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April 16, 2018 RSS feed / News

State police capture Adrian man wanted for robbery in Louisiana

James Dean Johns recently arraigned locally

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) captured and arrested an Adrian man at 11:30 a.m. More...

Three county townships offer housing rehabilitation projects

Department of planning and development helms initiative

Three Armstrong County municipalities are offering housing rehabilitation projects through the Armstrong County Department of Planning and Development.  East Franklin, Kiskiminetas and Manor townships will be offering projects for qualified low More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on recent incidents:  More...

Educational Notes

Worthington woman inducted into honor society More...

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GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count.  More...

Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday.  More...

Trump unloads on Comey ahead of ex-FBI director’s interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to unload on James Comey over his forthcoming memoir, calling him “slippery,” suggesting he should be in jail and labeling him “the WORST FBI Director in histo More...

Trump: All lawyers ‘deflated’ by FBI raid on Michael Cohen

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that all lawyers are now “deflated and concerned” by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is under criminal investigation for personal business dealings.  More...

Vatican: Parents, hospital must talk in UK sick toddler case

LONDON (AP) — Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditional Sunday blessing in St. More...

US pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey

IZMIR, Turkey (AP) — An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey is going on trial for alleged terror ties and spying in a case that has increased tensions between Washington and Ankara.  More...

State police respond to alleged drunk driver crash

Pennsylvania State Police, Sugarcreek Volunteer Fire Department, East Brady Volunteer Fire Department, and Sugarcreek Ambulance responded to a vehicle accident with injuries around 5:20 p.m. More...

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase “Mission Accomplished” to describe a U.S.- led missile attack on Syria’s chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing U.S. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were recently committed to the Armstrong County Jail:  * David Monroe Ridinger, 38, for two bench warrant-failure to comply charges. No bond was listed;  More...

Step down, Gov. Greitens, or prepare to be impeached

Editorial

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens should step down, or prepare to be impeached. More...

No wake zone

Commentary

If you live near the water, there’s a sign you’ll see at the entrance to almost every marina. It says “No Wake.”  More...

News to Use

Meetings: The Armstrong County Democratic Committee monthly meeting will be held at 6 p.m. April 16 at the Armstrong County Commissioners Office, 500 E. Market St., Kittanning. More...

Iran deal’s fate may rest on late European interventions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump.  More...

How Facebook ads target you

NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to tailor a Facebook ad to a single user out of its universe of 2.2 billion, you could.  More...

GM ending shift at Ohio car plant amid sales slowdown

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — General Motors says it will eliminate a production shift at its Chevy Cruze manufacturing plant in Ohio that could cost as many as 1,500 jobs.  GM attributes the move announced Friday to falling sales of compact cars More...

Brazil’s ex-leader still leads in polls after arrest

SAO PAULO (AP) — Even imprisonment hasn’t knocked former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva out of the lead in Brazil’s presidential race.  A poll released Sunday by the Datafolha institute shows the center-leftist with a 2-1 More...

Arab leaders meet to unify ranks with eye on Iran, Jerusalem

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia used its perch as host of an annual gathering of Arab leaders on Sunday to push for a unified stance against rival Iran as the regional powerhouses vie for the upper hand in wars in Syria and Yemen.&nbs More...

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