AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days
Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down - not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches....
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Japan urges G-7 to avert another economic crisis
ISE, Japan (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies to avert another global crisis by forging a more urgent, coordinated response to the faltering global recovery....
The Latest: Obama says G-7 leaders focus on economic growth
ISE, Japan (AP) -- The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days (all times local):...
Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality
TOBA, Japan (AP) -- There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there's the messy reality....
Man shot while parking his girlfriend's car in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a man is in critical condition after he was ambushed and shot while parking his girlfriend's car in Philadelphia....
Man struck and killed on Levittown highway
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A man was struck and killed while walking on a highway in Levittown....
Philadelphia airport breached twice in 2015, once in 2016
Two intruders got past fences or gates outside Philadelphia International Airport last year, and at least one more so far this year....
Bruce Springsteen wears Penn State hat in Spain
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Bruce Springsteen is not showing his New Jersey colors....
1 teen killed, 1 critically hurt in plunge from waterfall
JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) -- Police have identified two teenage hikers who fell from atop a waterfall in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing one and leaving the other in critical condition....
Shooting in Pittsburgh suburb leaves 1 dead, 1 injured
BRENTWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a shooting in western Pennsylvania has left one person dead and injured another....
Federal report finds 27 water wells had high contamination
DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) -- A new federal report says more than two dozen northeastern Pennsylvania water wells had high levels of contamination in 2012 that could've affected peoples' health, created a physical hazard or otherwise been made unfit to drink in its raw form....
Solar-powered airplane lands in Pennsylvania
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright....
Judge: US man charged in Uganda counterfeit plot could flee
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An American deported from Uganda and charged in a massive counterfeiting scheme is a major flight risk and will remain jailed until he stands trial, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled....
What a circus: Clowns beg lawmakers not to ban animal shows
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A public hearing on a proposed wild-animal entertainment ban that would keep circuses and similar shows out of the city ended up being a circus of sorts, complete with clowns who begged the City Council not to enact the measure....
Missouri U.S. Senator Republican Roy Blunt called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald's resignation saying "Dismissing wait times when veterans can often wait months for an appointment is negligent and a clear sign that new leadership is needed" Secretary McDonald compared wait times at VA health care sites to hours people wait for rides at Disney amusement parks. GOP lawmakers and veterans' service groups slammed his remarks as insulting and inappropriate.
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