White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails....
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London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52
LONDON (AP) -- Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism - but was not currently on a terrorism watch list....
A look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament
LONDON (AP) -- The four victims killed and at least 30 wounded in the attack in Westminster were a cosmopolitan snapshot of one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities....
Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev; Ukraine blames Russia
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed Thursday in Kiev, prompting harsh words between the two neighboring countries....
Church leader's long legal odyssey over abuse claims returns
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia church official long imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints may soon learn if his legal odyssey will come to an end....
Deliberations to resume in Penn State ex-president's trial
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors in former Penn State president Graham Spanier's child endangerment case are preparing to resume their discussions after failing to reach a verdict over six hours....
Neumann-Goretti nabs 4th straight state title
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Another season....
Bethlehem Catholic wins first state basketball championship
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- While it took Bethlehem Catholic that third time to get things right, the Golden Hawks moved into some heady company Thursday night in Hershey....
Policeman charged; his dog found in trash bag dumped in park
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia policeman has been accused of putting his adopted dog in a trash bag and dumping it at a park....
2 dogs survive gas explosion that levels home; no one hurt
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- And they say cats have nine lives....
Main jury picked in murder trial in trooper barracks ambush
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Twelve jurors have been selected in the trial of an anti-government survivalist charged in the 2014 ambush slaying of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper....
Philly area commuter trains to gain a second level
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Commuters aboard crowded Philadelphia-area trains are going to have more places to sit....
10 teen boys in custody over Philadelphia subway brawl
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia area transit agency says 10 teenage boys are in police custody following a brawl and assault at a subway station last week....
Man accused of planning 'war' against troopers found guilty
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania man accused of planning to "go to war" with state troopers has been found guilty on all charges....
The seven-county Pittsburgh region lost 8,972 people between 2015 and 2016 according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the second worst decline in numbers among 382 metro areas measured, with Allegheny County losing each of the last three years by successively higher amounts. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald questions the methodology taken from 2010 Census and IRS forms to calculate births, deaths and relocations. He believes estimates contradict reality citing the region's home values increasing, over $3 billion in new construction annually, and broad labor shortages all pointing to population growth.
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