January 23, 2015 RSS feed / State

Obama offers condolences on death of Saudi king

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama expressed condolences and offered sympathy Thursday to the people of Saudi Arabia upon the death of King Abdullah, an important ally and a major force in the Muslim world.  More...

Court halts any action against attorney general

HARRISBURG (AP) — A county prosecutor is at least temporarily blocked from taking any action on a grand jury recommendation that Attorney General Kathleen Kane be charged criminally in an investigation of alleged leaks of secret investigative m More...

Gas drilling watchdog group settles suit over terror listing

WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A gas drilling watchdog group that was characterized in Pennsylvania security bulletins as a potential terror threat has settled its lawsuit against the state, the group’s lawyer said Thursday.  The settlement te More...

At Westminster show, two new breeds

NEW YORK (AP) — Over 2,700 dogs are slated to compete in the traditional main event — breed judging — at Westminster’s 139th annual show Feb. 16 and 17. More...

No-tip restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: “Tipping is not necessary.”  More...

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