Hungary blasts EU on migration amid chaos at train station
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's leader railed Thursday at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home, where migrants by the thousands surged into Budapest's main train station after police ended their two-day blockade of its entrance....
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Young nurse asked to adopt newborn after mom dies of Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying....
NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) -- Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia's military presence....
Iran deal will survive in Congress despite GOP opposition
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress....
Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
NEW YORK (AP) -- Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm....
Tickets now required to get within 5 blocks of pope's Mass
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Want a close-up view of Pope Francis celebrating Mass in Philadelphia? Three weeks before his visit, planners have announced you'll need a ticket to do so....
Things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday....
New Jersey pizzeria owner rejects pope pizza boxes
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A southern New Jersey pizzeria owner finds pizza boxes that depict Pope Francis and welcome him to Philadelphia in poor taste....
Judge: PPG liable for pollution from Pennsylvania plant
FORD CITY, Pa. (AP) -- A federal judge says PPG Industries Inc. is liable for decades of pollution from a western Pennsylvania glass plant....
Man, 82, waives hearing, offered deal in health aide attack
CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- An 82-year-old Pennsylvania man has been offered a plea bargain on charges he molested and tried to rape a 21-year-old health care aide who was trying to help him shower at home....
Pittsburgh-area roofers sue over school background checks
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area union is suing three school districts on behalf of 21 roofers who failed criminal background checks meant to keep sexual offenders away from children....
Mother of man shot by police during traffic stop files suit
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mother of a 26-year-old Philadelphia man fatally shot by police during a 2014 traffic stop has filed suit against the city and two officers....
Alcoa plans $60M 3D manufacturing expansion in Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Alcoa is spending $60 million to expand the company's three-dimensional manufacturing capabilities at its technical center in the Pittsburgh suburbs....
American cutting Pittsburgh flights to St. Louis, Hartford
IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) -- American Airlines is cutting flights from Pittsburgh International Airport to St. Louis and Hartford, Connecticut starting in November....
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is refusing to surrender in a battle over who can and can't be wed. She invoked "God's authority" Tuesday as she defied a series of federal court orders and once again denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples. After the Supreme Court's landmark decision on same-sex marriage in June, Davis announced she would issue no more marriage licenses. County taxpayers pay Davis $80,000 as the elected clerk.
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