Attorney general regrets meeting with Bill Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch acknowledged Friday that her meeting with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal investigation "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case playing heavily into the presidential campaign....
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Attackers take hostages at Bangladesh restaurant
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- A group of as many as nine gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night, taking hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces, authorities said....
UK shelves balanced budget goal as Brexit vote roils economy
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Treasury chief on Friday abandoned the government's long-held goal of balancing the nation's books by 2020, warning that the country's vote to leave the European Union had sent shock waves and instability through the U.K. economy....
Wales votes 'leave' despite millions in EU support
BRYNMAWR, Wales (AP) -- The modern highway connecting Brynmawr to other former coal-mining towns in South Wales was partly funded by the European Union, replacing a three-lane road known for deadly accidents. Other EU funds have been used to improve railway lines, open museums and regenerate dreary town centers shattered by the decline of heavy industry....
City settles lawsuit over rush-hour convention protest ban
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia has lifted a blanket ban on rush-hour protests in its central business district during the Democratic National Convention and has agreed to give a demonstration permit to an anti-poverty group....
Pennsylvania lawmakers grapple over decision on tax increase
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Work on Pennsylvania state government's budget for the day-old fiscal year may stretch into next week as lawmakers grapple with decisions about tax increases....
Cosby's lawyers seek to force accuser to repay settlement
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers will ask a judge to order the accuser in his criminal sex assault case to refund the money he paid to settle her lawsuit a decade ago....
Transit bus hits pedestrian in Pittsburgh; details unclear
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A transit bus has hit a pedestrian in Pittsburgh, but other details remain unclear....
Minor parties get victory in Pennsylvania ballot access suit
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A new federal court order will make it much easier for minor political party candidates to get onto the fall election ballot in Pennsylvania, potentially injecting new uncertainty into the races for president and U.S. Senate....
Man convicted of murder for withholding father's care
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia jury has convicted a man of withholding medical care, resulting in the 2013 death of his 92-year-old father....
Man who bit off part of wife's lover's ear gets house arrest
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who bit off part of his wife's lover's ear during a scuffle will serve house arrest and probation....
Boyfriend of woman whose 4-year-old shot herself surrenders
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The boyfriend of a Philadelphia woman whose 4-year-old daughter apparently shot herself to death has surrendered....
Police: 3 stabbed in melee involving teens at church fair
TULLYTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say three people were stabbed during a melee involving groups of teenagers at a fair in a suburban Philadelphia church parking lot....
Man convicted in strangulation death of ex-girlfriend
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of strangling his ex-girlfriend, wrapping her body in a plastic bag and storing it in an attic before taking off to Mexico....
After last weekend recapture of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested that the subsequent terror attack at Istanbul's Airport was a desperate act by ISIS saying "you can bomb an airport…and if your losing and want to give up your life, then obviously you can do some harm." Republican Congressman Mike McCaul slammed Kerry's assessment stating "ISIS has ramped up external operations at an unprecedented pace, and to say they're on the run absolutely defies reality".
How would you assess race relations here in America since President Obama's election in 2008?