4 Americans killed since 2009 in US drone strikes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama....
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UK officials: Radical Islam drives London attack
LONDON (AP) -- Two U.K. government officials say a brutal attack that left one man dead near a London military barracks appears to have been motivated by radical Islam....
Polish man gets quick face transplant after injury
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disfigured in a workplace accident, in what his doctors said Wednesday is the fastest time frame to date for such an operation. It was Poland's first face transplant....
Kerry: US, allies ready to step up aid to rebels
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid....
Faith healers charged with murder after 2nd death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith healing over medicine and who were on probation in their son's pneumonia death were charged with murder Wednesday after a second young child died under what a prosecutor called "eerily similar" circumstances....
Pa. Constitution Center to display Bill of Rights
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- One of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights that may have been pilfered from Pennsylvania in the late 1800s will be on display in Philadelphia for three years, beginning with the 225th anniversary next year of the drafting of the country's highest ideals....
Corbett says distribution center will bring jobs
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett says American Eagle Outfitters Inc. is planning a $160 million-plus distribution center near Hazleton that is projected to generate nearly 400 jobs....
Pa. control may limit Harrisburg election's impact
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's debt-laden capital city will have a new mayor next year, but he could have little role in sorting out the pressing financial problems that dragged Harrisburg to the brink of bankruptcy after an unprecedented takeover by the state....
Rocky Gap Casino opens doors in western Maryland
FLINTSTONE, Md. (AP) -- The newly christened Rocky Gap Casino Resort is opening its doors to the public in western Maryland....
Man fatally struck by commuter train near Philly
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (AP) -- Transit officials say a commuter train has struck and killed a man on the tracks outside Philadelphia....
Skateboarders might find new love at Philly park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Brokenhearted skateboarders long banned from Philadelphia's internationally renowned shredding paradise of Love Park may have a new object of affection: Paine's Park....
Man sues manufacturer, Philly shop over sex gel
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A competitive martial artist is suing a Philadelphia sex shop and the makers of a gel he says burned and scarred his genitals....
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday....
UPMC transcriptionists offered work with vendor
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is cutting costs by laying off more than 100 transcriptionists, all of whom are being offered jobs by a Massachusetts company which has worked with the hospital network to develop voice recognition software....
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After a week dominated by stories on Benghazi, the IRS targeting conservatives, and subpoenaed AP phone records, President Barack Obama's job rating remains unaffected according to the latest Washington Post/ABC poll. The President has a 51 percent approval rating with 44 percent disapproving. That's largely unchanged from the past two months.
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