hear from Kurdish leaders whose forces launched a new offensive in the operation to wrest Mosul from the militants....
Widows of victims of Nigeria's Boko Haram say aid overdue
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- After her husband was killed by a Boko Haram suicide bomber late last year, Hajjagana Mbasaru was forced to pull her children from school and rely on friends to feed them. Like other widows of civilians fighting the Islamic extremists in northern Nigeria, she spent long months waiting for any kind of government support....
Former Pennsylvania attorney general seeks to avoid jail
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Supporters of Democrat Kathleen Kane once hoped the ambitious lawyer might reach the U.S. Senate....
Final debate on tap in Pennsylvania's tight US Senate race
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and Democrat Katie McGinty are meeting for their last debate with just two weeks left in Pennsylvania's neck-and-neck race that could help determine Senate control....
Closing arguments slated in 2003 slaying of woman
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Closing arguments are scheduled Monday in the western Pennsylvania trial of a man charged in the death of a woman whose body was found in an abandoned building on an old steel mill property more than a dozen years ago....
Tractor-trailer-car crash kills woman, 2 kids, injures 3
HARFORD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say an early morning crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer in northeastern Pennsylvania has claimed the lives of a woman and two children and injured three other people....
Airline: Flight delayed after unauthorized access to plane
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a flight from Philadelphia to Boston was delayed and ultimately a different aircraft was used after a couple gained unauthorized access to the plane....
Man, woman found dead after pickup crashes into marsh
SAYLORSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man and a woman were killed when a pickup truck they were in veered off an eastern Pennsylvania road and rolled down an embankment into a marsh....
Police: Disorderly fans cause damage after Penn State win
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in central Pennsylvania say disorderly fans caused some damage following Penn State's upset victory over No. 2 Ohio State....
Names of 2 killed in motorcycle-car crash released
BRODHEADSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of a man and woman who were killed when their motorcycle hit a car in eastern Pennsylvania last week....
Teen surrenders in Philadelphia shooting of good Samaritan
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a teenager wanted in the shooting of a good Samaritan who got off his bicycle to try to stop an armed robbery in one of Philadelphia's most exclusive neighborhoods is now in custody....
Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House....
Department of Homeland Security notified Pennsylvanians there'll be new identification requirements next year to gain admittance to federal facilities like military bases, prisons, and in 2018, to board commercial flights, as state driver licenses and IDs are noncompliant with REAL ID stipulations. Instead either a valid passport, military ID or some other federally issued identification is needed. In 2012 Pennsylvania Legislature defiantly passed Act 38, barring PennDOT participation in REAL ID, denouncing it as an unfunded federal mandated intrusion of privacy.
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