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July 8, 2013

10 things you need to know for Monday

— Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. CRASH PILOT HAD LITTLE EXPERIENCE WITH BOEING PLA NE.

The pilot was guiding a 777 into the San Francisco airport for the first time, and tried unsuccessfully to abort the landing after coming in too slow.

2. 40 KILLED, HUNDREDS WOUNDED IN CAIRO ATTACK.

A ministry official says gunmen targeted supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi holding a sit-in outside a military building.

3. RECORDS ON BIN LADEN RAID PURGED.

The AP’s Richard Lardner reports the nation’s top special operations commander moved the records from Defense Department computers to the CIA.

4. RISING DEATH TOLL EXPECTED IN CANADA DERAILMENT.

About 40 people were still missing a day after the runaway train ignited explosions that destroyed a district in downtown Quebec and killed at least five.

5. WHAT HACKERS WANTED FROM SOUTH KOREA.

A California research firm says they were targeting South Korean and U.S. military secrets with malware they’ve been sending through the Internet for years.

6. WIFE OF SECRETARY OF STATE AILING.

Teresa Heinz Kerry, heir to the Heinz ketchup fortune, was hospitalized in Boston in critical condition for an undisclosed illness.

7. ANOTHER COUNTRY BACKS SNOWDEN’S ASYLUM REQUEST.

Cuban President Raul Castro threw support behind Venezuela and Bolivia, which agreed to provide the NSA leaker refuge.

8. IMMIGRATION TOPS AGENDA AS CONGRESS RETURNS.

Student loans and the farm bill are also key unresolved disputes.

9. DISGRACED EX-GOVERNOR EYES COMEBACK.

Eliot Spitzer, who resigned as New York’s governor in 2008 in a prostitution scandal, is planning to run for New York City comptroller this year.

10 . TENSE FINAL GAME BEFORE MURRAY BREAKS WIMBLEDON STREAK.

He blew three championship points and fended off three break points before defeating Novak Djokovic, becoming the first British Wimbledon champion since 1936.

 

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    DANVILLE — An 84-year-old Danville woman was killed when her car and a logging truck collided Wednesday afternoon at Routes 642 and 54 in Valley Township.

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  • Rabbi Conflict in Israel grounds Sunbury rabbi

    TEL AVIV, Israel — While the Israelis and Hamas traded rocket and missile strikes for a 16th day, Rabbi Nina Mandel is struggling to find her way back to Sunbury after the FAA on Wednesday announced that it would extend its ban on travel at Ben-Gurion International Airport for another 24 hours.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Docs: Fractures helped save rock victim's life

    DANVILLE — Sharon Budd’s condition is progressing nearly a week after a 13 1/2-hour procedure in which a team of surgeons rebuilt her facial bones and removed a damaged part of her brain, said two Geisinger Health System physicians who are part of that team

    July 24, 2014

  • Magistrate judge sides with Warrior Run

    WILLIAMSPORT — A federal magistrate judge says he agrees with a hearing officer that a Warrior Run student does not need special-education services,

    July 23, 2014

  • Inaugural Lewisburg BrewBQue Musical Festival is Saturday

    LEWISBURG — Not a beer fan? Not a problem. This Saturday’s inaugural Lewisburg BrewBQue Musical Festival, taking place from 2 to 6 p.m. on Market Street from Sixth Street to the Susquehanna River, welcomes brew lovers, barbecue fans, dancers in the street and little tykes alike with an array of events and offerings, organizers said.

    July 23, 2014

  • Decision coming on police shooting of city man

    SUNBURY — Brad Hare, the city’s former acting police chief, will learn by Friday whether he was justified in shooting a city man earlier this month, Northumberland County District Attorney Ann Targonski said Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014

  • Union County bridge replacement project begins Aug. 4

    HARTLETON — A PennDOT maintenance crew in Union County will begin a bridge replacement project Aug. 4 on Pleasant Grove Road, Route 3005, in Lewis Township, between Moll Road and Wirth Road, north of Pleasant Grove.

    July 23, 2014

  • DanCrash23.jpg BREAKING NEWS: Woman killed today in Danville area collision

    [UPDATED -- 12:18 a.m., 07/24/14]

    VALLEY TWP. — An 84-year-old Danville woman was killed when her car and a logging truck crashed Wednesday afternoon at Routes 642 and 54 in Valley Township.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'

    STATE COLLEGE - Two former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, are suing the university, alleging that it fired them prematurely after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal surfaced.

    July 23, 2014

  • 400-pound bull on the lam

    State police and a western Pennsylvania cattle owner are looking for a 2-year-old bull that has been missing for more than a week.

    July 23, 2014

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