Trump says US will declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula....
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe, facing impeachment, calls Cabinet meeting
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's ruling party on Monday ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe and expressed confidence that he could be voted out within two days, while the world's oldest head of state ignored the party's midday deadline to resign and instead summoned ministers to a Cabinet meeting Tuesday morning....
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 president, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he no doubt learned from his longtime mentor, President Robert Mugabe....
The Latest: Party's decision to impeach Mugabe 'unanimous'
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):...
Driver arrested, manhunt continues in deadly police shooting
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say they arrested the driver of an SUV that fled a traffic stop, leaving behind a passenger who fatally shot a rookie police officer in suburban Pittsburgh....
Most of burned-out senior home too damaged to enter
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- People are still missing following last week's fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community, and investigators have yet to scour most of the burned-out structure because it is too dangerous to enter....
Woman convicted in teen's slaying to be resentenced
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman who was sentenced to life in prison for her role in the stalking and killing of a fellow teen is facing the possibility of parole....
Third-grade teacher dies after house fire
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an elementary school teacher in Philadelphia has died after suffering injuries during a house fire....
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....
Restaurant owners finding strong appetites in Detroit
DETROIT (AP) -- A resurgent downtown Detroit has become something of a magnet for small startup companies, corporate headquarters and even fine cuisine....
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....
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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