Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI
BURNS, Ore. (AP) -- Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national nature preserve surrendered Thursday, and a leader in their movement who organized a 2014 standoff with authorities was criminally charged in federal court....
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The Latest: George W. Bush to campaign in SC with Jeb
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):...
NATO orders warships into Aegean to help ease migrant crisis
BRUSSELS (AP) -- In a dramatic response to Europe's gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of asylum-seekers across the waters from Turkey to Greece....
Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 52 inmates dead
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 52 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's deadliest prison melee in years....
Ex-president sues Penn State over Sandusky scandal backlash
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's former president has gone on the legal offensive, filing one lawsuit that alleges the university violated an agreement they made when he stepped down four years ago and a second defamation claim over a university-commissioned report that was blisteringly critical of his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
Girl pleads guilty to plotting mom's death with soldier beau
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl accused of plotting with her soldier boyfriend to kill her mother has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors....
Teen accused of shooting trooper during chase waives hearing
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 17-year-old charged with shooting a state trooper during a chaotic car chase on a downtown Philadelphia highway has waived his preliminary hearing....
AG spokesman: Some employees unhappy Kane keeping job
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The spokesman for Attorney General Kathleen Kane is acknowledging that some agency employees are disappointed their boss wasn't ordered removed from office by the state Senate....
Battered spouse shelter settles suit against county agency
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania homeless shelter for battered spouses and their children has settled its lawsuit against the county's Department of Human Services....
Gun club investigated over pigeon cruelty allegations
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia gun club is under investigation after an animal rights group released video they claim shows a member abusing a wounded pigeon after a shoot....
Ex-head of jail's health services liable in doctor's suicide
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal court jury in Pittsburgh says a former health official at a county jail must pay $200,000 because of a doctor's suicide in custody....
Mystery illness sickens 174 students at Pennsylvania college
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The number of students sickened by a mystery illness at Ursinus College in eastern Pennsylvania has risen to over 170....
Police: Man shackled girl, 15, as collateral for loan to dad
BROWNSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man kept a 15-year-old girl in shackles as collateral for a loan to her father....
Pennsylvania to eliminate registration stickers in 2017
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania is eliminating registration stickers that motorists affix to their license plates starting in 2017....
Michael Bloomberg billionaire business magnate and former New York City mayor has stated that if the 2016 presidential contest came down to a race between New Hampshire Primary winners Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, he would likely run as an Independent.
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