Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear
In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport....
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Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv - a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine....
EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia's actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over rebel-held territory....
US to present intelligence data on plane crash
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine....
Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack
DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-sized rock thrown from an interstate overpass in central Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull: keep her alive....
Hospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, gets bail
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who was jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized....
7th death blamed on 2013 Philly building collapse
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The family of a truck driver who died of heart disease weeks after he survived a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday linking his death to the catastrophe....
Judge sets Sept. 29 trial on August Wilson Center
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge has scheduled a Sept. 29 trial to determine whether deed covenants prevent selling Pittsburgh's bankrupt August Wilson Center for African American Culture to a New York developer....
Pennsylvania jail to offer video visits for a fee
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania county jail plans to start offering online video visits with inmates next month as a way to raise money for the county....
Report cites damage to Pa. water supplies
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Newly released records show that gas and oil extraction has damaged Pennsylvania water supplies more than 200 times since 2007....
Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding, the largest cemetery in Omaha....
Former worker, pal jailed in thrift store robbery
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A former employee and another man have been jailed on charges they robbed a central Pennsylvania thrift store, a crime foiled when a current employee told police she recognized the first masked suspect's voice....
Olympia group working to save USS Olympia
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A group of former Washington state officials and maritime history buffs is trying to raise millions of dollars to help save the USS Olympia....
Phil Axelrod, Pittsburgh sports writer, dead at 67
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Phil Axelrod, a longtime sports writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has died....
The new state budget calls for raising almost 100 million dollars by expanding leases for natural gas drilling in state forests and allowing drilling in state parks for the first time. Environmental groups like PennFuture say the forests and state parks should not be used like an ATM.
Do you agree with President Obama's call for a cease fire in Ukraine so there can be an international investigation into the Malaysian plane shot down by a missile?