Sanders asked to drop American Legion emblem from campaign
The American Legion has asked the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to "cease and desist" from using the organization's emblem in campaign fliers....
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Syria troops make more gains in Aleppo, near Turkish border
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian army troops recaptured a new village north of Aleppo Monday, bringing troops and allied militiamen to within a few kilometers of the Turkish border as part of a major Russian-backed offensive in the area, the Syrian government and opposition activists said....
Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued Monday from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building toppled by a powerful quake two days earlier, as frustration grew among families waiting for searchers to reach their buried loved ones....
Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in Syria
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aiming to halt attacks against Syria's largest city....
Pennsylvania facing another round of snow
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania is facing another round of snow that could slow traffic across the state....
Study explores how black men find success in college
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania's Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race....
4th patient infected during mold outbreak at hospital dies
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A fourth transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a mold outbreak at a western Pennsylvania hospital has died, officials said Sunday....
Construction execs to pay back feds in $19M fraud scheme
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two Pennsylvania construction executives have been ordered to pay the government $1 million each after admitting they fraudulently funneled nearly $19 million in federally funded projects to a family firm....
Pennsylvania Special Olympics held at Seven Springs resort
CHAMPION, Pa. (AP) -- The 2016 Special Olympics Pennsylvania Winter Games have begun at Seven Springs Mountain Resort....
Award-winning prof faces 5 years for child porn, likely more
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An award-winning contemporary literature professor faces at least five years in federal prison when he's sentenced for his massive child pornography collection - and likely more....
Altoona-Johnstown bishop puts 2 on leave over abuse claims
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania bishop has placed two priests on leave over child-sex abuse allegations more than 20 years old....
New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east
BOSTON (AP) -- The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast is expected to bring blizzard conditions to southeastern Massachusetts on Monday and leave behind as much as 18 inches of snow....
Video shows student with cerebral palsy pushed down, kicked
PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- A school district in the Pittsburgh suburbs is investigating video on social media showing a student with cerebral palsy being pushed down and kicked....
Cops: Car takes off during traffic stop, dragging officer
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an eastern Pennsylvania police officer was dragged about 20 feet by a car during a traffic stop....
The Obama administration is proposing a $10 per barrel tax on oil companies for the purpose of funding hundreds of billions of dollars worth of alternative transportation efforts, all part of the presidents ambitious climate agenda. The tax proposal, which would be phased in over five years, is described by the administration as a fee. GOP leaders are likely to oppose any new tax on energy companies.
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