Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker and shortchanges "the people and taxpayers of the United States."...
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UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast
Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?
LONDON (AP) -- He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer - and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others....
NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly relevant....
$95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse....
University suspends fraternity investigated for sex assaults
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Drexel University fraternity under investigation for three reported sexual assaults has been suspended by the Philadelphia school for five years for alcohol violations....
Court tightens rules for seizing properties tied to crime
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court on Thursday reined in the power of prosecutors to seize people's property through civil actions....
Cops put parking lot crack cocaine in 'lost and found'
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they've put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their "lost and found box" in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner....
Merger of prisons, parole agencies hits opposition in House
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's bid to merge the Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole is hitting another wall of resistance, with House members, prosecutors and even two parole board members criticizing the bill during a Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday....
Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks he once alienated
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending carefully targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia....
Mom accused of smothering baby while high, drunk
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman under the influence of alcohol and marijuana rolled over on her 2-month-old son and passed out, smothering him to death....
Pitt counseling director accused of child porn possession
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The director of the University of Pittsburgh's counseling center has been arrested on child porn charges....
Man pleads guilty to choking mom for changing channel
BATH, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to choking his mother to the point of unconsciousness for changing the TV channel....
NTSB: Jet made late approach maneuver before deadly crash
TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) -- A Learjet approaching New Jersey's Teterboro Airport made a later-than-usual turn toward the runway before it banked hard and crashed into an industrial area, killing the two crewmen aboard, federal investigators said Thursday....
President Trump's first proposed budget calls for $3.6 trillion cuts in government spending over the next decade in hope for a balanced budget, taking aim at social programs like healthcare, food stamps and housing for the poor while boosting the military, border defense and law enforcement. Critics say the Trump proposal would plunge the country back into recession and rip the social safety net away from people who need it most. The administration counters that the plan puts "taxpayers first" who shouldn't have to subsidize able-bodied people not contributing to the workforce.
How many city police will move to the suburbs now that the residency requirement has been lifted?