Cops: 10 pounds of pot wrongly sent to Pennsylvania pastor

YEADON, Pa. (AP) — Police are trying to determine who shipped 10 pounds of marijuana from California to a pastor in the Philadelphia suburbs. Yeadon police tell WTXF-TV (http://bit.ly/2pJoU9o ) the drugs arrived Thursday, in bundles stuffed into a plastic bucket inside a...

Massachusetts man sentenced for burial plot sale scam

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to selling unused burial plots that had already been purchased by other people and pocketing the cash. Prosecutors say 71-year-old John Hughes was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation, the first three...

Chevron loses appeal against $260 million Australia tax bill

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian subsidiary of U.S. energy giant Chevron Corp. lost a court appeal on Friday against a 340 million Australian dollar ($260 million) tax bill in a ruling with ramification for how multinational corporations transfer money. Three judges...

Ohio Democrats To Remember, Claim John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democrats are preparing a tribute to John Glenn that they hope will help claim the late space hero’s legacy of patriotism and public service as part of the party’s political brand. The Ohio native died Dec. 8 at 95. He was the first American...

Hunger strike puts jailed Palestinian leader in spotlight

AP Photo/Bernat Armangue RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — From deep within an Israeli prison, Palestinian uprising leader Marwan Barghouti has once again thrust himself to the forefront of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. By organizing a mass hunger strike by hundreds of...
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Buyer wanted: Tiny Oregon town for sale

AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it. But these days, this dot on a map in southwestern Oregon is generating big-city buzz for an unlikely reason: Almost the...
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Coin flip decides new president of southern Illinois village

Williamson County Clerk Amanda Barnes, center, watches as Tammy O’Daniell-Howell shakes the hand of Bryan Reikena after O’Daniell-Howell won the coin toss to win the election for Colp Village, Ill., April, 20, 2017 in Marion, Ill. The election resulted in a coin toss...

Orphaned baby of Islamic State's caliphate trapped in prison

AP Photo/Ons Abid TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — He is an orphan of the Islamic State group’s self-proclaimed caliphate, a Tunisian toddler who is now caught in diplomatic limbo and has been stuck in a Libyan prison for a year. Tamim Jaboudi’s grandfather has managed to...

Babies of the IS caliphate languish in limbo, prison

AP Photo/Ons Abid TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Hundreds of children fathered by the Islamic State’s foreign fighters or brought to the self-proclaimed caliphate by their parents are now imprisoned or in limbo with nowhere to go, collateral victims as the militant group...

Blue Jackets-Penguins Sums

First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Kessel 2 (Malkin, Schultz), 9:07 (pp). Penalties_Gagner, CBJ, (holding), 8:41. Second Period_2, Pittsburgh, Rust 4 (Malkin, Kessel), 1:07. 3, Pittsburgh, Rust 5 (Hainsey), 3:50. 4, Columbus, Karlsson 2 (Gagner), 9:30. 5, Columbus, Jenner 2 (Jones,...