'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Oscar winner, take two....
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Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- "We have wounded!" the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the side of a dusty dirt road....
Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void
ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) -- After Islamic militants barged into his uncle's house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sameh Adel Fawzy knew it was time to leave....
Fallen Argentine troops' relatives wait for identification
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The body of Jose Antonio Reyes Lobos rests in the Falkland Islands along with those of more than 100 other fallen Argentine soldiers. But his 79-year-old mother says she doesn't want to leave this world without putting a flower on a grave bearing the name of her son killed in combat more than three decades ago....
Cosby to ask judge for outside jury for criminal trial
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Actor Bill Cosby is set to return to a Pennsylvania courtroom Monday to ask a judge to bring in outside jurors in his criminal sex assault case....
Philadelphia strip club shooting leaves 1 injured
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A shooting at a gentleman's club in Philadelphia has left one person injured....
'American Watercolor' showcases masterpieces of movement
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Prior to the 1860s, creating art with watercolor was seen as the realm of women and children, illustrators and amateurs. Artists wanting to prove their mettle used the most prestigious medium of the time: oil paint....
Tornado, straight-line winds caused damage in Pennsylvania
The National Weather Service says a tornado touched down in northeastern Pennsylvania as storms swept through the region over the weekend, but other damage in central Pennsylvania was due to straight-line winds....
Police say more than 100 Jewish cemetery headstones damaged
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- More than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri, authorities said....
Boscov's chairman remembered as energetic businessman
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Late department store chairman Albert Boscov was remembered as an energetic businessman, a caring person and a tireless cheerleader for the city he loved....
High levels of manganese found on Chicago's far South Side
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dusty mounds of petroleum coke are no longer in Chicago, but federal and city officials have discovered a potentially more dangerous kind of pollution while investigating the black piles that once towered above the city's far South Side....
Man shot by police after barbecue threat report identified
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of a man shot and killed by a police officer in eastern Pennsylvania after a report of threats at a neighbor's backyard barbecue....
Pink slips may await some Pennsylvania public universities
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In the coming months, some of the schools in Pennsylvania's 14-university system of higher education may get pink slips....
Charlotte Police: No injuries in gunfire by CIAA title game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Charlotte police say they're looking for clues and suspects after a barrage of gunfire in the middle of a downtown street near the site of a basketball championship game....
Within Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed $30 billion state budget, is a new tax on state lottery winnings over $600. Previously exempted to give an incentive to play, as lottery proceeds benefits senior citizen programs. However Pennsylvania is facing a $2 billion deficit and Wolf projects taxing state lottery winnings at 3.7% should bring $15 million in additional revenues. The federal government withholds taxes on lottery winnings, and Pennsylvanians are required to pays taxes on money won in other state's lottery. Given the budget deficit do you think
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