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Published: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:09:06 GMT2018-04-21T03:09:06Z

 



Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:09:06 GMT2018-04-21T03:09:06Z

PHOENIX (AP) - U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.



Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:18:07 GMT2018-04-21T02:18:07Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) - President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized if legal proceedings aren't delayed in a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels, a judge said Friday.



Temple suspends Alpha Epsilon Pi while Philly police probe allegations of sexual assault at frat parties

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:00:09 GMT2018-04-21T02:00:09Z

The Philadelphia Police Department's Special Victims Unit is investigating at least two allegations of sexual abuse that happened during a fraternity party at Temple University. The university on Friday suspended the fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi.



E. coli outbreak warning expands to all romaine lettuce

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:22:38 GMT2018-04-21T01:22:38Z

The latest E. coli warning comes after Alaska inmates became sick after eating lettuce from whole heads of romaine.



Suit that tried to blow up Pa.'s medical marijuana program fizzles

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:17:22 GMT2018-04-21T01:17:22Z

A lawsuit that aimed to dismantle the state's medical marijuana program was thrown out of court on April 20 in Harrisburg.



Eagles Super Bowl parade cost $2.27 million, with team and state chipping in

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:12:49 GMT2018-04-21T01:12:49Z

The Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl parade cost $2.27 million and Pittsburgh Steelers fans are paying for it - at least part of it.



Nick Foles, Eagles agree to reworked contract; includes signing bonus, option for 2019

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:48:42 GMT2018-04-21T00:48:42Z

The contract includes incentives for games that Foles starts.



Pompeo faces opposition on Senate panel

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:36:20 GMT2018-04-21T00:36:20Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, is expected to face unified opposition from Democrats at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week after one still undecided Democrat announced he would vote no.



New Jerseyans can now prepay their property taxes

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:33:16 GMT2018-04-21T00:33:16Z

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law that allows property owners to prepay their taxes.



Southwest engine failure prompts feds to order emergency inspections

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:40 GMT2018-04-21T00:00:40Z

The engine failure that forced a plane down over Pennsylvania caused the feds to issue orders that airlines perform a test to search for flaws in fan blades.



Threats, taunts, tears: Families of slain South Philly teens struggling 6 months later

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:57:46 GMT2018-04-20T23:57:46Z

The families of Salvatore DiNubile and Caleer Miller - two 16-year-olds shot dead last fall in South Philadelphia - say emotions are still raw over the crime. The DiNubiles say they have been threatened, while Miller's mother says she can't sleep and frequently cries over her loss.



Philly students protest for tougher gun laws on Columbine massacre's anniversary

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:57:26 GMT2018-04-20T23:57:26Z

Joining counterparts nationwide, hundreds of students from around the Philadelphia area staged school walkouts Friday, publicly pressing for tougher gun laws on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting that left 12 students and a teacher dead in Littleton, Colo.



As Bill Cosby trial winds down, defense shifts focus toward aiming to prove he was out of town

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:44:47 GMT2018-04-20T23:44:47Z

Bill Cosby's lawyers shifted strategies at his retrial Friday, hoping to convince jurors that it was impossible for his sexual encounter with accuser Andrea Constand to have occurred when she says it did.



Abington parents want more time to review $25M agreement with billionaire Stephen Schwarzman

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:38:40 GMT2018-04-20T23:38:40Z

Abington stakeholders say the district's new agreement with Schwarzman is too vaguely worded. They also want more discussion about the structure of a new Foundation for the Abington School District that was created to receive the money.



A cache of syringes befoul a favorite South Jersey fishing spot

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:27:43 GMT2018-04-20T23:27:43Z

Rashawn Lewis and his fishing buddies have gotten accustomed to empty booze bottles at a secluded but popular Salem County spot not far from the Delaware River. But the syringes were an unpleasant surprise.



Analysis: Blacks stopped at much higher rate indoors in Center City

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:55:59 GMT2018-04-20T22:55:59Z

An Inquirer and Daily News analysis of Center City police data shows that blacks are significantly more likely to be stopped than whites, particularly when indoors.



The Fed: No sign of homeowners getting pushed from gentrifying neighborhoods

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:29:39 GMT2018-04-20T22:29:39Z

Elderly homeowners as well as homeowners with lower credit scores are no more likely to move out of gentrifying neighborhoods.



Satellite-dish ban in Philly struck down by FCC decision

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:20:10 GMT2018-04-20T22:20:10Z

The Federal Communications Commission last week invalidated a 2011 Philadelphia ordinance restricting satellite dishes in the city, an ordinance proposed years ago by now-City Council President Darrell Clarke.



FEMA extends hotel shelter money for Puerto Rican evacuees

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:30:19 GMT2018-04-20T21:30:19Z

The Federal Emergency Management Agency Friday extended the hotel stays of 1,700 families who evacuated from Puerto Rico to the mainland U.S. following Hurricane Maria. Their aid was to be cut off Friday.