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WACO, Texas (AP) — Around 6 a.m. on April 19, 1993, FBI agents moved in to end a 51-day standoff with the Branch Davidian religious sect near Waco, Texas, ramming holes in the group's compound with armored vehicles and spraying tear gas inside. About six hours later, smoke poured from the co…

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck in southern Iran near a nuclear plant, shaking Bahrain and other areas around the Persian Gulf. There was no immediate report of damage or injuries.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement comes after a week of unc…

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BANGKOK (AP) — Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped in the jungle where they fled to escape clashes between the Myanmar's army and the Kachin guerrill…

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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted President Donald Trump with a golden driver not long after he won the White House. Abe has met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he's Trump's second-most frequent caller.

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BOERNE, Texas (AP) — The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the controls.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the world's wealthiest people have apartments in the half-dozen new skyscrapers built along a stretch of Manhattan's 57th Street known as "Billionaires Row." And soon they may have an unwanted new neighbor: a homeless shelter.

A small but potent surface low will move through the state today bringing blustery conditions and unseasonably cold weather today and tomorrow. A prolonged period of dry weather will slowly moderating temperatures is in store.

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DuBOIS — Tuesday’s inclement weather wiped out most of the area’s sports action, but the Elk County Catholic and DuBois Central Catholic baseball teams were able to sneak in their game at City Park despite the cold and snow.

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BROCKWAY — Some athletes make an early splash, while others are considered to be “late bloomers” when it comes to their high school sports career.

ALTOONA — Powered by the left arm of pitcher Sarah Snyder and an offense that pounded out 16 hits, the DuBois softball team won its third straight game Thursday by hammering Altoona, 14-0, in …

The sun is shining today here in Chicago as I write this the second week of April, but the first real taste of spring is still at least a day away. The longest winter in my lifetime — that I can recall, anyway — is forecast to finally meet its demise tomorrow (April 11); which isn't actually tomorrow anymore, because if you are reading this online it is probably the third week of April, and if you're just now cracking open the hard copy of your Spring 2018 issue of Community Health it is quite possibly May.

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial, countering the harrowing accounts of a half-dozen accusers with a woman who says chief accuser Andrea Constand mused about framing a celebrity in hopes of a big payday.

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has discussed the future of Europe after Britain leaves the European Union next year in talks with top Romanian officials.