Trump moves to pull US out of Pacific-Rim trade deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office....
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The Latest: US denies Russian claim of Syria coordination
BEIRUT (AP) -- The latest on Syria talks that are being held in Kazakhstan and developments on the ground in the war-torn country (all times local):...
Icy, brief face-to-face meeting of Syria government, rebels
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Man convicted of 3 murders as teen kills himself in prison
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Ex-mayor pleads guilty in Wild West museum artifacts case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former mayor pleaded guilty Monday to 20 counts of receiving stolen property related to his ill-starred effort to bring a Wild West museum to his central Pennsylvania city....
Closing prisons is 'new normal,' not politics, senators told
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Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report says
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades, according to a city report issued Monday....
Patriots fan charged with pulling alarm at Steelers' hotel
BOSTON (AP) -- A Boston man described by his lawyer as a "die-hard Patriots fan" has pleaded not guilty to pulling a fire alarm that roused the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers from their hotel beds ahead of their playoff game against New England....
Fallen tree on wires causing delays for NJ Transit service
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Service on New Jersey Transit's Morris & Essex lines is now being delayed an hour after a tree fell on overhead wires....
Ex-exec admits stealing $850K from health care giant UPMC
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former executive with Pittsburgh-based health care giant UPMC has admitted he stole nearly $850,000 from the company by arranging to hire his wife and a friend as ghost workers....
Man bites ear off another man during argument about Trump
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a man bit the ear off another man in Pittsburgh as they argued about President Donald Trump....
Police responding to burglary kill homeowner, not intruder
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The ex-wife of a Pittsburgh homeowner fatally shot by police responding to a burglary call says officers "shot the wrong guy."...
Snow could slow traffic in parts of Pennsylvania
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U.S. stock markets finished higher Friday, as Donald Trump took the oath of office to become the nation's 45th president, delivering an inaugural address repeating protectionist policies he promised throughout his campaign. Stocks rallied immediately following Trump's election with indexes hitting records as markets spurred by prospects of corporate tax cuts, deregulation, and infrastructure spending, all expected to accelerate economic growth. However advances have stalled recently as investors look for proof that these policy actions will result in better company earnings.
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