ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian National Defense Force is confirming an ambush by al-Shabab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighboring Somalia and says Ethiopian forces are preparing a "massive offensive" in response.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya plans to allow many more private security guards around the country to carry firearms following a deadly attack by Islamic extremists in Nairobi.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — People from across Poland are waiting in a long line to enter the Gdansk basilica for the funeral of the city's slain mayor.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says a U.S. withdrawal from Syria without a plan would lead to chaos and an "Iraq on steroids."
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Labour Party is calling for an "open and frank debate" on the government's stalled Brexit plan but still won't meet with Prime Minister Theresa May.
PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest protesters are planning rallies in several French cities despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging their anger.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The third annual Women's March is returning to Washington this week amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Lawyers say the Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being freed after the country's president relented on a requirement he renounce radical beliefs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite government shutdowns, inclement weather and ideological schisms, the third annual Women's March is returning to Washington.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up spilling fuel from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others in what was a chronicle of a tragedy foretold.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels killed 21 people and injured dozens at a police academy in Bogota.
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has found four women guilty of entering a national wildlife refuge without a permit as they sought to place food and water in the Arizona desert for migrants.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is seeking to hold a conference in l.ibya in the coming weeks to agree on a national agenda to rebuild the fractured north African nation and spell out the path to elections, the U.N. envoy said Friday.
A winter storm warning remains in effect for Cumberland County from 1 p.m. Saturday through 1 p.m. Sunday as the area braces for a batch of snow, wintry mix and rain.
Philadelphia City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s announcement on Friday that she will not seek reelection leaves questions about how the dynamics of City Council could change during her remaining 11 months in office and after.
On the edge of Philadelphia, Mount Moriah cemetery sprawls over 380 acres, spreading into Delaware County and sheltering 80,000 thousand graves.
A Philadelphia judge played the city’s land sale process to flip a publicly owned lot for a windfall, again calling into question the city’s process for appraising and selling its land.
Jamar L. Kelly faces a monumental challenge. The interim executive director of the Germantown Special Services District knows his organization is failing at its core mission of keeping the neighborhood’s commercial corridors free of garbage. He sees it in the newspapers and plastic bags that swirl across his path every day, and in the discarded soda cans and cigarette butts mashed into the sidewalk.
CLEARFIELD — At the second day of a jury trial of two Clearfield County Jail corrections officers charged with assaulting an inmate, the Commonwealth rested its case on Wednesday.
CLEARFIELD — The leader of Hyde Vol. Fire Co. waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday at Centralized Court at the Clearfield County Jail in front of District Judge J. Michael Morris.
ST. MARYS — A felony charge was filed against a Ridgway man Tuesday after police accused him of involvement in the distribution of drugs, including heroin, in the county.
DuBOIS — A 28-year-old Erie man is accused of assaulting a pregnant woman in the parking lot of a DuBois hotel, according to a criminal complaint filed at Magisterial District Judge Patrick Fo…
CURWENSVILLE — The Curwensville wrestling team dropped six of eight contested bouts Thursday at Patton Hall, while surrendering three forfeits in a 48-15 loss to St. Marys.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Clearfield alum and current Minnesota Vikings assistant coach Andrew Janocko will serve at the offensive coordinator of the East squad Saturday at the 94th East-West Shr…
DuBOIS — The DuBois and Hollidaysburg wrestling teams met on the mat for the second time in less than two weeks Thursday night, with the Beavers coming away with the 45-31 victory for their se…
GALLITZEN — The DuBois rifle team ran its record to 5-0 with a 1334-1143 victory against Bishop Carroll at the Gallitzin Sportsman’s Club Wednesday.
DuBOIS — The DuBois gymnastics team hosted Altoona for Senior Night Wednesday, with the Lady Mountain Lions spoiling the festivities a bit with a 127.950-108.075 victory.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United States ambassador to Congo says 20 days without internet in the country are "20 days too many" and that access cut off just after the disputed presidential election "needs to be restored now."
ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 19, 2019--Just a few days before the start of the World Economic Forum 2019, Davos is celebrating a world premiere: The latest ABB FIA Formula E racing car - dubbed Gen2 – was transported on a train from the iconic Swiss Rhaetian Railway to Europe’s highest city,…
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament is crumbling — shored up by scaffolding, patched by endless repairs. And after a week of upheaval over Brexit in the House of Commons and angry exchanges on the streets outside, Britain's democratic system is looking a bit shaky, too.
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 19, 2019--The (PSMF) announced today at the 7th Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit that 90,146 lives were saved in 2018, thanks to the efforts of more than 4,710 hospitals committing to patient safety, and 89 healthcare technology c…
TOKYO (AP) — Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc are meeting in Tokyo, gearing up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative.
The winter air is quiet. Peaceful. Trees in the Finger Lakes are blanketed in white, fields of fresh clean snow glisten in the (sometimes rare) sunlight.
If you want to learn how to swing from your knees or walk a tightwire, then you should try out aerial, or circus, fitness. Circus has seen a resurgence throughout the U.S. in the past several decades; circus schools and companies have been opening everywhere. For example, Aloft, a studio in Chicago, is housed in a former church and has been offering classes for over a decade. While many who train at these schools aspire to be professional circus performers, many other students train as a form of fitness.
There was a time when parents were concerned their children were watching too much television. Today, with iPads, iPhones, computers and video games in little hands, parents have even more screens to worry about.
As the winter weather settles in, there’s one phrase that sends chills down the backs of teachers and parents.
Let’s be honest. It’s easier to eat healthy when there are loads of delicious, freshly harvested fruits and vegetables available. In Ontario County, that kind of choice is only available for half the year. During the throes of winter, when sunshine is a rare commodity and warmer temperatures exist only in dreams, accessing fresh produce can be challenging.
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles teachers' strike that sent thousands of shouting educators into downtown streets, paralyzing traffic during a rainstorm and leaving a half-million students in uncertainty, isn't the kind of publicity Mayor Eric Garcetti needed for his potential presidential c…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for gender equality are reckoning with what one called a "wonderful challenge" — four or more women running for president in 2020.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is meeting Iowa Democrats on her first foray into the early presidential testing ground, and defending her role in bringing down former Sen. Al Franken.
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies have elected a new leader, a change that offers Germany's center-right a chance to put behind it persistent bickering over recent years.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police in Barcelona say they have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a third straight term with an overwhelming majority in last month's elections, is seeking the people's support at a victory rally amid international calls for an investigation into alleged irregularities during the polls.