UAE charges 30 suspects with plotting coup

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A state security prosecutor in the United Arab Emirates says 30 Egyptian and UAE suspects have been charged with plotting a coup linked to a network of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, in…

Pa. doc faces trial in former partner’s shooting

LIMA, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia pediatrician has been held for trial on charges she shot her former domestic partner and narrowly missed their 11-year-old so……

US futures waver in light trading

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are mixed in light trading with investors holding back before the Federal Reserve reveals its stance on the economy. Markets have swung wildly for weeks leading up to the two-day meeting,…

Ohio appeals court rules against prison tax

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A state appeals court says the city of Youngstown can’t impose a per-inmate tax on a privately operated federal prison. The Seventh Dist……

FBI hunt for ex-Teamster boss Hoffa’s remains ends

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — FBI agents plan a third day of digging Wednesday in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago. Authorities have pursued multiple leads into…

8 hurt, some seriously, when car jumps curb in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Fire authorities say eight people have been hurt, several of them seriously, in a Manhattan vehicle crash. WABC (http://bit.ly/11xM6Uv ) says a car jumped the curb and hit a store in the East Village…

Dutch manure silo fall kills 3 farmworkers

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch police say three farmworkers have died and a fourth has been critically injured after they fell into a silo filled with manure for use as fertilizer in the northern town of Makkinga. Provincial police…

Japan formally OKs new nuclear safety requirements

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s nuclear watchdog formally approved a set of new safety requirements for atomic power plants Wednesday, paving the way for the reopening of facilities shut down since the Fukushima disaster. The new requirements approved by…

Former TWA Flight 800 investigators want new probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Former investigators of the TWA Flight 800 crash off Long Island are calling on the National Transportation Safety Board to re-examine the case. The retired investigators claim that findings were “falsified.” A documentary on…

Social network gaffes plague Japanese politicians

TOKYO (AP) — On the Internet, no one can save you from yourself. That is a lesson many Japanese politicians have learned recently in painful, awkward and at times costly fashion. In the latest flap, a senior reconstruction…

Egypt top cleric: Protests against Morsi permitted

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s most powerful Muslim group has blamed the secular and liberal opposition for a wave of violence over the appointment of new Islamist governors. A Wednesday statement by the Freedom and Justice party, political arm…

Zimbabwe’s president goes back to court on polls

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s highest court says it has received an application from the president’s party to delay crucial elections by at least two weeks. The move comes after regional leaders in southern Africa called for more…

Fed: fracking study won’t be done until 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) — A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official tells an Ohio fracking conference that a study of the threat to drinking water from the shale-drilli……

Giant bee swarm removed from eastern Pa. building

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A beekeeper had to be called in to remove a giant swarm of honey bees from around a building in downtown Pottsville. Yes, the eastern Pennsylvania……

Allentown council to vote on clean air ordinance

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The city council in Allentown is set to vote on a clean air ordinance that would include round-the-clock monitoring of any new waste-to-energy pl……
Landsdowne Fire

Vacant fires plague city

Youngstown firefighters were busy Wednesday battling the latest in a string of vacant house fires in the city. …

Police: Vandals damage Pa. church with syrup

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police are searching for whoever vandalized a Philadelphia-area church with syrup and fire extinguishers before taking off with a bottle of win……
OHIO-TURNPIKE

Turnpike tolls to increase

Update Drivers on the Ohio Turnpike may soon have to dig a little deeper into their pockets.…

UN, US ask Filipinos not to leave Golan Heights

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The United Nations and Washington have separately asked the Philippines not to withdraw its more than 300 Filipino peacekeepers from the Golan Heights, warning of “maximum volatility” in the region after a number of…