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Greek PM says initial deal in bailout talks 'very close'
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal, and ruled out early elections if the dragging negotiations fail....
Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages plead for aid
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for food, shelter and medicine....
The Latest on Nepal Quake: US soldiers stay in Nepal to help
WASHINGTON (AP) -- 12:05 a.m. (1820 GMT, 14:20 EDT)...
Pennsylvania top court reinstates monsignor's conviction
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The state's highest court on Monday reinstated the landmark child-endangerment conviction of a Roman Catholic monsignor who was the first U.S. church official ever prosecuted over his handling of sex abuse complaints....
Hearing ordered before fatal police shooting video released
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania judge says prosecutors can't release a video showing a police officer shooting to death an unarmed man until after a hearing has been held....
Mother charged after 4 kids locked in basement for 13 hours
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A mother was charged Monday with locking her four children in the basement for more than 13 hours without food or a bathroom as punishment....
Grand jury: AG Kane was not 'truthful,' engaged in cover-up
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Attorney General Kathleen Kane engaged in a cover-up and lied about her role in an alleged unlawful leak of information from a 2009 investigation, according to a report by the grand jury that recommended she face criminal charges....
Key testimony in a leak investigation into state prosecutors
A summary of the key testimony in a 27-page grand jury report unsealed Monday on an investigation into allegations that the state attorney general's office gave a newspaper information about a 2009 investigation that should have been kept secret:...
Prosecutor's boyfriend gets time served for harassment plea
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The boyfriend of an assistant Allegheny County prosecutor won't spend any more than the two days he already served in jail for an alleged attack on the woman....
Senator: Funds needed to help Pa. city combat gun violence
The federal government should send more money to help a small northeastern Pennsylvania city battling a rash of gun violence, a senator said Monday....
Wolf, attorney general seek UPMC, Highmark arbitration
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. into arbitration to settle lingering disputes....
Criminal probe of AG Kane may expand to include staff firing
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane may expand to include the firing of a staff prosecutor following his grand jury testimony....
Police: 2 teens arrested in slaying of food deliveryman
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say two teenagers have been arrested in the death of a Chinese food deliveryman who was shot while dropping off an order in northeast Philadelphia last week....
The Obama administration is investigating a January drone strike that killed American and Italian development workers held by Al Qaeda terrorists. With no U.S. troops on the ground in Pakistan and the Pakistani government unable or unwilling to force Al Qaeda out of the so-called tribal areas along the Afghan border, the U.S. relies on the CIA to act when the intelligence picture is judged to be sufficiently clear. In this case the CIA believed a meeting of mid-level Al Qaeda militants was taking place at the targeted compound. Several terrorists were killed.
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