Trump undercuts bipartisan effort with voter fraud claim
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even as President Donald Trump starts reaching out to lawmakers and business and union leaders to sell his policies, he's still making false claims about election fraud....
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Hamas warns US against moving Israel embassy
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Gaza's Hamas rulers are warning the U.S. not to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, saying such a step could unleash new violence....
UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March....
What the UK Supreme Court ruling means for Brexit
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that parliamentary approval is needed before the government can start the process of taking Britain out of the European Union....
Officials: Repeal of Medicaid expansion 'disastrous' for PA
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State officials are preparing for "disastrous" consequences in Pennsylvania should President Donald Trump repeal the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion Program....
Philadelphia bars employers from requesting salary history
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women....
Work crews patch more than 150 potholes in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials in Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's administration have announced that work crews filled in more than 150 potholes in the western Pennsylvania city over the weekend....
Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report says
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades, according to a city report issued Monday....
Pizza delivery driver pulls gun, returns fire after robbery
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two teenage robbers got more than they bargained for when a pizza delivery man pulled out his own gun and returned fire after they wounded him in southwest Philadelphia....
Ex-mayor pleads guilty in Wild West museum artifacts case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former mayor pleaded guilty Monday to 20 counts of receiving stolen property related to his ill-starred effort to bring a Wild West museum to his central Pennsylvania city....
Homeless group partners with different kind of soup kitchen
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The restaurateurs behind a popular doughnuts and fried chicken chain in Philadelphia have found a valuable use for their discarded chicken backs: making soup for charity....
Man charged in stabbing death of grandmother in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of his grandmother in southwest Philadelphia over the weekend....
Man convicted of 3 murders as teen kills himself in prison
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) -- A man who broke into a classmate's home in 2007 and stabbed the teenager and his parents to death has killed himself in prison, authorities said Monday....
Closing prisons is 'new normal,' not politics, senators told
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania corrections officials on Monday tried to battle back suggestions from state senators that a move to close two prisons is designed to squeeze more money out of a Republican-controlled Legislature that has resisted a major tax increase to close a projected budget deficit....
Legal cases involving the FBI taking over a child porn website as part of a sting operation has sparked an ethics debate. Federal prosecutors defend the agency. who after obtaining a search warrant. decided to secretly seize, control and monitor a child pornography website for two weeks in 2015 to catch child predators. Defense attorneys have filed motions to suppress the evidence stating a single warrant doesn't give the FBI prerogative to hack into computers of visitors to the website, while also re-victimized thousands of children.
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