Democrats elect Perez national chairman
ATLANTA (AP) -- Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump....
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Malaysia says airport safe, au
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget terminal where he was poisoned and declared it safe of any toxin....
The Latest: Malaysia says airport safe, no trace of toxin
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):...
In a blow, twin attacks on Syrian security kill at least 32
BEIRUT (AP) -- In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials reported....
Pink slips may await some Pennsylvania public universities
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In the coming months, some of the schools in Pennsylvania's 14-university system of higher education may get pink slips....
Somali immigrant cab driver dies after beating; 2 charged
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Somali immigrant cab driver found beaten and robbed last week in Pittsburgh has died, and two men accused of assaulting and robbing him are facing charges, authorities said....
Man ordered to trial in woman's death reported as suicide
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in the death of his girlfriend, which authorities say he originally reported as a suicide....
Judge, not jury, to hear death penalty case in slaying
EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge rather than a jury will hear the death penalty case against a western Pennsylvania man in his girlfriend's stabbing death....
Police officer shoots man after reported threats at barbecue
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say an eastern Pennsylvania man was shot and killed by police after they said he pointed a shotgun at officers responding to a report of threats at a neighbor's backyard barbecue....
Judge to decide motions in shooting of county commissioner
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania judge will decide whether to allow prosecutors to use statements by the wife of a county commissioner to police following her arrest in the shooting of her husband....
Woman struck, killed by shuttle bus in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a woman was struck and killed by a shuttle bus in downtown Pittsburgh....
Skeletal remains identified as man missing since 2012
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say skeletal remains found on a hillside in a Pittsburgh suburb have been identified as those of a man missing for almost five years....
Man charged in crash that killed his wife, another person
ESTELLE MANOR, N.J. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who authorities say was improperly trying to pass other vehicles when he caused a head-on crash in New Jersey that killed his wife and another person is now facing charges....
The Latest: Allred wishes more Cosby accusers could testify
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the pretrial ruling in the Bill Cosby sex-assault case (all times local):...
Former Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging congressional Republicans to "have some courage" and hold town halls, after Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert referenced her and 24 others being shot at a constituent meeting in 2011 as his explanation for not having one. Gohmert, contends leftist groups, some with violent strains, are preying on public meetings wreaking havoc and threatening public safety. Giffords scoffed at the notion stating Congress has a civic obligation to represent and listen to concerned citizens by holding town halls.
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