Security breach prompts more White House security
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service tightened security outside the White House after an embarrassing breach in which a man with a knife scaled a fence, ran across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents stopped him....
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US general: Arab nations needed in Iraq, Syria
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- The still-evolving military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday....
AP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East....
New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of foreign troops....
9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Roadblocks have been removed outside the northeastern Pennsylvania community where police searched for the suspect in last week's deadly police barracks ambush. But authorities urged residents to remain vigilant as the manhunt reaches its ninth day....
5 killed in Pennsylvania car crash, including kids
EFFORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania....
Harrisburg lobbyist charged with assault
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A prominent Harrisburg lobbyist has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a Philadelphia woman....
Politicos eye broader effect of anti-Corbett vote
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett has been trailing in the polls for so long that the political conservation in Pennsylvania is shifting away from whether the Republican can make his race competitive....
Penn State trustees defer Sandusky report debate
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The Penn State Board of Trustees is postponing a public debate over the Freeh Report on the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal until later this fall....
W. Pa. owner of tax collection business charged
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- The owner of a western Pennsylvania tax collection business has been charged with stealing more than $65,000 from the area school district....
Fire causes smoke damage at Pottsville paper
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A fire in a boiler room near the Pottsville Republican-Herald has caused smoke damage to their offices but no injuries....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with the Nigerian human rights lawyer who says terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy? <More Info>
At a Congressional hearing this past week, a Nigerian human rights lawyer charged that terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy, although the President has said the Islamic State is a terrorist group and does not represent the Islamic faith. The Nigerian lawyer characterized the administration's policy toward Boko Haram and ISIS as a "See no jihad, hear no jihad, say no jihad strategy.''
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think President Obama's "It's On Us" campaign against campus sex assault will make a difference?