Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it will be to produce the unity the party will need....
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Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders....
Navalny: a savvy and determined Kremlin foe
MOSCOW (AP) -- The 15-day jail sentence imposed Monday on Alexei Navalny is nothing new for the Kremlin's most visible domestic foe, and is unlikely to be more than a brief interruption of his campaign against what he calls "the party of crooks and thieves." He's repeatedly been jailed, endured a year of house arrest and three convictions that could have brought him significant prison time....
Turks in Germany sharply divided over Turkey's referendum
BERLIN (AP) -- As polling stations opened Monday in Germany, acrimony has been rising among the Turks here whose votes are crucial in the tight race over whether to expand the powers of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to question 2K potential jurors
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case in Pennsylvania are fighting defense efforts to question 2,000 potential jurors....
Judge midtrial throws out Pennsylvania pay-to-play case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A federal judge on Monday threw out a pay-to-play case in the middle of the trial of a wealthy investment adviser accused of bribing Pennsylvania's ex-state treasurer Rob McCord to get lucrative state contracts to invest public dollars....
Zambelli paying $200,000 for not reporting stolen fireworks
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A 124-year-old Pennsylvania fireworks business will pay a $200,000 penalty after pleading guilty to failing to report more than 63,000 fireworks that were stolen nearly three years ago....
Officers lift car to rescue pinned woman
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say a woman struck by and pinned underneath a car over the weekend before police officers and an emergency responder lifted it off her remains in critical condition....
Teen dies in Philadelphia shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia say a 17-year-old was shot to death....
Pennsylvania man missing since car crash found dead in woods
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) -- The body of a man missing since his car crashed last week has been found in the woods of a state park in south-central Pennsylvania....
Cops: Man on crack crashes into cars on I-70
EIGHTY-FOUR, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a man on crack cocaine has been jailed on charges he crashed into other cars he thought were trying to box him in on Interstate 70....
King's Family Restaurants closing 5 Pennsylvania locations
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- King's Family Restaurants has closed five of its western Pennsylvania restaurants....
Sex offender set for trial in ex-girlfriend's rape, killing
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Jury selection is set for a registered sex offender charged with killing and raping his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her western Pennsylvania apartment....
Police: Business owner shoots robbery suspect, bystander
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia say a business owner shot a would-be robbery suspect and a bystander....
Whether police officers assigned to Pittsburgh Public Schools should carry guns is open for debate in the upcoming school board races. The PFT union representing the district's 21 school police has recommended arming the force contending schools would be a safer if police could respond to an outsider who may have harmful intentions. However some PFT teacher union members have expressed concerns. Ms. Ghadah Makoshi running for School Board district #5, stated "if you allow guns in schools, it essentially condones the inevitability that a child will be shot, and schools aren't war zones." Should the Pittsburgh Public Schools arm their police officers?
Considering his circumstance should the Pirates give Jung Ho Kang his unconditional release?