Trump bars transgender individuals from US armed forces
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."...
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Muslim cleric: Protest to go on despite Israeli concession
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to a contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there, prolonging a crisis that Israel hoped it had resolved by making concessions at the site....
The Latest: Israel tells Turkey its criticism is 'absurd'
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):...
Fires force evacuation of 12,000 in 3 French Riviera towns
Aide says congressman's opponent was paid to drop from race
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former aide to a political challenger of a powerful U.S. representative admitted that she helped funnel the congressman's cash to her former boss in exchange for his withdrawal from a 2012 election, federal prosecutors said Tuesday....
Feds to announce results of corruption probe at 2 city halls
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal prosecutors in Pennsylvania are announcing the results of a long-running corruption probe into the city halls of Allentown and Reading, a day after a lawyer for the mayor of Allentown confirmed his client is facing charges....
Man accused of sucker punch of waives preliminary hearing
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A man who prosecutors say sucker punched a man with cerebral palsy after mocking him is headed to trial....
Coroner: Coal mine worker killed; run over by own bulldozer
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania mine worker has been killed after he was run over by his own bulldozer....
The Latest: Walker tweets on 'major' jobs news from Trump
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on electronics giant Foxconn's plans to build manufacturing facilities in the United States (all times local):...
7-year-old boy falls into Pennsylvania creek, likely drowned
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A 7-year-old boy has died after slipping and falling into a northeastern Pennsylvania creek....
Conviction upheld for priest who abused Honduran orphans
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The sentence and conviction of a Pennsylvania priest accused of sexually abusing orphans during mission trips to Honduras have been upheld by a federal appeals court....
Coroner: Pennsylvania farmer pinned, killed by own bull
GRANVILLE SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) -- A coroner says a Pennsylvania farmer has been killed by one of his own bulls....
Former city official pleads to trying to burn down house
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania city council member has admitted to setting her home on fire intentionally....
Businessman sentenced to 8 years in prison, to pay millions
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A business man who stole money from his company's clients and under-reported his income for four years has been sentenced to eight years in prison....
Charlie Gard a terminally ill eleven-month-old British baby, whose lengthy court battle over his end-of-life care has raised uncomfortable questions about family, autonomy and trust for institutions in public health systems. The London hospital treating Charlie concluded it would be in his "best interest" to remove him from a ventilator rather than suffer needlessly. Charlie's parents disagreed, wanting him to undergo experimental treatments in the U.S., but relinquished this week once their Supreme Court ruled he should be taken off life support.
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