Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- GOP front-runner Donald Trump is aiming for his first win in New Hampshire's fast-approaching primary, while rival Republican candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday....
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Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- At least four people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued Monday from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building toppled by a powerful quake two days earlier, as frustration grew among families waiting for searchers to reach their buried loved ones....
Syria troops make more gains in Aleppo, near Turkish border
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian army troops recaptured a new village north of Aleppo Monday, bringing troops and allied militiamen to within a few kilometers of the Turkish border as part of a major Russian-backed offensive in the area, the Syrian government and opposition activists said....
Merkel in Turkey for migrants talks as 33 people die at sea
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Ankara Monday on how to reduce the influx of people into Europe as reports emerged that another 33 people died off Turkey's coast attempting to reach Greece....
Pennsylvania facing another round of snow
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania is facing another round of snow that could slow traffic across the state....
Study explores how black men find success in college
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania's Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race....
4th patient infected during mold outbreak at hospital dies
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A fourth transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a mold outbreak at a western Pennsylvania hospital has died, officials said Sunday....
Construction execs to pay back feds in $19M fraud scheme
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two Pennsylvania construction executives have been ordered to pay the government $1 million each after admitting they fraudulently funneled nearly $19 million in federally funded projects to a family firm....
U of Cincinnati hires police consultant after fatal shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The University of Cincinnati has hired an outside consultant for nearly $400,000 to review its police department for reforms in the aftermath of an officer's fatal shooting of a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate....
Cops: Car takes off during traffic stop, dragging officer
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an eastern Pennsylvania police officer was dragged about 20 feet by a car during a traffic stop....
Police shoot family dog after it attacks teen, charges cops
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say officers shot a family's dog to death after it attacked a Philadelphia teenager and charged at the officers....
3 teens rescued after falling into icy pond
CHALFONT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say three teenagers were rescued after falling through ice into a suburban Philadelphia pond....
Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in 2013 bar slaying
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A man is facing life in prison without possibility of parole after a conviction in the shooting death of another man at an eastern Pennsylvania bar three years ago....
Wolf to float new budget plan amid fight over current one
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf is scheduled to release his 2016-17 budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins July 1. After an unresolved fight with the Republican-controlled Legislature, the Democrat is the first governor in modern Pennsylvania history to come to this point with substantial portions of the budget for the current fiscal year still in limbo. Wolf has made some revelations about what he will propose Tuesday, and here is a look at what is unfinished and what...
The Obama administration is proposing a $10 per barrel tax on oil companies for the purpose of funding hundreds of billions of dollars worth of alternative transportation efforts, all part of the presidents ambitious climate agenda. The tax proposal, which would be phased in over five years, is described by the administration as a fee. GOP leaders are likely to oppose any new tax on energy companies.
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