AP sources: Kasich to end bid for Republican nomination
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- The last man standing in Donald Trump's path to the Republican nomination, Ohio Gov. John Kasich will end his campaign Wednesday, making Trump the party's presumptive nominee....
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Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) -- A raging wildfire emptied Canada's main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, Alberta, where officials warned Wednesday that all efforts to suppress the fire have failed....
EU moves on visa offer to win Turkey's help with migrants
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union pressed ahead Wednesday with efforts to persuade Turkey to stop asylum seekers from reaching Europe and take back thousands more by offering Turkish citizens the prospect of visa-free travel within the bloc....
Coalition vows to build up further against Islamic State
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- An international coalition leading the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq agreed Wednesday to accelerate their contributions but did not publicly specify what those would be. The group also called on Iraqi leaders to reconcile political differences....
Gettysburg park gets 3,000 artifacts from Civil War museum
Gettysburg National Military Park is taking ownership of some 3,000 items that belonged to an American Civil War museum in Philadelphia that's been closed for eight years....
Philadelphia police officer wounds armed man
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer wounded a man who police say opened fire after he refused to drop his gun....
Coroner IDs 2 teens killed in high-speed Pennsylvania crash
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A coroner has identified two 17-year-olds who were killed in a high-speed car crash in Pennsylvania....
Philadelphia police kill unarmed driver fleeing traffic stop
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's police commissioner says he's "not making any judgments" pending an investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed driver by an officer during a traffic stop....
Sept. 11 families seek answers in secret pages from inquiry
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fifteen years after the attacks that killed her husband, Lorie Van Auken thinks she still hasn't been told the whole truth about 9/11....
DA: Pennsylvania man shot uncle at least 20 times with rifle
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor says a western Pennsylvania man unloaded a 30-bullet magazine when he shot his uncle with an AR-15 rifle, killing the man with at least 20 shots....
Same term imposed on woman in care-dependent brother's death
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A woman convicted of neglecting her 32-year-old care-dependent brother, who had Down syndrome, has been resentenced to the same six- to 15-year sentence overturned by an appeals court....
Facebook friend stole $78K from elderly Pennsylvania woman
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say an elderly woman's Facebook friend stole her $78,000 life savings by convincing her that they needed the money to import BMWs into the United States....
Nurses, anesthetists authorize strike at Indiana Regional
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A union representing registered nurses and anesthetists has voted in favor of striking at the Indiana Regional Medical Center in western Pennsylvania....
Ex-band director pleads to corrupting student now fiancee
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- The former band director at a central Pennsylvania high school has pleaded no contest to corrupting a minor - a then-17-year-old girl he's accused of having sex with and now plans to marry....
At the White House Correspondents' Dinner last weekend black comedian Larry Wilmore's in his monologue used the "N" word in referring to President Barack Obama. The president for his part also used the word in an interview last year speaking frankly about the persistence of racism in the United States saying "It's not just a matter of it not being polite to say the "N" word in public. That's not the measure of whether racism still exists or not".
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