AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said Friday....
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Blatter wins re-election despite FIFA corruption scandal
ZURICH (AP) -- In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter....
THE LATEST: Police raid businesses named in FIFA indictment
ZURICH (AP) -- The latest on FIFA developments:...
IS claims suicide bombing on Shiite mosque in Saudi, 4 dead
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A suicide bomber disguised as a woman blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque during Friday prayers, killing four people in the second such attack in as many weeks claimed by the Islamic State group....
Authorities ID body found in suitcase near airport
ESSINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a man whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase near Philadelphia International Airport....
State wins court order in UPMC-Highmark fight over Medicare
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants....
Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to killing 3 at town meeting
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Friday to homicide for gunning down three people at a 2013 municipal government meeting because he was angry about being forced off his debris-strewn land....
Once targeted by racists, housing worker now loses daughter
Fair-housing advocate Bonnie Jouhari and her daughter spent years on the run from white supremacists who had launched a vicious campaign of harassment and intimidation in southeastern Pennsylvania. Hopscotching from state to state, Jouhari was unable to return to the career she loved, and her teenage daughter, Dani, became deeply depressed. A judge handed them a civil judgment of more than $1.1 million, which they couldn't collect....
Dissent: Book traces 400 years of protest, progress in US
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Most views of American history trace the rise of power and politics....
Ex-chief county probation officer pleads guilty to theft
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A former chief probation officer has pleaded guilty to stealing $3,500 from a western Pennsylvania county that was supposed to be used for martial arts lessons he never took....
Vatican official linked to Philadelphia faces Italy inquiry
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Vatican official with a role in organizing Pope Francis' September visit to Philadelphia is under investigation in Italy....
Federal prison inmate gets 30 years for killing over stamps
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A man from El Salvador will spend 30 years in prison for killing his cellmate at a federal prison in Pennsylvania over the theft of postage stamps....
Acquitted former Philadelphia officers will not lead parade
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Six Philadelphia narcotics officers who were acquitted earlier this month of federal corruption charges won't be grand marshals of this year's police motorcycle parade as originally planned....
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....
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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