18 dead amid reported tornadoes, other storms in the South
ADEL, Ga. (AP) -- A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes, pulverized mobile homes and scattered other destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives on a two-day assault on the region, authorities said....
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Trump staff, properties face terror risk with presidency
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump's name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence....
Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit US
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month in hopes of forging a "common vision" for the region with President Donald Trump that could include expanded settlement construction on occupied territories and a tougher policy toward Iran....
The Latest: Syria talks focused on truce begin in Kazakhstan
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on Syria peace talks that are being held in Kazakhstan and developments on the ground in the war-torn country (all times local):...
Former mayor's Wild West dream heads for courthouse showdown
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- An obsession with the Wild West compelled then-Mayor Steve Reed to scour the country for artifacts and plan for a museum to house them all in the unlikely location of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania....
Police fatally shoot homeowner while investigating burglary
LARIMER, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a man shot and killed in his Pennsylvania home by police officers investigating a reported burglary....
Relative arrested in elderly woman's stabbing death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a male relative has been arrested in the stabbing death of a 70-year-old woman in southwest Philadelphia....
Inmate pleads guilty in 2nd murder-for-hire case
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A state prison inmate has pleaded guilty in a murder-for-hire plot foiled by an undercover police officer posing as a go-between named Joanie Pepperoni....
Officer slain while responding to domestic call honored
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A police officer slain in the line of duty while responding to a domestic dispute call in western Pennsylvania has been posthumously recognized with two awards....
Ski resort shuttered for a decade reopens in Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials in western Pennsylvania say they hope the reopening of a ski resort shuttered for more than a decade will prove an economic boon to the area....
Prank against Steelers suspected in early hotel fire alarm
BOSTON (AP) -- A man has been arrested and charged with setting off an early-morning fire alarm at a Boston hotel that roused the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers ahead of their playoff with the New England Patriots....
Tens of thousands march for women's rights in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tens of thousands of men, women and children took to the streets Saturday to take part in the Women's March on Philadelphia, in conjunction with similar demonstrations in Washington and other cities, walking shoulder to shoulder stretched for a solid mile along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....
2 brothers killed in Philadelphia-area fire identified
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of two brothers in a suburban Philadelphia fire and said the blaze had been ruled accidental....
Bridge linking Pennsylvania, New Jersey to remain closed
BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) -- A bridge linking Pennsylvania and New Jersey that was closed due to a fracture will remain closed until engineers can come up with a repair plan, transportation officials said Saturday....
U.S. stock markets finished higher Friday, as Donald Trump took the oath of office to become the nation's 45th president, delivering an inaugural address repeating protectionist policies he promised throughout his campaign. Stocks rallied immediately following Trump's election with indexes hitting records as markets spurred by prospects of corporate tax cuts, deregulation, and infrastructure spending, all expected to accelerate economic growth. However advances have stalled recently as investors look for proof that these policy actions will result in better company earnings.
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