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August 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

Trump ousts Bannon, his divisive strategist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump’s conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of More...

Tillerson condemns hate speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday condemned hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values on which the U.S. was founded and promotes abroad. He also lamented a lack of diversity in the U.S. More...

Once homeless, Iraq War veteran moves into unique new home of his own

MIDWAY CITY, Calif. More...

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is tightening the strictest rules in the nation on a pesticide that is popular with farmers over new health concerns, officials said Friday.  More...

Program offers way for ex-addicts to help others in need

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Georgean Ware had no idea that the men and women who came to her New Kensington home more than a week ago to fix and paint some steps were in substance abuse recovery. More...

Eclipse to have big impact on California power

SACRAMENTO, Calif. More...

Belle Vernon salesman steals $10,587 from boss

A salesman has been charged with bilking his boss out of more than $10,500, according to court papers. John Joseph Thomas, 60, of Belle Vernon was charged this week with theft, theft by deception and theft of services by state police at Belle Vernon. More...

Barcelona’s victims include U.S. man celebrating anniversary

PARIS (AP) — The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world — men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations — testifying to the huge global appeal of the sunkissed city.  More...

Eclipse mania sends Americans scurrying to find safe glasses

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years. More...

Pennsylvania children among those lobbying for health care

HANOVER (AP) — Ask 11-year-old Jackson Corbin and 9-year-old Henry Corbin of Hanover why they are lobbying senators in Capitol Hill every week and they say, “We have to save our health care.” The brothers have spent time in D.C. More...

July unemployment rates fell, hiring increased in eleven U.S. states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring increased in 11 U.S. More...

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