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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 4:27 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " The American University of Afghanistan came under militant attack on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press photographer who was in class at the time. Massoud Hossaini said he was in a classroom with 15 students when he heard an explosion on the southern flank of the campus. "I went to the window to see what was going on, and I saw a person in normal clothes outside. He shot at me and shattered the glass," Hossaini said, adding that he fell on the...

Updated at 4:23 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. says it paid $1.3 billion to Iran in January from a little-known fund for resolving international disputes, two days after allowing a planeload of cash to fly to Tehran. State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth...

Updated at 4:22 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The last medals have been handed out, the athletes have all gone home and the fireworks at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium are fading into memory. Now Brazil's real drama begins. Just days after the closing ceremony...

Updated at 4:15 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Syrian opposition forces say they are in control of Jarablus only hours after Turkey launched a cross-border operation to help them...

Updated at 4:12 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Roger Federer says he contemplated scenarios in which he would play in the Olympics and skip the U.S. Open, and vice versa. In the end, his balky left knee wouldn't allow him to do either. The 17-time major champion...

Updated at 4:01 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " With the Olympics behind it, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a month-long break. There should be quite the sprint to the finish over the league's final weeks. "Very excited to get the back end of...

Updated at 3:53 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called on Turkish authorities to be patient with the U.S. legal system as Turkey seeks the return of a cleric accused of masterminding last month's failed military coup. Biden, who met...

Updated at 3:52 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) " A Minnesota lawmaker wants the state's Olympians to get a tax break. Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo said Wednesday he'd introduce a bill next year to exempt Rio's medal winners from state taxes. Similar legislation is...

Updated at 3:47 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 11:45 a.m. Republican vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence is blaming both Democrats and Republicans for the decline of manufacturing in the United...

Updated at 2:32 PM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists including nine champions have headed to Switzerland for the first major track and field meeting since the Rio de Janeiro Games. Still, none are named...

Updated at 2:26 PM

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) " A powerful earthquake shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist attraction, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said...

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