Delegates in hand, Trump says he's got GOP nomination
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- With a triumphant pile of delegates in hand, Republican Donald Trump on Thursday claimed support from "almost everybody" in his party and turned his attention to his likely Democratic presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, who is still locked in a divisive primary contest....
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CDC urges speed on Zika as House moves to negotiate funding
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursday even as the House left town for its Memorial Day recess with no visible progress toward a congressional compromise on emergency funding to battle the virus....
More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
ROME (AP) -- More than 4,000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, and at least 20 died trying to reach Europe as Libyan-based smugglers took advantage of calmer seas to send desperate migrants north....
The Latest: Afghan, Sudanese migrants clash in Calais camp
ROME (AP) -- The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):...
US senator testifies at congressman's corruption trial
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania testified for the prosecution Thursday in the trial of a congressman accused of trying to land an ambassadorship for a friend in exchange for a bribe....
Health insurers seek more big increases in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's insurance regulators are starting a review of health plans for coverage next year through the federal marketplaces, including several that seek premium increases in excess of 40 percent....
Man convicted of killing lawmaker's 2 sisters gets life term
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man convicted of killing two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole after a jury deadlocked on whether he should get the death penalty....
1 pleads, 1 balks to Pennsylvania heroin overdose deaths
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- One Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in at least two overdose deaths, but his co-defendant balked at a scheduled plea and opted to stand trial instead....
UPMC, family agree to $1.35M settlement in mold death
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Court records indicate that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will pay $1.35 million to the family of a woman who died during a mold outbreak....
Man vows to keep stalking TV reporter _ when probation is up
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- A man has vowed in court to resume stalking a Philadelphia TV news reporter as soon as his probation for doing so expires in 15 years....
Kane's lawyers refile motion to quash charges
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Lawyers for Attorney General Kathleen Kane have refiled a motion to throw out her criminal charges after an earlier motion was thrown out on a technicality....
The Latest: Target settles lawsuits tied to girl's stabbing
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Latest on lawsuits linked to a girl's stabbing in a Pittsburgh Target store (all times local):...
Police: 2 in custody in NYC exchange student slashing
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police say two suspects are in custody in connection with the December slashing of a Chinese exchange student....
Penn State: Freshman can skip main campus, save up to $15K
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State University has a popularity problem....
Missouri U.S. Senator Republican Roy Blunt called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald's resignation saying "Dismissing wait times when veterans can often wait months for an appointment is negligent and a clear sign that new leadership is needed" Secretary McDonald compared wait times at VA health care sites to hours people wait for rides at Disney amusement parks. GOP lawmakers and veterans' service groups slammed his remarks as insulting and inappropriate.
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