Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night. U.S. airstrikes supported the humanitarian mission....
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EU threatens Russia with more sanctions
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away....
Filipino troops pull `greatest escape' from Syria
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops still in the hands of the al-Qaida-linked insurgents....
Al-Qaida-linked group releases 5 Lebanese soldiers
BEIRUT (AP) -- Lebanon's official news agency says an al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five Lebanese soldiers captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid....
3 juveniles dead in Pennsylvania SUV crash, 3 hurt
LAKE ARIEL, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say an SUV carrying six young people overturned in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing three and injuring the others....
Utility investigating strange odor around Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A utility company serving the Philadelphia area has received hundreds of phone calls from residents reporting a gas smell, but crews have not found the source....
'Made In America' concert rocks downtown Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tens of thousands turned out for the start of the "Budweiser Made in America" concert in Philadelphia and just as many should be on hand for day two....
ATV crash in northeastern Pa. kills 1, injures 3
MESHOPPEN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania say an all-terrain vehicle carrying four people struck a rock wall and rolled over, killing one of them....
Man sentenced for killing girlfriend after crash
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man will serve 28 to 56 years behind bars for suffocating his girlfriend after she survived his deliberate, high-speed car crash....
2 killed after pickup truck runs off road in Pa.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- State police say a pickup truck ran off the road and hit a utility pole in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing the driver and passenger....
Johnstown schools to provide free breakfast, lunch
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- All public school students in a low-income district in western Pennsylvania will receive free school breakfasts and lunches....
Jumper threat closes Pittsburgh highway for hours
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials in Pittsburgh closed part of a major interstate for hours while trying to coax down a man who threatened to jump from a sign onto the highway....
GOP hopes to keep power under new redistricting
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- For the past 3 1/2 years, Republicans have controlled all three power centers in Pennsylvania government - the governorship, both chambers of the Legislature and a majority of the seven-seat Supreme Court....
Official: Weather caused bird kill during storm
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Wildlife officials say an unusual, sudden surge of severe weather killed at least 150 birds in central Pennsylvania last month....
A 9-year old New Jersey girl accidentally shot and killed her instructor with an Uzi submachine gun when she lost control of the weapon. She and her family had visited the Hoover Dam earlier and the stop at the gun range was part of their vacation package tour. Visitor's had the option of firing grenade launchers, sniper rifles and machine guns.
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