US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials
ZURICH (AP) -- The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested as part of a corruption probe in Zurich in May, Swiss officials said Thursday....
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36 dead, 19 missing as ferry capsizes in Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine coast guard says 36 people have died and 19 are missing after an inter-island ferry capsized in the central Philippines....
Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks Thursday, as Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country's deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend....
The Latest: France's Sapin says committed to Greece in euro
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):...
State's 2014-15 tax collections overrun projections by $412M
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's tax collections for the just-ended fiscal year exceeded projections by $412.2 million....
Pope dolls, bobble heads up for sale months before US visit
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pope Francis is a doll. No, really....
Nurse drops newborn baby at hospital, fracturing his skull
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A hospital and police are investigating what might have caused a veteran nurse to drop a newborn baby, fracturing his skull....
Wolf, GOP lawmakers make plans to resume talks after veto
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to restart budget talks after Wolf vetoed a Republican-crafted spending plan that every Democrat legislator voted against....
Walker homers twice as Pirates pound Tigers 9-3
DETROIT (AP) -- Neil Walker had a long day. He wishes it could have kept going....
Lind, Gennett lead Brewers past Phillies 9-5
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers are finally in a groove. Playing the Philadelphia Phillies certainly helps....
The Latest: Meeting between Wolf, lawmakers ends quickly
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Developments in the Pennsylvania Capitol a day after Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a state budget proposal passed by lawmakers with no Democratic votes (all times local):...
Steelers interested in hosting 2023 Super Bowl
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game....
Weather service confirms tornado outside Philadelphia
HONEY BROOK, Pa. (AP) -- The National Weather Service says a tornado with maximum winds of 95 mph hit a rural southeastern Pennsylvania community during severe thunderstorms on Tuesday....
Pennsylvania AG sues operator of 14 nursing homes
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania attorney general's office on Wednesday sued the operator of 36 nursing homes in the state, saying the staff at some of the facilities failed to meet residents' most basic human needs, falsified records about care and willfully deceived state inspectors....
The Port Authority has proposed a 5-dollar charge for purchasing a Connect Card, The card allows riders to pay the base transit charge, even during peak times. If approved the charge would be used to reduce their deficit. Some are saying that this charge will discourage new riders, while others are calling it preferable to a fare hike.
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