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Pennsylvania: U.S. state in the United States
Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the Northeastern, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east.

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U.S. company supplying tear gas to Hong Kong police faces mounting criticism

Another U.S. senator has joined a chorus against Pennsylvania-based NonLethal Technologies Inc for selling riot gear to Hong Kong that is being used against pro-democracy protesters.
Reuters - Published

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 20

Michigan and Pennsylvania state health officials confirmed one death each from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 20 across 17 U.S. states.
Reuters - Published

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Scorsese says he wanted to 'enrich' past De Niro work with 'The Irishman' [Video]Scorsese says he wanted to 'enrich' past De Niro work with 'The Irishman'

The "Casino" director waited over a decade for the right project to unite De Niro, Pesci, Keitel and Pacino, a Netflix gangster movie that closes BFI London Film Festival 2019. Rough cut (no reporter..

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Sienna Miller faces "gruelling" parent's nightmare in "American Woman" [Video]Sienna Miller faces "gruelling" parent's nightmare in "American Woman"

Sienna Miller envisages her worst nightmare portraying a single mother whose teenage daughter suddenly disappears in "American Woman". Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Data Shows More Incoming Immigrants Are Moving To Red States [Video]Data Shows More Incoming Immigrants Are Moving To Red States

A recent Brookings Institute analysis showed that more immigrants are moving into red states. For example, Pennsylvania nearly had a 25 percent growth in its immigration population since 2010. States..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Firefighters evacuate residents as burst water main floods London street [Video]Firefighters evacuate residents as burst water main floods London street

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to reports of a burst water main in Queens Drive, Hackney, the London Fire Brigade has said. Queens Drive resident Steve Stubbs told the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published

U.S. Vaping-Related Deaths Rise To 20 [Video]U.S. Vaping-Related Deaths Rise To 20

Michigan and Pennsylvania state health officials confirmed one death each from vaping. A mysterious lung illness has been linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 20. The CDC..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Timothee Chalamet relieved he did not get a 'stake through the heart' for taking on Henry V role [Video]Timothee Chalamet relieved he did not get a 'stake through the heart' for taking on Henry V role

US actor Timothee Chalamet said he is relieved he did not get a "stake through the heart" for taking on the role of English king Henry V as his new movie premiered at the BFI London Film Festival...

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:25Published

You Should Get Out More: Families Are Fleeing From These US Cities [Video]You Should Get Out More: Families Are Fleeing From These US Cities

A new study has identified the cities where the most American families with children are choosing to leave. Some of the biggest and most expensive US cities like New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago..

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Biden Facea Trouble With Rust Belt Workers [Video]Biden Facea Trouble With Rust Belt Workers

Democrat Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in April. The core of Biden's constituency are blue-collar voters. There are signs of cracks in Biden's support. More than a dozen current..

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Rugby World Cup 2019 in numbers [Video]Rugby World Cup 2019 in numbers

The Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan on September 20. Here, PA looks at some of the numbers behind the tournament's history.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:02Published

These Three Democratic Senators Are Doing Their Best To Flip Trump On Gun Control [Video]These Three Democratic Senators Are Doing Their Best To Flip Trump On Gun Control

Opposition is growing against Democratic efforts towards universal background checks for guns. According to Politico, Dems are afraid they're running out of time to influence President Donald Trump. So..

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Ellen White determined to show 'passion & desire' for Man City [Video]Ellen White determined to show 'passion & desire' for Man City

PA speaks with Manchester City and England forward Ellen White who is currently recovering from an injury sustained during pre-season for what she calls "potentially one of the most competitive WSL..

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Australia overcome stubborn England to retain Ashes [Video]Australia overcome stubborn England to retain Ashes

Australia retains Ashes with win over England at Old Trafford, take 2-1 series lead with one test remaining

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Republicans Have Just About Had Enough Of Trump's Trade War [Video]Republicans Have Just About Had Enough Of Trump's Trade War

Republicans have patiently endured President Donald Trump's trade war against China. However, Business Insider reports their patience is starting to wear thin and their frustration is spilling out..

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Dems seize on Farm Belt frustration with trade war [Video]Dems seize on Farm Belt frustration with trade war

Seizing on mounting Farm Belt frustration with President Trump's economic agenda, Democratic rivals are stepping up their push to take back part of rural America. Jonah Green reports.

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U.S. To Seek Death Penalty For Synagogue Shooter [Video]U.S. To Seek Death Penalty For Synagogue Shooter

U.S. prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a Pennsylvania man who shot up a synagogue. Robert Bowers burst into a Pittsburgh synagogue last year with a semi-automatic rifle and murdered 11..

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Soccer star Carli Lloyd kicks long NFL field goal [Video]Soccer star Carli Lloyd kicks long NFL field goal

U.S. soccer star Carli Lloyd kicks 55-yard field goal with NFL's Philadelphia Eagles

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As Trump attacks intensify, Biden supporters stand firm - for now

Joan Fialkov, a 66-year-old retired teacher and lifelong Democratic voter from Pennsylvania, believes Joe Biden can restore some stability to the country after Donald Trump's presidency.
Reuters - Published

Pennsylvania state lawmaker arrested on child pornography charges

A Pennsylvania state senator was arrested on Tuesday over child pornography charges, the state attorney general said.
Reuters - Published

Pittsburgh pitcher Vázquez arrested on charges of soliciting teen for sex

Felipe Vázquez, a star relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, was arrested in Pennsylvania on Tuesday on charges of soliciting an underage girl for sex and sending her an obscene video,..
Reuters - Published

U.S. court says PennEast cannot condemn NJ state lands for pipeline

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday barred PennEast Pipeline Co from using a federal law to seize properties controlled by the state of New Jersey in order to build a proposed $1 billion natural gas..
Reuters - Published

Theft charges for couple who spent $100k from bank transfer mistake

A Pennsylvania couple spent nearly all of a mistaken transfer on an SUV, among other things, police say.
BBC News - Published

U.S. to seek death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

U.S. prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a Pennsylvania man accused of bursting into a Pittsburgh synagogue last year with a semi-automatic rifle and shooting 11 people to death, according to..
Reuters - Published

'It's a toxic relationship' - Wickens calls for IndyCar to boycott Pocono track after another crash

Robert Wickens - who was paralysed in a crash at Pocono last year - calls for IndyCar to stop racing at the Pennsylvania track after another crash.
BBC News - Published

Pennsylvania judges skeptical of Cosby effort to reverse sex assault conviction

A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge..
Reuters - Published

Cosby's lawyers, claiming unfair trial, seek to overturn his sex assault conviction

Lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Monday will ask a Pennsylvania appeals court to throw out his sexual assault conviction, arguing the trial judge committed errors that deprived him of a fair trial.
Reuters - Published

Five children die, two teens escape from burning Pennsylvania house

Five children died and other people were rescued from an early-morning fire at a home that operated as a daycare center in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, officials and news media reported.
Reuters - Published

Five children dead in Pennsylvania house fire

Five young children died early on Sunday in a house fire in Erie, Pennsylvania, police said.
Reuters - Published

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty

A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal..
Reuters - Published

Meek Mill: US rapper gets new trial after 11 years

Three judges in Pennsylvania ruled there were credibility issues with his original trial in 2008.
BBC News - Published

Rapper Meek Mill granted new trial on 2008 drugs, weapons convictions

Meek Mill, a rapper who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges that have kept him on probation for a decade, a..
Reuters - Published

Rapper Meek Mill, celebrity advocate for justice reform, granted new trial

Meek Mill, a rapper who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges that have kept him on probation for a decade, a..
Reuters - Published

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters

U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban..
Reuters - Published

Rafters accidentally plunge over waterfall in Pennsylvania

The six people had missed warning signs posted before their plunge at a state park in Pennsylvania.
BBC News - Published

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called..
Reuters - Published

Palestinians reject U.S. charge of increased prisoner stipends

The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority (PA) denied on Thursday U.S. allegations it had increased payments to families of militants in Israeli jails, and said the main obstacle to peace was Israeli..
Reuters - Published

Lockheed Martin to keep Pennsylvania plant open at Trump's request

Lockheed Martin Corp has decided to keep the Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, open after U.S. President Donald Trump pressed its chief executive to continue operations, the..
Reuters - Published

Pennsylvania governor opposes tax dollars for refinery restart

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using public funds to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure after a massive fire last month, the governor's..
Reuters - Published

NBA MVP Antetokounmpo sues artist over alleged 'Greek Freak' knockoffs

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 2019 National Basketball Association most valuable player, sued a Pennsylvania man on Monday for allegedly selling "Greek Freak" t-shirts and other..
Reuters - Published

Palestinian businessman, held after Bahrain workshop, freed: family

The Palestinian Authority (PA) released a Palestinian businessman on Sunday it had arrested upon his return from a U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain this week, his family and an official said.
Reuters - Published

Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke

At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed around the bar on Wednesday night, toasting to their..
Reuters - Published

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 conviction for Pennsylvania sex attack

Bill Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday appealed his Pennsylvania conviction for drugging and sexually attacking former Temple University administrator Andrea Constand at his home near Philadelphia in 2004.
Reuters - Published

Huge fire rips through Philadelphia refinery, no casualties reported

Fire ripped through a Pennsylvania oil refinery early on Friday, triggering a huge explosion that local media said rocked homes several miles away.
Reuters - Published

'Massive' fire burns out of control at Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery

A fire was burning out of control at an oil refinery in Pennsylvania on Friday morning, a Philadelphia fire department official said, as local media reported a series of explosions on site.
Reuters - Published

Fire burns out of control at Philadelphia refinery amid reports of explosions

A fire was burning out of control at an oil refinery in Pennsylvania on Friday morning, a Philadelphia fire department official said, as NBC Philadelphia reported a series of explosions on site.
Reuters - Published

Fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in Philadelphia: fire department

A fire broke out at Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, an official with Philadelphia fire department said.
Reuters - Published

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program

Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states,..
Reuters - Published

Pennsylvania governor wants to tie nuclear bailout to joining RGGI

Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) as part of a nuclear bailout deal, according..
Reuters - Published

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA

British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association.
Reuters - Published

Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Lockheed Martin Corp to keep open its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, a week after the weapons maker announced the planned closure of..
Reuters - Published

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile

The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a..
Reuters - Published

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules..
Reuters - Published

Martin Tower, former Bethlehem Steel headquarters, demolished

martin tower, former bethlehem steel headquarters, demolished
The 21-storey Martin Tower, former headquarters of a US steel company, is demolished in Pennsylvania.
BBC News - Published

Five Britons among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks - PA

Three Britons and two individuals holding joint United States and British citizenship were among more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, the Press Association (PA)..
Reuters - Published

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