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August 12, 2017 RSS feed / News

South Connellsville woman to serve at least 30 days in jail

A South Connellsville woman who had a solicitation to commit homicide dropped this week as part of a no-contest plea agreement will serve at least 30 days in prison.  Susan Carr-Wilson, 46, was sentenced to serve the prison time after Fayette Co More...

Remembering Partition: 70 years since India-Pakistan were divided

It’s been 70 years since India and Pakistan were carved from the former British Empire as independent nations, a process that triggered one of the largest human migrations in history. More...

Nigerian military makes unauthorized search of U.N. base

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian soldiers conducted an unauthorized search of a United Nations humanitarian base in the city where the Boko Haram insurgency began, the U.N. More...

Kenyatta declared winner of disputed Kenya presidential vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner Friday of Kenya’s hard-fought presidential election, but opposition candidate Raila Odinga alleged the voting was rigged. More...

Dems target swing-district House GOP on health care

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Democrats used a bus emblazoned with the words “Drive for our Lives” to gin up opposition to vulnerable House Republicans who voted against Obamacare with the aim of upending the GOP’s majority in next year’s midterm electio More...

DeVos says school vouchers part of tax overhaul discussions

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to non-profits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. More...

Senate GOP rallies behind McConnell in feud with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Friday rallied in support of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, pushing back against the onslaught of criticism from President Donald Trump. More...

Trump won’t rule out military response to Venezuelan chaos

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that that he wouldn’t rule out military action against Venezuela in response to the country’s descent into political chaos following President Nicolas Maduro’s power grab.&n More...

Fear spreads over tainted eggs despite low risk to consumers

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Experts say the risk of getting sick from eating an egg tainted with insecticide is low. More...

Danish sub sinks, inventor held on murder charge

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The owner of an amateur built submarine was arrested on suspicion of murder Friday after his vessel sank off Denmark’s coast and a journalist who had joined him for what was supposed to be a short voyage was rep More...

More video shows Penn State pledge stumbling before death

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Snapchat’s not-growing pains are a boon for Instagram

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook once failed to buy Snapchat; ever since, it’s tried to copy it, mostly without success.  Until now. More...

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