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Hundreds of Pittsburghers mourn Sri Lanka victims during interfaith vigil at Heinz Chapel

Civic, religious leaders gather yet again to denounce an attack on worshipers ...


Newly promoted Pittsburgh EMS deputy chief makes history twice over

Deputy Chief Amera Gilchrist holds the highest rank in Pittsburghs Bureau of Emergency Medical Services for a woman and a ...


City required to change HR practices after age-discrimination complaint

The citys EMS bureau will be required to consult with Human Resources on developing criteria for candidate selection. ...


Carnegie Science Center rushes to avoid losing hundreds of parking spaces

Science center officials scrambling to find a way to keep the spaces ...


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400-year-old Bible Stolen from US Found in Netherlands

PITTSBURGH - A 17th century Geneva Bible, one of the hundreds of rare books authorities said were stolen from a ...

Inside an open-air heroin camp

In a corner of Philadelphia known locally as the Badlands some of the purest heroin in the country can be ...

Drinking water linked to fewer sugary drinks in kids

PanARMENIAN.Net - Children and teens who drink water are less likely to consume sugary beverages throughout the day, according to ...

Joe Biden Finally Expected to Enter 2020 Race Thursday

TEHRAN (Tasnim) After months of reflection, Joe Biden was set to launch his US presidential bid Thursday, positioning the veteran ...

Harrisburg Man Charged with Knifepoint Carjacking in Lancaster, PA O-EDPA - Department of Justice

Suudimon Washington of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has been charged by information with one count of carjacking. ...

Former Vice President Joe Biden Announces Hes Running For President CBS Pittsburgh

Ending months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday he is launching his third presidential campaign. ...

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Euro and pound under pressure, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors fretted over second quarter earnings, oil prices, ...

EcoOnline in Limerick opens new 7,000 square foot office

LIMERICK, Ireland - Norwegian IT firm EcoOnline is to double the size of its operation in Ireland. EcoOnline which supplies ...

Truckload freight company hit with accounting fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement including the payment of $7 million in ...

Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...

U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...

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Joe Biden to run in 2020

In a much anticipated announcement, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who served two terms under Barack Obama, has announced ...


Saudi Arabia excecutions rile UN human rights chief

GENEVA, Switzerland - A wave of executions in cities across Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has brought a sharp rebuke from  ...


U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...


Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...


140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...


39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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