Trump warns of sanctions if Iraq tries to expel U.S. troops

Trump insists that Iranian cultural sites are fair game for the U.S. military, dismissing concerns that doing so could constitute a war crime under international law.

A new City Council is taking office. Here are the top issues to watch.

A younger, more liberal City Council is coming to Philadelphia. Council members will take their oaths of office Monday, when Mayor Jim Kenney also will be inaugurated for a second term.

A new City Council is taking office. Here are the top issues to watch.

A younger, more liberal City Council is coming to Philadelphia. Council members will take their oaths of office Monday, when Mayor Jim Kenney also will be inaugurated for a second term.

Extremists attack Kenya military base, 3 Americans killed

The U.S. military says that Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled.

Extremists attack Kenya military base, 3 Americans killed

The U.S. military says that Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled.

Trump says 52 targets already lined up if Iran retaliates

President Donald Trump has issued a stark warning to Iran, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic “very fast and very hard” if it retaliates for the targeted killing of the head of Iran's elite Quds Force.

Trump says 52 targets already lined up if Iran retaliates

President Donald Trump has issued a stark warning to Iran, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic “very fast and very hard” if it retaliates for the targeted killing of the head of Iran's elite Quds Force.
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Rockets fired after day of mourning for slain Iranian leader

Thousands of militiamen and other supporters chanting “America is the Great Satan” marched in a funeral procession in Baghdad for Iran's top general, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike.

Iran general steps out of Soleimani’s shadow to lead proxies

While much still remains unknown about Esmail Ghaani, 62, Western sanctions suggest he's long been in a position of power in the organization.

Small cracks have appeared in GOP unity on impeachment trial

Here's a look at senators to watch once the impeachment trial begins.

A necessary strike, or a dangerous escalation: Lawmakers divided after U.S. kills Iran military leader

Responding to a dramatic U.S. strike that killed a top Iranian military commander, Republicans from the Philadelphia region praised the action as decisive and necessary, while Democrats cautioned that the attack could lead to a spiraling escalation in an already volatile region.

3 big challenges as Philly's new police commissioner takes over a beleaguered department

When former Portland chief Danielle Outlaw arrives in Philadelphia, key issues await: building a leadership team, accountability, and battling gun violence.

Big business in Philly campaigned for ‘real change.’ Change came — but not the kind it wanted.

The victory of Working Families Party candidate Kendra Brooks, who beat back a last-minute campaign by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, highlighted the electoral struggles of big business as liberals have made inroads in city politics.

Two Mummers who wore blackface ‘are never going to be allowed to march again’ for Froggy Carr Wench Brigade

Philadelphia’s 120-year-old New Year’s Day Mummers Parade has recently birthed a new annual tradition, one that takes place the day after: Every Jan. 2, city leaders unite to denounce offensive performances in the parade.

Marianne Williamson lays off 2020 campaign staff nationwide

Best-selling author and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson has laid off her entire 2020 campaign staff but is pushing ahead with her Democratic presidential bid.

Trump campaign says it raised $46 million in 4th quarter

President Donald Trump's campaign says it raised $46 million in the last quarter of 2019 and had $102.7 million on hand as the election year begins.

Democrat Julián Castro drops out of 2020 presidential race

Castro's announcement Thursday comes as he failed to garner enough support or donations to make the recent Democratic presidential debates.

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Citizens CEO is ‘banker of the year.’ He sees a strong economy and no recession in 2020.

What about all that noise from Washington -- tariffs, impeachment, and fears that investors won’t keep hiring if they don’t know where taxes and regulations are heading the next few years? By now, “we’re almost inured to it,” said Van Saun.

Trump suggests some flavored vapes may be pulled from market

Trump was vague about the plan but suggested “certain flavors” in cartridge-based e-cigarettes would be taken off the market “for a period of time.”

Every Pa. county will have new voting machines — with paper trails — in 2020

In the presidential election year, every vote cast by Pennsylvania voters will leave a paper trail that can be audited or recounted.

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