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Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policy

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HAVANA (AP) — On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami’s Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd t…

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Peru’s indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon

South Korea coach banned for allegedly beating Olympic champ

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s skating authorities say they’ve suspended a national team coach for allegedly beating Olympic short …

Russian minister warns against reviving Nazis at exhibition

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov opened an exhibition on the Holocaust in the former Soviet Union on Thursday, s…

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Defense stymied as trial resumes Monday in N. Korean murder

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s high-profile trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s lead…

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Car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 15 hurt

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A motorist who says he lost control of his car drove into the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio …

Law enforcement officers react to deadly Harrisburg shooting

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Local law enforcement officers are reacting to the deadly shooting in Harrisburg. “The problem is you can’t prepare…

Suspects in Marshals shooting death have long criminal history

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — abc27 has learned the two suspects involved in a search warrant that led to the shooting death of U.S. Marshal Chri…

US says Africa important but no apology for Trump

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told African envoys Thursday that “Africa is very important for the United States,” but sh…

Authorties release new information on deadly shooting suspect

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — United States Attorney David J. Freed and Dauphin County District Attorney Francis T. Chardo have released an updat…

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York police officer injured in shooting expected to make full recovery

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Ofc. Kyle Pitts is a 10-year veteran of the force, married, and the father of three daughters.

The long and frequently dangerous history of the US Marshals Service

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The United States Marshals Service is the oldest federal law enforcement agency in America, tracing its roots to 1789 and President George W…

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Marsico announces retirement from state House

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A state legislator who has represented suburban Harrisburg since 1988 says this year will be his last.

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South cleans up after unusually intense storm that killed 15

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way Thursday out of a snowy deep freeze that caused a standstill across m…

VF Corporation announces new distribution center, 175 jobs

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JONESTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) - VF Corporation will open a new distribution center in Lebanon County and bring more than 175 new full-time jobs to t…

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Deputy marshal, gunman killed in Harrisburg

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - An 11-year veteran of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed and a police officer was wounded while serving …

Israel’s PM unveils memorial for Mumbai attack victims

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MUMBAI, India (AP) — Israel’s prime minister visited a Jewish center in Mumbai on Thursday and unveiled a memorial to 166 people who were ki…

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NATO head urges Macedonia to end dispute with Greece, reform

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SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — NATO’s secretary-general urged Macedonia on Thursday to solve its 25-year-old name dispute with alliance member Gre…

Pair of Chinese giant pandas get snowy welcome in Finland

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HELSINKI (AP) — A pair of giant pandas has arrived in snowy Finland, China’s gift to mark the small Nordic nation’s 100 years of independenc…

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Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When athletes from the rival Koreas paraded together behind a single flag for the first time at the opening ceremo…

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China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecoms

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BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday criticized recent moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying…

Do you know how to administer naloxone?

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Each day in the U.S. more than 140 people die from opioid overdoses. That’s why first responders are encouraging th…

Wednesday, Jan 17

13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a 17-year-old girl jumped out a window from the house where her parents allegedly starved and tortured their 13 chil…

Families of captive French jihadis sue to bring them home

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PARIS (AP) — Six families of French jihadis captured during Islamic State’s retreat filed a complaint Wednesday demanding that the governmen…

Philippines checks if key Malaysian extremist survived siege

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops are trying to validate intelligence information that a Malaysian militant leader survived the d…

Nadal into 3rd round; Wozniacki saves 2 MPs to advance

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal had to wait while Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points and worked her way back into the Austra…

Tuesday, Jan 16

York County monitors Susquehanna River ice jams

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WRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) -- Emergency management officials in York County are keeping a close eye on the Susquehanna River.

AP PHOTOS: Pope draws crowd to Chile Mass, also protests

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A smiling Pope Francis drew a big crowd at an outdoor Mass in the Chilean capital Tuesday during the first full day o…

Red Lion approves use of eminent domain in land dispute

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RED LION, Pa. (WHTM) -- Red Lion Borough Council voted 4-3 Monday night to use eminent domain in a land issue that has been a tug of war for…

New app brings birth control to your doorstep

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Nurx, a birth control app, allows women to order their contraceptives from their phones.

Monday, Jan 15

Hundreds volunteer for Harrisburg MLK Day of Service

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -- More than 100 people gathered at the Beth El Temple in Harrisburg to take part in the Central Pennsylvania MLK Day…

DREAM Showcase to honor MLK, highlight talented kids

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A performing arts showcase will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday and highlight talented local kids.

Thai junta boss eyes staying on with little stopping him

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BANGKOK (AP) — When Prayuth Chan-Ocha seized control of Thailand in a military coup, he vigorously denounced politicians as responsible for …

Jaguars stun Steelers 45-42 to earn trip to AFC title game

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars heard the chatter, read the tweets and Instagram posts. And they got a little confused. Why were …

Sunday, Jan 14

10 slain in eastern Mexico’s Veracruz state

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XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — A state governor in eastern Mexico is confirming the deaths of 10 people in apparent clashes between criminal gangs, s…

Flood Watch in effect through Monday morning; Ice jams possible

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Flood Watch for areas along the Susquehanna River. The count…

500 PA National Guard members are honored during departure ceremony

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The group will deploy to the Middle East for Operation Spartan Shield.

Residents call for Talen to reopen Brunner Island access points

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MANCHESTER, Pa. — A public meeting was held on Saturday about the recent shut down of river access to Brunner Island. Nearly 100 people atte…