White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official says....
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The Latest: Day 2 of UN-hosted Syria peace talks in Geneva
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the developments in the Syrian conflict (all times local):...
Car bomb near Syria town captured from IS kills 35 people
BEIRUT (AP) -- A car bombing north of a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people on Friday, mostly civilians who had gathered trying to go back home, Turkey's news agency and Syrian activists said....
Iraqi forces enter western Mosul, take airport from IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces pushed into the first neighborhood in western Mosul on Friday and took full control of the international airport on the city's southwestern edge from the Islamic State group, according to Iraqi officials....
Police: School aide shared lewd images of self with students
RADNOR, Pa. (AP) -- A former suburban Philadelphia school aide has been accused of showing lewd images of herself to students....
Cops: Group of kids find body under bridge along Cobbs Creek
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in Delaware County are investigating the discovery of a body under a bridge....
Conspiracy charge added against Penn State ex-administrators
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday allowed prosecutors to add a conspiracy charge against three former Penn State administrators, increasing their possible penalty if convicted of crimes for their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
Documents: Pittsburgh bridge had 2 fires before major blaze
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal documents show that crews doused minor fires on the Liberty Bridge twice in the three days before a construction fire closed the Pittsburgh bridge for 24 days in September....
Man hospitalized in with severe injuries after hit-and-run
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia man has been hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver....
Pennsylvania Turnpike chair leaving to join gaming board
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The chairman of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is leaving to join the state's casino regulatory agency....
Police: 'No evidence' Somali native's beating was hate crime
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say there's no evidence yet that the beating of a Somali immigrant cab driver was a hate crime....
Older refugee students seek seats at mainstream high schools
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- The student handiwork posted outside a small classroom in the heart of Pennsylvania's Amish country hints at the ambition of the refugees studying at Phoenix Academy....
C&O Canal's Cumberland visitor center closing for 2 weeks
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) -- The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park says its Cumberland visitor center is closing for about two weeks for heating and air-conditioning repairs....
Hillary Clinton to speak in father's Pennsylvania hometown
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton will speak at a St. Patrick's Day event in her late father's Pennsylvania hometown of Scranton....
President Trump revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of his predecessor. President Obama last May gave the bathroom directive to public schools for transgender students threatening to withhold funding for schools that did not comply. The Trump administration rescinded those guidelines arguing states and public schools should make their own decisions without federal interference. Transgender legal advocates criticized the states' rights argument, saying it's a civil rights issue under the purview of federal government enforcement.
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