2 airplanes about to take off clip at NJ airport

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two airplanes taxiing while preparing for takeoff at Newark Liberty International Airport clipped each other, leaving one of the planes with a portion of its left wing ripped away. No one was injured when…

Cleveland casino owners to buy building

CLEVELAND (AP) — The owners of the downtown Cleveland casino are planning to pay $79 million for their building on Public Square. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer (http:/……

Overdose suspected in death of Kris Kross rapper

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo behind one of the decade’s most memorable songs, “Jump,” has died at an Atlanta hospital of an apparent drug overdose, authorities said. He was 34. Kelly,…

UK man jailed for selling fake bomb detectors

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Thursday sentenced a businessman who sold fake bomb detectors to 10 years in jail, saying the millionaire had shown a cavalier disregard for potentially fatal consequences. James McCormick made an estimated…

Gadhafi’s son appears in Libya court; case delayed

ZINTAN, Libya (AP) — The imprisoned son of Libya’s slain dictator Moammar Gadhafi appeared in court on Thursday on charges of harming state security, but the judge adjourned his hearing until Sept. 19 to allow defense lawyers time…

Kenya court: 2 Iranians guilty of terror plot

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Two Iranian nationals, whom officials accused of planning to attack Western targets inside Kenya, were found guilty Thursday by a Kenyan court of terror-related charges. Officials in Kenya say the two suspects may have…

Afghan policeman killed in Pakistan border clash

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan border policeman was killed in an exchange of fire with Pakistani troops along the country’s contested eastern border, an Afghan security official said Thursday, in an incident that threatens to further inflame…

NJ trooper’s killer named a most wanted terrorist

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The decades-old international case of a convicted cop killer is getting new attention in New Jersey. The FBI is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday regarding Joanne Chesimard, who killed a New Jersey state…

Violence mars May Day rally in Seattle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supporters of immigration reform rallied across the nation on May Day in lively gatherings that were marred by a burst of violence in Seattle, where police fired pepper spray at rock-throwing protesters in clashes…

2 plead guilty after Ohio Internet cafe raids

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two weeks after a raid on Cleveland-area Internet cafes, two cafe owners have taken plea agreements that include testifying against others accused o……

2 plead guilty after Ohio Internet cafe raids

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two weeks after a raid on Cleveland-area Internet cafes, two cafe owners have taken plea agreements that include testifying against others accused o……

Afghanistan’s Karzai urges closure of Guantanamo

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday pressed for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison as President Barack Obama mulls a renewed push before a reluctant U.S. Congress. “I have from the very beginning…

Benedict XVI returns to Vatican for first time

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI comes home on Thursday to a new house and a new pope, as an unprecedented era begins of a retired pontiff living side-by-side with a reigning one inside the Vatican…

Israeli PM says he’d want referendum on peace deal

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister said Thursday that any peace deal reached with the Palestinians on his watch would be subject to a national referendum, backing a contentious step that could hinder peace efforts. Negotiations between Israel…

Greek lawmaker accused of trying to punch mayor

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An attempt by the extremist far-right Golden Dawn party to hand out food to Greeks only in defiance of a municipal ban degenerated Thursday with the city’s mayor saying a party lawmaker tried to…

Pa. teen arrested after fetus found at school

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police in central Pennsylvania say a 19-year-old faces charges and is being held on $1 million bail after giving birth in a bathroom at her high sch……