EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former western Pennsylvania teacher will spend one to two years in the county jail after pleading guilty to possessing… More »
LONDON (AP) — The British government says it is banning khat, an herbal stimulant, despite advice against such a move by an official advisory body.
Khat, also known as cathonine, is popular in parts of the Middle East
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 343,000 last week, a sign that layoffs remain low and companies are adding a modest number of jobs.
The four-week average, a
NEW YORK (AP) — An environmental group said Wednesday that the caramel coloring used in Pepsi still contains a worrisome level of a carcinogen, even after the drink maker said it would change its formula.
In March, PepsiCo
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit increased in May to the highest level in six months as a weak global economy depressed U.S. export sales while imports of autos and other nonpetroleum products hit an all-time high.
EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — State police are looking for a landscaper who gave a western Pennsylvania man a sucker bite on his neck after luring the victim into his truck with the promise of a $20 grass-cutting job.
PARIS (AP) — Thirteen people who claim they have been targeted by French police for identity checks, often with humiliating public pat-downs, because they’re black or of Arab descent have gone to court to seek reparations and a
PITTSBURGH (AP) — About 380 parking meters scrapped by the Pittsburgh Parking Authority are missing. Or are they?
City Controller Michael Lamb contends nearly… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island’s amusement park remains closed while workers examine the condition of a 275-foot-tall observation tower.
The Department of Buildings said Wednesday the engineers are continuing to examine the Astrotower.
Luna Park was evacuated
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s defense minister says army reservists will get military pensions and other benefits as part of a government bid to boost reserve numbers.
The proposals unveiled by Philip Hammond — which include rebranding the Territorial
CRANBERRY, Pa. (AP) — Police have been searching for a group of four or five men — one armed with a shotgun — who… More »
DETROIT (AP) — A plan to increase the size of a Detroit freeway is threatening a recording studio that welcomed the likes of Aretha Franklin, Berry Gordy and Eminem.
The United Sound Systems building is the spot where
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is bracing for a showdown Wednesday as a military deadline looms for embattled President Mohammed Morsi to meet the demands of millions of protesters or face intervention by the army. With the clock ticking
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s opposition and ruling party reached an agreement to hold the country’s long-delayed legislative elections in September, the opposition said Wednesday.
Aboubacar Sylla, a spokesman for a coalition of opposition parties, said the opposition
NEW YORK (AP) — James Gandolfini has left the bulk of his estimated $70 million estate to his 13-year-old son and infant daughter.
The late “Sopranos” star also left millions to his wife and relatives.
The New York
PARIS (AP) — The French government wants major trade negotiations between the United States and the European Union suspended for two weeks amid anger over alleged U.S. eavesdropping on European allies.
Government spokeswoman Najat Vallaud-Belkacem told reporters Wednesday
PARIS (AP) — France says it wants major US-EU trade negotiations suspended for 2 weeks .
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is likely to stress Thursday that the bank is still a long way from following the U.S. Federal Reserve and start looking at phasing out stimulus.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A report has found that overloading was the primary reason for a Long Island boating accident that resulted in three deaths.
According to the findings by the Nassau County district attorney’s office, the 34-foot