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Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Jul. 17, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Altoona Mirror on allegations of sexual abuse by members of the clergy July 11 Trust that Roman Catholic Church officials will do the right thing about allegations of sexual misconduct by members of the clergy is in question in...

Legislation would force disclosures about terror watchlist

Jul. 17, 2019 9:55 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar has submitted legislation that would force President Donald Trump's administration to disclose details about how it shares the FBI's watchlist of more than 1 million known or suspected terrorists with foreign countries. The legislation from...

New Mexico candidate wants US immigration agency abolished

Jul. 16, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A candidate seeking the Democratic nomination to an open Senate seat announced her support Tuesday for disbanding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and turning its responsibilities over to the FBI and others. New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver said in a...

2 arrested in multi-year probe of Muncie public corruption

Jul. 16, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A Muncie city official and a local contractor have been indicted on federal charges that are the latest to come out of a probe of public corruption in the central Indiana city. Federal prosecutors say 44-year-old Debra Nicole Grigsby of Muncie and 60-year-old Tony Franklin of Yorktown...

The Latest: Facebook denies that it's a monopoly

Jul. 16, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional hearings on the reach of big tech (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Rep. Joe Neguse, a Democrat from Colorado, sought to pin down Facebook on the subject of "monopoly" during a hearing on the power of Big Tech. Facebook argues it is not a monopoly because it has...

FBI: Body found in trunk of burning car

Jul. 16, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

CHURCH ROCK, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a dead body has been found in the trunk of a burning car in northwestern New Mexico. The FBI says the body and burning car found Monday in an isolated area north of Church Rock are the subject of an investigation by the FBI and the Navajo Nation Division of Public...

Lottery executive on leave amid questions over FBI taping

Jul. 15, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The vice president of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation has been placed on administrative leave amid questions over her role in an FBI investigation of another lottery official. Chelsea Turner testified during an administrative hearing last week that she contacted the FBI some five...

Prosecutors: DOT commissioner told witness to destroy emails

Jul. 15, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say a former South Carolina transportation commissioner told a government witness who had made payments to him to destroy emails before the FBI could find them, according to a sentencing memo filed Monday in federal court. The court filing detailed the accusation and...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong about Dems, census, citizenship

Jul. 15, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is spreading falsehoods on issues of race, immigration and American-ness, exhorting four non-white female lawmakers to "go back" to where they came from and crying foul over his failed bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. He suggests that the...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and an eco legacy not his own

Jul. 13, 2019 8:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim. In large measure, the progress they cited pre-dates Trump's presidency. And in some of the particulars, they were wrong. For example, the air is not cleaner under Trump. The...