Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) -- Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region....
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Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash
In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"...
Owner of Mexican shelter defends tough love
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The owner of a group home raided last week because of abuse and filthy conditions defended her `tough love' approach, but acknowledged that things got out of control....
Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some progress even if an end to more than two weeks of bloodshed is nowhere near....
7 ex-NFL players appeal terms of concussion deal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Seven former professional football players have filed a court challenge to a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million....
Latest attack ad hits air in governor's race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The race for Pennsylvania governor is heating up, as a second outside group joined the fray with an attack ad on TV....
Woman: Backyard near turnpike not a rest stop
STAHLSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike has asked state police to increase patrols near an area of the toll road where a woman says she can see motorists exposing and relieving themselves near her backyard....
Wounded suspect charged with burglary, prior rape
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say a 27-year-old man wounded during a home invasion has been charged with robbery, burglary and other crimes - and rape stemming from an unrelated incident in April....
Man who died after jumping into Pa. pond ID'd
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania coroner has released the name of a man who died after jumping off a rope swing into a pond....
Cops: Boro worker sold road materials to another
CRESSON, Pa. (AP) -- The former road foreman of a central Pennsylvania borough has been charged with stealing more than 100 tons of road salt and anti-skid material from that municipality - and selling it to a contractor who did road work for a neighboring borough....
Merged sentences sought in NE Pa. slaying case
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A man convicted in the death of a man whose body was found in a sport utility vehicle at the bottom of a northeastern Pennsylvania ravine last summer is asking a judge to combine his murder and conspiracy sentences....
Police: Man found dead by fiancee had been shot
CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) -- County police are treating a Pittsburgh-area man's death as a homicide now that an autopsy shows he was shot in the head and neck before his fiancee returned home to find him dead....
Pennsylvania cutlery firm celebrates 125 years
BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A northwestern Pennsylvania cutlery firm is celebrating its 125th anniversary, along with $10 million in renovations to its plant....
Police, Pennsylvania farmer seeking missing bull
MERCER, Pa. (AP) -- It's no bull....
The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit ruled the government cannot give tax credits or subsidies to anyone buying coverage on the health insurance marketplace run by federal authorities. The case revolves around four words in the Affordable Care Act, which says the tax credits are available to people who enroll through an exchange "established by the state." The IRS interpreted the law to include both federal and state exchanges, without Congressional approval.
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