Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge....
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US tells Iran to consider nuclear talks extension
VIENNA (AP) -- The U.S. told Iran Sunday that it's time to consider extending nuclear talks, in the first formal recognition by Washington that frenzied last-minute diplomacy may not be enough to seal a deal by a rapidly approaching deadline....
Islamic State group recruits, exploits children
BEIRUT (AP) -- Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police....
Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people in the country's deadliest terrorist attack this year, officials said....
A rising star, Kane now beset by battles, probe
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- When Kathleen Kane ran for Pennsylvania attorney general, she campaigned as a corruption-buster who would be independent of Gov. Tom Corbett and find out why it took more than three years to investigate Jerry Sandusky....
Man killed in eastern Pennsylvania townhouse fire
HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) -- A man has died in a townhouse fire in southeastern Pennsylvania, but officials have yet to identify him or pinpoint the cause of the blaze....
Philly tire slasher arrested again in SEPTA try
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who was convicted in May of slashing tires has been caught trying to puncture tires on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority vehicle....
Yale student from Philadelphia a Rhodes Scholar
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Philadelphia man pursuing a degree in African American Studies and Political Science at Yale has been named one of 32 U.S. Rhodes Scholars....
Woman guilty of stealing guns friend used in heist
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The girlfriend of a western Pennsylvania man killed after a standoff with police last year has pleaded guilty to stealing two guns she gave him that day....
Police: Man robs bank after losing pay at casino
AVOCA, Pa. (AP) -- A supermarket butcher is behind bars after telling police that he robbed a northeastern Pennsylvania bank after blowing his paycheck at a popular casino....
Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal phone shooting
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that fatally shot an Ohio woman during a drug-related argument over his cellphone....
Massachusetts man wins Philadelphia marathon
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Massachusetts man who won the Philadelphia Marathon in 2010 returned to win it again Sunday....
Cops: Philadelphia officer hit by fleeing vehicle
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a Philadelphia officer responding to a report of a person with a gun has been hit by a vehicle....
Police: Burglars take money, video system from bar
WINDBER, Pa. (AP) -- State police have been trying to figure out who broke into a western Pennsylvania bar, but they won't be able to check its video surveillance system for clues....
The Democratic-controlled Senate last week voted 59-41 to reject construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, one vote shy of passing the legislation. President Barack Obama is expected to veto any repeat effort next year when Republicans take over the Senate and would have the votes to push the project forward. The President is under pressure from two opposing sides. Pro-oil Democrats and some unions want him to approve the pipeline. But conservation and environmental groups, mostly, want him to reject it.
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