Obama: Congress briefed on every drone strike
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says his administration informs Congress about every drone strike America orders....
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Israel says Iran unaffected by world pressure
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister says a new report by the U.N. atomic agency shows that international pressure is having no effect on halting Iran's suspect nuclear program....
Muslim hardliners ID London terror suspect
LONDON (AP) -- Two Muslim hardliners say the man seen wielding a bloody butcher's knife after the killing of a British soldier is a Muslim convert who took part in demonstrations with the banned radical group al-Muhajiroun....
Pakistan arrested American who was killed by drone
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- An American citizen killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan in 2011 was arrested by Pakistani authorities three years earlier but escaped after being released on bail, officials said Thursday....
Pa. jurors weigh evidence in slaying of fiance
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors in eastern Pennsylvania are deliberating the fate of a woman accused of fatally stabbing her fiance on their wedding day....
Elevator motor problem forces Capitol evacuation
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Portions of the Pennsylvania Capitol were evacuated as a precaution after an elevator motor burned out....
$250K bail on hold in infant's faith-healing death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith healing over medicine and have had two sons die of pneumonia will remain in custody on murder charges until a bail hearing Friday....
Man surrenders, had come to work with rifle, gun
EXPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A man who brought an assault rifle to the Pittsburgh-area business he works at shortly after he was suspended has surrendered to police....
Police: W. Pa. man chained boy to table
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a western Pennsylvania man allegedly chained his 11-year-old stepson to the dinner table after he refused to eat the food on his plate....
4 serving probation for role in Pa. student's fall
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Four Penn State students will serve probation for supplying alcohol to a party where a cheerleader was seriously hurt in a fall from a fifth-floor window....
Police: Missing Pa. college student found unharmed
SKIPPACK, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a missing college student from suburban Philadelphia has been found unharmed....
Trial delayed in alleged Pittsburgh police beating
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A young black man who claims he was wrongly beaten by three Pittsburgh police officers in January 2010 will have a new trial on two of his three civil rights claims starting Nov. 4....
13 Wyeth paintings fetch $2M at NYC auction
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thirteen paintings by the famous Wyeth family of artists have sold for just over $2 million at a New York City auction....
Parents sue Pittsburgh Zoo in boy's mauling death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit last fall filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, claiming officials had ample warning that parents routinely lifted children onto a rail overlooking the exhibit so they could see better....
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Local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America are deciding this week whether to change their long-standing ban on openly gay boys belonging to the organization. The Boy Scouts would keep their ban on gay adult leaders. Some conservatives have denounced the plan, saying the Scouts' tradition would be undermined by the presence of openly gay youth.
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