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Pittsburgh carjackers run away from stick-shift vehicle

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police are searching for two would-be carjackers who apparently can't drive a stick-shift.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 January 2016

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Polish prime minster: No risk of EU sanctions against Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's right-wing prime minister said Thursday she doesn't believe the European Union will impose sanctions on the country over new laws that have been criticized as running counter to the bloc's principle of the rule of law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 January 2016

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Pentagon lays out plan to take back Mosul, Raqqa from IS

FORT CAMPBELL, KY (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out broad plans Wednesday to defeat Islamic State militants and retake the group's key power centers in Iraq and Syria. And he announced that a special commando force has now arrived in Iraq.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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'Sesame Street': Now brought to you by the letters HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — With the extension of "Sesame Street" into a high-price neighborhood — HBO, where it premieres Saturday morning — it has signaled significant urban renewal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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US, Iran forge new relationship as nuke deal advances

WASHINGTON (AP) — For diplomats from countries without diplomatic relations, Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javid Zarif sure are doing a lot of diplomacy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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Theater shooter thanks man accused of black church slayings

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The gunman responsible for a deadly rampage inside a Louisiana movie theater last summer left a journal thanking the man accused of killing nine black people in a church.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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US stocks indexes veer lower; crude oil slumps again

U.S. stocks were sharply lower in afternoon trading Wednesday as the price of crude oil slumped again, surrendering gains from earlier in the day. Investors were also weighing the latest company earnings and economic news from of China. Consumer discretionary stocks were among the biggest decliners.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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Justices seem divided over Iran terror-related appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday struggled with whether to put a new roadblock in the way of terrorism victims trying to obtain nearly $2 billion in judgments against Iran.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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