Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 2:28 PM

EULESS, Texas (AP) " A Texas police officer who died after a gunfight had moved from New York City to the Dallas area because he wanted to be somewhere safer, his mother says.

Updated at 2:24 PM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Iraq has signed a deal with an Italian company to repair and maintain the country's largest dam near the northern, Islamic State-held city of Mosul. The Mosul dam is in danger of a possibly catastrophic collapse.

Updated at 2:24 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on the Syrian conflict as a cease-fire enters its fifth day (all times local):

Updated at 2:20 PM

RIPLEY, N.Y. (AP) " Crews worked Wednesday to clear the site of a 16-car Norfolk Southern freight train derailment that forced the evacuation of dozens of western New York homes after ethanol leaked from two tankers.

Updated at 2:13 PM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) " A powerful, shallow earthquake hit off the southwestern coast of Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday and could trigger a tsunami, officials said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Updated at 2:12 PM

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) " Two remarkably similar murder cases that amplified concerns about campus safety are expected to end when a Virginia man enters a plea deal that will spare him a possible death sentence.

Updated at 2:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The abortion debate is returning to the Supreme Court in the midst of a raucous presidential campaign and less than three weeks after Justice Antonin Scalia's death.

Updated at 2:06 PM

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) " Tens of thousands of Nigerian fishermen and farmers are suing multinational oil giant Shell in two new lawsuits filed Wednesday in a British High Court, alleging that decades of uncleaned oil spills have destroyed their lives.

Updated at 2:01 PM

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) " Macedonia intermittently opened its border with Greece to a tiny trickle of Syrian and Iraqi refugees Wednesday, leaving about 10,000 more people camped on the Greek side, with more arriving daily.

Updated at 1:53 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Yahoo is adding a new and potentially lucrative component to its sports vertical: competitive video gaming.

Updated at 1:36 PM

MADISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) " Students have returned to school in a southwest Ohio district two days after authorities say a 14-year-old boy shot students in a cafeteria.

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