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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 4:13 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency says his organization didn't immediately investigate allegations of systematic cheating by the Russian Olympic team because it lacked the authority to conduct such an inquiry. Sir Craig Reedie tells the Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee in a letter released Friday that the agency's investigative powers were expanded early in 2015. That's five years after Sen. John Thune of South Dakota says the...

Updated at 4:13 PM

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) " Witnesses said heavy gunfire erupted outside the compound of South Sudan's president Friday evening as Salva Kiir was preparing to address the nation on the latest deadly fighting in the capital, Juba. Kiir and...

Updated at 4:12 PM

LONDON (AP) " The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 5:09 p.m. Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych traded early breaks in the Wimbledon semifinals. Murray broke Berdych to take a 2-0 lead, but the Czech responded in...

Updated at 4:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The House overwhelmingly approved a compromise package bolstering federal steps against illicit drugs on Friday, as lawmakers of both parties flocked to cast an election-year vote to stem the nation's growing surge of deaths...

Updated at 4:00 PM

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) " Authorities say a suspect exchanged gunfire with a police officer in south Georgia, but it's unclear if anyone was wounded. Lowndes County Deputy Coroner Brad Carter said Friday he had not been notified of any deaths.

Updated at 3:57 PM

PARIS (AP) " France's interior minister says he doesn't see a need for a drastic overhaul of counterterrorism and intelligence services, despite security failures before Islamic extremist attacks on Paris last year. Members of a French...

Updated at 3:55 PM

COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) " A woman and her 4-year-old grandson got a big scare when their SUV was partially swallowed by a 10-foot-by-10-foot sinkhole near the drive-thru of a South Florida McDonald's. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman...

Updated at 3:51 PM

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) " A minor league baseball team in New Jersey affiliated with the Philadelphia Phillies is so confident that furballs and flyballs go together that they are inviting fans to bring their cats to this weekend's...

Updated at 3:50 PM

DALLAS (AP) " The Latest on the shooting of police officers in Dallas (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The president of the NAACP is calling for policies, not handwringing, in the wake of the deadly attack on police in...

Updated at 3:46 PM

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) " Hillary Clinton on Friday postponed her first campaign appearance with Vice President Joe Biden following the fatal shootings of police officers in Dallas. Republican rival Donald Trump also scrapped campaign...

Updated at 3:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she doesn't want to think about the possibility of Donald Trump winning the White House, and she predicts the next president " "whoever she will be" " will have a few appointments to make to the...

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