Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to propose massive tax cuts for businesses big and small as part of an overhaul that he says will provide the biggest tax cuts in U.S. history....
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US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power....
N. Korea watchers on why army's big day has taken a backseat
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The North Korean capital's broad, clean avenues were, by the authoritarian nation's usually over-the-top celebratory standards, fairly subdued ahead of Tuesday's 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army....
China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier
BEIJING (AP) -- China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes....
Jury to begin weighing sentence for police ambush killer
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A jury is expected to begin weighing the sentence for a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries....
The Latest: Police ambush killer laughed about selling story
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the trial of a survivalist who ambushed two troopers at a state police barracks (all times local):...
Man gets 30 to 60 years for shooting at officer during stop
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A man convicted of shooting at a central Pennsylvania police officer during a traffic stop captured on video has been sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison....
APNewsBreak: Little change on race in Boston police s
BOSTON (AP) -- The rate at which minorities are subjected to stops, searches and frisks by police doesn't appear to be improving in Boston in the year since the department claimed it was narrowing racial disparities in their tactics....
House approves bill to sell state's liquor wholesale system
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- House Republicans on Tuesday pushed ahead a set of changes to how alcohol is sold in the state, moving to privatize wholesale wine and spirits sales and expand the retail outlets where booze is available....
Pennsylvania Senate again takes aim at local firearm laws
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Senate is reviving legislation that's designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge cities' firearms ordinances in court....
Audit rips accounting in Pennsylvania jobless benefit system
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State auditors said Tuesday that sloppy record keeping made it impossible to determine if the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry properly spent millions of dollars in recent years on an unemployment compensation system that melted down during a funding fight....
Police: Parolee shot after ramming cruiser to face charges
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a man shot by police after allegedly ramming a cruiser in a Pittsburgh suburb and fleeing will face charges including aggravated assault....
Ex-state lawmaker Stetler gets new trial in corruption case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania state legislator and revenue secretary has been granted a new trial, nearly five years after being convicted of a scheme to use legislative staff to perform campaign work....
Lawmakers eye more changes to high school graduation exams
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- More bills are emerging in the Pennsylvania Legislature to end or loosen a requirement that students pass the Keystone Exams to graduate high school....
This week New Orleans is removing four prominent Confederate monuments, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by some as representing racism and white supremacy. Nationally, the debate over Confederate symbols has become heated since 2015 when nine black parishioners were killed at South Carolina church by a white supremacist. People who want the Confederate memorials removed say they are offensive artifacts honoring the region’s slave-owning past. But others call the monuments part of the Souths history and say they should be protected historic structures.
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