A day after missing deal deadline, Iran nuclear talks resume
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed here Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreed to press on. And as the latest round hit the week mark, three of the six foreign ministers involved left the talks with prospects for agreement remaining uncertain....
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Buhari: Nigeria embraces democracy, 1-party state behind us
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday it was time "to heal wounds," a day after Nigeria's president conceded defeat in a bitterly fought election....
Iraqi minister says Tikrit to be recaptured within 'hours'
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi security forces battled the last remaining pockets of Islamic State militants in Tikrit on Wednesday and were expected to gain full control of the city "within the coming hours," the country's interior minister said....
Israeli leader says world needs 'better deal' with Iran
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu repeated his stern warning about a possible nuclear agreement with Iran on Wednesday, saying the world must insist on a "better deal" that links concessions to a change in Tehran's behavior....
In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect
NEW YORK (AP) -- An enigmatic figure looms over the trial of a man who confessed to killing Etan Patz: the former suspect who some still believe is behind the disappearance of the 6-year-old on May 25, 1979....
Ads featuring Hitler, Arab leader to appear on Philly buses
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Provocative ads showing a photograph of Adolf Hitler with a former Arab leader are to begin appearing on Philadelphia transit buses....
Pittsburgh rewrites rules on naming public property
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh is changing the way it names public property as it considers affixing a former mayor's name to a $2.3 million soccer facility he championed....
Pittsburgh pays tribute to eagle eggs that failed to hatch
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- People in Pittsburgh are placing flowers and signs of encouragement at a makeshift memorial to two closely watched bald eagle eggs that failed to hatch....
Charges dropped against man in Pittsburgh bar guard slaying
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania have dropped charges against a suspect in the shooting death of a security guard at a Pittsburgh bar....
Avedon exhibit features portraits of 1960s-70s newsmakers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A new exhibit focusing on Richard Avedon's photos of political and cultural newsmakers invites visitors to rethink the concept of portraits in the age of the selfie....
Ex-firefighter arrested after holding 4 others hostage
ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) -- A just-terminated volunteer firefighter returned to his Philadelphia-area firehouse with a 9mm handgun Tuesday and held four firefighters hostage, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an hour later, police said....
Kane loses challenge to probe recommending she face charges
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Tuesday lost a challenge in the state's highest court over an investigation that recommended she be charged criminally in the leaks of secret material....
Pennsylvania college expels 3 for racist radio broadcast
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A private Pennsylvania college expelled three students over a campus radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur....
Family: Mumia Abu-Jamal treated for diabetes complications
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal was rushed to a hospital to be treated for complications from diabetes, according to family members and supporters who asserted Tuesday that the state prison system has been providing him with substandard medical care....
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The U.S., Iran and five world powers agree to continue talks on controlling Iran's nuclear ambitions. No agreement was reached by the original Tuesday deadline.
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