Netanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of the U.S. House to deliver his stern message about the danger Iran poses to his nation's survival and voice reservations about any nuclear deal President Barack Obama and international negotiators might sign with Israel's archenemy....
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Fierce clashes outside Iraq's Tikrit after new offensive
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi troops fought on Tuesday with Islamic State extremists south of the militant-held city of Tikrit but their offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown was slowed by roadside bombs, local officials said....
Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) -- One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered opposition....
New chain stores aim to please Pyongyang consumers
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Workers in sharp new uniforms open the doors and turn on the lights about an hour before sunrise at their chain store on the corner of one of Pyongyang's main streets, right smack in the middle of a showpiece area of the capital....
Likely presidential candidates to speak at NRA meeting
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Several potential Republican candidates for president are scheduled to speak at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Nashville in April....
Police reopen case against sex offender caught at Pa. museum
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police have refiled charges against a sex offender accused of sneaking into Pittsburgh's Carnegie Science Center and attempting to talk to a 12-year-old boy....
Heavy rain could bring minor flooding to Pittsburgh area
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A flood watch is in effect for parts of western Pennsylvania....
Wolf prepares 'ambitious' budget, plan for school funding
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget proposal to the Legislature is due, and supporters say it will be ambitious in its efforts to provide new funding for education and to help local taxpayers shoulder the burden of paying for public schools....
What to expect in Gov. Tom Wolf's 2015-16 budget proposal
On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf will unveil his state budget for the year starting July 1. Here's what to expect:...
Official: Wolf budget includes big increase for Penn State
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State is in line for a substantial increase in funding under Gov. Tom Wolf's budget plan....
Cops: Man taped women in fitting rooms, shared on porn sites
WAYNE, Pa. (AP) -- A man sneaking around on his hands and knees videotaped dozens of naked girls and women in dressing rooms at one of the country's largest malls and then posted the clips on pornography websites, police said Monday....
Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dress
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia artist has disclosed that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress....
Pa. House votes to let more crime victims witness testimony
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A proposal to let Pennsylvania crime victims witness trial testimony is advancing in the state Legislature....
Wolf to outline plan to expand charter-school accountability
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf, who replaced the chairman of Philadelphia's School Reform Commission partly because of his support for additional charter schools in the cash-strapped city, will discuss his plan for charter reform in Tuesday's budget address....
Mt Lebanon has been embroiled in controversy over a planned deer kill, in which deer will be lured into corrals with food, and then shot. Commissioners claim that deer are causing property damage, and pose a collision threat to motorists. Animal rights advocates and many residents oppose the kill, stating it is inhumane to kill deer in that manner, and that deer should be rounded up and taken to state gamelands.
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