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Officials: 33 people injured when inbound train crashes into unoccupied parked train at station in suburban Philadelphia.

- Townhall.com - US

Cosby seeks new legal team ahead of sexual assault retrial.

Bill Cosby wants a judge to sign off on a swap that would give him a fresh new legal team ahead of his sexual assault retrial in Pennsylvania in November.

- WRAL.com - US

'Embarrassed' Voters in Midwest States Rate President's Conduct.

In Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, a majority of registered voters give President Trump's job approval a negative number and say they are 'embarrassed' by his conduct.

- Yahoo! News - US

PA lobbyist out at Transportation, gets transferred to energy regulatory agency.

President Donald Trump's beachhead team member at the Department of Transportation has moved to the federal agency that regulates the nation's electric power and natural gas industries where he will be serving as chief of staff. Former Pennsylvania lobbyist Anthony Pugliese was selected to fill the chief of staff position ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Cosby seeks new legal team ahead of sexual assault retrial.

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby wants a judge to sign off on a swap that would give him a fresh new legal team ahead of his sexual assault retrial in Pennsylvania in November.

- Billings Gazette - US

African-Americans fighting fascism and racism, from WWII to Charlottesville.

Tuskegee Airmen and P-47. San Diego Air & Space Museum ArchivesIn July 1943, one month after a race riot shook Detroit, Vice President Henry Wallace spoke to a crowd of union workers and civic groups: We cannot fight to crush Nazi brutality abroad and condone race riots at home. Those who fan the fires of racial clashes for ...

- The Conversation - UK

Cosby hires Michael Jackson's former lawyer for sex assault retrial.

Cosby's first trial on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 ended in a hung jury

- The Globe and Mail - CA

High school students say they were harassed at Howard University for wearing pro-Trump gear.

A Pennsylvania high school student who visited our nation's capital last week says she was harassed for wearing Make America Great Again' attire that showed her support for President Trump.

- FOX News - US

Cosby hires lawyer who got Michael Jackson off hook for child molestation for sex assault retrial.

Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.Cosby's spokesman announced Monday that ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Steubenville Judge Joseph Bruzzes ambushed and shot outside courthouse.

Update The Herald-Star reports that Judge Joseph Bruzzese is in serious condition after surgery at UPMC in Pittsburgh.' The report also says that Judge Bruzzese himself returned fire at the suspect, and Sheriff Fred Abdalla said the judge and his assailant exchanged about five shots each.' The all...

- The Raw Story - US

Man who shot an Ohio judge was the father of a high school football player convicted of rape.

APThe man who shot a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a Steubenville High School football player who was convicted of rape in 2013, authorities said Monday. Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. was shot at around 8 a.m. near the courthouse in ...

- Business Insider - US

WATCH: MLB stars descend on Little League World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates will watch the Little League games before playing in front of them in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

- ABC News - US

Cosby hires Michael Jackson's lawyer for sex assault retrial

Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.

- IOL - ZA

Bill Cosby is teaming up with the lawyer who helped get Michael Jackson acquitted

Thomson ReutersThe lawyer who helped Michael Jackson get acquitted of child molestation charges in 2005 will be leading Bill Cosby’s attempt to escape a decade behind bars if found guilty in his criminal case retrial for the alleged 2004 rape of Andrea Constand. Frequent cable news pundit Tom Mesereau was named today ...

- Business Insider - US

Gunman killed after wounding judge in ambush outside Ohio courthouse

A gunman shot and wounded a judge in an ambush outside an Ohio courthouse on Monday before the assailant was fatally shot by a probation officer, authorities and local media said. Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. was flown by helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital where his condition was described as stable a...

- The Raw Story - US

Gunman killed after shooting county judge in Ohio

AP Photo/Carolyn KasterSTEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Ohio officials say a county judge was shot and wounded as he walked toward a courthouse, and the suspect was killed when a probation officer returned fire. Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. was shot Monday morning near the county courthouse in Steubenville, along ...

- Business Insider - US

Junior leaguer dove over an outfield fence to make one of the greatest catches you'll ever see

ESPN While the world is focused on the Little League World Series in Williamsport, it was one of the older kids in the Junior League World Series who made the highlight of the year. Pennsylvania was facing Chinese Taipei in the Junior League World Series championship game when Yi Hsiang Lin of Chinese Taipei hit a fly ball ...

- Business Insider - US

WATCH: Trump returns to White House with waning support in 3 key states

President Trump got low approval ratings in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in a new poll conducted after the events in Charlottesville and he will unveil a new military strategy for Afghanistan in an address tonight.

- ABC News - US

Children critically injured in Pennsylvania crash

Haredi family's car collides with tractor-trailer parked on roadside, paramedics take two children to hospital via helicopter.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

White Rock Little Leaguers pull off big win over Venezuela

Strong pitching powered White Rock's Little Leaguers to a 7-3 win over Venezuela on Sunday in Williamsport, Pa.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

A teacher was 'laughing very hard' when she lost her balance and died in Mexico

A Pennsylvania teacher tragically died after she fell off a balcony in Mexico when she lost her balance from laughing. Sharon Regoli Ciferno, a Charles A. Huston Middle School social … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Junior League World Series player makes insane catch, snagging would-be home run

We are pleased to present to you the new coolest 14-year-old in America: this Junior League World Series player who just made the best catch in JLWS history. Jack Regenye of Pennsylvania leapt over the outfield fence to catch a would-be home run in his team's game against Chinese Taipei, flipping upside down and popping up ...

- Mashable! - US

Following damage caused by economic rise, China tackles ambitious conservation experiment

The government intends to combine three separate regions of Sanjiangyuan to create China's first national park, setting aside an area the size of Pennsylvania. China is also working to set up a series of other trial national parks around the country.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Junior leaguer dove over the outfield fence to make one of the greatest catches you'll ever see

ESPN While the world is focused on the Little League World Series in Williamsport, it was one of the older kids in the Junior League World Series who made the highlight of the year. Pennsylvania was facing Chinese Taipei in the Junior League World Series championship game when Yi Hsiang Lin of Chinese Taipei hit a fly ball ...

- Business Insider - US

Pennsylvania mom discovers baby's cremains were really dog remains after 2 years

A Pennsylvania mom said she is living a "nightmare" she can't wake up from after she discovered last week the box she believed to be were holding her daughter's cremains for the last two years actually contained dog remains.

- FOX News - US

College students petition to have Trump's honorary degree revoked

”Students at Leigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, started a Change.org petition to have President Donald Trump's honorary degree revoked. They feel as though Trump's policies…

- TheBlaze.com - US

6 Officers Shot in Florida and Pennsylvania, 2 Killed and 4 Wounded

Three police departments are reeling from a violent night that has left two officers dead.

- Yahoo! News - US

6 Police Officers Shot, 1 Killed, in Florida and Pennsylvania Last Night

Last night, six police officers were shot in three separate incidents last night, and one officer in Florida was killed.

- Mediaite - US

Two Florida police officers fatally shot, suspect arrested

In an unrelated shooting in Jacksonville, Florida, a man who shot and wounded two officers was killed when police returned fire, authorities said, while two Pennsylvania state troopers suffered gunshot wounds after exchanging fire with a suspect who later died, local media reported. Kissimmee Officer Matthew Baxter, 27, was ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Police: Teen dies after 45-foot fall in Hindu temple

ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. " Federal officials are investigating after a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy fell about 45 feet and died while volunteering on a construction project inside a New Jersey Hindu temple.NJ.com reports...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Man in custody over 'black power' graffiti on Rizzo statue

PHILADELPHIA " Police on Friday arrested a man suspected of spray-painting the words "black power" on the statue of a former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner that critics say should come down.The vandalism comes after...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cops: Man posed as wife on Craigslist soliciting his murder

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. " A man accused of posing as his estranged wife in a Craigslist ad that solicited a hit man to kill him has been sentenced to jail.Public Opinion reported 30-year-old Christian Koelsch...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

6 police officers shot in Florida, Pennsylvania

Sergeant Sam Howard, a 10-year veteran of the Kissimmee police department is one of six police officer shot on Friday night in Florida and Pennsylvania.         

- USA TODAY - US

6 police officers shot, 2 dead, in Florida and Pennsylvania

A Florida police officer died and three others were wounded in two separate shootings in the Sunshine State on Friday evening.         

- USA TODAY - US

Cops: Mom burned son, put him on leash, locked him in cage

ST. MARYS, Pa. " A Pennsylvania mother is accused of burning her 3-year-old with chemicals, putting him on a leash and keeping him in a dog cage.Police in St. Marys charged Arwen Kuhn last week with a slew of charges including...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

2 Pennsylvania troopers shot, 1 person dead

Authorities say two Pennsylvania state troopers have been shot and a suspect killed outside a small-town store, south of Pittsburgh.

- FOX News - US

Rep. Charlie Dent On Steve Bannon's Ouster

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has left the White House. Republican congressman Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania gives Scott Simon his thoughts on this most recent departure.

- NPR - US

2 Pennsylvania troopers shot, 1 person dead

FAIRCHANCE, Pa. — Authorities say two Pennsylvania state troopers have been shot and a suspect killed outside a small-town store, south of Pittsburgh.

- Billings Gazette - US

6 Cops Shot Friday in Separate Incidents

Three separate shootings in Florida and Pennsylvania Friday have taken the life of one police officer while injuring five more. NPR reports that Officer Matthew Baxter was killed and Sgt. Sam Howard remains in grave critical condition' after responding to an incident in central Kissimmee, Fla., Friday evening. Per CNN...

- Newser - US

Early Civil Rights Activist Octavius Catto Gets A Statue

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with journalist and author Dan Biddle about early civil rights activist Octavius Catto, who is finally getting a statue erected in his honor in Philadelphia.

- NPR - US

News24.com | Six US cops shot in same night, 1 fatally

Six US police officers were shot in one night in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania, one fatally, prompting President Donald Trump to tweet his support for the slain officer's department early Saturday.

- News24.com - ZA

Six police officers shot, one dead in Florida and Pennsylvania

A police officer was killed and five more were wounded in three separate shootings in Florida and Pennsylvania.

- UPI - US

Boy, 16, dies after 45-foot fall in Hindu temple

A 16-year-old boy in the US has died after falling about 45-feet while volunteering on a construction project inside a Hindu temple in New Jersey, police said.The boy from Hatfield, Pennsylvania, was volunteering on a construction project at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir campus on Thursday in Robbinsville when he fell, ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Six US cops shot in same night, one fatally

WASHINGTON, Aug 19 — Six US police officers were shot in one night in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania, one fatally, prompting President Donald Trump to tweet his support for the slain officer's department early today. In the central...

- The Malay Mail - MY

US: 16 year boy dies after 45-foot fall in Hindu temple

The teen was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton, where he died an hour later, NBC Philadelphia reported.

- Zee News - IN

Florida officer killed in one of several shootings at law enforcement

- Six U.S. police officers were shot and one was killed in three separate encounters with suspects in Florida and Pennsylvania on Friday, and two suspects in those shootings also died, according to officials and local media.

- Reuters - US

6 Police Officers Shot In Separate Incidents In Florida, Pennsylvania

On the same night in Florida, two police officers were shot in Kissimmee, near Orlando, and two were shot in Jacksonville. One officer shot in Kissimmee has died. Two others were shot in Pennsylvania.

- NPR - US

No, Pope Francis did not beatify Roberto Clemente

San Juan, Puerto Rico, Aug 18, 2017 / 03:14 pm .- Sports fans in the U.S. and beyond may be disappointed to learn that reports of baseball Hall-of-Famer Roberto Clemente being recently beatified by Pope Francis are nothing more than fake news. Vatican officials confirmed to the Washington Post that rumors of Pope Francis ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Need the 'Obama Mic Drop Hat'? Huffington Post Touts 20 We-Miss-Barack Accessories

For those still in complete denial and missing former President Barack Obama, the Huffington Post’s Carly Ledbetter was kind enough to supply its readers with sentimental but silly Obama family themed jewelry, clothes and other accessories. The headline? '20 Perfectly Nostalgic Items For When You’re Missing The ...

- NewsBusters - US

Total of 6 officers shot in Florida, Pennsylvania

Three people were in custody Friday night, including a strong suspect,' after one police officer was fatally shot and another suffered grave injuries in Kissimmee, Fla., south of Orlando.

- FOX News - US

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