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LAS VEGAS (AP) — From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Viewers tuned in Monday on their TVs, cellphones and radios to watch and listen to the showdown between the two major presidential candidates. Here are some of the scenes across the U.S. as people watched the event: ––––
State police are investigating the theft of a utility trailer that was parked on the roadside of Route 248 eastbound, about one mile after the Palmerton on-ramp in Lower Towamensing Township, The incident happened between 1-1:15 p.m.Sunday. Police said the 4-by-8-foot trailer has a black metal frame, wood siding and a diamond-plated floor. The PA registration is XK55067 and the Vehicle Identification Number is TR57068PA.
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Northwestern’s Tyler Foster (4) takes a handoff from quarterback Deven Bollinger. NANCY SCHOLZ/ SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
It’s hard to predict or explain what happens in high school sports. On one hand, that’s the beauty of the competition. On the other hand, it can be frustrating. Northwestern head coach Josh Snyder doesn’t know how or why his team let a 14-point lead slip away in Saturday’s 35-21 loss to Pen Argyl. But he had a funny feeling about the game before it even started. “I said it right away when we came out of the locker room, that I didn’t like the feel of us at all,” said Snyder. “I just didn’t like...
Ryan Smith, right, poses with his wife Sarah and children Ashton, 2, and Eden, 6 months, outside their family home in Cranston, Rhode Island. Both of the Smiths were able to take advantage of paid family leave with the birth of their daughter Eden. AP PHOTO/CHARLES KRUPA Copyright - Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
As the two leading presidential candidates tout competing campaign proposals to provide paid leave to care for a baby, the three states that already have such programs show how it could work. The proposals from Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump are significantly different in how they’d be funded and who they’d help. But they have a clear precedent: not just the dozens of other rich countries that guarantee time off to care for a child or a sick family member, but also...
NEW YORK — Movie stars don’t open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. The pair, once co-stars in “Philadelphia,” have together dominated the last three weeks of the box office. After Clint Eastwood’s Miracle on the Hudson docudrama “Sully,” starring Hanks as Captain Chesley Sullenberger, topped ticket sales of the last two weeks, “The Magnificent Seven” rode Washington’s star power to an estimated $35 million...