Greece, creditors to discuss new plan as bailout to expire
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's European creditors were assessing a last-minute proposal Athens made for a new two-year rescue deal, submitted just hours before the country's international bailout program expires and it loses access to billions of euros in funds....
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Hidden cameras, invisibility cloaks in Israeli spy expo
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- An exhibition of Israeli surveillance technology has offered a rare peek into the secretive world of Israeli espionage and special forces operations....
IS fighters stage surprise attack on key Syrian border town
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State fighters on Tuesday launched a surprise attack on a Syrian border town recently seized by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, while Syrian government forces retook a district in a northeastern city just days after it was captured by the militants, activists and Syrian state television reported....
Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligation
VIENNA (AP) -- Pushing past a deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week on Tuesday as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had met a key condition - significantly reducing its stocks of enriched uranium that could be used for atomic weapons....
Legislature debates liquor, pensions on budget deadline day
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A proposal to overhaul public sector pension benefits is being debated in the Pennsylvania House, while the Senate is taking up a wine and liquor privatization measure....
Food critic, former AC Press editor Ed Hitzel dead at 64
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) -- Longtime food critic, radio personality and newspaper editor in southern New Jersey Ed Hitzel has died. He was 64....
Pennsylvania racetrack cancels races due to running deer
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania thoroughbred track has canceled its racing card again as officials deal with deer running onto the track during races....
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A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday....
Pope visiting inmates, Independence Mall in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia jail inmates the morning of an outdoor Mass that organizers say could attract a crowd of more than a million people....
Teen scraps Facebook tornado drill after officials complain
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A 17-year-old has scrapped plans to conduct a Facebook tornado warning drill after 911 officials in his western Pennsylvania county raised concerns....
Overturned dump truck clogs Philadelphia-area highway
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An overturned dump truck is backing up rush-hour traffic for several miles on the westbound Pennsylvania Turnpike outside Philadelphia....
3,200 GE Transportation workers in Erie voting on contract
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- About 3,200 GE Transportation workers are voting on a new four-year contract containing $1.20 in hourly raises and $10,000 in lump-sum bonuses....
Police: Homeless purse-returner stalked woman who owned it
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A homeless man hailed as a hero for returning a lost purse containing nearly $400 has now been jailed on charges he stalked its owner - a single mother who is on welfare and battling brain cancer....
Man jailed for not paying $749 fare for 300-mile cab ride
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a man who took a 300-mile cab ride across Pennsylvania to surprise his fiancee has been jailed because he couldn't pay the $749 fare....
The Greek Prime Minister announced last Friday a referendum asking whether to accept the austerity measures imposed by the country’s most recent bailout terms demanded by the International Monetary Fund. A payment of $1.71 billion is due today. The country’s banks were closed Monday and will remain closed until after the referendum. Credit agencies have said that a missed payment would leave the country’s banking sector closer to default and a potential exit from the Eurozone.
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