Trump proposing tax cuts for companies big and small
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is proposing dramatically reducing the taxes paid by corporations big and small in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class....
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US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Hours after a display of North Korean military power, rival South Korea announced Wednesday the installation of key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system meant to counter the North....
China launches its first domestically-made aircraft carrier
BEIJING (AP) -- China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes....
China talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost
BEIJING (AP) -- Representatives of China and the European Space Agency are discussing potential collaboration on a human outpost on the moon and other possible joint endeavors, according to a spokesman for the European agency and Chinese media reports....
Daughter: Bill Cosby 'is not abusive, violent or a rapist'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's youngest daughter has come to the comedian's defense ahead of a looming sexual assault trial....
Airport hopes to expand in time for Amazon holiday rush
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania airport that is part of Amazon's effort to build its own air cargo system is racing to build more space for the online retailer before the holiday shopping crunch....
Mother of inmate killed in prison fight sues elevator firms
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- The mother of an inmate who fell to his death while fighting with a guard at a Pennsylvania county prison has sued several elevator firms she claims are responsible....
Pennsylvania school rules require vaccinations within 5 days
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- New Pennsylvania Department of Health rules require school students to be fully vaccinated within five days of the beginning of the school year....
Teenager critically injured in fall from moving car
EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania high school student is in critical condition after he fell from a friend's moving car....
District to close wells, use city water after lead issue
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania school district is scrapping water wells and opting for city-treated water so it can reopen an elementary school shuttered after high levels of lead were found in its water....
Convergys opening Pennsylvania tech center with 250 jobs
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Convergys Corp. is opening a technical center for mobile phone services that will employ 250 people in western Pennsylvania....
Service suspended on SEPTA's Wilmington-Newark line
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Service is suspended on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's Wilmington-Newark Line....
Philadelphia council wants to nix pacts with special school
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia City Council members want to cancel $55 million worth of contracts the city has with a special needs school where a boy was killed in a clash with staff last year....
Pennsylvania road crew member killed by co-worker's truck
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a township road worker has been killed by a dump truck driven by another crew member in Pennsylvania....
This week New Orleans is removing four prominent Confederate monuments, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by some as representing racism and white supremacy. Nationally, the debate over Confederate symbols has become heated since 2015 when nine black parishioners were killed at South Carolina church by a white supremacist. People who want the Confederate memorials removed say they are offensive artifacts honoring the region’s slave-owning past. But others call the monuments part of the Souths history and say they should be protected historic structures.
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