Sweden shifts to left in parliamentary election
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's Social Democrats were poised to return to power after a left-leaning bloc defeated the center-right government in a parliamentary election Sunday that also saw strong gains by an anti-immigration party....
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UN: 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- A U.N. military vehicle struck a land mine Sunday in the volatile Kidal region of northern Mali, killing a Chadian soldier and wounding four other peacekeepers, a spokesman for the U.N. mission in the West African country said....
Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group
PARIS (AP) -- Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State group - minus two of the main players and without any ground troops - in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast....
Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat
LONDON (AP) -- Now it's Britain's turn to mourn....
Police: Trooper hurt in ambush conscious, talking
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday....
Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Tony Auth dies at 72
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tony Auth, whose sharp and creative commentary appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years, died of cancer on Sunday. He was 72....
Coroner rules 2 shooting deaths are murder-suicide
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say two people found shot to death in eastern Pennsylvania are victims of a murder-suicide....
Pregnant woman fatally shot; newborn critical
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia say a pregnant woman died after being hit by gunfire, and her newborn is in critical condition....
2nd woman dies following explosion, house fire
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A second woman has died as a result of injuries suffered in an explosion and house fire in central Pennsylvania....
Slots cash a mixed bag for Pa. property owners
DALLAS, Pa. (AP) -- In the summer of 2004, Gov. Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers promoted legalized casino gambling as a way to provide historic relief from burdensome school property taxes....
Sendak collection leaving library in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A small Philadelphia museum that houses more than 10,000 pieces by illustrator Maurice Sendak will be returning most of the collection to the author's estate....
Police destroy 92 marijuana plants worth $200K
CLARKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- State police say they seized dozens of marijuana plants worth about $200,000 from a property in western Pennsylvania....
The federal "healthier" school lunch overhaul, championed by First Lady Michelle Obama to fight childhood obesity, is under attack. Public schools across the country adopted the guidelines, but found that they've driven more than 1 million students away from the lunches. Lawmakers are considering legislation that would exempt schools that are losing significant funds from the regulations.
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