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This in Jan. 28, 2019 photo, Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright departs from a funeral service for a Scranton Police patrolman at St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton, Pa.
Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP
July 02, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The former mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he shook down businesses for bribes and campaign contributions throughout his term and a half in office. Bill Courtright's plea in federal court to bribery,...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2019, to attend a campaign rally in Montoursville, Pa.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
May 20, 2019 - 5:26 pm
By Jessica Gresko WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled against President Donald Trump on Monday in a financial records dispute with Congress and said lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed. Trump called it a "crazy" decision that his lawyers would appeal. The ruling by U.S...
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California businessman Stephen Semprevivo departs federal court Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Boston, after pleading guilty to charges that he bribed the Georgetown tennis coach to get his son admitted to the school.
Steven Senne/AP Photo
May 08, 2019 - 10:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in the vast college admissions...
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HAIKOU, Feb. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 15, 2018 shows Terra-Cotta Warriors during an exhibition of "Civilization of Qin (221-207 B.C.) and Han Dynasties (206 B.C.- 220 A.D.)" in Hainan Museum in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province.
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John McDevitt
April 05, 2019 - 7:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The vandalism and theft of a thumb from a 2,000-year-old Chinese warrior statue, on display at a Philadelphia museum last December, has a Delaware man facing federal felony charges. Today, closing arguments concluded and the jury is expected to deliberate starting on...
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Nati Harnik/AP Photo
March 29, 2019 - 7:55 pm
By Matthew Daly WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving defiantly to kick-start the long-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline, President Donald Trump on Friday issued a new presidential permit for the project — two years after he first approved it and more than a decade after it was first proposed. Trump said the...
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Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP, File
March 22, 2019 - 9:52 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday in the latest in a series of court decisions that have led to the loosening of restrictions on the weapons in several states. The decision came in a lawsuit filed by Matthew...
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Jae C. Hong/AP Photo, File
February 22, 2019 - 10:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother. The State Department was wrong to deny citizenship to 2-year-...
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In this courtroom drawing, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, second from right, accompanied by US Marshalls, gestures a "thumbs up" to his wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, as he leaves the courtroom, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in New York.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
February 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted...
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Steve Tawa
January 28, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The owner of a Camden County electrical contracting company has pleaded guilty in federal court in Philadelphia, in what has been a long-running federal probe into a powerful local union leader. He has long-time ties to John Dougherty, the head of Local 98 of the...
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Birth control pills.
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Mark Abrams
January 20, 2019 - 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of nuns who have been at the heart of federal court battles over mandatory birth control coverage for women under the terms of Obamacare are not affected but will still take part in appeals of two recent court rulings; one of them was handed down by a...
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