Obama to address drones, Gitmo in security speech
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is set to at least partially bring out into the open some of the U.S.-directed drone program, a key component of counterterrorism strategy, as he outlines the contours of the continuing threat to American security....
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UK soldier slaying suspects had been investigated
LONDON (AP) -- Two men accused of butchering a British soldier had been investigated previously by security services, a British official said Thursday, as investigators searched several locations and tried to determine whether the men were part of a wider plot to instill terror on the streets of London....
Czech police seek US man suspected of 4 murders
BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) -- An American man is suspected of killing a family of four and is on the run in the Czech Republic and likely armed, officials said Thursday....
Restaurant torched in 4th night of Sweden riots
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Groups of youths have burnt down a restaurant, torched more than 30 cars and injured three police in a fourth night of riots in suburbs of the Swedish capital that started following a fatal police shooting....
Newly found Pearl S. Buck book is to be published
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A publisher is planning to release a newly discovered novel by the late Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck later this year, describing it as a coming-of-age novel about a young man who travels the world....
State police: Ex-Pa. judge stole coke from cases
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania judge who abruptly resigned last year was charged Thursday with stealing cocaine from evidence in cases before him....
US mayors group holds technology summit in Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors is holding a summit in Philadelphia on technology and innovation....
Cent. Pa. students try to hopscotch to record
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Students at a central Pennsylvania elementary school slated to close hope they can hopscotch their way into the Guinness Book of World Records before the school's doors are shut for good....
Pa. teacher cleared in fondling, faces second case
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A suspended northwestern Pennsylvania high school teacher has been acquitted on charges that he fondled a then-12-year-old boy during a Christmas visit which the teacher, and several defense witnesses, testified never occurred....
Allentown fire crews find body in burned apartment
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters responding to an apartment blaze in Allentown have discovered a man's body in a top-floor unit....
Cops probe link between Pa. heist, school threats
BENTLEYVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Police and the FBI are investigating whether two high school bomb threats were phoned in to divert authorities from a southwestern Pennsylvania bank robbery that occurred about the same time....
5 things to know for Thursday in Pa. news
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday....
Fla. Man killed in NJ crash
PLUMSTED TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A Florida man died and his wife was critically injured after their vehicle was struck by a dump truck in New Jersey....
Pa. couple face charges in stabbings over 'Idol'
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A couple face charges after police in York County say they stabbed each other during an argument over which contestant should win `American Idol.'...
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Local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America are deciding this week whether to change their long-standing ban on openly gay boys belonging to the organization. The Boy Scouts would keep their ban on gay adult leaders. Some conservatives have denounced the plan, saying the Scouts' tradition would be undermined by the presence of openly gay youth.
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