Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi....
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US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Navy ships from two countries scoured Southeast Asian waters Friday for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. That's something it has been reluctant to do....
IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State group militants searched through the Syrian town of Palmyra for government troops and fighters, using lists of names and informers to track them down and shooting some in the head on the spot, activists said Friday, estimating at least 150 have been killed in the past two days....
Cholera infects 3,000 Burundian refugees, UN calls for help
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- An outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees fleeing political unrest in Burundi have massed, the U.N. Refugee Agency said Friday....
Gay couple has adoption vacated now that they can marry
When Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur moved to the Philadelphia suburbs nearly 20 years ago, they were dismayed to learn that Pennsylvania would not recognize their domestic partnership from New York....
Police: Trooper fatally shot burglar who pointed BB gun
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A trooper investigating a burglary at a western Pennsylvania grocery store fatally shot the suspect who pointed what turned out to be a BB gun at the officer....
Prosecutors: Professor offered China data on US-made device
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The chairman of Temple University's physics department schemed to provide U.S. technology secrets to China in exchange for prestigious appointments for himself, federal authorities said in charging him with four counts of wire fraud....
Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since 1990s
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's unemployment rate broke a string of three monthly increases in April as employers recorded the biggest one-month jobs gain in nearly two decades....
USDA files complaint over treatment of circus elephants
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A company hired by Moolah Shriners to stage a circus in suburban St. Louis is accused in a federal complaint of mishandling elephants during two shows in Missouri and Pennsylvania....
Data on thousands of patients stolen at New Jersey hospitals
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) -- Thousands of patients at three northern New Jersey hospitals have been alerted that their personal information was stolen in a data breach....
Cops: Man said he'd shoot road workers who wanted car moved
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man threatened to get a gun and shoot highway workers who were telling him to move his car....
Woman gets at least 18 months for fire near grandchildren
MIDDLEBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania grandmother has been sentenced to 18 months to 7 years in a state facility for setting a wildfire prosecutors say endangered her grandchildren sleeping in a nearby mobile home....
Police: More than a dozen firearms stolen from gun shop
COLLINGDALE, Pa. (AP) -- Police are looking for the thieves who made off with nearly 20 firearms during an early-morning smash-and-grab robbery in suburban Philadelphia....
Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are trying to determine if he committed a crime....
Administration officials have acknowledged the fall of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, as a "setback". Pentagon officials insisted the current U.S. approach to combating ISIS in Iraq is still viable and that the loss of Ramadi was merely part of the ebb and flow of war, not a sign that the Islamic State had exposed a fatal weakness in the Iraqi security forces and the U.S. strategy.
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