Kerry in Vienna; extension of nuclear talks likely
VIENNA (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and fellow foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to try and advance troubled nuclear talks with Iran, with a target date only a week away for a pact meant to curb programs Tehran could turn to making atomic arms....
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Palestinians flee north Gaza after Israel warning
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel briefly deployed troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as some 4,000 people fled southward from the northern part of the territory in the face of Israeli threats to step up attacks there....
Russia: 1 killed near Ukraine border by shell fire
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's foreign ministry said Sunday that a Ukrainian shell hit a Russian border town, killing one person and seriously injuring two others. Ukraine denied firing a shell into Russian territory....
Romania puts former prison commander on trial
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- For the first time since communism collapsed in Romania 25 years ago, a former prison commander goes on trial Monday charged with being responsible for the torture and murdering prisoners considered a threat to the country's old order....
Corbett veto exposes GOP divisions in Harrisburg
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The relationship between Gov. Tom Corbett and his fellow Republicans in the Legislature took a turn toward the dysfunctional this week as they traded insults about leadership following his decision to veto millions from the General Assembly's budget....
Expert: Pa. didn't address fracking health impacts
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pennsylvania's former health secretary says the state has failed to seriously study the potential health impacts of one of the nation's biggest natural gas drilling booms....
Dead body falls out of coroner van, lands in road
FEASTERVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania....
Eastern Pa. zoo loses jaguar, 18, to cancer
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An 18-year-old jaguar who spent most of her life at an eastern Pennsylvania zoo has died of cancer....
Penn State OKs $2M upgrade to football building
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State University trustees have approved of a $2 million renovation of the school's football facilities....
No summer sizzle yet in Philly; temps mostly mild
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia-area residents are enjoying a relatively mild summer, perhaps a gift for the harsh winter they endured....
Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch
SACO, Maine (AP) -- Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with Governor Corbett’s decision to use his line-item veto in an attempt to force the legislature to dip into their reserve fund rather than raise taxes? <More Info>
Governor Tom Corbett signed a $29 billion state budget this week using his line-item veto power on the legislature’s appropriations and earmarks, totaling $72 million. The line-item veto ultimately will force the legislature to tap its reserve fund to make up the difference. This fund is currently holding $150 million in surplus monies that the legislature manages.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with Mayor Peduto’s decision to appeal the ruling that allows Pittsburgh police to live outside the city limits?