More big-name Republicans abandon Trump; he just shrugs
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Big-name GOP leaders piled on Friday against Donald Trump in an extraordinary show of Republican-vs.-Republican discontent over his winning the party's presidential nomination. Trump just shrugged it off, declaring they didn't really matter when compared to all the voters who turned out to vote for him in this year's primary elections....
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Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- A massive convoy was under way Friday to move evacuees stranded at oil field camps north of Fort McMurray, Alberta amid a massive wildfire that officials fear could double in size by the end of Saturday....
Labour's Sadiq Khan elected 1st Muslim London mayor
LONDON (AP) -- Sadiq Khan became London's first Muslim mayor Saturday, as voters rejected attempts to taint him with links to extremism and handed a decisive victory to the bus driver's son from south London....
Bus driver's son Sadiq Khan becomes 1st Muslim London mayor
LONDON (AP) -- Throughout his election campaign, Sadiq Khan had a simple mantra: London made me....
Judge's order reopens questions about what Paterno knew when
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him has dropped like a bombshell and reignited debate about what the Penn State coach knew about his longtime assistant decades before his arrest....
Baby box program in Philadelphia encourages safe sleeping
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Doctors and nurses hope to lower the city's high infant mortality rate by distributing baby boxes that encourage safe sleeping habits for newborns and their caregivers....
The Latest: Pennsylvania bridge reopens after wall collapse
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the wall collapse near a Harrisburg bridge (all times local):...
DA: Aunt, uncle killed boy; parents held on related charges
RIDGWAY, Pa. (AP) -- The aunt and uncle of a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy found beaten to death in their squalid apartment have been charged with killing him, while his parents - who left the boy in their care two months before - face charges they contributed to his death....
Police: 2 in custody, 1 sought in attack on school officers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia say two suspects are in custody and a third is being sought over a violent assault on two school police officers earlier this week....
Woman gets 3 years for role in $200M credit card fraud scam
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for her role in a $200 million credit card fraud scheme the U.S. Department of Justice calls the largest it has prosecuted....
Penn State OKs some alcohol sales at games
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's board of trustees has approved allowing some fans to buy alcohol at the university's football and basketball stadiums, as well as other athletic facilities....
US attorney: 2 Belarusians took in $1.35M from phishing scam
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men from the Eastern European country of Belarus have been charged with receiving $1.35 million stolen in an international phishing scheme from the bank account of a Pennsylvania oil and gas drilling company, federal authorities in Pittsburgh said Friday....
Man pleads guilty in 6-year-old son's accidental shooting
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of leaving a loaded pistol on his kitchen counter, leading his 9-year-old son to accidently shoot and injure his 6-year-old half brother, has pleaded guilty....
Regulators close small Pennsylvania bank
Regulators are closing a small bank in Pennsylvania, the third failure of a federally insured bank this year....
Pittsburgh City Council is considering banning the use of wild animals in performances, outlawing Ringling Bros. and Barnum + Bailey and the Shrine Circus from appearing in town after 2016. Council President Bruce Kraus proposal prohibits the performance of wild or exotic animals for public entertainment or amusement…to protect them from cruel and inhumane treatment. Educational, research, rehabilitative venues such as the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, The National Aviary and the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center would be excluded.
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