Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations
NEW DELHI (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi....
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Jolie in Iraq, says more needed for Iraq and Syria refugees
DOHUK, Iraq (AP) -- Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to assist more than three million displaced Iraqis and Syrians living in dire conditions in northern Iraq....
Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party wins election
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The anti-bailout Syriza party won a clear victory in austerity-weary Greece's national election on Sunday, according to projections by state-run TV's exit poll....
Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people....
Kane investigation keeps mystifying state's legal community
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The unusual, court-ordered probe into whether the state attorney general's office illegally shared secret investigative material with a newspaper keeps mystifying Pennsylvania's legal community....
Northeast braces for massive snowstorm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: a storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 feet or more of snow between New York and Boston....
Snow, and heavier snow, forecast for Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Residents in eastern Pennsylvania are being warned to prepare for snow - followed by heavier snow, and with cold temperatures after that....
Homestead fire deliberately set, investigators say
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say they have confirmed that a fire that ravaged buildings in the main business district of the poor Pittsburgh suburb of Homestead was deliberately set....
Trial ordered for ex-principal in test cheating probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia elementary school principal has been ordered to stand trial on allegations of cheating on standardized tests....
Shooting deaths of man, woman ruled murder-suicide
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the deaths of a suburban Philadelphia man and woman have been ruled a murder-suicide....
Trial to open in 2009 slaying of adoptive mother
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man goes on trial this week in the beating death of his adoptive mother more than five years ago....
Death penalty not sought in Internet murder case
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a central Pennsylvania man accused of having robbed and killed a suburban Philadelphia man he met on the Internet will not face the death penalty if he is convicted of first-degree murder....
Last Iowa caucus victor says GOP must retool message
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The winner of Iowa's 2012 Republican presidential caucuses says his party needs to do a better job convincing working Americans that the GOP is on their side....
Randolph's double-double leads Grizzlies past Sixers 101-83
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The experience of the Memphis Grizzlies was just too much for the young Philadelphia 76ers....
The Academy Awards nominees were announced last week, and for only the second time since 1998 no black actors or actresses were nominated. All 20 Oscar nominations went to white actors and actresses. Reverend Al Sharpton, an outspoken civil rights activist said “the lack of diversity in today’s Oscar nominations is appalling and is calling an emergency meeting of his diversity taskforce to discuss taking action against the Academy.
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