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  • At least 21 Egypt soldiers slain in attack at checkpoint near Libya

    At least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed and four others injured in an assault Saturday on a border patrol checkpoint in the western desert, the army's official spokesman announced. The attack was the second to target the same military checkpoint in...
  • Israeli ground forces push deeper into Gaza Strip

    Shells slammed into densely populated neighborhoods. Families wept over bloodied corpses and medical workers rushed to keep up with the wounded Friday as Israeli forces hunted rocket launchers and tunnels that Palestinian militants use to strike Israel....
  • Philadelphia mosque leaders try to cut off man's hand -police

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Two men described as leaders of a Philadelphia mosque were accused of trying to cut off the hand of a suspected thief, whose wrist was sliced so deeply it required hospital treatment, police said on Friday. The 46-year-old victim...
  • With China already on edge, bus arsons add to public's unease

    With China already on edge, bus arsons add to public's unease
    Chinese authorities have been on heightened security alert lately in the wake of deadly knifings and bombings at train stations blamed on separatists and terrorists. But the nation’s bus riders have now come under repeated arson assaults from a...
  • West Haven Man Charged With Punching Officer During Traffic Stop

    West Haven Man Charged With Punching Officer During Traffic Stop
    WEST HAVEN — A man who allegedly punched a police officer in the face during a traffic stop Thursday morning has been charged with assault, police said. Jamaal Lance, 28, was pulled over about 2 a.m. at the intersection of Campbell and Elm for...
  • 6-month sentence for motorist's final attacker angers prosecutor

    DETROIT A prosecutor strongly opposed a judge's decision Thursday to give a lighter sentence to another participant in the severe beating of Steve Utash, 54. Latrez Cummings, 19, misled the judge about his school enrollment status, is reported to be a...
  • Enfield Town Council To Meet Over Police Brutality Complaint

    Enfield Town Council To Meet Over Police Brutality Complaint
    ENFIELD – The town council will hold a special meeting Thursday to discuss whether to conduct an external review of an arrest which lead to a brutality complaint and an officer being placed on paid administrative leave. K-9 officer Matthew...
  • Militants killed after audacious attack on Kabul airport

    Militants killed after audacious attack on Kabul airport
    KABUL (Reuters) - Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital on Thursday in one of the most audacious assaults on the facility, used by both civilians and the military, in a year. The...
  • 17-year-old charged with attempted homicide, attempted rape of Lehigh University student

    17-year-old charged with attempted homicide, attempted rape of Lehigh University student
    A 23-year-old Lehigh University student awoke in the early Wednesday darkness to find a stranger standing in the bedroom of her off-campus apartment, his face covered with a T-shirt. The woman yelled and screamed, fighting him as he wrapped his hands...
  • Police: Alleged gang member shot teen over bump at party

    An Allentown teenager was shot in the leg by an alleged gang member after accidentally bumping into him at a party last month, according to court records. Anthony C. Holmes, 22, of Allentown, allegedly confronted the teen at a June 14 party in the 1000...
  • Berks prowler yells, bangs on house, then spits on trooper, police say

    A man tried to force his way into several eastern Berks County homes Saturday night and, after causing a wild commotion, spit on a state trooper taking him to a hospital, police said. Jason A. Riker, 38, of Syracuse, N.Y., was charged with aggravated...