FACT CHECK: Did Netanyahu go too far in US speech?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu overstated Iran's domination of the Middle East and understated the timespan of the nuclear deal taking shape with Tehran, while neglecting the role of Congress in lifting Iranian sanctions, in his speech to U.S. lawmakers Tuesday....
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Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks; Obama disagrees
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that an emerging agreement between Iran and the United States would all but guarantee that Tehran gets nuclear weapons and would be a very bad deal, drawing an extraordinarily blunt rebuttal from President Barack Obama....
Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) -- One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered opposition....
Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee
PUCON, Chile (AP) -- One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people....
Wolf seeks $1-per-pack hike in cigarette tax to reap $358M
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf wants to raise Pennsylvania's cigarette tax by $1 per pack....
Wolf seeks billions in higher taxes for schools, tax revamp
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In an ambitious first budget plan, Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday proposed more than $4 billion in higher taxes on income, sales and natural gas drilling to support new spending on schools and to cut property taxes as part of an effort to overhaul the way public education is funded....
Coroner IDs man who crashed into shop, possible heart issue
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A coroner has released the name of a man who died after his vehicle crashed into a southwestern Pennsylvania beauty salon, possibly because of a heart-related issue....
Republicans object to tax increases in Wolf's budget plan
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Top Republican lawmakers say Gov. Tom Wolf's new spending proposal goes too far with a 16 percent increase....
NE Pa. man pleads guilty in DUI crash that killed boy, 12
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash that killed a 12-year-old boy on his way to get ice cream with his father....
California U. frat president cited for 'disorderly' party
CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) -- Police have cited the president of a fraternity for hosting a "disorderly" party at a house near the campus of California University of Pennsylvania....
Suspect jailed while awaiting trial for heroin-supply sales
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man charged with selling powder that dilutes heroin and tiny "stamp" bags used to package it for street sale must remain jailed until trial, after a federal judge agreed with prosecutors that he'll keep selling them if he remains free....
Survivor testifies about 2 friends stabbed, bound, drowned
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tam Voong was not supposed to survive the night he was beaten, bound, stripped, stabbed and kicked into the Schuylkill River....
Pittsburgh-area drug supply suspect jailed ahead of trial
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal judge has ordered a man jailed until he can stand trial on charges of selling heroin packaging supplies at family-owned stores in the Pittsburgh area....
Philly police boss: It could take decades to heal mistrust
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The police commissioner said Tuesday that recommendations he helped shape as co-chairman of a White House task force on modern policing would help officers build trust in the community, but those changes won't happen overnight....
Mt Lebanon has been embroiled in controversy over a planned deer kill, in which deer will be lured into corrals with food, and then shot. Commissioners claim that deer are causing property damage, and pose a collision threat to motorists. Animal rights advocates and many residents oppose the kill, stating it is inhumane to kill deer in that manner, and that deer should be rounded up and taken to state gamelands.
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