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Naval Support Activity welcomes new commander.

Capt. Kyle Bryan replaced Capt. Rudy Geisler as commanding officer of Naval Support Activity in Mechanicsburg, Naval Support Activity in Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Naval Annex on Wednesday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Adam Driver Surprises Military Family With Scholarship.

There were tears of joy when Adam Driver surprised a Pennsylvania military family with a visit to deliver a scholarship to their 21-year-old daughter, Hayley Williams.

- Newsmax - US

Carnegie Science Center gets $7.5M donation for new wing.

The Carnegie Science Center has received its largest gift, a $7.5 million donation from PPG and its corporate foundation for the interactive museum in Pittsburgh.

- PhysOrg - NL

Penn State child abuse research center to open in September.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. " Officials say a research center at Penn State University aiming to prevent child abuse and improve treatment should open in a few months.A university spokeswoman told The Daily Item (http://bit.ly/2tRY3K2...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pennsylvania veterans can benefit from canine companion program.

Canine Companions for Veterans aims to connect veterans with a forever-pet, according to Siera Gross, manager of Strayhaven Animal Shelter in Greenville.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Three Mile Island notifies regulators of intent to close.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The owners of the Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island nuclear plant have formally notified regulators and a regional power grid operator of their previously announced intentions to close the plant.

- Billings Gazette - US

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday.

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Things That Made Trump Look Like A Bigger Fool In June Carrier His son His ties Vote Vets His own ass His own thumbs Pittsburgh's mayor Prime Minister Theresa May His Nazi and KKK fan club Shakespeare in the Park His approval numbers Fake TIME magazines The rest of the world America's mayors ...

- Daily Kos - US

The Latest: Online group re-emerges to taunt US intelligence.

The day after a particularly virulent strain of ransomware burst across the globe, the mysterious Shadow Brokers group has re-emerged to taunt the U.S. National Security Agency. The Shadow Brokers, who have spent nearly a year publishing some of the American intelligence community's most closely guarded secrets, posted a ...

- SFGate - US

Raw: Two struck on Washington, D.C. train tracks.

Amtrak says there's been a fatal incident involving two people who were struck while on the train tracks in Washington, DC. A train was coming from Boston and New York. Amtrak temporarily suspended service between Washington and Philadelphia.         

- USA TODAY - US

Cosby may postpone his town hall tour.

On Tuesday, lawyers for disgraced comedian Bill Cosby hinted his so-called town hall tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania.

- USA TODAY - US

Cops: Hundreds Watched Couple's Lewd Display.

Pennsylvania duo busted for trysting in park Witnesses to the accused pair's antics included children since "the acts were being performed in close proximity to a playground." Wilkes-Barre Duo

- The Smoking Gun - US

The Latest: Pennsylvania health company restoring network

A Pennsylvania health care system says it is taking steps to restore its computer network after being hit by a ransomware attack that was carried out globally. Heritage Valley Health System says the attack Tuesday affected its two hospitals west of Pittsburgh as well as satellite operations. A Wellsville, Ohio, woman was at ...

- SFGate - US

Pennsylvania to set policy limiting release of police video

The state is poised to set a policy exempting police audio and video recordings from its public-records law and giving police departments broad discretion over when to refuse requests from … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Pastor due in court in granddaughter's faith healing death

The pastor of a church that rejects modern medicine is due in court in Pennsylvania on a charge that he failed to report suspected abuse when his 2-year-old granddaughter died … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Pastor due in court in granddaughter's faith healing death

The pastor of a church that rejects modern medicine is due in court in Pennsylvania on a charge that he failed to report suspected abuse when his 2-year-old granddaughter died of pneumonia.

- FOX News - US

Pastor due in court in granddaughter's faith healing death

WERNERSVILLE, Pa. — The pastor of a church that rejects modern medicine is due in court in Pennsylvania on a charge that he failed to report suspected abuse when his 2-year-old granddaughter died of pneumonia.

- Billings Gazette - US

Cosby rejects 'sexual assault tour' idea floated by reps

Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers said Tuesday.

- WRAL.com - US

'Petya' ransomware disrupts companies across Europe, U.S.

, June 28 : The "Petya" ransomware has caused disruption at firms across the U.S. and Europe including advertising giant WPP, French construction materials company Saint-Gobain and Russian steel and oil firms Evraz and Rosneft.The food giant Mondelez, legal firm DLA Piper, Danish shipping and transport giant AP ...

- Sify - IN

Man, 90, who escaped prison in 1970 indicted for fraud

Federal prosecutors say a 90-year-old man who escaped from a Maryland prison in 1970 has been indicted for Social Security fraud in Philadelphia.

- FOX News - US

Leftists Promising to 'Desecrate Graves' and Protest During 154th Anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg

During the first days of July, 154 years ago, a great battle was fought in and around Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, during our Civil War. Today, as the anniversary approaches, members of the so-called "Antifa" movement are promising to "desecrate" the graves of those who fell in that fight and to mount protests as Americans ...

- Breitbart - US

Bill Cosby says he's not planning tour to discuss sexual assault

Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers said Tuesday. Attorney Angela Agrusa said after a hearing to set a trial date in a sex abuse lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the comedian that Cosby won't...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young rips NFL teams for signing 'garbage' quarterbacks over him

Tony Gutierrez/APFormer NFL quarterback Vince Young sees a troubling trend in today's league, and he's not happy about it. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, the former third overall pick stated his belief that NFL has become oversaturated with lousy players under center. "I'd see a quarterback and be like, 'Dude is ...

- Business Insider - US

James Harrison's workout Instagrams will either motivate or depress the hell out of you

MOTIVATION MONDAY, Y'ALL!!!!! Oh. Hm. It's Tuesday? Well, these videos might motivate you. Then again, they might depress you. Either way, they show about as savage a workout regimen as you'll ever see. James Harrison is a linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He's a beast, as the kids say. And he's 39 years old. Going ...

- Mashable! - US

Cosby lawyer casts doubt on comedian's 'town hall' events

A lawyer for Bill Cosby says she does not think he will speak publicly before his second criminal trial in Pennsylvania

- ABC News - US

Delaware top court rules for Chicago Bridge in Westinghouse dispute

The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge & Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Chicago Bridge shares soared after the court ended the battle over a 2015 deal in which Westinghouse, a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

US says Salahuddin is a 'global terrorist' - will it impact Kashmir?

In a diplomatic blow to Islamabad, the US has designated Syed Salahuddin, a pro-Pakistan Kashmiri militant, a global terrorist. The designation could affect Kashmir's separatist movement and US-Pakistan ties.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Delaware top court rules for Chicago Bridge in Westinghouse dispute

The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge & Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. The two companies have been sparring over a 2015 deal in which Westinghouse, a unit of Japan's Toshiba ...

- Yahoo! News - US

The Bill Gates-backed vegetarian burger is coming to a national fast food chain

Leanna Garfield/Business InsiderJust in time for Independence Day, burgers by Beyond Meat, the company that makes faux meat from plants, will be available at fast food chain BurgerFi starting July 3. It will launch in eight of BurgerFi's 101 locations — Malibu, New York City, Poughkeepsie, NY; Philadelphia; Coral ...

- Business Insider - US

Local priest named fifth bishop of Allentown, Penn.

Vatican City, Jun 27, 2017 / 07:16 am .- On Tuesday the Vatican announced Pope Francis' pick of Mons. Alfred A. Schlert to be the next bishop of the Diocese of Allentown in Pennsylvania, himself born and raised in the diocese. Bishop-elect Schlert, 55, fills the vacancy left when his predecessor, Bishop John Oliver Barres ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

PICS: Mutilated albinos get new limbs

Youngsters from Tanzania have received treatment and free prosthetic limbs in Philadelphia, U.S, after losing their limbs in a shocking tradition.

- IOL - ZA

Cops: Hundreds Watched Couple's Lewd Display

Pennsylvania duo busted for trysting in Wilkes-Barre park Witnesses to the accused pair's antics included many children since "the acts were being performed in close proximity to a playground," investigators allege. Wilkes-Barre Duo

- The Smoking Gun - US

Steve Case's $4 million heartland investing tour goes to Pennsylvania

This worry motivates AOL co-founder Steve Case: America's prosperity could be at risk if venture capital continues to flow to Silicon Valley and other elite tech hubs at the expense of the rest of the country. An economic evangelist for America's heartland, Case, 58, in recent years has been on a mission to redirect ...

- VentureBeat - US

Suspicious package found near White House cleared

, June 27 : A suspicious package that was found near Pennsylvania Avenue close to White House, just two blocks away from the place where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was staying, was cleared by the Secret Service agents.The Secret Service said in a tweet, "Suspicious package was found near Pennsylvania Avenue and 15th ...

- Sify - IN

Couple had sex in park in front of 'several hundred' people

Pennsylvania park goers were given a show last week when a couple had sex near a playground.Police were called to the scene at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre, when they discovered Jacqueline Getz, 31, performing oral sex on Kyle McClure,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

U.S. top court deals setback to gun control advocates on felon ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to gun control advocates by opening the door for some convicted felons to challenge a federal ban on them owning firearms. The case involved two Pennsylvania men who were convicted of non-violent crimes who challenged the ban. The Trump administration had appealed last year's ...

- Yahoo! News - US

SCOTUS Lets Ruling Stand Protecting Second Amendment Rights Following Non-Serious Misdemeanors

On Monday the Supreme Court of the United States let stand a Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pennsylvania ruling which protects Second Amendment rights following non-serious misdemeanor convictions.

- Breitbart - US

U.S. top court rejects appeal of felon gun ownership ruling

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration's appeal of a lower court ruling loosening the federal prohibition on convicted felons possessing guns in a case involving two Pennsylvania men convicted of non-violent crimes who challenged the ban.

- Reuters - US

U.S. top court rejects appeal of felon gun ownership ruling

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration's appeal of a lower court ruling loosening the federal prohibition on convicted felons possessing guns in a case involving two Pennsylvania men convicted of non-violent crimes who challenged the ban. The justices let stand a lower court's 2016 ruling that ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Google preparing to expand YouTube TV into Atlanta

Google is preparing to expand its YouTube TV service into Atlanta. Launched earlier this year, the $35-a-month service lets users live stream ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN, regional sports networks and cable networks onto their phones. It's aimed at so-called "cord cutters" who are ditching their subscriptions to cable ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Pennsylvania man told to stop playing 'Taps' outside his home every night

A Pennsylvania borough council voted to restrict a man who plays Taps' outside his home every night to Sundays and holidays only.

- FOX News - US

The Democratic Party does not need a civil war, now or later

As a Bernie Sanders delegate at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, I supported the policies he articulated then—and still support them today. My goal in attending was to fight as hard as possible to ensure that we would get a more progressive platform. I have written both at Daily Kos and at my ...

- Daily Kos - US

Senators Pat Toomey and Bill Cassidy on the Senate health care bill

Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, and Senator Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, discuss the Senate's Healthcare Bill with Face the Nation moderator John Dickerson.

- CBS NEWS - US

A Look at a New, Bold Experiment at UPenn for Organ Transplants

Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania treated 10 patients on the organ transplant waiting list with a Hepatitis C infected kidney. All 10 got the virus and were treated with one pill for 12 weeks. Today, all 10 are healthy with functioning kidney.

- Yahoo! News - US

The Supreme Court takes on gerrymandering: 6 essential reads

Wisconsin from overhead. sarunas_b/ CC BY-SAEditor's note: The following is roundup of archival stories. On June 19, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear Gill v. Whitford, a case on partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin. This controversial practice – where states are carved up into oddly shaped electoral ...

- The Conversation - UK

Westmoreland County, Pa., Airshow was thrilling, but Arnold Palmer's absence was felt

This year's show was dedicated to Palmer, who died in September.

- Stars and Stripes - US

A VC says the 3 things an intern needs to do to score a full-time job have nothing to do with education or skill -

Insight partnersAlright, so you've landed your first internship. But that doesn't mean you're guaranteed a job. Now you have to prove that you've got what it takes. Ryan Hinkle is a managing director at Insight Venture Partners, an international private equity and venture capital firm. When Hinkle is not working on deals, ...

- Business Insider - US

Reuters Video: GOP healthcare bill a 'moral outrage', says Sanders

At a rally in Pittsburgh to kick off a three-state tour to oppose the Senate Republican healthcare bill, Senator Bernie Sanders calls the proposed Obamacare replacement, a 'moral outrage. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Watch: Students at Trump's alma mater give hilariously stupid answers when asked about the president

What do students at the University of Pennsylvania, the Ivy League college where President Donald Trump attended business school, think of the president, now one…

- TheBlaze.com - US

The 'Scorpion King' is real — here's what this explorer found in his tomb

The Scorpion King wasn't just a big screen action hero played by The Rock, he was an Egyptian king. Patrick McGovern, the author of "Ancient Brews: Rediscovered and Re-Created," reveals what he found when he entered the king's tomb. Following is a complete transcript of the video. You want to focus on the Scorpion King, one ...

- Business Insider - US

Parents Confront Bullies in Daughter's Obituary

The parents of a 15-year-old girl who hanged herself Monday in Pennsylvania have a message for bullies: "Please know that it is not too late to change your ways." Fox News reports that before her death, Sadie Riggs was going to counseling and taking medication for emotional issues. But she...

- Newser - US

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