Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform....
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Airstrikes across rebel-held Syria kill and wound scores
BEIRUT (AP) -- Warplanes struck rebel-held parts of Syria Saturday hitting a women's prison and a clinic, killing and wounding scores of people, amid clashes on multiple fronts between government forces and insurgent groups in some of the worst violence the country has witnessed in weeks, opposition activists said Saturday....
London attacker taught English in Saudi Arabia for 2 years
LONDON (AP) -- The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage....
Vehicle attacks: easy success for IS, challenge for police
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) -- In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has advocated the use of the same tool but suggested a simpler method, encouraging its followers to use regular vehicles to achieve bloodshed....
Bribery trial paints stark picture of Pennsylvania politics
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Then-gubernatorial candidate Rob McCord was leaving a meeting in 2013 with a potential campaign donor when an aide told him he felt like he needed to "take a shower."...
1 dead, 2 injured in shooting outside Allentown nightclub
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say one person was killed and two others were injured in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of an Allentown nightclub....
High school sports star ordered to trial on rape charge
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- A two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school has been ordered to stand trial on rape and other charges in an alleged assault on a 17-year-old girl....
Officials: 2 shootings that injured 4 appear unrelated
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say two early morning shootings that injured four people near the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus appear to be unrelated....
Archbishop Wood overwhelms Meadville, claims 1st state crown
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- In total command from the opening tip on, Archbishop Wood captured its first state boys basketball championship in its first state tournament by wheeling past Meadville 73-40 in the PIAA Class 5A title game Friday night at Giant Center....
Boyertown claims inaugural state championship
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Struggling to knock down shots consistently in the opening half, a determined Boyertown was not about to let those issues prove bothersome....
Woman charged with selling food stamps for heroin
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman is facing charges that she sold food stamps for heroin, after she tried to sell the food stamps online for cash....
The Latest: Freeh says conviction confirms earlier findings
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the conviction of former Penn State president Graham Spanier (all times local):...
Woman guilty of kidnapping baby from mall food court
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman charged with befriending a woman at a shopping mall and then taking her baby was convicted Friday of kidnapping and child concealment....
Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Catholic church official's 14-year legal odyssey over his handling of sex-abuse complaints won't end anytime soon after a Philadelphia judge said Friday he would be retried on child endangerment charges....
The Turnpike has halted design and engineering work on the last leg of the Mon-Fayette Expressway in response to concerns raised this week by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission questioning the value of the $2.2 billion project. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald favors canceling the construction, transferring the funds to other projects that better redevelop the Mon Valley. However Fayette County Commissioner Vincent Vicites believes the Turnpike can’t just shift funds to another regional project and wants the construction completed so the Expressway can be fully utilized and the region won't lose the money.
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