Can this GOP family find peace? Trump, Ryan to face off
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump agreed grudgingly Friday to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan to work out their differences in the midst of an extraordinary display of Republican vs. Republican strife. But he said he had "no idea" if they would succeed and it didn't really matter that much to him when compared to all the votes he'd won in this year's primary elections....
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At congress, North Korean leader hails nuclear progress
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed his country's recent nuclear test to uproarious applause as he convened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, an event intended to showcase the North's stability and unity in the face of tough international sanctions and deepening isolation....
Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) -- A massive convoy was under way Friday to move evacuees stranded at oil field camps north of wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, through the community to safe areas south of the Canadian oil sands capital....
Turkish leader hits back at Europe on anti-terrorism laws
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had harsh words Friday for Europe, saying his nation won't reform its anti-terrorism legislation just for the sake of getting visa-free travel for its citizens there....
Judge's order reopens questions about what Paterno knew when
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him has dropped like a bombshell and reignited debate about what the Penn State coach knew about his longtime assistant decades before his arrest....
Baby box programs spread to US, encourage safe sleeping
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Doctors in Philadelphia hope to lower the city's high infant mortality rate by distributing baby boxes that encourage safe sleeping....
DA: Aunt, uncle killed boy; parents held on related charges
RIDGWAY, Pa. (AP) -- The aunt and uncle of a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy found beaten to death in their squalid apartment have been charged with killing him, while his parents - who left the boy in their care two months before - face charges they contributed to his death....
Police: 2 in custody, 1 sought in attack on school officers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia say two suspects are in custody and a third is being sought over a violent assault on two school police officers earlier this week....
Penn State OKs some alcohol sales at games
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's board of trustees has approved allowing some fans to buy alcohol at the university's football and basketball stadiums, as well as other athletic facilities....
US attorney: 2 Belarusians took in $1.35M from phishing scam
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men from the Eastern European country of Belarus have been charged with receiving $1.35 million stolen in an international phishing scheme from the bank account of a Pennsylvania oil and gas drilling company, federal authorities in Pittsburgh said Friday....
Man pleads guilty in 6-year-old son's accidental shooting
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of leaving a loaded pistol on his kitchen counter, leading his 9-year-old son to accidently shoot and injure his 6-year-old half brother, has pleaded guilty....
Police: Man raped woman he met through popular dating app
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a western Pennsylvania man is accused of raping a woman he met through a popular dating app....
Police: Pennsylvania man killed man who insulted his brother
ARCADIA, Pa. (AP) -- State police say a western Pennsylvania man shot another man in his sleep, apparently because the victim repeatedly insulted the suspect's brother....
Retaining wall, parking lot collapse onto businesses below
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A concrete retaining wall supporting a surface parking lot collapsed in Pennsylvania onto two businesses below, authorities said....
Pittsburgh City Council is considering banning the use of wild animals in performances, outlawing Ringling Bros. and Barnum + Bailey and the Shrine Circus from appearing in town after 2016. Council President Bruce Kraus proposal prohibits the performance of wild or exotic animals for public entertainment or amusement…to protect them from cruel and inhumane treatment. Educational, research, rehabilitative venues such as the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, The National Aviary and the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center would be excluded.
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