Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 12:27 PM

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) " More than 80 percent of Syria's children have been harmed by the country's conflict, including growing numbers of those who were forced to work, join armed groups or marry young because of widening poverty, the U.N. children's agency said Monday, on the fifth anniversary of the crisis.

Updated at 12:26 PM

GRAND-BASSAM, Ivory Coast (AP) " Survivors of the first attack by Islamic extremists in Ivory Coast described scenes of confusion and fear as the jihadists gunned down defenseless civilians at a beachfront resort town. The attack left 16 dead.

Updated at 12:22 PM

CIMARRON, Kan. (AP) " At least 29 people have been taken to hospitals after an Amtrak passenger train derailed in rural southwest Kansas early Monday, authorities said.

Updated at 12:04 PM

CIMARRON, Kan. (AP) " The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in southwest Kansas. (all times local):

Updated at 11:09 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Justice Department is discouraging state court systems from jailing defendants who fail to pay fines or fees, warning against practices that it says run afoul of the Constitution and erode community trust.

Updated at 10:43 AM

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) " Myanmar's parliament votes Tuesday to pick the country's next president from a group of three final candidates, including a front runner who is a longtime confidant of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

Updated at 10:38 AM

VIENNA (AP) " Austria's chancellor says European countries have to send a message to refugees that they can't expect to choose which nation will accept them.

Updated at 10:32 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " You can dunk Samsung's new smartphones in water, but don't drop them on a sidewalk, a new study finds.

Updated at 10:25 AM

GENEVA (AP) " The U.N. special envoy for Syria says a resumption of peace talks between government envoys and representatives of the opposition is a "moment of truth" and insists the "only Plan B available is return to war."

Updated at 10:22 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Republican Party is launching a campaign to try to derail President Barack Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court, teaming up with a conservative opposition research group to target vulnerable Democrats and impugn whomever Obama...

Updated at 10:05 AM

In school we are taught Pi is 3.14 etcetera. But, how exactly did Pi came to be? It was actually quite simple.

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