Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that has now been classified....
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IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State group militants searched through the Syrian town of Palmyra for government troops and fighters, using lists of names and informers to track them down and shooting some in the head on the spot, activists said Friday, estimating at least 150 have been killed in the past two days....
Colombia rebels cancel unilateral cease-fire after army raid
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Colombia's largest rebel group on Friday called off a unilateral cease-fire in reaction to a military raid on a guerrilla camp that killed 26 of its fighters, further straining negotiations to end the country's half-century-old conflict....
Islamic State loyalists claim Saudi mosque attack
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A suicide bomber killed at least 19 people Friday in a blast inside a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorated the 7th century birth of a revered figure, residents and officials said....
Lawyer: Teen may plead guilty in Temple student hit-and-run
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia teen has waived his preliminary hearing and will likely plead guilty in connection with the hit-and-run accident that critically injured a Temple University lacrosse player....
Gay couple has adoption vacated now that they can marry
When Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur moved to the Philadelphia suburbs nearly 20 years ago, they were dismayed to learn that Pennsylvania would not recognize their domestic partnership from New York....
Police: Trooper killed burglar who pointed BB gun at him
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A state trooper investigating a burglary at a western Pennsylvania grocery store Friday fatally shot the suspect when he pointed what turned out to be a BB gun at him, police said....
Prosecutors: Professor offered China data on US-made device
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The chairman of Temple University's physics department schemed to provide U.S. technology secrets to China in exchange for prestigious appointments for himself, federal authorities said in charging him with four counts of wire fraud....
Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since 1990s
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's unemployment rate broke a string of three monthly increases in April as employers recorded the biggest one-month jobs gain in nearly two decades....
2nd analysis paints less perilous image of Buckeye Lake dam
BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) -- An engineering firm that analyzed the deteriorated dam at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake suggested Friday that changes could be made to raise the water level and keep boats and surrounding businesses afloat without decreasing safety, though state officials have some concerns about the proposals....
USDA files complaint over treatment of circus elephants
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A company hired by Moolah Shriners to stage a circus in suburban St. Louis is accused in a federal complaint of mishandling elephants during two shows in Missouri and Pennsylvania....
Data on thousands of patients stolen at New Jersey hospitals
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) -- Thousands of patients at three northern New Jersey hospitals have been alerted that their personal information was stolen in a data breach....
Cops: Man said he'd shoot road workers who wanted car moved
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man threatened to get a gun and shoot highway workers who were telling him to move his car....
Woman gets at least 18 months for fire near grandchildren
MIDDLEBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania grandmother has been sentenced to 18 months to 7 years in a state facility for setting a wildfire prosecutors say endangered her grandchildren sleeping in a nearby mobile home....
Administration officials have acknowledged the fall of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, as a "setback". Pentagon officials insisted the current U.S. approach to combating ISIS in Iraq is still viable and that the loss of Ramadi was merely part of the ebb and flow of war, not a sign that the Islamic State had exposed a fatal weakness in the Iraqi security forces and the U.S. strategy.
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