Pentagon probes former Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The investigations into President Donald Trump's ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn intensified Thursday as the Pentagon's watchdog joined lawmakers in scrutinizing the legality of payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored television network....
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Analysis: Finally, crystal-clear clarity in French election
PARIS (AP) -- When France's presidential election turned into a political boxing match this week at the gates of an appliance factory threatened with closure, the far-right populist Marine Le Pen showed that she wields a mean right hook. Her centrist rival, Emmanuel Macron, a political neophyte contesting his first election, demonstrated that he can take a solid punch to the chin....
UK anti-terror police detain man with knives near Parliament
LONDON (AP) -- Armed police carrying out a counterterrorism operation Thursday swooped in on a man they said was carrying knives in a bag near Britain's Parliament and arrested him on suspicion of planning terrorist acts....
Protesters storm Macedonia parliament after vote for speaker
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local):...
Condemned police ambush killer back in court for sentence
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A gunman condemned to die for a 2014 sniper attack that killed a Pennsylvania trooper and injured a second arrived at the courthouse Thursday for his formal sentencing, one of his last stops before heading to the state's crowded death row....
Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Government scientists are launching an investigation into an unusually large number of humpback whale deaths from North Carolina to Maine....
Ex-Penn St officials to be sentenced in June over Sandusky
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Sentencing has been scheduled for three former top officials at Penn State University who were convicted of child endangerment in the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal....
Student to stand trial over fraternity brother's death
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has ordered an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student to stand trial on felony homicide and assault charges over a deadly fight with his fraternity brother....
Train delays likely this summer over work at Penn Station
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at the nation's busiest rail station are likely to see more delays this summer because New York's Penn Station is in dire need of repair work, Amtrak officials said Thursday....
Dad accused of using pushups as punishment heads to trial
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania father accused of forcing his 10-year-old son to do pushups as punishment and then throwing him across a room is heading to court....
Insurance agent pleads guilty in $8.2M promissory note scam
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An insurance agent pleaded guilty Thursday in a promissory note scam that bilked nearly 80 clients out of $8.2 million....
Man pleads not guilty in shooting death of mother
EDEN, N.Y. (AP) -- A man has pleaded not guilty to murder in the shooting death of his elderly mother inside their rural western New York home....
Philadelphia DA puts house, with gifted roof, up for sale
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has put his house up for sale as he awaits trial on federal bribery charges that he illegally accepted gifts - including the $45,000 roof on the house in question....
Body found in Pennsylvania river Japanese man from New York
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. (AP) -- A body found by a fisherman in a central Pennsylvania river earlier this month is that of a Japanese man who had been living in New York and was reported missing in December....
President Trump is calling for a 20% tariff on softwood lumber coming from Canada. This long standing dispute centers on Canadian provinces that have allegedly allowed loggers to cut down trees at reduced rates and sell them at low prices. Claiming Canada has for years been improperly subsidizing its softwood exports causing great harm to the US industry. therefore duties will be applied retroactively for 90 days. Canadian Prime Minister warned that thickening this border between us will be hurting people on both sides.
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