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November 7, 2017 RSS feed / News

911 CALLS

* Kiskiminetas Township Police Department and Kiskiminetas Township Fire Department No. 1 responded to the smell of gas outside a structure at 7:07 p.m. Nov. 3 at 1098 State Route 56 in Kiskiminetas Township;  More...

Armstrong County Deed Transfers

Bethel Township  • No address provided, bought by Paul L. Wright, from Richard A. Peppler, Laura M. Peppler, Ronald L. Peppler, Tara Peppler, $80,000;  • No address provided, bought by Danielle Guthrie, Michael J. More...

Religion, law and women

Commentary

Dianne Feinstein co-authored a 2001 book, “Nine and Counting,” written with the eight other female senators at the time. More...

Political Cartoon

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Must-do bills in a divided Congress could lead to shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — An early December government shutdown is a real possibility, since a divided Congress can’t agree on military spending, Democrats insist on help for young immigrants and President Donald Trump’s position can change More...

Judge not ready to remove ex-Trump aides from house arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Monday that she was inclined to remove from house arrest two former aides to President Donald Trump’s campaign now facing criminal charges but would not do so until receiving more detailed financial More...

Saudi barred Yemeni president from going home, officials say

CAIRO (AP) — Saudi Arabia has barred Yemen’s president, along with his sons, ministers and military officials, from returning home for months, Yemeni officials tell The Associated Press, a sign of how much the leader-in-exile has been dee More...

UN condemns violence in Myanmar forcing Rohingyas to flee

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. More...

Trump strikes hard line against NKorea in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump struck a hard line against North Korea’s nuclear weapons program Monday and urged Japan to do the same as he closed out two days of talks, dinner and golf diplomacy with ally Japan.  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Jacquelyn Christine Martin, 31, of Sherman Avenue, Vandergrift, on a violation of probation/parole charge. More...

No more shenanigans with Puerto Rico aid

Editorial

Gov. Rick Scott will be visiting Puerto Rico on Friday, as the U.S. territory of 3.4 million continues to struggle with the largest power outage in our nation’s history. More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. More...

News to Use

Meetings:   • The Ford City High School class of 1959 will meet at 1 p.m. Nov. 9 at The Craft House & Gastropub, 411 Butler Road, West Kittanning, for its monthly luncheon. All class members and their guests are welcome. More...

Analysis finds wealthy benefits under House GOP tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wealthiest Americans would benefit from the largest tax cuts under the House Republican overhaul, according to a nonpartisan analysis that stoked the incendiary debate over whether the GOP bill truly helps the middle class More...

Trump seeks billions of dollars to counter NKorean missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is seeking nearly $6 billion to pay for urgent missile defense improvements to counter the threat from North Korea, increased U.S. More...

Mattis faces questions from allies on Islamic State strategy

HELSINKI (AP) — As the Islamic State group loses its remaining strongholds in Iraq and Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is facing a growing chorus of questions from NATO allies and partners about what the next steps will be in the region to More...

UK leader calls for end to ‘abuses of power’ amid sex claims

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May called Monday for greater effort to stamp out “abuses of power” in public life amid what she called troubling allegations of sexual harassment and abuse in U.K. politics.  More...

Trump: Texas mass shooting is about mental health, not guns

TOKYO (AP) — Responding to a U.S. More...

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