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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Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death
DUMA, West Bank (AP) -- Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel is either unable or unwilling to contain....
Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa
LONDON (AP) -- An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday....
Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?...
Escaped inmate suspected in killing is captured after chase
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- An escaped inmate suspected of strangling an acquaintance and stealing a gun and two trucks while on the run led police on a chase and rammed a cruiser before being captured Friday, authorities said....
DA accused of forging judge's signature won't face charges
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania prosecutor did not forge a judge's signature on a fake bail order and should not face charges, a grand jury said in a report issued Friday in a case that has roiled the region's legal community....
Sheetz to keep W.Va. pepperoni rolls an in-state product
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A public outcry has prompted convenience store chain Sheetz to reverse a decision to use an out-of-state supplier of pepperoni rolls at its West Virginia stores....
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....
Understated Beachum making big impact on Steelers line
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Kelvin Beachum has grown from a long-term project into one of the better offensive linemen in the league....
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....
Police catch Philadelphia family sneaking into theme park
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Philadelphia woman and nine members of her family tried taking a theme park for a ride by running into the park without paying for tickets....
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....
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?