Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House....
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Trump comments put focus on Sweden's embrace of immigrants
HELSINKI (AP) -- When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun....
Mass slaughter in Brazil prison exposes gang war over drugs
MANAUS, Brazil (AP) -- Shortly after midnight on New Year's Eve, hundreds of inmates watched from a Manaus prison yard as the sky lit up with fireworks, paid for by the gangs that dominate the jail system....
Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- The two women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals and then wipe them on his face, police in Malaysia said Wednesday, announcing they were seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the attack....
Delays possible during cleanup of commuter trains crash
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say some delays are possible while the cleanup continues in suburban Philadelphia at the scene an accident involving three out-of-service commuter trains that injured four people....
American Airlines resolves computer troubles in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- American Airlines says its computers are again working at Philadelphia International Airport and the airline has also lifted a ground stop that kept its flights from heading to the city for hours....
Chester police officer accidentally shoots himself in leg
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say a police officer was hurt when he accidentally shot himself near Philadelphia....
Police seek ice sculpture vandal caught on security video
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police are trying to find a man who vandalized an ice sculpture during a Winterfest celebration in eastern Pennsylvania....
PennDOT cracking down on 'Graffiti Highway' trespassing
CENTRALIA, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is cracking down on trespassers who continue to walk on a stretch of highway that's been closed to vehicles because of an underground coal fire....
Cops: Philly man made up abduction story to spur theft probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say a man made up a story that he had been carjacked with a child in his vehicle because he wanted police to work more urgently to find the car....
Ex-restaurant worker sought on restroom peeping charges
MOUNTAINTOP, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a former Pennsylvania restaurant worker recorded dozens of female customers using the restroom while he was hiding above a drop ceiling....
Philadelphia charter school gets 9,190 apps for 96 spots
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia charter school has received nearly 9,200 applications for just 96 open slots....
'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) -- While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis....
APNewsBreak: College Board to boost SAT security globally
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The firm that owns the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years....
State Sen. John Eichelberger a Republican chairman of the Education Committee is under fire for comments suggesting that minority students in inner city public schools struggling to succeed in college, should instead be encouraged to pursue vocational careers. His remarks drew fire from Democratic colleagues, calling them demeaning and alarming for someone with influence over educational policies for the state. Eichelberger says he blames failing urban school systems, not their students' skin color for why graduates falter in college.
Do you agree with Sen. McCain that President Trump's attacks on the media is to suppress a free press or is the accusation levied a political vendetta?