Scottish leader may try to block 'Brexit' as turmoil spreads
LONDON (AP) -- Scotland's Parliament could attempt to block Britain from leaving the European Union, the Scottish leader said Sunday as the turmoil following the historic referendum spread and the leader of the opposition Labour Party faced an open revolt in his party....
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British politics in disarray; Scotland hopes to block Brexit
LONDON (AP) -- Britain faced unending political chaos Sunday as Scotland's leader declared the Scottish parliament might try to block Britain's exit from the European Union and lawmakers in the opposition Labour Party revolted against their chief for his lackluster efforts to convince British voters to stay in the bloc....
London's global financial hub wary of more isolated future
LONDON (AP) -- In the streets of the City of London, the heart of Britain's global financial hub, it's difficult to find someone who voted to leave the European Union....
British expatriates fear for their future after UK vote
BENIDORM, Spain (AP) -- Tad Dawson's pub in this Spanish vacation town was doing a brisk business in the summer sun. The only dark clouds he saw were coming from the bar's TV, tuned to a British news channel....
Elusive deal could push work on state budget past deadline
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The start of Pennsylvania state government's 2016-17 fiscal year is four days away and budget legislation remains under negotiation behind closed doors....
Kenny Chesney calls cop to apologize for saying he had died
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an officer shot several times near Philadelphia got a call from country singer Kenny Chesney with an apology for saying he was dead....
Melted dreams: Art installation to vanish during conventions
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- "The American Dream" will melt away during the Republican and Democratic national conventions....
Coroner: Deaths of 3 in home a 'double murder-suicide'
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say they believe a man shot and killed his wife and son and then turned the gun on himself in a western Pennsylvania home....
Woman using wheelchair struck, killed by freight train
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in northwestern Pennsylvania coroner say a woman using a wheelchair was struck and killed by a freight train over the weekend....
NBA top draft Simmons' cousin killed in NJ hit-and-run
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) -- Family members say the cousin of Ben Simmons, who was picked first by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft, has died after being struck by a car in a New Jersey neighborhood....
Amish growth extended to South America settlements last year
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Amish branched out last year with new settlements in Bolivia, Argentina and Canada as their numbers continued to grow and a high percentage of young people opted to remain within the religious community, which eschews many modern conveniences....
Faculty union to mull strike authorization in August
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The union representing faculty members at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities set an August date for a decision on whether members will take a strike authorization vote....
Recast of Lincoln statue being unveiled Sunday
CORNISH, N.H. (AP) -- A 12-foot bronze monument to President Abraham Lincoln has made the journey from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to New Hampshire....
Arrest made in death of man killed walking home from wedding
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say an arrest has been made in the death of a man killed as he was walking home from his brother's wedding in Pennsylvania's capital....
The State House passed a bill reducing the time birth parents have to revoke an adoption from 30 days to two weeks after formal consent. Supporters say Pennsylvania’s adoption laws are archaic as many adoptive parents believe the wait too long and go out of state where laws are more favorable, leaving thousands of Pennsylvania children awaiting adoption. Bill opponents feel there's not enough consideration for the biological parent giving up the child and the amount of time they have to change their mind.
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