Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination....
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S. Korea shuts down joint industrial park with N. Korea
PAJU, South Korea (AP) -- Under the gaze of armed soldiers, large white trucks streamed across the world's most armed border Thursday as South Korean workers on Thursday began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea. The South's suspension will end, at least temporarily, the Koreas' last major cooperation project as punishment over Pyongyang's recent rocket launch....
Seoul: N. Korean leader Kim had his military chief executed
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption and other charges, a South Korean official said Thursday....
Church talks help make Cuba 'perfect place for negotiations'
HAVANA (AP) -- The heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will hold a historic meeting Friday in the threadbare international airport of an officially secular, communist-run tropical island....
100 Ursinus College students report stomach ailment symptoms
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania college has closed its cafeterias and snack bar after 100 students reported symptoms of a stomach illness....
House moves to restore prisons money vetoed by Wolf
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf says he will veto legislation passed by the state House of Representatives to restore nearly $1 billion for state prisons....
MADD: Car-locking systems stopped 1.77 million drunk drivers
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Car-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said in a first-of-its-kind report on the devices nationwide....
Pennsylvania attorney general survives vote to remove her
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general survived a Senate vote to remove her from office on Wednesday as all but one of her fellow Democrats stood by her, defeating a resolution that said her lack of a valid law license had rendered her unable to perform her official duties....
Educators back Wolf, but skeptical he'll win over lawmakers
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania educators are happy to see Gov. Tom Wolf advocating this week for another big boost in aid to public schools in his second budget proposal, but say they are skeptical he will secure a significant victory from the state Legislature since he's yet to get what he wanted in his first attempt....
DA: Shooting of man who aimed gun at police seems justified
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Six suburban Philadelphia police officers appear to have been justified in shooting and killing a driver who aimed a gun at them after telling his cousin he was "not going back to jail," a prosecutor said Wednesday....
Philadelphia police union won't hold picnic at Dorney Park
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- One of the nation's largest police unions won't hold its annual picnic at a Pennsylvania amusement park after learning how officials treated an employee with special needs....
Man charged with involuntary manslaughter count in bar death
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors have dropped assault counts and charged a man with involuntary manslaughter in a central Pennsylvania bar fight that left a man dead last month....
Trial ordered for man accused of killing man after robbery
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he shot and killed a man after trying to rob and then wounding another man last fall....
Turnpike boss: Drivers stranded by snow safer on turnpike
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Keeping vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike during a major snowfall that stranded hundreds of motorists for more than 24 hours last month was the safest decision under the circumstances, turnpike officials and state police said Wednesday....
Michael Bloomberg billionaire business magnate and former New York City mayor has stated that if the 2016 presidential contest came down to a race between New Hampshire Primary winners Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, he would likely run as an Independent. His calculus is that the mainstream American voter might not be won over by a self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist or by a blustery billionaire who trades in insults and sound bites, both who may flame out over the course of a long and laborious campaign.
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