Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health provision
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two of President Donald Trump's leading economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5 trillion measure to overhaul business and personal income taxes that is expected to be voted on after Thanksgiving....
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Zimbabwe president defies mounting pressure to leave office
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe defied calls to quit Sunday, saying he will preside over a ruling party congress in December in an announcement that could trigger impeachment proceedings this week and more protests demanding his ouster....
Figure known as 'Crocodile' could replace Zimbabwe president
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected Sunday as the new leader of Zimbabwe's ruling political party and positioned to take over as the country's leader, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he no doubt learned from his longtime mentor, President Robert Mugabe....
German government talks collapse; Merkel seeks to reassure
BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens, raising the possibility of new elections....
Authorities seek suspect in fatal shooting of police officer
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are seeking a suspect in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer....
Democrats get nominee for special election to succeed Murphy
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A 33-year-old former federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh and Marine veteran from a political family became the Democratic nominee Sunday for next year's special election to complete the term of an anti-abortion Republican congressman who resigned in a scandal....
3 people with Pennsylvania ties chosen as Rhodes Scholars
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The first Rhodes Scholar winner from Temple University is among three people with Pennsylvania ties who have received the honor....
3 men seriously injured in shooting outside Philadelphia bar
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A shooting outside a Philadelphia bar has left three men seriously injured....
APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states
A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities in three states, using his impressive reputation as a healer to trap women in long-term doctor-patient relationships marked by abuse....
New Mexico runners top finishers in Philadelphia Marathon
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two New Mexico residents were the top male and female finishers in the Philadelphia marathon....
Smoky fire spurs evacuation of Allentown apartment complex
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A fire at an apartment complex has left at least four people injured....
Minivan driver dies after he's shot, crashes into building
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a minivan driver died after he was shot while behind the wheel and crashed into a commercial building in west Philadelphia....
Wolf starting to look like 'two-term Tom' as 2018 approaches
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- He's starting to look like two-term Tom....
Man hospitalized after fast-moving fire damages 3 row homes
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a fast-moving fire seriously damaged three row homes in Philadelphia and left a 70-year-old man hospitalized....
In a report by the state recovery coordinators, responsible for guiding the city governments financial comeback, is recommending Pittsburgh exit distressed status under state Act 47 designed to help struggling municipalities steady their finances. The guidance comes after Mayor Peduto's announcement that he would seek to remove the designation by early 2018. The report said "The city has strategies in place to address its primary legacy costs — employee pensions, retired employee health care and workers' compensation — while maintaining its workforce and increasing the necessary investment in Pittsburgh's infrastructure."
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