The "Two Trumps" surface in president-elect's transition
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump's skeptics hope the presidency will reveal a serious side of the brash businessman. His supporters want him to keep the freewheeling style that rattled Washington....
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Colombia repatriates dead as airline's licensing questioned
RIO NEGRO, Colombia (AP) -- Victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes were flown home Friday as Bolivia's president called for "drastic measures" against aviation officials who signed off on a flight plan that experts and even one of the charter airline's executives said should never have been attempted because of a possible fuel shortage....
Bodies of Brazil soccer team killed in plane crash head home
CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) -- This Brazilian hometown of the soccer team whose dream season ended in tragedy this week prepared Friday for the sad return of so many whose lives were cut short on an Andes mountainside, hanging origami figures of peace in the team's green and white colors from the fence of the local soccer stadium....
Media outlets release tax arrangements made by top players
MADRID (AP) -- A group of European media outlets on Friday published what it claims are details of tax arrangements made by several top soccer players and coaches, including Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil....
Lawyer: 'Superfly' Snuka in hospice, has 6 months to live
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Former pro wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is in hospice care in Florida and has six months to live, his lawyer said Friday....
Green Party, election watchdogs get pushback in Pennsylvania
A Green Party-backed effort to force a statewide recount of the Nov. 8 presidential vote in Pennsylvania is heading to court as counties worked Friday to settle up their final vote tallies....
Trump's Pennsylvania lead shrinks as counties wrap up counts
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump's margin of victory in Pennsylvania is shrinking as more counties wrap up final tallies....
Oldest maker of outdoor wear in US will be based in London
WOOLRICH, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Woolrich Inc., the oldest manufacturer of outdoor wear in the United States, has merged with its European partner and will be headquartered in London....
Trump, backers ask courts to halt or block 3 state recounts
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters went to court Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, less than two weeks before the states would have to complete the tasks to meet a federal deadline to certify their election results....
Student removed from school over fake racist hunting license
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania high school student who posted on social media an image of a fake license to hunt black people has been removed from school....
Pennsylvania counties hit by flooding to get federal aid
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Federal disaster relief is heading to four Pennsylvania counties hit by October's flash flooding....
The Latest: Stein urges federal judge to get recount moving
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The Latest on presidential recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania (all times local):...
Duke names Univ. of Pennsylvania provost as next president
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- The University of Pennsylvania's chief academic officer will take the helm of Duke University next year....
Philadelphia to keep 'AMOR,' the bilingual 'LOVE' sculpture
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia is permanently putting the "amor" in the City of Brotherly Love....
Last week a Texas federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking a new overtime rule expanding eligibility to employees earning up to 47,500 which would include many salaried supervisors and managers. The regulation is heralded as one of the Obama administration's landmark labor policies, but business groups, nonprofits and social service organizations are calling the directive a government overreach costing full time jobs and leaving vacancies unfilled. The delay gives Donald Trump an opportunity to roll back another regulation, key in his plan to stimulate economic growth.
Was retaining House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi the right decision for the Democratic Party?