Swiss police detain soccer officials ahead of FIFA congress
ZURICH (AP) -- The Swiss Federal Office of Justice says six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich....
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Gaza militants fire rocket at Israel; no casualties reported
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli fighter jets carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday just hours after a rocket was fired at southern Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
Yemen fighters backing exiled government take southern city
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Fighters backing Yemen's exiled government captured a key city on the road to the port city of Aden, officials said Tuesday, the pro-government forces' first significant victory since a Saudi-led coalition began targeting Shiite rebels in airstrikes....
Nigeria paying $800 million to oil suppliers to end crisis
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's outgoing government has agreed to pay a debt of $800 million to resolve a months-long fuel crisis crippling the economy days before the inauguration of a new president in the country, oil suppliers said Wednesday....
Penn State frat linked to nude photos shut down for 3 years
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A fraternity linked to a secret Facebook page on which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted was shut down by Penn State for at least three years on Tuesday after the university's Interfraternity Council recommended a milder punishment....
Man pleads guilty to strangling wife in Philadelphia park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A sobbing man asked his 16-year-old daughter's forgiveness in court Tuesday as he admitted strangling his wife in a park as they fought over his texts to another woman....
Testimony in police chief's son's assault trial set to begin
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Testimony is expected to begin in the trial of an eastern Pennsylvania police chief's son accused of pointing a gun at county detectives....
Law enforcement adds backing to Wolf's pre-kindergarten plan
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf is getting help from law enforcement officials in his push to persuade lawmakers to spend more money to raise the quality of Pennsylvania's pre-kindergarten programs....
Jurors to mull Pennsylvania murder-for-hire case Wednesday
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors are expected to begin deliberating Wednesday in the case of a man accused of trying to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife....
Teenager placed on probation in crash that killed 3 teens
HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) -- A teenage girl will not spend any time in jail in connection with a northeastern Pennsylvania crash that killed three suburban Philadelphia teens last fall....
Jury selection begins in triple murder trial of 1 of 2 men
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Jury selection has begun in a death penalty trial of one of two eastern Pennsylvania brothers accused of having killed two men and tortured and killed a woman....
DA: Man dead under bridge had leaped after police pursuit
CATASAUQUA, Pa. (AP) -- A man pronounced dead on railroad tracks under a bridge had jumped after running from a police officer who fired a stun gun at him, a prosecutor said Tuesday....
Tailgating hours limited for Kenny Chesney's Pittsburgh show
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Parking lots at Heinz Field will open only four hours before Kenny Chesney's concert on Saturday, in hopes fans won't engage in rowdy behavior and leave behind tons of trash like they did after his 2013 show at the stadium....
Meters inflated water bills up to 6 times, lawsuit claims
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Faulty radio-controlled water meters multiplied some customers' bills by as much as six times, leading the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to cut off service or threaten to do so, according to a lawsuit....
The head of the U.S. Air Force, General Mark Welsh warns that severe defense budget cuts will impact U.S. air superiority against enemies that the nation may not be thinking about right now. Welsh told FOX News that China and Russia are two good examples of countries who will be fielding capability in the next three to five years that is better than what the U.S. currently has in many areas.
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