Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform....
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Airstrikes across rebel-held Syria kill and wound scores
BEIRUT (AP) -- Airstrikes hit a women's prison and a clinic in rebel-held parts of Syria on Saturday, killing and wounding scores of people amid clashes on multiple fronts between government forces and insurgent groups in some of the country's worst violence in weeks, opposition activists said....
Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Police in Belarus cracked down hard Saturday on opposition protesters who tried to hold a forbidden demonstration in the capital - a human rights group said more than 400 people were arrested and many were beaten....
London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English
LONDON (AP) -- The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage....
Verdict turns page in Penn State child molestation scandal
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State is trying to turn the corner on the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but the former FBI director who authored a scathing report on it more than four years ago says more changes are needed, even after the conviction of the university's former president....
Bribery trial paints stark picture of Pennsylvania politics
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Then-gubernatorial candidate Rob McCord was leaving a meeting in 2013 with a potential campaign donor when an aide told him he felt like he needed to "take a shower."...
1 dead, 2 injured in shooting outside Allentown nightclub
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say one person was killed and two others were injured in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of an Allentown nightclub....
High school sports star ordered to trial on rape charge
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- A two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school has been ordered to stand trial on rape and other charges in an alleged assault on a 17-year-old girl....
Officials: 1 dead, 1 critical, 2 also hurt in shootings
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- One person was killed and three others injured, one critically, in a pair of unrelated shootings near the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus in which two suspects were arrested, authorities said....
Man, youth cited as Trump supporters, opponents face off
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police said a man and a youth were cited for disorderly conduct but no arrests were reported as supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump faced off in Philadelphia....
Agency increases walleye, yellow perch catch for Lake Erie
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The commission that oversees fishing on Lake Erie is allowing a big increase in the number of walleye and yellow perch that can be caught this year....
Imhotep Charter prevails in Class 4A, claims 5th state title
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Jumping out to a double-digit lead quickly - and remarkably early - Imhotep Charter turned its early burst into an 80-52 victory over Erie Strong Vincent in the PIAA Class 4A boys basketball championship Saturday at Giant Center....
Neumann-Goretti wins third straight state title
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Make that three consecutive state championships for Neumann-Goretti's powerful yet remarkably resilient Saints....
Woman charged with selling food stamps for heroin
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman is facing charges that she sold food stamps for heroin, after she tried to sell the food stamps online for cash....
The Turnpike has halted design and engineering work on the last leg of the Mon-Fayette Expressway in response to concerns raised this week by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission questioning the value of the $2.2 billion project. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald favors canceling the construction, transferring the funds to other projects that better redevelop the Mon Valley. However Fayette County Commissioner Vincent Vicites believes the Turnpike can’t just shift funds to another regional project and wants the construction completed so the Expressway can be fully utilized and the region won't lose the money.
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