Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In an unprecedented measure, Israeli police barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday in response to stabbing attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded three others, as Israel's prime minister vowed a "harsh offensive" to counter rising violence....
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Typhoon roars into south China; tens of thousands evacuated
BEIJING (AP) -- A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving one dead and 30 fishermen missing in the Philippines....
Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A Jordanian parliament member said he learned from Islamic State-linked media that his son carried out a suicide attack in Iraq, three months after dropping out of medical school and joining the extremist group....
Pope asserts marriage is forever at start of family meeting
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis opened a divisive meeting of the world's bishops on family issues Sunday by forcefully asserting that marriage is an indissoluble bond between man and woman. But he said the church doesn't judge and must "seek out and care for hurting couples with the balm of acceptance and mercy."...
Dems outraise GOP in race for the state's high court
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Even state Republican Party Chairman Rob Gleason acknowledges being "alarmed" by the lopsided fundraising advantage that Democratic candidates for three open seats on Pennsylvania's highest court enjoy less than a month before Election Day....
Dangerous East Coast storm brings misery to South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A dangerous rainstorm drenching the East Coast brought more misery Sunday to South Carolina - cutting power to thousands, forcing hundreds of water rescues and closing "too many roads to name" because of floodwaters....
Defense: Tests show life term in 1975 slaying is 'excessive'
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A defense attorney says DNA tests have bolstered his argument that the life sentence imposed on a northwestern man in the strangulation slaying of a teenager 3 1/2 decades ago is excessive....
Name of youth killed in shooting released; girl also injured
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania have released the name of a teenage youth killed in a shooting that also injured a teen girl....
Swarthmore student dies in fall in wooded section of campus
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) -- A Swarthmore College student has died after accidentally falling off a cliff in a wooded section at the back of the school's suburban Philadelphia campus....
Trial to open for 2 in apartment gun battle that killed 1
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday for the trial of two men in a shootout in a central Pennsylvania apartment that left one man dead and another critically wounded last year....
Police: Car flips over into pond, killing 2 brothers
BERWYN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a car flipped over and landed in a Philadelphia-area pond, killing two brothers....
DA: Officer justified in shooting teen driver, passenger
READING, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania district attorney says a Reading police officer was justified in shooting a pair of teenagers following a low-speed pursuit....
Gay former student of Pope Francis' speaks out
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An openly gay former student of Pope Francis' who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said he was surprised Francis had met with the Kentucky county clerk who gained attention for refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses....
Hillary Clinton's campaign has started to rely on the popularly of her husband former President Bill Clinton. "He is the most gifted public leader of our time," said veteran Clinton ally and strategist Paul Begala. "One of the things that he has to be careful about is making sure that this is Hillary's campaign and she's the focal point," explained Clinton friend and campaign fundraiser Jay Jacobs, who is in favor of Bill's broadened role.
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