FBI: Man fatally shot in Boston bombing probe
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation, FBI officials said Wednesday....
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Syrian opposition urges rebels to join key battle
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's main opposition alliance on Wednesday urged fighters from around the country to reinforce a rebel-held town under attack by President Bashar Assad's troops and their allies from the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group....
Iran's Ahmadinejad denounces election decision
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that a decision by election overseers to disqualify his top aide from next month's presidential race is an act of "oppression" and that he will take the case to the country's supreme leader....
EU bid to label Hezbollah wing terror group
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union is reassessing whether to declare the Lebanese party Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organization, a move it has long shied away from despite pressure from the United States, officials said Wednesday....
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....
5 victims of Ill. van crash were from Baltimore
VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities say the five men killed when their van veered off a southern Illinois freeway were from Baltimore....
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....
5 things to know for Wednesday in Pa. news
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday....
Lancaster police question, release 2 in abduction
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Lancaster say two men brought in for questioning in the abduction of a woman who called 911 from the trunk of her car have been released....
Game, humane groups offer $5K in bald eagle death
LORETTO, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission and The Humane Society of the United States are offering more than $5,000 for information on whoever fatally shot a bald eagle in western Pennsylvania earlier this month....
Cops: Pa. man robbed store he targeted in 2004
CHARLEROI, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a southwestern Pennsylvania man who didn't succeed in robbing a liquor store in 2004 should have thought twice about trying again to rob the same store earlier this month....
Pittsburgh jitney driver charged in passenger rape
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police have charged a jitney driver with raping a female passenger and say his pants were still loose from the alleged attack and fell down when they stopped him and made him get out of the vehicle....
Dahlkemper rebounds with Erie executive nomination
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Former Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper has resurrected her political career by winning the Democratic nomination for Erie County executive....
Family of girl abducted from Philly school to sue
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A lawyer for the family of a 5-year-old girl abducted from her Philadelphia elementary school says the family is planning to sue the district....
What's your opinion, do you approve or disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing? <More Info>
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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