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BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Police activity in northeast Pennsylvania has raised hopes authorities may be closing in on a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police officer. Authorities hunkered down early Saturday in the neighborhood where Eric Frein (freen) lived with his parents. Roads in the area are closed and police asked people to stay indoors. They're not saying whether they think they're close to a capture.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A rare White House breach where a fence jumper actually made it in the door before being captured is likely to renew intense scrutiny of the Secret Service. The agency has been marred in recent years by multiple allegations of misconduct. It's unclear whether a fence-jumper has ever made it into the White House before. The incident occurred just minutes after President Barack Obama had departed.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's most serious hostage crisis has a happy ending. Officials say 49 Turkish hostages who were seized by Islamic State militants in Iraq have been freed and safely returned to Turkey. The Turks, including diplomatic staff, were seized from the consulate on June 11, when the Islamic State group overran Mosul and stormed the Turkish Consulate there. He did not provide details on the circumstances of their release.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The northernmost provinces in the Philippines are being battered by heavy downpours and strong winds after the storm that brought torrential monsoon rains to the Philippine capital gained strength. The national disaster agency reported that more than half a million people were affected by Tropical Storm Fung-Wong in metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces, forcing close to 90,000 people to evacuate. At least five have been killed. There's no word yet on conditions in the north.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot. The cargo run by a SpaceX Dragon capsule has been postponed until Sunday because of weather. It's carrying about 5,000 pounds of cargo.
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