Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas
GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Two gunmen were killed Sunday in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said....
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Iraqi city still a ghost town a month after defeat of IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi government forces drove the Islamic State group out of Abu Mustafa's hometown of Tikrit over a month ago, but he has yet to return, fearing the Shiite militias that now patrol its bombed and battered streets....
Nepal urges foreign rescue workers in capital to return home
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Nepal's government urged foreign rescue workers in the quake-hit capital to return home Monday as hundreds of people visited Buddhist shrines and monasteries to mark the birthday of Gautam Buddha....
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Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice
BOSTON (AP) -- Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation agencies to their limit as they fought to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey....
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Father wants to withdraw guilty plea for girl's rotten teeth
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania father who pleaded guilty after his daughter's teeth were found so rotten her life was endangered now says he didn't neglect his 6-year-old....
Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss....
Police: Crash that injured lawmaker may be DUI case
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A motorcycle crash on an eastern Pennsylvania interstate that injured a powerful state senator is being investigated as a possible case of driving under the influence, authorities said....
Death penalty trial set for man in girlfriend's slaying
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Opening statements were expected Monday in the death penalty trial of a western Pennsylvania man charged in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend more than three years ago....
Police: Mother threw baby off bridge into river, then jumped
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a mother and baby were rescued after witnesses reported seeing her throw the 1-year-old boy into an eastern Pennsylvania river and then jump from a bridge....
Woman gets 17 to 34 years after plea in 2013 slaying case
WELLSBORO, Pa. (AP) -- A woman has been sentenced to 17 to 34 years in state prison in the shooting death of an elderly man during a 2013 home invasion and robbery in northern Pennsylvania....
Kennywood ends opening day early after disturbances
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say disturbances involving several large groups of teenagers prompted a western Pennsylvania amusement park to end its opening day early....
Baltimore's top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying "no one is above the law." "Mr. Gray's death was a homicide," State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby declared. His arrest was illegal and his treatment in custody amounted to murder and manslaughter, she said.
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