Trump reaches the magic number to clinch nomination
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump on Thursday reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage for a bitter fall campaign....
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Japan urges G-7 to avert another economic crisis
ISE, Japan (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies Thursday to avert another global crisis by acting to rescue the faltering global recovery....
The Latest: EU gives Sweden more time on migrant quota
ROME (AP) -- The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):...
Italy coast guard says migrants boat overturns off Libya
ROME (AP) -- A migrant boat overturned off Libya's coast Thursday with an unknown number of passengers on board. At least 88 were rescued by the Italian coast guard, officials said....
Speed, alcohol suspected after van veers into lake; 3 dead
PRESTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police believe that speed and alcohol were factors in the deaths of three summer camp workers killed when a driver lost control of their van and landed in Lake Como in northeast Pennsylvania....
Man vows to keep stalking TV reporter _ when probation is up
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- A man has vowed in court to resume stalking a Philadelphia TV news reporter as soon as his probation for doing so expires in 15 years....
'Infamous' yearbook quotes prompt school district apology
LEETSDALE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania school district has apologized after quotes from Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and an Islamic State leader were printed in the graduating class section of this year's high school yearbook....
Lawsuits, countersuits head to trial in Target stabbing
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An attorney for the family of a teenager who was stabbed by a homeless man in a western Pennsylvania Target store says the retailer failed to provide enough security to prevent her from being wounded....
Philadelphia airport breached twice in 2015, once in 2016
Two intruders got past fences or gates outside Philadelphia International Airport last year, and at least one more so far this year....
Man struck and killed on Levittown highway
LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A man was struck and killed while walking on a highway in Levittown....
Failed judicial candidate guilty of forging voter petitions
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to forging voter signatures on nominating petitions so he could succeed his retiring father as a local district judge....
2 Pennsylvania men set to plead in heroin overdose deaths
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two western Pennsylvania men are set to plead guilty to supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in at least two overdose deaths last year....
Bruce Springsteen wears Penn State hat in Spain
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Bruce Springsteen is not showing his New Jersey colors....
Ex=Pennsylvania prep star Herb Pope facing bank robbery case
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former western Pennsylvania high school basketball star whose legal troubles likely kept him from the NBA will appear before a federal judge in Pittsburgh today on charges he robbed two banks earlier this year....
Missouri U.S. Senator Republican Roy Blunt called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald's resignation saying "Dismissing wait times when veterans can often wait months for an appointment is negligent and a clear sign that new leadership is needed" Secretary McDonald compared wait times at VA health care sites to hours people wait for rides at Disney amusement parks. GOP lawmakers and veterans' service groups slammed his remarks as insulting and inappropriate.
Do you believe officer Nero's acquittal was justice served?