Iran nuke talks stumble a day after missing deal deadline
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program appeared headed for double overtime on Wednesday, beset by competing claims after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline for the outline of a deal and agreed to press on....
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Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq declared a "magnificent victory" Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tikrit, a key step in driving the militants out of their biggest strongholds....
Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer
LONDON (AP) -- Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, died Wednesday at her home in Spain. She was 75....
Lufthansa CEO at crash site: 'Long, long time' to understand
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) -- Lufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the French Alps last week - but refused to say exactly what the airline knew about the mental health of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately destroying the plane....
Music, bowling, sports, shopping eyed for AC Pier Shops
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein swept into Atlantic City on Wednesday and made a bold promise: His newly redone waterfront pier complex will soon be the city's top tourist attraction....
Convicted drug dealer testifies against 6 former officers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A convicted marijuana dealer has told jurors in a Philadelphia corruption case that drug squad officers threatened to throw him over his 19th-floor balcony....
Pittsburgh diocese eliminating fees for marriage annulments
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Diocese of Pittsburgh has eliminated fees for annulments in keeping with comments by Pope Francis that the church should make it easier for some divorced Roman Catholics to remarry and receive other sacraments....
Business leaders seek second opinion on failing Ohio dam
BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) -- The regional chamber of commerce at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake is seeking a second expert opinion following a federal report warning of a catastrophic dam failure that could put 3,000 lives at risk....
Check-cashing couple gets 5 months for role in betting ring
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The husband and wife owners of a Philadelphia check cashing business have been sentenced to five months in prison for laundering money from a multimillion dollar sports gambling operation run by a former mayor's son-in-law....
US gives threatened status to northern long-eared bat
DETROIT (AP) -- The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas by the spread of a fungal disease....
Wolf taps Josh Shapiro as chairman of state crime commission
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf is appointing Josh Shapiro to chair the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. He's a Montgomery County commissioner and former Wolf campaign adviser....
Prosecutor says she'll review allegations against AG Kane
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A county prosecutor said Wednesday she will review evidence and other material from an investigation that prompted a grand jury to recommend Pennsylvania's attorney general be charged with perjury and other criminal offenses....
2 men killed in plane crash near Philadelphia identified
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of two people killed in the crash of a small plane near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport over the weekend....
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A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday....
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The U.S., Iran and five world powers agree to continue talks on controlling Iran's nuclear ambitions. No agreement was reached by the original Tuesday deadline.
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