Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 2:59 PM

ELEUTHERA, Bahamas (AP) " Hurricane Joaquin ripped off roofs, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as the Category 4 storm hurled torrents of rain across the eastern and central Bahamas on Friday. Forecasters shifted its likely path farther away from the U.S. East Coast.

Updated at 2:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says it was never his intention to suggest that the House Benghazi committee was created to undercut Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, and he regrets suggesting the...

Updated at 2:56 PM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " Syria's foreign minister is to address the summit of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly on Friday as Russia's decision to start bombing targets in the war-torn nation adds another layer of tensions to the region.

Updated at 2:48 PM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " The Vatican on Friday distanced Pope Francis from Kim Davis, the focal point in the gay marriage debate in the U.S., saying she was one of dozens of people the pope greeted as he left Washington and that their encounter "should...

Updated at 2:45 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) " Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said the U.S. should bar refugees from war-torn Syria because they are "infiltrated with Jihadists," who seek to harm America.

Updated at 2:40 PM

CAIRO (AP) " Yemen's internationally recognized government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi cut diplomatic ties with Iran, which it says arms and trains the country's Shiite rebels, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Friday.

Updated at 2:36 PM

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) " Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in this rural Oregon town and opened fire, hitting some students with multiple gunshots. One witness said the attacker...

Updated at 2:34 PM

Any fans hoping to see a romantic pairing between Damon and Bonnie on The Vampire Diaries...

Updated at 2:21 PM

Johnny Strange, a world record-holding adventurer, has died from a wingsuiting accident, TMZ reports. He was...

Updated at 2:02 PM

Bill Cosby may face sexual assault charges in connection with a 2008 alleged incident at the Playboy Mansion,...

Updated at 1:56 PM

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) " With already-saturated soils and flooded roads, East Coast states were bracing for another day of dreary, possibly dangerous weather Friday but got some comfort as forecasters said the powerful Hurricane Joaquin would likely...

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