Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?...
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Turkey: 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKK
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Kurdish rebels raided a Turkish police station and fired on railway workers in two separate attacks that left five dead, officials said Friday, amid renewed conflict between the security forces and insurgents that has wrecked the fragile peace process....
Afghan Taliban release statement praising new leader
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Afghan Taliban on Friday praised their new leader, saying he was one of the most "trusted" associates of the late Mullah Mohammad Omar, a statement likely meant to rally followers behind the leadership at a time of a deeply fractured insurgency....
Suicide bomber strikes at Maiduguri market in Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- A woman suicide bomber killed many people at a crowded market early Friday in a blast that thundered across the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said....
Pope's upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing onerous checkpoints and distant drop-off locations, are planning to stay home....
White House nominates 4 for US judgeships in Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- President Barack Obama has nominated four veteran judges to serve on the federal bench in Pennsylvania....
Triple shooting leaves boy, 12, in critical condition
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after a shooting that wounded at least two others in Pittsburgh....
Philadelphia police ID 3 victims in deadly high-speed crash
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities have identified the three people killed in a high-speed crash that left a car split in half in Philadelphia....
Escaped Pennsylvania inmate suspected in killing near jail
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania police are searching for an escaped jail inmate suspected of killing a woman after walking away from a work-release program....
Anchor denies sham Porsche sale; congressman husband charged
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A news anchor said Thursday that authorities have wrongly accused her of a shady Porsche transaction in the indictment of her congressman husband....
New grave marker for Pa. baby who inspired Safe Haven Law
SHAMOKIN DAM, Pa. (AP) -- A new bronze plaque has been installed with the help of dozens of donations seven months after one was stolen from the grave of a Pennsylvania infant who was killed in 2000....
Pittsburgh trying to keep 2 eateries after Macy's closure
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The city of Pittsburgh is trying to secure the naming rights of a restaurant and cafe from Macy's in hopes that both will live on after the landmark store is closed....
Lawsuit filed over mass shooting at township building
The widow of one of three people killed in a shooting at a municipal building has filed a federal lawsuit against township officials and a county sheriff, alleging they knew the gunman was mentally unstable and capable of violence but failed to provide security at a township meeting where he opened fire in 2013....
3 plead guilty to charges stemming from 4-state heroin ring
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) -- Three people have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a multistate heroin trafficking operation....
When President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act into law in 1990, he said many citizens with disabilities are unemployed even though they want to work and they can work. Now 25 years later, a little more than 17 percent of people with a disability are employed according to the latest government numbers.
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