Mideast unrest spreads to Gaza as stabbing attacks continue
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian demonstrators along the Gaza border on Friday, killing five of them, as a rash of stabbing attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories, including the first apparent revenge attack by an Israeli, raised fears of wider unrest....
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Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize
OSLO, Norway (AP) -- A coalition of Tunisian workers, business owners, rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for intervening at a crucial time to push the North African country that sparked the Arab Spring revolutions toward democracy and away from civil war....
AP Exclusive: Hajj crush was deadliest ever at pilgrimage
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- One survivor of last month's crush and stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia recalled seeing so many bodies that he couldn't tell how many there were....
IS group seizes villages north of Syria's Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants seized a string of villages from rival insurgents north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday in a surprise attack that came despite intensive Russian airstrikes that Moscow insists are targeting the extremist group, activists said....
Officials hope to reopen part of Susquehanna River bridge
AIRVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania highway officials hope to soon reopen a part of a bridge over the Susquehanna River that's been closed since an 8-foot-long crack was discovered in a steel girder....
2 men in critical condition after Philadelphia shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men are hospitalized in critical condition and two suspects are at large after a shooting in Philadelphia....
Woman pleads guilty to killing man named Paris Hilton
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman who fatally punched a 63-year-old man named Paris Hilton faces up to five years in prison....
Gender-neutral bathrooms becoming law in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia is removing gender distinctions from single-occupancy public bathrooms, a move advocates say is a small step in eliminating harassment and discrimination of transgender people....
Water main break shuts Philly street known for nightlife
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A water main break has closed part of a Philadelphia street popular for its restaurants, bars and nightlife....
Things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday....
Central Pennsylvania Wal-Mart evacuated for 4th bomb threat
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Police are investigating the fourth bomb threat at a central Pennsylvania Wal-Mart since Sept. 24....
Pittsburgh zoo receives largest-ever $9M gift from charity
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has received a $9 million grant, the largest gift in the zoo's history, from the Richard King Mellon Foundation...
School's Ten Commandments monument moved to nearby church
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania school district's Ten Commandments monument that an atheists' group sued to have removed is now on a neighboring church's property, next to a driveway leading to the district's high school....
Cops: Woman claims to be student, assaults principal, guard
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman has been jailed on charges she pretended to be a Pittsburgh high school student to gain entrance, then assaulted a principal and security guard....
Arizona Sen John McCain, who is the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, says the US bombing of an Afghanistan hospital is a terrible tragedy that would not have occurred if the Taliban had not attacked in Kundoz in the first place. He says it's ludicrous and insulting that people are calling this terrihle accident a war crime. He says to call this a war crime distorts the definition of a war crime.
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