Soldier's slaying prompts UK security review
LONDON (AP) -- Both of the suspects accused of butchering a British soldier during broad daylight on a London street had long been on the radar of Britain's domestic spy agency, though investigators say it would have been nearly impossible to predict that the men were on the verge of a brutal killing....
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Toronto mayor denies he smokes crack cocaine
TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denied that he smokes crack cocaine and said he is not an addict, breaking a week of silence over reports of a video purportedly showing him using the drug. Critics were not appeased, with one city councilor questioning whether the mayor told "the whole truth" and another calling on him to resign....
Syrian regime OKs peace talks amid skepticism
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's government has agreed to attend a U.S.-Russian-brokered peace conference, according to Moscow. While this development might seem at first glance to be a step toward ending the civil war, strong skepticism persists on both sides....
Syria targeted Israeli jeep going to rebel village
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Syria said it targeted an Israeli vehicle that crossed a ceasefire line into its territory earlier this week because it was heading toward a village with a large rebel presence....
3 cited for bringing alcohol from Del. into Pa.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Liquor control authorities in southeastern Pennsylvania have cracked down on those trying to buy tax-free alcohol across the state line in Delaware....
Company investigates explosion at Pa. steel plant
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Officials have begun investigating an apparent explosion at an eastern Pennsylvania steel plant that hurt three people....
Man will be tried for crash that killed Pa. chief
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A 32-year-old motorist will stand trial on charges that he killed a central Pennsylvania fire chief while driving drunk....
Dead Pa. baby's dad believes in 'divine healing'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- After their 2-year-old son died of untreated pneumonia in 2009, faith-healing advocates Herbert and Catherine Schaible promised a judge they would not let another sick child go without medical care....
Devin Hamilton named associate publisher in DuBois
DUBOIS, Pa. (AP) -- An Ohio newspaper executive has returned to his home state of Pennsylvania to become associate publisher of The Courier-Express in DuBois....
Papenfuse may face rematch for Harrisburg mayor
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The runner-up in Harrisburg's Democratic mayoral primary could get another shot at Democratic nominee Eric Papenfuse - this time as a Republican....
Website plans columns by Corbett, Schwartz
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philly.com, a website affiliated with Philadelphia's two major newspapers, is drawing criticism from politicians and journalists for its decision to publish columns by Gov. Tom Corbett and one of his prospective re-election challengers, U.S Rep. Allyson Schwartz....
Court upholds most Pa. 'kids for cash' convictions
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- All but one of the convictions of a former county judge in the "kids for cash" juvenile justice scandal in northeastern Pennsylvania were upheld Friday by a federal appeals court....
Game agency reports 2nd Pa. eagle shot this month
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A second bald eagle's death in Pennsylvania in the past month has been blamed on a bullet wound, the Game Commission said Friday....
State AG settles cent. Pa. mobile home park suit
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The state attorney general's office says the owners of a central Pennsylvania mobile home park have agreed to pay more than $26,000 to settle a lawsuit over relocation expenses due to residents who had to move after the park closed....
Do you think the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay should be closed or remain open? <More Info>
President Barack Obama promised to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay both while he was a candidate during the 2008 campaign and as President. But a new poll finds 63 percent of Americans want to keep the military prison open because they feel it has made the United States safer. 28 percent say it should be closed and the terrorist suspects should be moved to federal prisons in the U.S.
Do you think the wounds suffered by the Fort Hood massacre victims should be reclassified as injuries suffered in combat?