Family, friends of Marlins' Fernandez to attend funeral Mass
MIAMI (AP) -- A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez gathered for a private funeral Mass on Thursday afternoon....
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Scientists bid farewell to Rosetta space probe before crash
BERLIN (AP) -- Scientists began saying their final farewells to the Rosetta space probe Thursday, hours before its planned crash-landing on a comet, but said that data collected during the mission would provide discoveries for many years to come....
Israel pays respects to Peres as leaders arrive for funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of Israelis flocked to parliament Thursday to view the casket of Shimon Peres, paying final respects to the former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of his country....
Russia accuses US of nurturing aggressive nuclear strategy
MOSCOW (AP) -- Amid the widening U.S.-Russian spat over Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued a strongly-worded statement accusing the Pentagon of nurturing an aggressive nuclear strategy threatening Russia....
Pennsylvania mayor asked to resign for racist Facebook posts
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- The mayor of a tiny central Pennsylvania town is being asked to resign over racist posts on his Facebook page, including two depicting apes with captions referring to President Barack Obama and his family, and one referring to lynching....
Trains returning to schedule in Philadelphia after 3 months
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia area's commuter rail service will resume a normal schedule Monday, three months after a third of its coaches were sidelined due to defects in their suspension systems....
Officer facing criminal charges over rough arrest now sued
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant criminally charged with wrongly beating up a drunken high school football fan and then trying to cover it up now also is being sued, along with the city....
Audit: Agency paid public assistance benefits to dead people
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- An audit by the state's fiscal watchdog has found Pennsylvania's Department of Human Services was paying public assistance benefits to the accounts of dead people, prompting policy changes at the agency....
Man accused of trying to hide crash that killed girlfriend
VERNON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana authorities have brought charges against a Pennsylvania man who was injured in a crash that killed his girlfriend earlier this month, alleging that he initially tried to conceal that the crash even happened because he may have been trying to avoid being arrested....
Officials raise weight limit on Liberty Bridge to 30 tons
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- PennDOT has raised the weight limit on Pittsburgh's Liberty Bridge to 30 tons....
Trump returning to Pennsylvania to campaign
MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) -- Donald Trump is heading back to Pennsylvania....
Court expands right to sue counties over public defenders
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court will allow criminal defendants to sue a county in an effort to prove a public defender's office isn't adequately funded to provide the constitutional right to an attorney, a victory for civil rights lawyers....
Philadelphia police officer injured in crash
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer guarding a crime scene is in good condition after a pickup truck slammed into his patrol vehicle....
Accountant pleads guilty in $8M PA Cyber school fraud
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An accountant has pleaded guilty to helping the founder and former CEO of Pennsylvania's largest online charter school avoid federal income taxes on more than $8 million that man siphoned from the school....
The United Nations Human Rights Council weighed in on U.S. domestic policy Wednesday by concluding that after 14 years of speaking with U.S. officials, activists, and families of people killed by police in major American cities "the slave trade was a crime against humanity and the government should pay reparations." The U.N. panel sighted how "it's deeply concerned at the alarming levels of police brutality and excessive use of lethal force committed with impunity against people of African descent in the United States”.
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