Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategy
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser - and even a few holes of golf....
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US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil
BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders....
N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death....
Trump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations
BRUSSELS (AP) -- After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking....
Small plane crashes on Pennsylvania golf course
UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- A small plane has crashed on a golf course in Pennsylvania....
Police: 1 dead following shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say one man is dead following a shooting in Philadelphia....
Bucks County high school students plan civil rights rally
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Students from a Bucks County school plan to show community solidarity after a Ku Klux Klan flier was found near a home....
Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving cars
ATLANTA (AP) -- Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology....
Fire damages boating company warehouse
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Fire officials in Bucks County are investigating a warehouse fire....
Pittsburgh prison already shrinking as closing gets underway
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The process of closing a massive state prison complex in Pittsburgh has made progress in the weeks since it was announced, including the transfer of some inmates to other facilities and a decision by the Corrections Department about where it will relocate the prison's medical and therapeutic programs....
Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker rejected the bid as too low....
Penn State students raise $10 million-plus in dance marathon
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Hundreds of hardy Penn State students raised more than $10 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon....
Homicide probe opened after 2 men found dead in home
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have opened a homicide investigation after finding the bodies of two men in a central Pennsylvania home....
Pulitzer-winning journalist Andrew Schneider dies at 74
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrew Schneider, a public health reporter for Lee Montana Newspapers, has died at age 74....
In December Pittsburgh City Council voted to establish a dedicated trust fund for affordable housing, with a goal of raising $10 million a year. Intended to supplement federal investments, the Mayor suggests financing the trust fund with an increased deed transfer tax on large commercial sales exempting homeowners. The Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh opposes the tax increase calling it unjust targeting a limited number of real estate consumers and violates the uniformity clause of the state constitution.
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