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Fiorina: RNC loyalty pledge 'unenforceable'

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said Thursday that signing a Republican loyalty pledge is about "your word" but acknowledged the document is unenforceable.

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Brent Hartzell (on left) and Mayor Ed Pawlowski before City Council

City Council approves new Allentown finance director

Allentown City Council unanimously has approved hiring Brent A. Hartzell, Detroit’s former budget director, as the city’s next finance director.

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Source: Trump likely to rule out independent bid

Donald Trump will meet with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus Thursday in New York City, one day after party officials began circulating a loyalty pledge that…

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Ex-State Department employee refuses to testify on emails

A former State Department employee who worked on Hillary Clinton's private email server has informed Congress that he will invoke the Fifth Amendment to avoid testifying before…

Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy  Jim Jordan

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Benghazi panel will grill Clinton aide behind closed doors

The House panel investigating the fatal 2012 Benghazi attack is set to interrogate two of then-Secretary of Hillary Clinton's top aides this week: former chief-of-staff Cheryl…

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Rahm Emanuel rushed off stage by protesters

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced off the stage at a budget hearing Wednesday night by protesters angry over the closing of a Chicago high school.

Veterans Administration may have hid long wait times

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307,000 vets died awaiting VA care, report says

Hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their applications for care were processed, according to a report…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes anti-Trump op-ed

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote an op-ed in Wednesday's Washington Post outlining the differences between GOP front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic presidential…

Trump Bush

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Trump: Bush should speak English in the US

Donald Trump took a jab Wednesday at Jeb Bush for using Spanish to dismiss the mogul's conservative credibility.

Obama busts a move

Obama busts a move with middle schoolers

President Barack Obama wasn't afraid to bust a move Wednesday.

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Ted Cruz does a 'Scarface' impression

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried out his best Tony Montana impersonation this week in an effort to illustrate his staunch rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

JFK side profile

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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Man snubs Rahm Emanuel handshake

Rahm Emanuel handshake

A man at a budget hearing snubs Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s handshake offer.

President busts a move with Alaska students

Obama busts a move

President Barack Obama dances with middle school kids in Alaska on Wednesday.

Ky. clerk says she's acting under 'God's authority'

Kentucky clerk denying licenses

Same-sex couple challenges Kentucky county clerk on her refusal to issue marriage licenses despite Supreme Court order.

Obama: Climate change is real

Obama climate change

President Barack Obama, visiting Alaska, condemns those who deny the effects of climate change.

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    On this day: September 3

    The American Revolutionary War ends, baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb collects his last hit, the Allies declare war on Germany during World War II, and a U.S. Supreme Court chief justice dies, all on this day.

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Lawyer asks DA to drop charges against singing man

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A lawyer representing the Allentown man who was busted while singing a Beach Boys song outside a center-city restaurant last month is asking Lehigh County's district attorney to drop the charges against him. 

City Council approves new Allentown finance director

Brent Hartzell (on left) and Mayor Ed Pawlowski before City Council
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown City Council unanimously has approved hiring Brent A. Hartzell, Detroit’s former budget director, as the city’s next finance director.

Allentown plans to spend $1.3 million on Cedar Beach

Cedar Beach Pool rendering
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown plans to spend about $1.3 million to recreate its Cedar Beach pool by next summer — with new attendance-boosting features including water slides, in-pool climbing walls and designated lanes for swimming laps.

Loan OK'd for purchase, development of former Glidden site

Old Glidden Paints site in Reading

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HARRISBURG, Pa.

A state loan will help paint a brighter picture for one Reading neighborhood.

 
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