Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go forward with a limited version of its ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency....
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Top Russian and US diplomats discuss cease-fire for Syria
MOSCOW (AP) -- The top diplomats of Russia and the United States have focused on the Syrian crisis in a phone call....
GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An influential Republican senator said Monday that he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis with Qatar....
Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamic militants in northern Mali nearly six years ago has been released from captivity, the Swedish government confirmed Monday....
Budget deadline looms as Pennsylvania lawmakers eye deficit
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with five days left to pass an on-time budget and no firm agreements on how to address state government's biggest cash shortfall since the recession....
Documents: Feds wire-tapped Philadelphia union boss, others
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Documents show federal agents wire-tapped the cellphones of a powerful Philadelphia labor boss and his protege on the City Council for more than a year....
Town limits councilman's broadcast of taps over loudspeaker
GLEN ROCK, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania town councilman who broadcasts taps at his home through loudspeakers every night must limit the activity....
Man accused of fleeing from stop, running over trooper
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police have charged a man who they say struck a trooper with his car during a traffic stop....
Police find assault suspect locked in porta-potty
MIFFLINBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man trying to avoid capture locked himself in a portable bathroom....
AP analysis: Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP a big boost
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A map of congressional districts drawn by Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Legislature helped the GOP win nearly three more of the state's U.S. House seats than the party otherwise would have won in last year's election, an Associated Press analysis found....
Jeep's electrical malfunction sparks fire, destroys vehicles
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Fire officials in Pennsylvania say an electrical malfunction in a Jeep Wrangler sparked a fire that destroyed it and another car....
Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's railroad is turning to an airline industry veteran to lead it through a summer of reckoning for congested tracks and crumbling infrastructure....
Police chief loses part of arm in fireworks accident
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania police chief has lost part of his arm following a fireworks accident at the town's fireman's carnival....
UberEATS, McDonald's offering delivery in Pittsburgh-area
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- UberEATS and McDonald's are beginning food delivery from 44 of the fast-food chain's Pittsburgh-area restaurants....
A bill is before the state Senate which would eliminate school property taxes and replace the revenue by raising the personal income tax from 3 to roughly 5 percent, and raising the state sales tax from 6 to 7 percent while broadening the number of items subject to the tax. Similar legislation came before the Senate in November 2015 and ended in a 24-24 vote with the Lt. Gov. breaking the tie with a no vote.
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