No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly - after seven years of nonstop railing against the law. Democrats said Americans can "breathe a sigh of relief." Trump said the current law was imploding "and soon will explode."...
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London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) -- Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with a reputation for drinking and an unpredictable temper....
Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia's ability to sway the outcome of the vote....
French president denounces rival's claims of dirty tricks
PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande on Friday vigorously denounced suggestions by the conservative presidential hopeful that Hollande is trying to discredit political rivals behind the scenes by using dirty tricks....
The Latest: Prosecutor: Penn State jury kept focus on kids
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the conviction of former Penn State president Graham Spanier (all times local):...
Woman charged with selling food stamps for heroin
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman is facing charges that she sold food stamps for heroin, after she tried to sell the food stamps online for cash....
Woman guilty of kidnapping baby from mall food court
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman charged with befriending a woman at a shopping mall and then taking her baby was convicted Friday of kidnapping and child concealment....
Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has cleared the way for prosecutors to retry a former Philadelphia church official imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints....
Jury convicts corrections officer of destroying evidence
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors have convicted a longtime corrections officer of destroying evidence after authorities say he tore a bag of cocaine that he brought into a suburban Philadelphia jail....
Youth hockey coach faces sexual contact charges
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities in New Jersey and Delaware have charged a Pennsylvania man who was a youth hockey coach with having sexual contact with minors....
Sewickley Academy claims 2A crown in overtime
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Able to shrug off a slow start - and even a late shot in regulation - Sewickley Academy collared a 68-63 victory in overtime over Constitution in the PIAA's Class 2A boys basketball championship Friday at Hershey's Giant Center....
Baby delivered in backseat of car in parking lot of YMCA
HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A newborn delivered in the backseat of a car outside a YMCA near Philadelphia is doing well....
Study says Pennsylvania highways lose funds to state police
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A new study suggests that more than $200 million a year in highway construction funds are being diverted unconstitutionally to subsidize the Pennsylvania State Police....
Kraft Heinz lays off 200 white-collar workers in Canada, US
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Kraft Heinz Co. has laid off 200 white-collar workers in Canada and the United States....
The seven-county Pittsburgh region lost 8,972 people between 2015 and 2016 according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the second worst decline in numbers among 382 metro areas measured, with Allegheny County losing each of the last three years by successively higher amounts. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald questions the methodology taken from 2010 Census and IRS forms to calculate births, deaths and relocations. He believes estimates contradict reality citing the region's home values increasing, over $3 billion in new construction annually, and broad labor shortages all pointing to population growth.
Should the Senate hold off confirmation of Judge Gorsuch to Supreme Court until after the FBI investigation of President Trump's campaign?