Attorney general wishes she hadn't met with Bill Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign....
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Gunmen take hostages at Bangladesh restaurant; 2 dead
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- As many as nine gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Friday night, taking hostages, killing two officers and wounding at least 26 people in a gunbattle with security forces, authorities and a witness said....
US cannot confirm IS claim of responsibility in Dhaka attack
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The Latest on the attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka (all times local):...
UK shelves balanced budget goal as Brexit vote roils economy
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Treasury chief on Friday abandoned the government's long-held goal of balancing the nation's books by 2020, warning that the country's vote to leave the European Union had sent shock waves and instability through the U.K. economy....
Murray Energy seeks to layoff thousands in 6 states
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Giant coal producer Murray Energy has issued notices that it could lay off up to 4,400 coal mine workers in six states come September....
Lawmakers' deep divide over taxes drags out budget talks
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Legislature's deep divide over tax increases dashed hopes in the Capitol on Friday for a quick end to state budget negotiations, and leaders sent rank-and-file lawmakers home while they worked to find a solution with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf....
City settles lawsuit over rush-hour convention protest ban
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia has lifted a blanket ban on rush-hour protests in its central business district during the Democratic National Convention and has agreed to give a demonstration permit to an anti-poverty group....
Lawyer: Woman required to tell Cosby she was talking to cops
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers argued on Friday that a woman accusing him of sexual assault had to notify him before she spoke to police last year under the terms of their confidential civil settlement....
Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to bank robbery
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Maryland bank while armed with an AK-47....
Minor parties get victory in Pennsylvania ballot access suit
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A new federal court order will make it much easier for minor political party candidates to get onto the fall election ballot in Pennsylvania, potentially injecting new uncertainty into the races for president and U.S. Senate....
Philadelphia putting on fireworks display earlier on July 4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The fireworks that conclude Philadelphia's Fourth of July festivities will be going off a bit earlier than usual this year....
Police trying to ID man who fired shots into women's shelter
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are looking for a man who was caught on a surveillance camera pulling out a handgun and firing several shots into a north Philadelphia women's shelter where a woman he had been following had gone....
Transit bus hits pedestrian in Pittsburgh; details unclear
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A transit bus has hit a pedestrian in Pittsburgh, but other details remain unclear....
Man convicted of murder for withholding father's care
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia jury has convicted a man of withholding medical care, resulting in the 2013 death of his 92-year-old father....
After last weekend recapture of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested that the subsequent terror attack at Istanbul's Airport was a desperate act by ISIS saying "you can bomb an airport…and if your losing and want to give up your life, then obviously you can do some harm." Republican Congressman Mike McCaul slammed Kerry's assessment stating "ISIS has ramped up external operations at an unprecedented pace, and to say they're on the run absolutely defies reality".
How would you assess race relations here in America since President Obama's election in 2008?