Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't
MIAMI (AP) -- Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality - "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" - at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention....
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AP EXPLAINS: For 69 years, Kashmir is torn by deadly strife
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- When news spread that Indian troops had killed 22-year-old Burhan Wani, a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group on July 8, the public response was spontaneous and unprecedented. Tens of thousands of angry youths poured out of their homes in towns and villages across the Himalayan region, hurling rocks and bricks and clashing with Indian troops....
ASEAN split on how to deal with China in South China Sea row
VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -- Southeast Asia's main grouping opened a meeting of their foreign ministers Sunday, deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea that has impacted some of its members and whipped up an increasing diplomatic quagmire....
Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
MUNICH (AP) -- The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday....
As Democratic convention nears, excessive heat settles in
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- As thousands of delegates arrive in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, it's not just politics they have to contend with - it's also the hot and sticky weather....
Fire officials: Philadelphia firefighter dies while on duty
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials say a Philadelphia firefighter has died while on duty....
Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned....
Mayor: Deal to avert airport worker strike during convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayor of Philadelphia has announced an agreement that will avert a walkout by some Philadelphia International Airport workers who had threatened to strike during next week's Democratic National Convention....
US researcher: Young shooters tend to research role models
MILAN (AP) -- The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models - but it's just one of many possible indicators....
Philadelphia primps, activists prepare for DNC convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Protesters, party leaders and city officials were making final plans as Philadelphia prepared to host the four-day Democratic National Convention that starts Monday....
How sympathetic whites are helping to fuel racial change
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- An attorney in Oregon is supporting political candidates who promise to address racial profiling in policing. In suburban Ohio, a mother says she and her friends will push for better racial integration in their children's high school. And in rural Massachusetts, a young father has launched a Facebook group called "White Men for Black Lives."...
Woman critically injured in home invasion
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman was critically injured in a shooting during a home invasion robbery in western Pennsylvania....
Police: Car slams minivan, pedestrians; kills woman, hurts 6
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia say a woman was killed and her husband and young son were among six people injured when they were struck by a driver in a stolen car....
Competitive Pennsylvania race turns on suburban Philadelphia
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania (AP) -- The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits....
Rivers Casino filed a law suit with the state Supreme Court challenging Pennsylvania’s slot machine law which generates 10 million in tax revenue annually for the city. Rivers claims it's an unequal tax as Philadelphia and resort casinos are exempt causing violation of uniformity and equal protection clauses. Peduto disagrees saying "they knew about this funding commitment prior to applying for their license, and we intend to fight this lawsuit."
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