By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. TRI-CORNERED COALITION LED TO BUDGET DEAL
The measure won support from the White House, most Democrats in Congress and many Republicans fearful of the economic impact of a default.
2. WHICH SENATOR COULD BE CALLED THE ‘TEFLON TEA PARTYER’
Sen. Ted Cruz, a main player in precipitating the government budget and credit crises, is still winning over conservatives.
3. QUALIFIED PRAISE FOR TEHRAN AS NUCLEAR TALKS CLOSE
High-stakes talks between Iran and six world powers adjourn on an upbeat note with an agreement to meet again in three weeks — and with much work still to do.
4. MEMO OBTAINED BY THE AP REVEALS HEALTH CARE GOALS
In the first month, the Obama administration had hoped that nearly 500,000 people would sign up for insurance. But that was before a cascade of computer problems.
5. NEW BLOW TO WESTERN-BACKED SYRIAN OPPOSITION
A rebel commander announces that dozens of factions fighting in southern Syria no longer recognize the largely exile-based political group.
6. FACEBOOK RELAXES PRIVACY SETTINGS FOR TEENS
The social network is now allowing users ages 13-17 to share their posts with anyone on the Internet.
7. WHERE WOMEN SCIENTISTS ARE EARNING THEIR DUE
An effort is underway to add information to Wikipedia about the scientific and technological achievements of women.
8. HAGEL APOLOGIZES TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT
The Army initially lost the relevant paperwork, causing a long wait before William Swenson’s heroism in Afghanistan was recognized.
9. WHO’S GETTING HIS OWN TV SHOW
Mia Farrow’s son Ronan — who until recently hadn’t been in the public eye — will host a weekday program on MSNBC.
10. SHORT, SHOELESS — AND SUCCESSFUL — ON BASKETBALL COURT
A team of Mexican Indian boys sweeps through a hoops tournament despite their generally short stature and the fact that most play barefoot.
By The Associated Press
BREAKING: Fire consumes block in Shamokin
Emergency crews are responding to a working house fire at 5 South Rock Street in Shamokin, where reports are a 12-year-old is entrapped in the attic.
Photos from this morning's Shamokin fire
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World leaders, South Africans honor Mandela
U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela’s universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
Long hours pay off for police
Sunbury police officers Travis Bremigen, Brad Hare and Brad Slack had finished their shifts and gone home to sleep.
Police search home of Homicide Honeymoon suspects
Investigators arrived at the home of Elytte and Miranda Barbour late Monday afternoon after a Snyder County judge issued a search warrant to collect evidence, authorities said.
Police: 2 use torch to try to break into ATM in West Milton
Two men who used a torch to try and break into an ATM machine outside the West Milton State Bank on Sunday are cooling their heels in the Union County jail.
DA seeks to delay trial in grandma's death
MIDDLEBURG — Snyder County District Attorney Michael Piecuch is requesting an extension on the state’s speedy trial statute in connection with the homicide case against Jennifer K. Snook, who is accused of conspiring with her husband in his grandmother’s fatal stabbing last February.
Danville man charged with killing three bucks
DANVILLE — A Danville area man admitted to killing three bucks without having a hunting license, according to a wildlife conservation officer.
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