Wing part could help solve what happened to MH370
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) -- A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect it to the Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished more than a year ago....
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Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday night, as an anti-gay extremist lunged into the march's leaders and stabbed six people, Israeli police and witnesses said....
Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of peace talks was indefinitely postponed amid concerns over how committed the new leadership is to ending the militant group's 14-year insurgency....
AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found....
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....
Woman hurt in high-speed chase, crash at federal building
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman is hospitalized after a high-speed chase that ended in a crash outside a Pittsburgh federal building....
Suspect in Cape Cod camp child abuse case withdraws plea
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man charged with sexually abusing three boys at a Christian summer camp on Cape Cod has withdrawn his guilty plea and now faces trial....
Police: Drag racing crash kills 3, injures 1 in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an apparent drag-racing crash in Philadelphia has left three people dead, one person in critical condition and a car split in half....
Mob associate sentenced for racketeering
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A federal judge in New Jersey has sentenced a mob associate to 30 years in prison for his role in the hostile takeover of a publicly-held company in Texas....
Heat warning remains for Philadelphia, suburbs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thunderstorms could briefly cool things down as hazy, hot and humid conditions persist throughout Philadelphia and its suburbs....
SEPTA to make repairs to trolley tunnel
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- SEPTA is set to make repairs to the Center City tunnel over 16 days....
Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off an illegal $1 million campaign loan with federal grants and charitable donations, funneled campaign funds toward his son's student loans and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a Porsche his TV anchor wife never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against him....
Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, a former U.S. Navy intelligence officer, will be granted parole in November. Pollard, who served 30 years of a life sentence for spying for Israel, will be required to remain in the United States for five years. The Obama Administration has dismissed the notion that Pollard’s release is tied to any other foreign policy issues, including the Iran nuclear deal.
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