Hope and some fear in Cuba amid thaw with US
HAVANA (AP) -- The restoration of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the United States has unleashed expectations of even more momentous changes on an island that often seems frozen in a past of classic cars and crumbling Art Deco buildings....
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Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US deal
HAVANA (AP) -- The parents of convicted spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo feared the worst when their son failed to call home from prison and they were told he had been taken away at dawn. But officials assured the couple that their son was now better off....
Pakistan: 77 militants killed after school massacre
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people - most of them children - in a school massacre....
Key Profumo scandal figure Mandy Rice-Davies dies
LONDON (AP) -- Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the "Profumo Affair," a scandal of sex and politics that rocked Cold War Britain, has died. She was 70....
1 wounded in central Pa. officer-involved shooting
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A York police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after a shooting that left a person hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries....
Pa. couple charged in boy's death waives hearing
HONEY BROOK, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia-area couple charged in the torture death of the woman's 3-year-old son will head to trial after waiving their preliminary hearings....
Day care owner pleads in boy's death in murky pool
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia day care owner has pleaded guilty in the drowning of a boy who attended her unlicensed center....
Funeral for Pennsylvania officer killed in crash
LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) -- A funeral for a western Pennsylvania police officer killed in an on-duty crash is expected to draw hundreds of fellow officers....
Cameras put Pittsburgh's bald eagles back online
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A live video feed is again turning Pittsburgh into eagle country....
1 dead in western Pennsylvania mobile home fire
HARMONY, Pa. (AP) -- A man is dead after an explosion and fire ravaged his mobile home outside Pittsburgh....
Fatal crash shuts down road outside Philadelphia
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- One person is dead in a single-car rollover crash that forced the closure of a road in suburban Philadelphia....
Icy roads, cold causing school delays, wrecks
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Freezing rain and wind chills in the teens have prompted school delays in western Pennsylvania, and scattered vehicle accidents, including an overturned tractor-trailer on Interstate 79 north of the city....
New Philly casino license challenged in court
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Last month's award of a Philadelphia casino license is being appealed to the Pennsylvania high court....
Harrison ready to return as Steelers pass rusher
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- James Harrison returned to the Pittsburgh Steelers for two main reasons, to shore up the team's sagging linebacking corps and to win another Super Bowl....
Hours after U.S. authorities reported that they determined North Korea was behind the recent cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, the entertainment company announced it 's pulling the film "The Interview". Hackers threatened to attack movie theatres if the comedy about journalists who score an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, was released on December 25th as scheduled.
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