Obama pushes for better rights in Vietnam after arms deal
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday pressed Vietnam to allow greater freedoms for its citizens, arguing that better human rights would improve the communist country's economy, stability and regional power....
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IS attacks undermine Iraqi state in war weary capital
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Even as Iraq slowly claws back territory from the Islamic State group, faith in the government is crumbling among many, particularly the country's Shiites, angered by political disarray and the continual pounding of the capital, Baghdad, by militants' bombings....
Greek authorities begin evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp
IDOMENI, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border, blocking access to the area and sending in more than 400 riot police....
WHO says hospital bombing in Syrian coastal city killed 43
BEIRUT (AP) -- The World Health Organization says a suicide attack at a hospital in Syria's coastal city of Jableh the previous day has killed 43 people....
Cosby due in court in Pennsylvania sex-assault case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby is due in Pennsylvania court Tuesday morning for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case....
Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US
BOSTON (AP) -- Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors - and their financial aid - to Syrian refugees....
Solar plane's flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania postponed
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed....
Man takes proposed $125k deal in police beating, lawyer says
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man's lawyer says his client has accepted a $125,000 settlement more than six years after the man - who is black - says three white police officers wrongfully arrested him and then beat him....
Pennsylvania won't pursue $8.9M fine against drilling firm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania environmental regulators are not pursuing an $8.9 million fine against a Texas-based energy company previously accused of repeatedly failing to repair a natural-gas well that contaminated groundwater and a stream....
DEP official's private email had urged groups for 'pushback'
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In an email that precipitated his resignation, Gov. Tom Wolf's environmental protection secretary criticized environmental advocates for a lack of "pushback" against certain bills and said they were "without influence."...
Man convicted of killing Iowa lawmaker's 2 sisters
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A jury in Pennsylvania convicted a man Monday in the slayings of two neighbors - sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker - and now must decide whether his punishment should be death or to spend the rest of his life in prison....
Fed inspectors find sick, dead animals at pet dealer ranch
Federal inspectors found sick and dead animals, inadequate sanitation, untrained employees performing euthanasia and other deficiencies at a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart....
2 charged with endangerment in shooting death of boy, 13
MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. (AP) -- Two adults have been charged with child endangerment in the death of a 13-year-old boy who authorities allege was shot by a 14-year-old friend playing with a handgun....
PATCO still operating on emergency schedule
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- PATCO trains are still operating on an emergency schedule after a piece of construction equipment derailed near Woodcrest Station in Cherry Hill....
President Obama authorized a drone strike Saturday that likely killed a prominent Taliban leader and principal for years in the peace discussions with the Afghan government. The Taliban has seen a resurgence controlling over 1/3 of the districts in Afghanistan, highest levels since the 9/11 attacks. The Obama administration was drawing down forces with the aim of total withdrawal from Afghanistan upon him leaving office, but halted in October in lite of the increased Taliban presence.
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