Bombing at Pakistani funeral kills 29

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A police officer says the death toll from a bomb that ripped through a crowded funeral in northwest Pakistan has risen to 20 people. Tahir Ayub Khan, a senior police officer, says Tuesday’s bombing…

Deal filed, hearing set in Pa. organist’s murder

COUDERSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A hearing has been set at which a northern Pennsylvania man is scheduled to plead guilty to murdering his ex-wife, a church organist, during a se……

Russia: G-8 declaration won’t mention Assad’s fate

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — The G-8 summit’s joint statement on ending the Syrian civil war will not mention whether Bashar Assad must step down from power as part of any peace settlement, a senior Russian diplomat said…

US consumer prices rise just 0.1 pct in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose slightly in May as higher energy costs were partly offset by cheaper food. The small increase underscores that inflation is mild. The consumer price index ticked up a seasonally adjusted 0.1…

Robbers shoot Phila. man 6 times, steal phone

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a Philadelphia man is in critical condition after robbers shot him six times in the legs and stole his phone. WPVI-TV reports ((http://b……

US home construction rises 6.8 percent in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders began construction on more single-family homes and apartments in May, encouraged by more buyers and a scarcity of houses for sale. The overall pace of homes started rose 6.8 percent last month to…
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BMV offers fee program

The State of Ohio is offering a reinstatement fee program for motorists wanting to re-establish driving privileges. …

Authorities work to ID 2 bodies found in Pa. fire

GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities were working to confirm the identities of two bodies found after a house fire in western Pennsylvania. The (Sharon) Herald reports T……

Widow of Pa. inmate who killed himself files suit

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — The widow of an inmate who committed suicide at Lancaster County Prison in 2011 is suing the prison and its medical services provider. Fifty-year……

Mom: RI theater threw out disabled girl over noise

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman says she and her 5-year-old developmentally disabled daughter were thrown out of a Providence, R.I., theater during a “Beauty and the Beast” performance because the girl was making giggling and…

Sword stolen decades ago on way back to Brown U.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Brown University spokesman says a Virginia antiques collector has turned over a Civil War-era sword that was stolen from the Ivy League school in the 1970s. Last week, a federal judge in Virginia…

Suspended Pa. teacher faces federal detention

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A federal magistrate must decide whether a suspended northwestern Pennsylvania high school teacher awaiting trial on a fondling charge in state cour……

Ohio mom pleads guilty to allowing abuse of son

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman has admitted allowing her ex-boyfriend to fatally beat one of her sons while his twin brothers watched. Shain Widdershe……

Sentencing postponed in Pitt online threats case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sentencing has been postponed for an Ohio man who claimed to have hacked into the University of Pittsburgh’s computer system. Twenty-six-ye……

Pa. man gets 38 months, probation for porn, threat

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 38 months in prison followed by 10 years of probation for possessing child pornography and threatening t……
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Futures rising as Fed gathers in Washington

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are rising for the second time in as many days as the Federal Reserve opens its two-day policy meeting in Washington. Dow Jones industrial futures are up 33 points to 15,154.…

Chevron secures Iraqi Kurdish oil deal

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. oil giant Chevron says it has signed a deal with Iraq’s Kurdish regional government to expand its oil exploration territory in the northern self-rule region. The California-based company said in a statement emailed Tuesday…

Police: Ohio man killed by security guards

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors in Cleveland are considering whether charges should be filed against private security guards who police say fatally shot a 20-year-old……