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Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

The Associated Press

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday as they tracked a survivalist with two … Full story    

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Bob Crewe, ‘Walk Like a Man’ writer, dead at 83

NEW YORK (AP) – Bob Crewe, co-writer of “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” ‘’Big Girls Don’t Cry” and many other pop hits, died … Full story    

New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The supervisor drew his finger in a slashing motion moments after the final hand of blackjack had been dealt at Trump … Full story    
Updated 23 hours ago

UN: Nearly $1 billion is needed now to stop Ebola

GENEVA – The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could cost nearly $1 billion to contain … Full story    
Updated 23 hours ago

Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday as they tracked a survivalist with two … Full story    
Updated 23 hours ago

Scotland took long road to independence vote

EDINBURGH, Scotland – On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland’s National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it’s … Full story    
Updated 23 hours ago

Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

WEED, Calif. – They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of … Full story    
Updated 23 hours ago

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

DENVER – The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

BEIJING – Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Generation gap: Young Scots favor independence

GLASGOW, Scotland – Across Scotland, dinner table talk is getting heated as families fight over how to vote in Scotland’s independence referendum. A generation gap … Full story    
Updated yesterday

US man gets 6 years of hard labor

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Residents emerge in shell-shocked Ukraine

LUHANSK, Ukraine – Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

City using $1M to evaluate happiness

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – As Eileen Brown and her dog stand on a bluff at Santa Monica’s Palisades Park and survey endless miles of sparkling … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

British aid worker slain

BEIRUT – Islamic State extremists have released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

Pa. state trooper is killed in ambush

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) – Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

Ukraine repels attack by rebels

LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) – A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

‘New’ Scots vote seen as crucial

GLASGOW, Scotland – On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland’s Asian community, support for independence from the United Kingdom is strong … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws re-election bid

TORONTO – Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrew his re-election bid Friday as he seeks treatment for a tumor in his abdomen, dramatically ending a campaign … Full story    
Published:  September 13, 2014

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

PRETORIA, South Africa – A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track star … Full story    
Published:  September 13, 2014

US will be ramping up airstrikes soon – in Iraq

WASHINGTON – As U.S. forces gear up for airstrikes in Syria, the first demonstration of President Barack Obama’s more aggressive military campaign against the Islamic … Full story    
Published:  September 13, 2014

Analysis: US strikes unsettling for Damascus

BEIRUT – Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government is angry Washington has not taken it on as a partner in the international campaign to hit the … Full story    
Published:  September 13, 2014

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse

MINNEAPOLIS – Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to … Full story    
Published:  September 13, 2014

Ian Paisley’s many faces: orator, inciter, charmer

DUBLIN – Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the next. The international image of Paisley – … Full story    
Published:  September 13, 2014