Trump repeats unsubstantiated claim Cruz dad has Oswald ties
NEW YORK (AP) -- Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz's father has links to President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald....
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Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- For months before her death, environmental activist Berta Caceres complained of repeated threats warning her to stop leading protests opposing a hydroelectric project on her Lenca people's ancestral lands....
Northern Syrian city of Aleppo dragged deeper into violence
BEIRUT (AP) -- A maternity hospital in a government-held section of Aleppo was struck by rocket fire Tuesday as battles killed 20 people and dragged the contested city in northern Syria deeper into chaos for a 12th straight day....
US defense secretary says Russia is 'nuclear saber-rattling'
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter blasted what the U.S. and its allies see as Russian aggression in Europe, saying Tuesday that Moscow is "going backward in time" with warlike actions that compel an American military buildup on NATO's eastern flank....
Power company unapologetically closes park, creates backlash
HOLTWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- A power generating company is getting zapped over its decision to close a popular park in Pennsylvania....
Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing
BOSTON (AP) -- After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found....
St. Katherine Drexel motherhouse, shrine to be sold
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- The religious order founded by St. Katherine Drexel is selling the suburban Philadelphia estate containing the order's motherhouse and the shrine with the saint's tomb....
Philadelphia ending college requirement for police recruits
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Police Department is moving to end a requirement that recruits have at least two years of college credits under their belt - a shift the new commissioner says is needed to alleviate hiring woes....
Attorney general's office wants Hershey School board changes
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The state attorney general's office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children over concerns the board may be violating terms of a 2013 settlement....
Wolf, Pittsburgh-area officials want $11.4M fine on Uber cut
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh-area officials want Pennsylvania regulators to greatly reduce their record-setting $11.4 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber....
ACLU suit: Man wrongly arrested, jailed for recording police
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man was wrongly arrested, given a rough ride in a police car and jailed for hours after posting a Facebook video he recorded when a police officer responded to a parking dispute at his home, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday....
Pennsylvania woman: 21 years' probation in churchgoer theft
SLOVAN, Pa. (AP) -- A woman charged with stealing roughly $310,000 from an elderly fellow churchgoer must spend 21 years on probation, during which she must repay some of the money....
Sugary-drink-tax campaign to run with help from ex-NY mayor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Proponents of a sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg....
Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal shooting in family dispute
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally shot another young man during what police are calling a family dispute....
In a recent interview, Warren Buffett considered one of the most successful investors in the world and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway said that he thought that it is very likely either Clinton or Trump will be the next president. Buffet went on to say that he didn’t think any one president could totally derail the U.S. economy as it continues to head in the right direction and that won’t change.
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