Driver charged in smuggling-related deaths of 10 immigrants
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty....
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Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 24 people
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's chief police spokesman said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault....
After Mosul victory, Iraq mulls future of Shiite militias
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- In the wake of victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul, Iraq's political, religious and military leaders are debating the future of the country's powerful Shiite militias - the tens of thousands of men who answered a religious call to arms three years ago and played a critical role in beating back the extremists....
UK parents halt fight over experimental treatment for son
LONDON (AP) -- The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard wept as they dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental medical treatment, acknowledging that the window of opportunity to help him had closed....
Ruling raises questions about sex offender registry's future
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Changes are coming to Pennsylvania's sex offender registry as a result of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision issued this week, but experts say it's unclear exactly how they will play out....
Attorney general accusing Pennsylvania priest of sex abuse
LOWER BURRELL, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro plans to announce criminal sexual abuse charges against a western Pennsylvania priest....
3 found dead in Pennsylvania are victims of murder-suicide
NORTH EAST, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say three people found shot near a patio were victims of a murder suicide....
Defense costs up to $426,000 in state police ambush case
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has approved more than $55,000 in new defense attorney fees for a sniper who killed a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounded another outside their barracks....
Firefighters, game commission catch bear wandering in town
NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) -- The state Game Commission and some firefighters rounded up a bear that caused a stir when it strolled through an eastern Pennsylvania city....
US maker of panels in London fire: Others install them
ATLANTA (AP) -- The leader of the U.S. manufacturer of the panels outside a London apartment tower where at least 80 people died in a fire says his company quit selling them for high-rises because it can't control how they are installed....
Cops: Pennsylvania man gave unwitting co-worker pot brownie
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has been accused of giving a co-worker a brownie made with marijuana, which the woman's son then ate....
3 recreational vehicles catch fire at Pennsylvania campsite
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) -- Several recreational vehicles have burned at a western Pennsylvania campground, though no injuries have been reported....
Legal New Jersey online poker pushes World Series champion
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Scott Blumstein's path to winning more than $8.1 million as the World Series of Poker champion started in the online poker rooms of New Jersey....
Woman reported missing found dead in vehicle in lake
LEMONT FURNACE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman reported missing last week has been found dead in her submerged vehicle in a Pennsylvania lake....
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