HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The shooting of a man who went on a rampage in central Pennsylvania, killing two neighbors and a third person before wounding three state troopers during a gunbattle, was a justifiable homicide, authorities ruled Saturday.
Investigators are still trying to figure out what
By RIAZ KHANAssociated Press
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed nine people including a provincial government official at a political rally held Saturday by a party that has opposed the Taliban, officials said.
The rally in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A security company claims in a lawsuit that George Zimmerman, his wife and attorney owe more than $27,000 for protection services.
The Orlando Sentinel reports (http://thesent.nl/WBDTAJ ) that Associated Investigative Services filed the lawsuit Friday in Orange County Circuit
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A peacekeeper serving with the joint U.N.-African Union force in Darfur opened fire on fellow peacekeepers, killing four and injuring one, the United Nations said Friday.
Kieran Dwyer, spokesman for the U.N. peacekeeping force, said the peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known as
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - As the nation paused to mark a week since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details emerged Friday about the gunman, Adam Lanza, who acquaintances said was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes but
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A Portuguese model was sentenced Friday to the maximum 25 years to life in prison in the grisly castration killing of a TV personality in a New York City hotel room.
Renato Seabra, 23, was convicted last month of the 2011 murder of Carlos Castro, who
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations said South Sudan's armed forces shot down a U.N. helicopter on Friday killing all four Russian crew members on board, an attack South Sudan's military spokesman blamed rebel fighters.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John Kerry, President Barack Obama's pick for secretary of state, is a familiar face to the world leaders vital to American interests.
The son of a diplomat and Obama's unofficial envoy, Kerry spent hours walking around the palace in
By RANDY PENNELLAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two handguns have been seized from the bedroom of a teen who threatened a shooting at his suburban Philadelphia high school a week after a mass killing at a Connecticut elementary school, police said Friday.
The Council Rock South High School
By PHILIP ELLIOTT and NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Guns and police officers in all American schools are what's needed to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings," the National Rifle Association declared Friday, taking a no-retreat stance in the face of growing calls for