Presidential race shows deep seated strife toward minorities
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It started with Mexicans being publicly accused by presidential candidate Donald Trump of being criminals and rapists. It escalated to ejections, to sucker punches, to pepper spray. And now violence and strife seems to be a commonplace occurrence out on the campaign trail....
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Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country's security - and vowing to retaliate....
Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons....
Text of Obama's speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Text of President Barack Obama's remarks Friday at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park about the U.S. atomic bombing, the legacy of World War II and nuclear weapons, as delivered:...
Pennsylvania priest on leave after sexual harassment suit
DUBOIS, Pa. (AP) -- A Catholic priest has been placed on leave after a woman sued his diocese, saying she was forced to resign when she complained that the cleric touched himself improperly during work meetings....
Man admits to 2003 killing of ax murderer's 3-year-old son
READING, Pa. (AP) -- A man already serving time in a Pennsylvania prison has pleaded guilty to killing a convicted ax murderer's 3-year-old son in 2003....
Police: Owner killed in shooting at Pittsburgh-area motel
JEFFERSON HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- Police say the owner of a motel in the Pittsburgh suburbs was fatally shot while working behind the front desk....
Pennsylvania girl, 17, found dead in car on graduation day
LOWER BURRELL, Pa. (AP) -- A coroner and police are trying to figure out how a 17-year-old Pennsylvania girl died in a car early on the day she was supposed to graduate from high school....
Child endangerment charges dropped against ex-radio host
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors have dropped charges against a former radio host who police say was caring for her infant daughter when she suffered a skull fracture....
Churchgoer charged in Sunday service slaying headed to trial
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia church member has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he shot a fellow churchgoer to death after the victim became verbally disruptive during Sunday services and punched the man in the face....
Uber appeals Pennsylvania utility regulator's $11.4M fine
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ride-hailing company Uber is asking state utility regulators to reconsider the record-setting $11.4 million fine they issued against it....
Ex-kitchen supervisor at prison admits to sex with inmate
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A former kitchen supervisor at a Pennsylvania prison has admitted having sex with an inmate inside a produce cooler at the facility....
Geist sets record at PIAA Track & Field Championships
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Jordan Geist went into the PIAA Track & Field Championships on Friday afternoon with one goal in mind - to break the Pennsylvania state record in the Class AAA boys shot put....
Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract
NEW YORK (AP) -- Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract....
125 prominent scientists, doctors and medical ethicists are calling for this summer's Olympic Games to be postponed, or moved from Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil. In a letter sent to World Health Organization the group sited new findings about Zika that should result in the International Olympic Committee directing the games be moved, postponed or even canceled to safeguard the thousands of athletes, staff and reporters scheduled to attend the games.
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