Fractured GOP shows no immediate signs of mending itself
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A fractured Republican party showed few signs of mending itself Friday, after Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus declared his support for Donald Trump and Trump bashed House Speaker Paul Ryan for not falling in line....
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Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980 with leader Kim Jong Un speaking behind closed doors to thousands of cheering delegates....
Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) -- A convoy of evacuees began the long drive out of work camps north of the fire-ravaged Fort McMurray area Friday morning....
Activists: Insurgents seize village south of Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- A coalition of Syrian rebels and jihadists seized a strategic village from pro-government forces outside the contested city of Aleppo on Friday, signaling the reemergence of a powerful, ultraconservative insurgent coalition on the opposition's side in the Syria conflict....
Paterno's son calls 1976 allegation about father 'bunk'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Joe Paterno's son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."...
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 his bed are charged with killing him, while his parents - who left the boy in their care - face related charges....
US attorney: 2 Belarusians took in $1.35M from phishing scam
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....
Turbulence injures 7 on Pittsburgh-bound jet from Punta Cana
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-bound flight from Punta Cana had to be diverted to Florida after four crew members and three passengers were injured from unexpected turbulence....
Police: Student sold LSD from East Stroudsburg U. dorm room
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a student has confessed to buying LSD from a secretive site on the internet then selling the drugs from his East Stroudsburg University dorm room....
Judge tells Philly Gas Works to stop targeting landlords
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge has told Philadelphia Gas Works to stop targeting landlords whose tenants don't pay their utility bills....
Car crashes into parked vehicles, 3 killed in resulting fire
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a car crashed into three parked vehicles and burst into flames, killing three people inside in eastern Pennsylvania....
Green, oily substance spotted on Philly's Schuylkill River
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Emergency crews found a green, oily sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOOL'-kil) River in Philadelphia, the second time this week there appears to have been some kind of spill into the river....
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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