Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels
NEW YORK (AP) -- With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished their White House business councils on Wednesday - the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia....
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Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my daughter's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice the way she did....
Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leone
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing as rescue teams fought in vain to save them....
The Latest: Pence trims time from his Latin America trip
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin America (all times local):...
Philadelphia mayor: Time to discuss future of Rizzo statue
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayor of Philadelphia says the city should discuss the future of a statue of one of his predecessors after reports of possible vandalism and a city councilwoman's call for its removal....
Police: Prison guard helped inmates assault another prisoner
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania corrections officer is facing felony charges after police say he helped several inmates assault another prisoner....
Man accused of urinating on Philly synagogue walls charged
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man accused of urinating on the walls of a Philadelphia synagogue is facing charges including ethnic intimidation....
Police: Wedding DJ made off with $600 from couple's card box
SOUTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say the DJ at a Pennsylvania couple's wedding reception made off with $600 in gifted money....
Postal worker, 3 men charged in theft of blank money orders
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey postal service worker and three other men are charged in a $100,000 fraud involving dozens of stolen blank money orders....
Protests at Google offices over worker's firing are canceled
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Protests planned at Google offices around the country over the firing of an employee who questioned company diversity efforts have been postponed....
2nd man charged in 2009 slaying in crowded bar
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a second man is facing charges in a shooting death in a crowded Pennsylvania bar more than eight years ago....
Cops: Ex-officer revived with drug antidote as baby in car
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman who once worked as a police officer in the Pittsburgh suburbs is facing charges she was found passed out in her car with her newborn son in the backseat and was revived with an opioid antidote....
Man whose arrest prompted federal probe goes on trial
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man whose arrest prompted a federal civil rights probe is now on trial on charges including aggravated assault, disarming a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest....
Infant left outside in plastic bag released from hospital
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say an 8-month-old girl who survived being abandoned in a plastic bag left in an upstate New York yard has been released from a hospital....
Pennsylvania State Senator John Eichelberger and Representative Stephen Bloom have submitted proposals for a constitutional convention in their respective chambers. They cite recent legislative problems, budget issues, the size of government and term limitations as reasons a convention is needed. Nathan Benefield Director of the Commonwealth Foundation says conventions are often called for by the public when legislatures cannot fix problems on their own. To hold a convention requires an agreement on terms, then they must be approved by voters in a referendum.
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