Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply....
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Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflict
LICE, Turkey (AP) -- The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire - igniting a massive conflagration that raced through the mountains, devouring orchards and livestock. For Kurds living in nearby Lice, the recent Turkish operation brought back memories of the traumatic days in the 1990s when the army twice burned the town to the ground....
UK jury says trader guilty of manipulating key interest rate
LONDON (AP) -- A British jury has found a former Citibank and UBS trader guilty of being the ringmaster in the manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor....
Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country's latest economic crisis....
Things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday....
Lottery starts for regional rail passes for papal visit
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An online lottery for special rail passes to be used by commuters during Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia has started....
Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July....
Second suspect surrenders in K2 barbershop robbery-slaying
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A second suspect has surrendered in the robbery-slaying of a man who allegedly sold synthetic marijuana out of his Pittsburgh barbershop....
Air National Guard base near Pittsburgh gets new commander
IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania Air National Guard base near Pittsburgh has a new commander....
Dems nominate professor to replace dead council candidate
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Democrats have nominated a Duquesne University professor to replace an incumbent Allegheny County councilwoman who died before the May primary....
Michael Victor takes over as president of Erie's Mercyhurst
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Michael Victor is taking over as president of Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania....
Police: Woman killed in crash after 'American Idol' audition
LOWER MAKEFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Police say one woman was killed and five others were injured in a car crash in suburban Philadelphia after attending "American Idol" auditions....
Police: 2-year-old dies after accidentally falling in pool
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A police chief says a 2-year-old boy has died three days after accidentally falling into his family's backyard swimming pool....
Police: Businessman drunk when killed in accidental car fire
SALIX, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a western Pennsylvania businessman was drunk when his moving car caught on fire, eventually killing him....
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch have announced a pilot program that would allow prisoners eligible for release to apply for Pell Grants. Prisoners could begin receiving federal student aid to take college courses as soon as 2016-17 school year. The Education Department does not know what the participation rate or cost of this program will be. In 1994 Congress excluded federal and state prisoners from obtaining the low-income grants that do not have to be repaid.
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