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Jury revisits testimony of Bill Cosby’s star witness; resumes deliberations
Jury revisits testimony of Bill Cosby’s star witness; resumes deliberationsNORRISTOWN, Pa. >> A Montgomery County jury resumed deliberations Thursday morning after listening again to the testimony of a key defense witness at the sexual assault retrial of entertainer Bill Cosby. Jurors and Cosby appeared to listen attentively as ...read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:54:00 GMT
Senate committee poised for vote on bill to protect Mueller
Senate committee poised for vote on bill to protect MuellerWASHINGTON >> The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to vote Thursday on a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job — legislation that has split Republicans as President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized Mueller’s Russia investigation.read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:02:00 GMT
Trump says rapper Kanye West has ‘good taste’ for liking him
Trump says rapper Kanye West has ‘good taste’ for liking himWASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump praised Kanye West on Thursday for having “good taste” for supporting the president. Trump said in an interview with “Fox & Friends” that he knew the rapper “a little bit” and always got along with him, and ...read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:06:00 GMT
Rival Koreas’ leaders face high stakes at historic summit
Rival Koreas’ leaders face high stakes at historic summitSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It may lack the punch of President Donald Trump’s vow to unleash “fire and fury” and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s “nuclear button” boasts, but the stakes will be high on Friday when Kim and South Korean ...read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:36:00 GMT
Morning Briefing: Car crashes through parking garage, lands on its roof; Gloves used in murder-suicide shooting found
Morning Briefing: Car crashes through parking garage, lands on its roof; Gloves used in murder-suicide shooting foundGood Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. Radnor police say they have located a set of keys used by Jennair Gerardot to drive from Delaware to Radnor prior to executing a murder-suicide plot inside a home in the Rosemont ...read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:11:00 GMT
VA nominee, White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration
VA nominee, White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdraws from considerationWASHINGTON >> White House doctor Ronny Jackson is withdrawing from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary. Jackson says “false allegations” against him have become a distraction. The White House sent out a statement from Jackson Thursday morning.read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:07:00 GMT
Limerick Township Manager wins state association’s leadership award
Limerick Township Manager wins state association’s leadership awardlimerick >> Daniel Kerr, manager of Limerick Township in Montgomery County, recently received the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ 29th Annual President’s Leadership Award at the association’s 96th Annual Educational Conference ...read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:59:00 GMT
EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps
EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical misstepsWASHINGTON >> Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls ...read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:27:00 GMT
Police find car with ammunition, gloves used by shooter in Radnor murder-suicide
Police find car with ammunition, gloves used by shooter in Radnor murder-suicideRADNOR >> Radnor police say they have located a set of keys used by Jennair Gerardot to drive from Delaware to Radnor prior to executing a murder-suicide plot inside a home in the Rosemont section of the township. According to police, the keys were found ...read more
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Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:46:00 GMT
Golden State Killer: DNA brings arrest in sadistic crime spree from ‘70s and ‘80s
Golden State Killer: DNA brings arrest in sadistic crime spree from ‘70s and ‘80sSACRAMENTO >> A man once sworn to protect the public from crime lived a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of the California’s most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and ‘80s before leaving a cold trail ...read more
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Published on Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:39:00 GMT