Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night....
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Dempsey: Half of Iraqi army not OK as US partners
PARIS (AP) -- About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt with U.S. training and additional equipment, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday....
Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Will the ayes have it, or will Scotland say naw thanks?...
Scots' inventions are fuel for independence debate
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- What has Scotland ever done for us? Plenty, it turns out....
Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a heavily armed survivalist with a vendetta against law enforcement is the suspect in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a heavily forested region of northeastern Pennsylvania....
Separate trials denied in Philly building collapse
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has denied a defense request for separate trials for two men charged in last year's Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people inside a thrift store....
5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
Priest on leave as feds probe Pennsylvania church
CENTRAL CITY, Pa. (AP) -- A parish priest has been placed on leave after federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials searched the rectory of a central Pennsylvania church and a private residence where he's listed as having a phone number....
HJ Heinz to make jarred baby food in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The H.J. Heinz Co. will resume food production in Pittsburgh for the first time since 2002, when the ketchup giant sold its production plant to Del Monte Foods....
Auxilium Pharma board adopts anti-takeover plan
The board of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. has adopted a "poison pill" shareholder rights plan to ward off a hostile takeover after Endo International PLC announced an unsolicited offer worth about $1.41 billion for its fellow drugmaker....
2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled
CHICAGO (AP) -- A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."...
Man pleads guilty to shipping equipment to Syria
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania businessman has acknowledged conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and lab equipment to Syria....
California U of Pennsylvania cutting 30 positions
CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) -- State-owned California University of Pennsylvania is cutting 30 staff positions due to a continuing enrollment decline....
Man sentenced in bomb threat outside White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to time served for parking his truck outside the White House and falsely saying that it contained a bomb....
21-year old Leon Ford Junior of East Liberty was found not guilty of assaulting police officers during a November 2012 traffic stop in Highland Park. The jury deadlocked on 5 misdemeanor charges including reckless endangerment, and escape. The Allegheny County District Attorney's office must decide whether or not to refile those misdemeanor charges and re-try Ford. He was shot 5 times by police during the traffic stop and is now paralyzed.
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