AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis....
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Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders....
The Latest: Russian opposition leader Navalny gets jail term
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Turks in Germany sharply divided over Turkey's referendum
BERLIN (AP) -- As polling stations opened Monday in Germany, acrimony has been rising among the Turks here whose votes are crucial in the tight race over whether to expand the powers of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
Pennsylvania firm to plead to not reporting stolen fireworks
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A 124-year-old Pennsylvania fireworks business is set to plead guilty to failing to report more than 63,000 fireworks that were apparently stolen....
Officers lift car to rescue pinned woman
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Three Upper Darby police officers and an emergency responder lifted a car off a woman who was pinned underneath....
Teen dies in Philadelphia shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia say a 17-year-old was shot to death....
Police: Business owner shoots robbery suspect, bystander
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia say a business owner shot a would-be robbery suspect and a bystander....
101-year-old resident attends borough's centennial party
DUPONT, Pa. (AP) -- A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived....
Police: Teen, 17, injured in Philadelphia shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia say a shooting has left a 17-year-old injured....
Drillers: Permit limbo hurts Pennsylvania's competitiveness
As Pennsylvania's governor touts the potential for billions of dollars in new investment by petrochemical manufacturers, his environmental agency is struggling to process applications to drill the natural gas wells that will be needed to supply the fledgling industry....
Man charged in nightclub parking lot shooting that killed 1
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a man has been charged in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of an Allentown nightclub that killed one person and injured two others....
Woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter in man's death
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman has been convicted of aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter in the death of her elderly neighbor....
Woman killed, 5 others flown to hospitals after crash
CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman was killed and five other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in western Pennsylvania....
Whether police officers assigned to Pittsburgh Public Schools should carry guns is open for debate in the upcoming school board races. The PFT union representing the district's 21 school police has recommended arming the force contending schools would be a safer if police could respond to an outsider who may have harmful intentions. However some PFT teacher union members have expressed concerns. Ms. Ghadah Makoshi running for School Board district #5, stated "if you allow guns in schools, it essentially condones the inevitability that a child will be shot, and schools aren't war zones." Should the Pittsburgh Public Schools arm their police officers?
Considering his circumstance should the Pirates give Jung Ho Kang his unconditional release?