Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people....
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Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history....
Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) -- Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender....
US State Dept: Difficult work remains on Iran nuke talks
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead of an end-of-March deadline for a preliminary deal....
Off-duty Delaware County police officer shot, killed in home
GLENOLDEN, Pa. (AP) -- An off-duty police officer was shot and killed Saturday inside his Philadelphia-area home, police said. They said no one was taken into custody, but they were not searching for a suspect....
Trooper wounded in barracks ambush hopes to return to force
DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return to the state police force....
Kane's troubles could haunt her hopes for second term in '16
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest ranking law enforcement official is waiting to hear how the state Supreme Court will rule on whether a county judge had the power to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate her and what to do about a grand jury report that recommends she be charged with a crime....
Bride accused of niece's death after wedding found guilty
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony....
Sestak ends journey across Pennsylvania in US Senate bid
OHIOVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Ending a 422-mile walk across Pennsylvania, former Congressman Joe Sestak said Saturday he hoped the trek will ease what he called the country's biggest shortfall - the "trust deficit" between politicians and the people who elect them....
Bail granted for student accused of shooting 2 others
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has granted bail for an northwestern Pennsylvania university student accused of having shot two other students in a drug-related confrontation....
Man convicted of 3rd-degree murder in 2013 slaying
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man has been convicted of third-degree murder in a retrial in the shooting death of a man pulled off a western Pennsylvania party bus two years ago....
Bald eagles abandon Pittsburgh nest after loss of 2nd egg
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A pair of bald eagles in western Pennsylvania have abandoned their nest following the loss of their second egg....
Worker killed in blast at eastern Pennsylvania plant
MORGANTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a worker was killed in an explosion at an eastern Pennsylvania manufacturing plant....
Appeal by ex-prosecutors named in suit challenged
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A man who filed suit after spending nearly a quarter-century in prison before his double murder conviction was overturned is seeking dismissal of an appeal by two former prosecutors named in the suit....
The Steel Valley School Board voted unanimously to allow a student with special needs to use a faculty lavatory over the objections of the teachers. The teachers' restroom is the only one on the first level of Parks Elementary school and the student has difficulty climbing stairs. The teachers filed a grievance saying their labor contract calls for an exclusive restroom for teachers.
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