Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks
MOSCOW (AP) -- Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks....
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Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee....
Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists said....
Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign....
Woman sues Ocean City over sidewalk ramp mat
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) -- A woman who says a defect in a wheelchair sidewalk ramp in Ocean city caused her to fall out of her wheelchair and break her arm is suing the resort....
Counselors offered after 3 sophomores die in crash
NEWTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Students and parents gathered at a school district on Monday to mourn three high school sophomores who were killed in an SUV crash....
President of Staten Island Museum dies
NEW YORK (AP) -- The president and CEO of the Staten Island Museum for the past 12 years has died....
5 differences between Gov. Corbett, opponent Wolf
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Common ground is scarce in the Pennsylvania governor's race, the only statewide election contest in 2014....
Campaign nuggets from Pennsylvania governor's race
Here is some campaign fodder from the Pennsylvania governor's race:...
Murder suspect can appeal home invasion case
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A man awaiting trial in a double slaying is being allowed to appeal one aspect of his conviction in a home invasion case....
Lightning kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek
PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek....
Assault trial to open for man shot by officer
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An assault trial opens this week for a man accused of dragging a police officer with his vehicle before the officer shot and paralyzed him....
Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning....
Kanye, Juanes enliven LA's Made in America fest
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A new outdoor music festival in downtown Los Angeles reflected the city's diversity with a lineup that included rap, rock, punk, blues and Latin music. Kanye West, Cypress Hill, Weezer, Rise Against, John Mayer and Juanes were among Sunday's performers....
U.S. General Martin Dempsey, The Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff insists the Islamic State terror group formerly known as ISIS...... is a regional threat. Dempsey says he would not recommend U.S. airstrikes in Syria until he determines that they have become a direct threat to the United States.
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