Trump plans detailed immigration talk as questions remain
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump says he'll deliver a detailed speech Wednesday on his proposal to crack down on illegal immigration - but it's anyone's guess what he will say....
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Brazil's Rousseff faces senators, says accusations meritless
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Fighting to save her job, suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge the country if she is removed from office....
Kerry urges Bangladesh to step up efforts against terrorism
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Monday for Bangladesh to step up efforts to fight extremist violence and protect and promote human rights amid increasing concern about terrorism in the South Asian nation in the wake of a series of militant attacks....
Pentagon calls on Turkey and Syrian Kurds to stop fighting
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey warned predominantly Kurdish Syrian fighters on Monday to "immediately" withdraw east of the Euphrates River or face more strikes by Turkish forces that crossed the border last week in Ankara's major incursion into Syria....
Ex-Western Michigan football players in court on charges
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Two Western Michigan football players who were kicked off the team after their arrest have appeared in court on armed robbery charges....
Pennsylvania can do more to end marijuana arrests, Wolf says
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania needs to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession in systematic fashion, and remains guarded about the kind of recreational legalization in place in several western states....
Hearing scheduled for brother accused of impersonating twin
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The brother of Pennsylvania twins whom welfare caseworkers haven't been able to locate for 10 years is scheduled for a preliminary hearing....
Woman charged in 2015 tire-slashing outside DA's home
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A woman identified in financial disclosure statements as the girlfriend of Philadelphia's district attorney is accused of slashing tires on two of his security cars outside his home last year....
Police: Car fire suspect yelled at officers to shoot him
WILSON, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man remains hospitalized two days after police say he yelled at police to shoot him and wouldn't surrender peacefully after he allegedly set fire to a car....
Mayor to address gate failure on flooded Pittsburgh road
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto plans to address the failure of electronic warning gates that didn't keep motorists off a flooded road where four people died in flash floods in the same area five years ago....
Tax trial set for owner of rink where Penguins practiced
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The owner of a practice rink formerly used by the Pittsburgh Penguins is facing a federal trial on charges he dodged paying more than $1 million in payroll taxes by moving the money through a shell company....
Fire that engulfed Philadelphia church deemed under control
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A fire that engulfed a west Philadelphia church has been brought under control, and no injuries have been reported....
Police: Driver found dead in car with bullet wound
PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- Police are investigating after a body was found with a gunshot wound in a car against a barrier in western Pennsylvania....
Cops seek Pennsylvania SUV driver who killed bicyclist, fled
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police have continued to search for the driver of a sport-utility vehicle who fled after fatally striking a bicyclist in northeastern Pennsylvania....
The Fraternal Order of Police is now conducting an online departmental survey about the Pittsburgh police chief Cameron McClay, with an eye toward a "no confidence" vote at its meeting Sept. 15. McClay and the union have clashed over various issues, most recently his address to the Democratic National Convention while in uniform. The chief called the effort "“background noise" and to be expected as he was hired to reform the department by the Mayor.
Do you think it's discriminatory that atheists are not allowed to perform opening invocations while the Pennsylvania House is in session?