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Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump

Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump

Most of the Pennsylvania Republicans elected this week as delegates to their presidential nominating convention say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state
Updated: 3 hours ago
Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene

Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene

Donald Trump, the outsider, is making his case to California's Republican establishment as protesters shadow him from the southern to northern ends of the state and clashed with police
Updated: 3 hours ago
Olympic weightlifting champion Tommy Kono dies in Hawaii

Olympic weightlifting champion Tommy Kono dies in Hawaii

Tommy Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans and went on to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States, has died
Updated: 4 hours ago
16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

A U.S. general says a U.S. aerial gunship attack on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 people occurred because of human errors and other failures
Updated: 4 hours ago
China, Japan foreign ministers meet to smooth tense ties

China, Japan foreign ministers meet to smooth tense ties

The foreign ministers of China and Japan are meeting in Beijing in an effort to improve tense relations bedeviled by disputes over territory, history and competition for influence in East Asia
Updated: 4 hours ago
Ex-priest gets 20-40 years in prison for sexual assault

Ex-priest gets 20-40 years in prison for sexual assault

Victims confronted a former Roman Catholic priest in court Friday as he was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for sexually abusing students at a Michigan high school in the 1980s
Updated: 4 hours ago
Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air laws

Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air laws

The Texas Supreme Court has blocked Houston from enforcing tougher clean-air laws over the hub of industrial pollution
Updated: 4 hours ago
President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House

President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House

President Barack Obama and the first lady are celebrating International Jazz Day with a concert at the White House
Updated: 5 hours ago
Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

The Oculus Rift, a headset that aimed to revolutionize virtual reality, has run headlong into practical reality
Updated: 6 hours ago
Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder

Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder

The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities reopened the case and re-evaluated the evidence
Updated: 6 hours ago