2 Philly medics attacked by man who was hit by car

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say two medics were attacked by a patient they had been treating after he was hit by a vehicle in Philadelphia. It happened around 5:40 a……

Protesters back in streets of Brazilian cities

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian protesters angered by a hike in bus and subway fares are promising to hold their biggest demonstration yet in Sao Paulo. However, police say they will take a less confrontational approach and will…

US stocks rise ahead of Fed policy meeting

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in midday trading as traders expect the Federal Reserve to continue its stimulus of the U.S. economy when it meets this week. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 160 points,…

Pa. man guilty of third-degree in 2012 stabbing

SHARON, Pa. (AP) — A 20-year-old western Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of third-degree murder in the death of a 42-year-old woman last year. M……

Hamas urges former ally Hezbollah to leave Syria

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian militant group Hamas has urged Lebanon’s Hezbollah, a former ally, to withdraw its fighters from Syria, signaling growing sectarian tensions over the war there. Hezbollah, a Shiite Muslim movement, is helping…

Israel picks team to build high-speed web network

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli committee has chosen a consortium led by Swedish company ViaEuropa to build a nationwide high-speed broadband network. The committee, which includes representatives from the government and the state-owned Israel Electric Corp., announced its…

Hundreds protest ICC delay for I. Coast’s Gbagbo

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — About 300 people have protested over a delay on whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo will be put on trial at the International Criminal Court. Gbagbo has been charged with four counts…

Pa. McDonald’s franchise sued over payroll cards

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A single mother who worked briefly at a northeastern Pennsylvania McDonald’s franchise is suing the owners after she said she was given a fee-laden debit card and told that she must use it to…

Federal agents search land linked to Hoffa case

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The FBI says it is searching a field in suburban Detroit based on information involving the disappearance of former Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa. Robert Foley, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Detroit…

Komen breast cancer charity names new CEO

DALLAS (AP) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure has a new CEO. The breast cancer charity announced the appointment of Judith A. Salerno on Monday. Salerno replaces Nancy Brinker, the charity’s founder, who announced last summer she…

Tropical depression forms off the coast of Belize

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression has formed off the coast of Belize and forecasters say it is expected to bring as much as five inches of rain to parts of Belize, Guatemala and northern Honduras. The National…

Immigration enforcement official resigning

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of Homeland Security’s immigration enforcement agency is leaving his job after more than four years. John Morton, director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, says in a note sent to ICE employees Monday that…

In Israel, Streisand criticizes treatment of women

JERUSALEM (AP) — Entertainment star Barbra Streisand is attacking Jewish religious practices in Israel that treat women differently from men. Streisand says she is distressed to read about women in Israel “being forced to sit on the back…

NASA picks 8 new astronauts, 4 of them women

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has eight new astronauts — its first new batch in four years. The space agency announced its newest astronaut class Monday. Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become…

Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson released from jail

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL star Chad Johnson is being released immediately from jail after apologizing to a judge for lack of respect when he slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week. Broward…

Pa. shopper is killed while chasing bank robber

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police are searching for a Pennsylvania bank robber who fatally shot a supermarket customer who tried to stop the man near his getaway car. South Strabane Township police say the dead man is 46-year-old…

1 injured in Milwaukee casino shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One person was injured in an early-morning shooting at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino, Milwaukee police said. Sgt. Mark Stanmeyer said the 23-year-old Milwaukee woman was shot in the leg at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday during…

High court says driver records protected

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says lawyers may not obtain personal information from state driver license records to recruit clients for lawsuits. The justices voted 5-4 Monday in favor of South Carolina residents who objected to solicitations…