Obama to address drones, Gitmo in security speech
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to address some of the thornier aspects of national security policy, including drone strikes, the prison at Guantanamo Bay and the dire threats Americans continue to face - even from fellow citizens....
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UK emergency committee meets after attack
LONDON (AP) -- The British government's emergency committee met Thursday after two attackers butchered a British soldier in a daylight attack in London that raised fears terrorism had returned to the capital....
US, Israel raise hopes for Mideast peace restart
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The United States and Israel raised hopes Thursday for a restart of the Middle East peace process, despite little tangible progress so far from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's two-month-old effort to get Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table....
5 dead in Lebanon clash of Assad foes, backers
BEIRUT (AP) -- Opponents and supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad traded heavy machine gun fire and mortar shells in the Lebanese port city of Tripoli, leaving five people dead in what was described as some of the heaviest fighting there in years, officials said Thursday....
Allentown fire crews find body in burned apartment
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters responding to an apartment blaze in Allentown have discovered a man's body in a top-floor unit....
Fla. Man killed in NJ crash
PLUMSTED TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A Florida man died and his wife was critically injured after their vehicle was struck by a dump truck in New Jersey....
Pa. couple face charges in stabbings over 'Idol'
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A couple face charges after police in York County say they stabbed each other during an argument over which contestant should win `American Idol.'...
Diddy visits Pa. liquor board to promote product
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Rapper-producer Sean "Diddy" Combs has paid a marketing visit to Pennsylvania's capital city....
Police: Missing Pa. student's whereabouts unknown
SKIPPACK, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say they still don't know the whereabouts of a suburban Philadelphia college student who disappeared while returning home from the University of Rhode Island....
For Philadelphia bicyclist, a cat is his co-pilot
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- For bicyclist Rudi Saldia, you could say a cat is his co-pilot....
Faith healers charged with murder after 2nd death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith healing over medicine and who were on probation in their son's pneumonia death were charged with murder Wednesday after a second young child died under what a prosecutor called "eerily similar" circumstances....
Pa. Constitution Center to display Bill of Rights
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- One of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights that may have been pilfered from Pennsylvania in the late 1800s will be on display in Philadelphia for three years, beginning with the 225th anniversary next year of the drafting of the country's highest ideals....
Corbett says distribution center will bring jobs
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett says American Eagle Outfitters Inc. is planning a $160 million-plus distribution center near Hazleton that is projected to generate nearly 400 jobs....
Pa. control may limit Harrisburg election's impact
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's debt-laden capital city will have a new mayor next year, but he could have little role in sorting out the pressing financial problems that dragged Harrisburg to the brink of bankruptcy after an unprecedented takeover by the state....
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Local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America are deciding this week whether to change their long-standing ban on openly gay boys belonging to the organization. The Boy Scouts would keep their ban on gay adult leaders. Some conservatives have denounced the plan, saying the Scouts' tradition would be undermined by the presence of openly gay youth.
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