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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 8:00 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Iraqi officials say the death toll from Sunday's devastating truck bombing at a bustling Baghdad commercial street has climbed to 142. The bombing, claimed by the Islamic State group, was the deadliest terror attack in Iraq in a year and one of the worst single bombings in more than a decade of war and insurgency. Police and health officials said Monday that the death toll is likely to increase as rescuers are still looking for missing people. At least 185 people...

Updated at 7:33 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Amid the clamor a year ago to release 28 still-secret pages of a congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks, the government quietly declassified a little-known report listing more than three dozen people who piqued the...

Updated at 7:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " When several members of Congress accused Vladimir Putin's Russia of human rights abuses and aggression toward its neighbors, a veteran California congressman stood virtually alone in urging a more cautionary stance. For...

Updated at 7:08 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " A solar-powered spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system. NASA's Juno spacecraft fires its main rocket engine late Monday to slow itself down from a speed...

Updated at 6:26 AM

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) " Ski fields are struggling to open and winter electricity consumption is down in New Zealand after the first six months of 2016 proved to be the hottest start to a year that scientists have ever...

Updated at 6:09 AM

BEIJING (AP) " Asian stocks rose Monday following Wall Street's gains as expectations increased that central banks might ease monetary policy following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index...

Updated at 6:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " A firework that exploded and seriously injured the foot of a 19-year-old who stepped on it in Central Park probably was created by someone with a basic knowledge of chemistry, but not designed to intentionally hurt people, police...

Updated at 6:04 AM

SYDNEY (AP) " With Australia's government in chaos amid a dramatic national election that failed to deliver an immediate winner, the country's opposition leader called on Monday for the prime minister to resign, dubbing him "the David Cameron of...

Updated at 5:26 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " A suicide bomber carried out an attack early on Monday near a U.S. diplomatic site in the western Saudi city of Jiddah, according to the Interior Ministry. The ministry said the attacker detonated his...

Posted at 5:00 AM

In January 1968, Americans back at home watched in horror as General Westmoreland's troops in Vietnam engaged in a Tet Offensive that claimed between 10,000 and 15,000 Vietnamese lives along with 205 U.S. soldiers. The civil rights movement had hit...

Updated at 4:12 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " A suicide bomber carried out an attack early Monday near a U.S. diplomatic site in the western Saudi city of Jiddah, according to the Interior Ministry. The ministry said in a statement the attacker...

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