Malaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most desperate people....
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Iraqi official: US defense chief has 'incorrect information'
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A spokesman for the Iraqi government says U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has been given "incorrect information" following his criticism of its security forces over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group....
French president revives political duo with his ex
PARIS (AP) -- Someone has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings in Elysee Palace. It's no ordinary someone - it's Segolene Royal, the president's ex-partner and mother of his four children, and one of his most prominent government ministers....
Gay couples awake to new Ireland, hope to wed by Christmas
DUBLIN (AP) -- Gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn, with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads....
High-profile votes, fights preview Wolf's challenges in June
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- June is crunch time in the state Capitol and the challenges in front of Gov. Tom Wolf are becoming clearer in the Democrat's first go-round with budget negotiations....
Police: Woman accused of setting man on fire arrested
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A woman accused of having tied a man to a bed, doused him with a flammable substance and set him on fire before fleeing in his van was later arrested in a neighboring county, authorities said....
Police: Driver shot, other cars damaged in Pittsburgh tunnel
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a driver was hit by gunfire from another vehicle in a tunnel in Pittsburgh....
Carbon monoxide sends 8 people to hospital; 2 critical
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in southeastern Pennsylvania say a carbon monoxide leak sent eight people to the hospital, two of them in critical condition....
A sampling of efforts to fight blight in Appalachia
Efforts to rehabilitate vacant or dilapidated property have sprung up around Appalachia, with states in the region taking varying approaches....
Car crashes into farm field, killing 2, injuring 2
WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a car traveling at high speed crashed into a central Pennsylvania farm field over the weekend, killing two people and severely injuring two others....
Vermont hosting Great Lakes scientists at not-so-great lake
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Scientists at the University of Vermont still chuckle at the memory of Lake Champlain's brief listing as the sixth Great Lake, and they don't hold a grudge: those who spent years studying the not-so-great lake are hosting colleagues from across the globe eager to hear about the latest research about the world's largest bodies of fresh water....
Defendant gets married after homicide trial ordered
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man got married about an hour after a judge held a preliminary hearing on criminal allegations against him and ordered him to stand trial for the death of a man whose body was found in a river in another state....
Man testifies in own defense in murder-for-hire case
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man accused of trying to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife says in his defense that he didn't want to kill anyone he just wanted the man beaten up....
Trial ordered in gas station attack on homeless man
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Another defendant, among six charged in an attack on a homeless man at a north Philadelphia gas station, has been ordered to stand trial....
Today is Memorial Day a federal holiday in the United States, remembering the people who died while serving in our country’s armed forces and which is observed every year on the last Monday in May. Formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers killed in battle. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials this day, particularly to honor those who have perished in military service. While for others see it as the start of summer and vacation season.
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