AP Exclusive: DHS report disputes threat from banned nations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States....
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Syrian who worked on nominated film can't attend Oscars
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award....
AP Analysis: Will China be North Korea's Trump card?
TOKYO (AP) -- China's announcement it has suspended North Korean coal imports may have been its first test of whether the Trump administration is ready to do something about a major, and mutual, security problem: North Korea's nukes. While China is Pyongyang's biggest enabler, it is also the biggest outside agent of regime-challenging change - just not in the way Washington has wanted....
AP Explains: What chemical weapons N. Korea possesses
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea may have found a new use for its large stockpile of chemical and biological weapons, which are meant to attack South Korean and U.S. troops in case of another war....
The Latest: Allred wishes more Cosby accusers could testify
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the pretrial ruling in the Bill Cosby sex-assault case (all times local):...
Search for murder suspect, 6-year-old daughter ends in crash
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A missing 6-year-old Connecticut girl was found in Pennsylvania on Friday following a high-speed car chase and crash that involved a car driven by her father, who's suspected in her mother's killing, authorities said....
Too few flushes get legislative candidate thrown off ballot
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Democratic candidate's run for the Pennsylvania Legislature is down the drain - partly because he used too little water at the house he claimed as his residence....
AG: Cop arrested for child porn used real name to get images
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say a Pennsylvania police officer charged with possessing child pornography accessed the images with usernames that included his badge number, name and former police department....
State police reveal cost of local police coverage: $600M
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania State Police says it costs $600 million a year to provide full-time coverage to 2.5 million residents in nearly 1,300 municipalities that don't pay for a local police force....
Police: School aide shared lewd images of self with students
RADNOR, Pa. (AP) -- A former suburban Philadelphia school aide has been accused of showing lewd images of herself to students....
Police trying to ID skeletal remains found near Pittsburgh
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Police have been trying to find human the identity of remains found over a hillside in a suburb of Pittsburgh....
Cops: Group of kids find body under bridge along Cobbs Creek
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in Delaware County are investigating the discovery of a body under a bridge....
Driver sentenced in hit-and-run that killed man near home
SMETHPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A truck driver who prosecutors say hit and killed a Pennsylvania man and fled the scene is headed to prison....
Teen accused of slaying mom charged with spitting on guard
PALMYRA, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania teenager jailed on charges he fatally strangled and stabbed his mother is now charged with spitting on a county jail guard....
Former Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging congressional Republicans to "have some courage" and hold town halls, after Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert referenced her and 24 others being shot at a constituent meeting in 2011 as his explanation for not having one. Gohmert, contends leftist groups, some with violent strains, are preying on public meetings wreaking havoc and threatening public safety. Giffords scoffed at the notion stating Congress has a civic obligation to represent and listen to concerned citizens by holding town halls.
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