Kerry asks for benefit of the doubt on Iran nuclear talks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal....
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Thousands march in Russia to mourn Putin critic Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) -- Carrying flowers, portraits and signs that said "I am not afraid," more than 20,000 people somberly marched Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, whose slaying on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition....
Egypt court declares part of election law unconstitutional
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court on Sunday ruled as unconstitutional a clause in the election law that draws voting districts, a verdict that is almost certain to delay parliamentary elections scheduled to start later this month....
Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country's toppled Islamist-dominated government....
A look at the key things to watch in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf will unveil his spending plans for the 2015-16 fiscal year that starts July 1. Wolf, a Democrat, is expected to propose perhaps the biggest shake-up in the state tax system in over 40 years, although little is known thus far about the precise details of his plans. All of it would require approval by the Republican-controlled Legislature. Here is a summary of what Wolf has revealed in the six weeks since he became governor, as well as the...
Process gets underway to carve up $60 million Sandusky fine
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use....
Snow, ice forecast for much of Pennsylvania with new storm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Winter-weary Pennsylvania residents are being warned about another storm that will bring another round of snow and ice to the commonwealth before the end of the weekend....
Judge: Man competent for trial in killings of 3 at meeting
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man charged with opening fire during a municipal meeting in Pennsylvania, killing three people, is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled....
Woman convicted in ex-Penn hoops star's death gets treatment
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- The wife of a former University of Pennsylvania basketball standout found guilty but mentally ill in his stabbing death may soon be paroled to the state mental hospital for treatment....
Husband, wife found shot to death in apparent murder-suicide
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A husband and wife dead in an apparent murder-suicide died in a central Pennsylvania apartment where four other people - including their two children - were staying, police said....
Wolf administration to show how it'll challenge gas industry
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first glimpse at how his administration will approach the powerful Marcellus Shale natural gas industry....
Pittsburgh on track for 2nd-coldest February on record
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- If you think it's been a cold February in Pittsburgh, you're right - near-record cold, in fact....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think Pennsylvania state lawmakers should have limits on the amount of money they can make from second jobs and other financial interests or should outside income be banned? <More Info>
Penn Hills State Representative Anthony DeLuca has introduced bills to limit the income lawmakers can receive from second jobs or other outside financial interests as well as require lawmakers to disclose their outside jobs. Deluca wants to limit secondary income to 35-percent of lawmakers based pay of 85-thousand dollars.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the full Senate should confirm Loretta Lynch as the next Attorney General?