AT&T's $85.4B deal for Time Warner: A new bet on synergy
NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that produce it....
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Pentagon chief in Irbil for closer assessment of Mosul fight
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Irbil on Sunday for a closer assessment of the fight against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq and to hear from Kurdish leaders whose forces launched a new offensive in the operation to wrest Mosul from the militants....
Iraqi forces launch new advance northeast of Mosul
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a new offensive Sunday on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group....
Syrian rebels caution civilians in Aleppo about offensive
BEIRUT (AP) -- A leading northern Syrian rebel coalition warned civilians in Aleppo to stay away from government positions around the contested city early Sunday as rebels and pro-government forces clashed along the city's outskirts....
Ex-state attorney general hopes to avoid jail for perjury
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A once-rising star in Pennsylvania politics will learn Monday whether she is heading to prison over a feud that led the state attorney general to leak grand jury materials to the press and lie about it under oath....
Closing arguments slated in 2003 slaying of woman
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Closing arguments are scheduled Monday in the western Pennsylvania trial of a man charged in the death of a woman whose body was found in an abandoned building on an old steel mill property more than a dozen years ago....
Teen surrenders in Philadelphia shooting of good Samaritan
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a teenager wanted in the shooting of a good Samaritan who got off his bicycle to try to stop an armed robbery in one of Philadelphia's most exclusive neighborhoods is now in custody....
Off his message again: Trump vows to sue all female accusers
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating....
Fiscal hawk Toomey faces tougher crowd in re-election bid
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- This isn't in any of Pat Toomey's TV ads: The Republican U.S. senator's voting record is one of Congress' most conservative....
Official: Gas spill has had no impact on water so far
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- There has been little impact to the water supply so far from a ruptured pipeline during a freak storm in Pennsylvania that sent nearly 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a creek tributary, officials said Saturday....
Prince Albert buys Philadelphia home of mom Grace Kelly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is now in the hands of the royal family....
Man acquitted in slaying in western Pennsylvania alley
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jurors in western Pennsylvania have acquitted a man in a shooting death near Pittsburgh four days after Christmas last year....
Man gets 30 to 60 years in assaults in Philadelphia park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man convicted of having sexually assaulted two women in a northeast Philadelphia park has been sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison....
Police: Trooper accused of indecent exposure dead
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania trooper awaiting trial on a charge of exposing himself to a woman at the barracks where he worked has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound....
Last week Minnesota's Democrat governor said Obamacare is "no longer affordable to increasing numbers of people", as his state faces 50-67% rate hikes and shrinking competition in its insurance marketplace. Some Democrats have called for a single payer or nationalized health system as the answer while Republicans want to replace ACA creating more choices by permitting insurers to better align their premiums to insurance costs while offering tax credits for the self-insured.
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