New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'
ATLANTA (AP) -- Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that "ObamaCare will explode."...
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No surprise: Beijing's pick Lam chosen as Hong Kong's leader
HONG KONG (AP) -- The candidate favored by China's Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong's new leader on Sunday, in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the semiautonomous Chinese city's election system in 2014....
Corruption protests held across Russia; arrests reported
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian protesters denouncing government corruption have gathered in cities across Russia and some have scuffled with police....
UK minister: WhatsApp must make itself accessible to police
LONDON (AP) -- Encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp must make their platforms accessible to intelligence agencies, a top British security official declared Sunday amid reports that the Westminster attacker used the service minutes before his assault on Parliament....
Man, youth cited as Trump supporters, opponents face off
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police said a man and a youth were cited for disorderly conduct but no arrests were reported as supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump faced off in Philadelphia....
Reading finally celebrates first state title
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- With some of its beloved basketball heroes seated in the crowd and another playing in his final high school game on the floor below, Reading made history at Giant Center on Saturday night....
Archbishop Wood nabs second straight state title
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- It might have been a remarkably slow-moving contest, where both sides struggled to stick the ball in the basket. But that didn't mean Archbishop Wood's talented players celebrated any less once the final buzzer sounded on Saturday....
Verdict turns page in Penn State child molestation scandal
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State is trying to turn the corner on the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but the former FBI director who authored a scathing report on it more than four years ago says more changes are needed, even after the conviction of the university's former president....
Bribery trial paints stark picture of Pennsylvania politics
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Then-gubernatorial candidate Rob McCord was leaving a meeting in 2013 with a potential campaign donor when an aide told him he felt like he needed to "take a shower."...
1 dead, 2 injured in shooting outside Allentown nightclub
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say one person was killed and two others were injured in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of an Allentown nightclub....
High school sports star ordered to trial on rape charge
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- A two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school has been ordered to stand trial on rape and other charges in an alleged assault on a 17-year-old girl....
Officials: 1 dead, 1 critical, 2 also hurt in shootings
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- One person was killed and three others injured, one critically, in a pair of unrelated shootings near the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus in which two suspects were arrested, authorities said....
Agency increases walleye, yellow perch catch for Lake Erie
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The commission that oversees fishing on Lake Erie is allowing a big increase in the number of walleye and yellow perch that can be caught this year....
Woman charged with selling food stamps for heroin
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman is facing charges that she sold food stamps for heroin, after she tried to sell the food stamps online for cash....
Pirate's third basemen Jung Ho Kang was reportedly denied a visa to enter the U.S. after his D.U.I. conviction. Kang arrested three times for DUI in South Korea, was given eight months in prison but the sentence was suspended if he stays out of trouble the next two years. The Pirates placed the 30 year old Kang on a restricted list expecting him to miss at least the start if not the whole 2017 regular season, but he will not be paid or count against the team's rosters.
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