The Latest: Search for bodies in burned warehouse resumes
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a deadly fire in an Oakland warehouse (all times local):...
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European Union populists: Is the genie out of the bottle?
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Another crisis looms in an already shook-up European Union. Italian voters rocked Europe's boat more this weekend than Austrian voters were able to steady it. With its shaky banks and massive economy, Italy is now in the throes of energized populists who are no friends of EU leaders in Brussels....
'We have lost everything': Syrians return to ravaged Aleppo
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) -- Amina Hamawy burst into tears and then fainted when she returned to eastern Aleppo to find that looters had ransacked her home. "Where am I? What happened?" she asked after her husband and daughter revived her. "We have lost everything."...
UK Supreme Court hears landmark challenge to Brexit plans
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's top judges vowed Monday to consider with impartiality the contentious question of who has the power to trigger the U.K.'s exit from the European Union - the government or Parliament....
Pennsylvania district attorney's office is hit by cybercrime
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania prosecutor's office and two businesses were among hundreds of thousands of victims of an international cybercrime operation disabled by federal authorities and the European Union last week....
Pennsylvania man sentenced for role in commercial burglaries
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man is headed to prison for his role in a string of commercial burglaries in New Jersey and other nearby states....
Green Party asks US court to order Pennsylvania recount
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Calling Pennsylvania's election system "a national disgrace," Green Party-backed lawyers asked a federal judge on Monday to order a recount of the state's Nov. 8 presidential election result, won by Republican Donald Trump....
Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Presidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force ballot recounts in three states focused Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party was seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and Michigan, where a hand recount began on the orders of a federal judge....
Funeral held for mom and son shot to death while sleeping
NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman and her 8-year-old son who were shot to death while they were sleeping have been laid to rest....
UPMC: Kidney transplant program approved at Erie hospital
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center says a northwestern Pennsylvania hospital has the region's first and only accredited kidney transplant program....
The Latest: Little change in Wisconsin recount results
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on the presidential recount efforts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin (all times local):...
Former Gov. Bush hired as consultant for major law firm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is landing a new job with a major law firm that has a substantial presence in the state capital....
Police: Man fatally shot wife for urging him to kill himself
CHICORA, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man told them he fatally shot his wife after first trying to kill himself and then hearing her taunting him and encouraging him to shoot himself....
Key figure in Pittsburgh-based testing scam faces sentence
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former University of Pittsburgh student who pleaded guilty to being the go-between for Chinese students who paid to have impostors take college entrance exams for them faces sentencing before a federal judge....
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is urging immediate action be taken against Philadelphia and other sanctuary cities for not cooperating with federal immigration authorities. Toomey named recent Philadelphia criminals allegedly entering the country illegally but the city refused to alert Immigration and Customs agents. The Senator wants to withhold federal community block grants from sanctuary cities, 39 million of went to Philadelphia in 2015. Philadelphia Mayor Kenney responded calling it bad policy to turn local cops into agents as police investigations often rely on the cooperation of undocumented residents.
Should Pennsylvania join Michigan in their injunction to halt Green Party candidate Jill Stein from conducting a presidential recount?