A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident. Defense attorney Stephen Misko also says 23-year-old Christian Eshenbaugh has become a "completely different person" as he struggles to regain his memory and motor skills - and no longer has a penchant for petty crimes fueled by drug use.
El Paso Times, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 02:43 PM
The man who calls himself the executive director of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records is on the job - and so is the agency's acting executive director. Erik Arneson, a former state Senate aide appointed director by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in his final days in office, showed up for work Friday, one day after being fired by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.
Evening Sun, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 01:19 PM
A top official at the European Central Bank says getting the euro down was not a prime consideration of the bank's recently announced 1.1 trillion-euro stimulus. Benoit Coeure, an executive board member at the ECB, told a panel at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos on Saturday that the fall in the euro since Thursday's announcement was one of the consequences of the stimulus but "not the most important consideration."
The Lebanon Daily News, Sat, Jan 24 2015 @ 09:32 AM
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Lamar Daily News, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 11:04 PM
Judicial officials in Egypt say an appeals court has ordered a retrial in an internationally criticized mass trial, overturning 37 death sentences. Initially, more than 500 suspected backers of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi were sentenced to death last March in a swift, two-day trial in Minya.
The York Daily Record, Sat, Jan 24 2015 @ 07:37 AM
A March 2 trial date has been set for an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill federal officials and workers. U.S. District Judge Sandra Beckwith in Cincinnati also Friday set a pretrial conference for Feb. 24. Her order came a day after Christopher Lee Cornell pleaded not guilty to three charges including attempted murder of U.S. officials and employees.
The Lebanon Daily News, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 05:24 PM
The Armenian Defense Ministry says two of its servicemen have been killed in a border clash with a group of Azerbaijani forces. The ministry said the incident occurred early Friday when a group of Azerbaijani soldiers attempted an incursion.
The Lebanon Daily News, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 03:25 PM
Iran's foreign minister says if the U.S. Congress votes for more sanctions against his country, it will kill a nuclear deal with the West. Javad Zarif warned Iran's parliament will retaliate if U.S. lawmakers approve fresh sanctions - even if President Barack Obama vetoes them.
The Lebanon Daily News, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 03:24 PM