UN: Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms grade
VIENNA (AP) -- The U.N. nuclear agency says Iran has neutralized half of its stockpile of higher-enriched uranium that could be turned quickly into the core of a nuclear weapon....
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Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior ministry said Thursday....
Nigeria: principal denies kidnapped students free
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- The principal of a northeastern Nigerian school said she cannot confirm a military report that more than 100 female students kidnapped by Islamic militants are free....
Putin says no Russian forces in eastern Ukraine
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine as "nonsense," but expressed hope for success of four-way talks on settling the crisis....
Ex-honors student's terror sentencing scheduled
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Maryland teen convicted with two women in a Jihadist terror plot is set to be sentenced in Philadelphia....
Judge nixes deal in batch of NFL concussion cases
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge in Philadelphia has declined to approve deals for another batch of retired players suing the NFL over concussion-linked claims....
Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives....
Challenge to Corbett's GOP foe goes to high court
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Republican Party-backed effort to disqualify the lone primary challenger to Gov. Tom Corbett is headed to the state Supreme Court....
Authorities: 3 men arrested in $12M NYC drug bust
NEW YORK (AP) -- Three men who authorities say stored $12 million worth of heroin and $500,000 in crystal meth inside hidden compartments within two New York City apartments have been arrested and charged, officials said Wednesday....
DA to drop charge for student who videoed bullies
MORGAN, Pa. (AP) -- The Allegheny County district attorney will drop a disorderly conduct conviction being appealed by a high school student who recorded others who bullied him....
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:...
Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species, according to a scientific report released Wednesday....
Shell holds meeting on Pennsylvania plant proposal
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- A plan to build a huge new petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania is making progress, Shell Oil Co. officials said Wednesday - but there's still no guarantee the multi-billion dollar project will actually be constructed....
1st grader cuts seats, threatens girl with knife
CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania first-grader has been moved to an alternative school for slashing school bus seats with a knife and making a girl feel threatened with the weapon....
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case challenging an Ohio law that makes it a crime to lie during an election. This law forbids candidates, issue groups or anyone else from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about someone on the ballot - whether the untruths are intended to help elect or defeat the candidate. Opponents claim enforcement of this law infringes on one’s First Amendment Rights of Freedom of Speech.
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