Published on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:30 pm by Peter Smith
bishop-expects-candid-francis-trump-meetingPittsburgh Roman Catholic Bishop David Zubik acknowledged he'd "love to be a fly on the wall" when President Donald Trump meets Pope Francis on Wednesday. On a flight home from Mexico after a visit, Pope Francis was asked about then-candidate Trump's talk of a border wall and said, "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
circus-clownRingling Bros. is calling it quits. Goodbye to the elephants and clowns. Now, if you want to see a circus you'll have to take the White House tour.    Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:00 pm by
trump-budget-promises-economic-growth-by-cutting-entitlement-programsWASHINGTON — Democrats are bracing for the release of President Donald Trump’s first budget, which is expected to drastically cut social welfare programs while promising to grow the economy, reduce the deficit, increase defense spending and preserve Medicare....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:00 pm by
trump-budget-promises-economic-growth-by-cutting-entitlement-programsWASHINGTON — Democrats are bracing for the release of President Donald Trump’s first budget, which is expected to drastically cut social welfare programs while promising to grow the economy, reduce the deficit, increase defense spending and preserve Medicare....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
ap-source-says-flynn-will-invoke-fifth-amendmentFormer National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will not comply with a subpoena seeking documents....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
ap-source-flynn-to-invoke-fifth-amendmentThis is a developing story. Please check back for updates:...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/05/22/Flynn-invoke-Fifth-Amendment-Russia-investigation-trump-presidential-election/stories/201705220106 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
flynn-to-invoke-fifth-amendmentFormer National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his 5th Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he notifies a Senate panel that he won’t hand over documents in the probe into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
flynn-to-invoke-fifth-amendment-in-russia-probeFormer National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his 5th Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he notifies a Senate panel that he won’t hand over documents in the probe into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
ap-source-says-flynn-to-invoke-fifth-amendment-in-russia-probeFormer National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday when he declines to hand over documents to a Senate panel investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
flynn-rejects-trump-russia-probe-subpoena-dems-say-he-liedWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation of Russia’s election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Mr. Flynn lied on a security...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
flynn-rejects-trump-russia-probe-subpoena-dems-say-he-liedWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation of Russia’s election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Mr. Flynn lied on a security...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
flynn-rejects-trump-russia-probe-subpoena-dems-say-he-liedWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation of Russia’s election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Mr. Flynn lied on a security...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 9:51 am by
flynn-rejects-trump-russia-probe-subpoena-dems-say-he-liedWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation of Russia’s election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Mr. Flynn lied on a security...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 May 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
hazing-deathPenn State has always had a rep for being a party school, but this is not the kind of partying they want to be known for. In case you are not familiar with the story here is the Washington Post's account.  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 21 May 2017 12:00 am by
newcomers-make-big-splash-in-small-town-electionsFor President Donald Trump the outcome of Monessen’s Democratic mayoral primary was probably the least of last week’s headaches....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2017/05/21/Newcomers-make-big-splash-in-small-town-elections/stories/201705210162 Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 21 May 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
witch-hunt-2Trump is claiming that the Russia investigation is the biggest witch hunt in the history of witch hunts. Sorry, Donald ... you can't call it a witch hunt when you're obstructing justice.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 19 May 2017 10:50 am by
kelly-nixes-run-for-gov-still-thinking-about-senateRepublican Congressman Mike Kelly has decided not to run for governor in 2018 -— but he’s keeping his name in the mix for a Senate run challenging Bob Casey. ...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2017/05/19/Mike-Kelly-governor-senate-race-challenge-Bob-Casey/stories/201705190168 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 19 May 2017 10:50 am by
kelly-nixes-run-for-gov-still-thinking-about-senateRepublican Congressman Mike Kelly has decided not to run for governor in 2018 -— but he’s keeping his name in the mix for a Senate run challenging Bob Casey. ...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2017/05/19/Mike-Kelly-governor-senate-race-challenge-Bob-Casey/stories/201705190168 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 19 May 2017 5:43 am by
swedish-prosecutors-drop-julian-assange-rape-investigationSTOCKHOLM — Prosecutors in Sweden said on Friday that they would drop their investigation into Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who sought refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London five years ago after the authorities in Stockholm opened a preliminary rape inquiry against him....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 19 May 2017 5:43 am by
swedish-prosecutors-drop-julian-assange-rape-investigationSTOCKHOLM — Prosecutors in Sweden said on Friday that they would drop their investigation into Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who sought refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London five years ago after the authorities in Stockholm opened a preliminary rape inquiry against him....Read ... Read More and Comment