Kelly kept tragedy out of politics, but Trump brought it up
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this year, President Donald Trump and the man who would be his chief of staff visited Grave 9480, the final resting place of Robert Kelly, a Marine killed Nov. 9, 2010, in Afghanistan....
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US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before....
More conflicts loom after Islamic State defeat in Raqqa
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent....
Spain gears up to revoke Catalan autonomy in secession spat
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Spain's government on Thursday set in motion plans to take away Catalonia's local powers after its defiant regional president refused to give up his demands for Catalan independence....
Wolf to combine prison, parole systems short of full merger
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's governor is moving to consolidate parts of the state's prison and parole systems in hopes of saving money by eliminating duplicated functions....
Olympic cyclist Nothstein in Pennsylvania congressional race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Olympic cycling gold medalist Marty Nothstein is the latest to announce he's running for the eastern Pennsylvania congressional seat being vacated by fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Dent....
Facebook bug puts Pittsburgh users in Philadelphia for a day
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Facebook users in Pittsburgh and other western and central Pennsylvania locations have found themselves transplanted to Philadelphia for a day....
Cuban man faces deportation for ID theft of hospital workers
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Cuban national faces deportation once he finishes serving about three years in prison for his role in an international conspiracy to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center....
Teacher hit in the face with brick after dispute, police say
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say an elementary school teacher was hit in the face with a brick and dragged from her car in Pittsburgh after a dispute with the parents of one of her students....
School district reviewing pic of students, 'racist' pumpkins
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania school district is dealing with a second race-related incident in just over a week, investigating a Facebook photo showing current and former students posing with pumpkins carved with racist symbols....
Death of 84-year-old man at personal care home is a homicide
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A coroner says the death of an 84-year-old man at a Pennsylvania personal care home was a homicide....
Fire company closes following sexual abuse lawsuit
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania volunteer fire company that was sued over sexual abuse by a firefighter and its alleged cover-up by fire officials has closed its fire station....
Philadelphia shooting victim runs to friend's house, dies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say a 24-year-old man who ran to his friend's home for help after he was shot has died....
2 teens shot separately in Philadelphia; 1 dead, 1 critical
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police were investigating two separate shootings that left one teen dead and another critically wounded....
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll Should Gov. Wolf approve the House revenue proposal that borrows $1.5 billion-dollars, expands gambling, and uses fund transfers without raising taxes to balance the budget? <More Info>
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has approved a revenue proposal that covers 1.5-billion dollars of the 2.2-billion dollar deficit by borrowing against the state's Tobacco Settlement Fund, with no significant new tax revenue. The House is also seeking an additional 765-million in revenue from expansion of gambling and fund transfers. Gov. Wolf says he'll review the proposal, but favors a natural gas severance tax to close the deficit.
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