Clinton, Sanders vigorously agree _ except when they don't
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn't....
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Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
MUNICH (AP) -- Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short....
Carter says UAE will put special forces in Syria
BRUSSELS (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says a key Persian Gulf ally has agreed to send special forces soldiers to Syria to assist in the development of local Sunni Arab fighters focused on recapturing Raqqa, the Islamic State group's capital....
Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Looking to take a harder line after North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, officials said Friday....
Philadelphia ending forced firefighter rotation policies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia firefighters will no longer use forced staff rotations....
Live snake in train station trash startles commuters
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Commuters got a shock when a person discovered a live snake in a trash can at a Philadelphia train station....
Appeal rejected for man convicted in Fort Dix plot
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A federal judge in New Jersey has rejected the appeal of a Philadelphia man serving more than three decades in prison after he was convicted of scheming to kill soldiers at Fort Dix....
Cop fired, charged with pointed a gun at ex-wife's husband
LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania police officer accused of pointing a gun at his ex-wife's husband and threatening to kill him has been fired....
NORAD wants to resume tests with giant radar balloons
BALTIMORE (AP) -- NORAD wants to resume testing of giant radar balloons which were grounded at Aberdeen Proving Ground after one broke free last year, leaving a path of destruction in its wake....
Butler County files suit against 15 phone service providers
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- Butler County in western Pennsylvania has filed a $10.9 million lawsuit against 15 telephone service providers for not billing and collecting 911 assessment charges....
Judge says Cosby wife must give deposition, but with limits
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that Bill Cosby's wife must give a deposition in a defamation lawsuit against the comedian, but said she can refuse to answer questions about private marital conversations....
Ex-president's lawsuits target Penn State, Sandusky report
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's ex-president has sued the university, saying it reneged on an agreement they struck when he stepped down in 2011, and filed another claiming former FBI director Louis Freeh defamed him through a blisteringly critical report about how the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal was handled....
Girl pleads guilty to plotting mom's death with soldier beau
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl accused of plotting with her soldier boyfriend to kill her mother pleaded guilty Thursday in a deal with prosecutors....
Nuclear plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania closed for repairs
PERRY, Ohio (AP) -- Officials say two nuclear reactors in Ohio and Pennsylvania are shut down for repairs....
Attorney General Loretta Lynch reaffirmed that the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while Secretary of State is free of outside political influence. Top Republicans are questioning whether the Attorney General can be a neutral arbiter. Senator John Cornyn has called for a special prosecutor to be appointed because of the potential conflict of interest.
If Bloomberg was to run for President as a third party candidate which political party nominee would be hurt the most?