US economy shrank in winter but staging a spring rebound
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit....
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Blatter's future as president at stake in FIFA election
ZURICH (AP) -- The future of soccer's embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization's 111-year history....
Muhammadu Buhari takes over Nigeria in crisis
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing, singing praises and releasing white doves as Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls, became their president....
Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Saudi, killing 4
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, killing four people in the second such attack in as many weeks claimed by the Islamic State group....
5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday....
Prosecutor: Boy, 15, accused of sexual assault in school
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A 15-year-old boy is being charged with sexually assaulting a girl in the basement of an eastern Pennsylvania high school....
Night watchman gets 9 to 18 years for raping woman in church
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- A night watchman who raped a woman in an eastern Pennsylvania church after letting her take refuge there after she missed a bus will spend nine to 18 months in prison....
Pennsylvania man to trial on charges in rape with stun gun
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who allegedly told police he remembers raping a woman but not first using a stun gun on her has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he did both....
Autopsy set on missing man found dead near Pittsburgh tracks
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An autopsy was set on the body of a man who went missing after Wednesday afternoon's Pittsburgh Pirates game only to be found dead a day later near some railroad tracks....
Man gets prison for rape of girl seen on flea market tablet
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who stored images of himself raping an 8-year-old girl on a computer tablet that he later sold at a flea market will spend 15 to 30 years in state prison for the sex acts....
1 person reported dead in western Pennsylvania house fire
KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- One person has been found dead in a house fire in rural western Pennsylvania....
Cause of death, fire still under investigation in Greene Co.
BRAVE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities were still trying to determine what caused a house fire in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, and exactly what killed the woman found dead in the blaze....
1 dead, 3 wounded in Chester shooting
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Police are looking for suspects in a shooting that left one person dead and three others wounded in Chester....
Philadelphia port inspectors find stink bug in pineapples
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Inspectors have found a new pest in a shipment of pineapples at a Philadelphia port....
The five Guantanamo Bay detainees that were released in exchange for St. Bowe Bergdahl in May of 2014 will no longer be under a travel ban in Qatar. Members of Congress have repeatedly expressed concern about what will happen after the travel ban expires. They have asked the Obama administration to try to persuade Qatar to extend the monitoring.
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