Swiss open criminal proceedings in 2018, '22 World Cup votes
ZURICH (AP) -- Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after six soccer officials were arrested Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe....
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Fleeing poverty, Bangladeshis caught in Asian boat crisis
UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The traffickers spun stories that were unimaginable to their listeners, many who hailed from tiny Bangladeshi villages where almost no one earns more than a few dollars a day....
Multiple IS suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday....
Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemeni capital
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Dozens of Saudi-led airstrikes rocked Yemen's capital, hitting a sprawling police commando camp in Sanaa sending black smoke billowing into the air and causing panic among residents in the early hours of the morning....
Penn State frat linked to nude photos shut down for 3 years
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A fraternity linked to a secret Facebook page on which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted was shut down by Penn State for at least three years on Tuesday after the university's Interfraternity Council recommended a milder punishment....
Man pleads guilty to strangling wife in Philadelphia park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A sobbing man asked his 16-year-old daughter's forgiveness in court Tuesday as he admitted strangling his wife in a park as they fought over his texts to another woman....
Police arrest woman, 24, in 2014 torture death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania woman has been arrested in the killing of a man who appeared to be tortured before he was found buried under debris on a Pittsburgh hillside last year....
Testimony in police chief's son's assault trial set to begin
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Testimony is expected to begin in the trial of an eastern Pennsylvania police chief's son accused of pointing a gun at county detectives....
Law enforcement adds backing to Wolf's pre-kindergarten plan
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf is getting help from law enforcement officials in his push to persuade lawmakers to spend more money to raise the quality of Pennsylvania's pre-kindergarten programs....
Jurors to mull Pennsylvania murder-for-hire case Wednesday
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors are expected to begin deliberating Wednesday in the case of a man accused of trying to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife....
Teenager placed on probation in crash that killed 3 teens
HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) -- A teenage girl will not spend any time in jail in connection with a northeastern Pennsylvania crash that killed three suburban Philadelphia teens last fall....
Jury selection begins in triple murder trial of 1 of 2 men
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Jury selection has begun in a death penalty trial of one of two eastern Pennsylvania brothers accused of having killed two men and tortured and killed a woman....
DA: Man dead under bridge had leaped after police pursuit
CATASAUQUA, Pa. (AP) -- A man pronounced dead on railroad tracks under a bridge had jumped after running from a police officer who fired a stun gun at him, a prosecutor said Tuesday....
Tailgating hours limited for Kenny Chesney's Pittsburgh show
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Parking lots at Heinz Field will open only four hours before Kenny Chesney's concert on Saturday, in hopes fans won't engage in rowdy behavior and leave behind tons of trash like they did after his 2013 show at the stadium....
The head of the U.S. Air Force, General Mark Welsh warns that severe defense budget cuts will impact U.S. air superiority against enemies that the nation may not be thinking about right now. Welsh told FOX News that China and Russia are two good examples of countries who will be fielding capability in the next three to five years that is better than what the U.S. currently has in many areas.
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