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July 05, 2019 - 1:20 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Alzheimer's disease may be a risk for older prostate cancer patients given hormone-blocking treatment. That's according to a large, U.S. government-funded analysis published Friday. Previous evidence has been mixed on whether the treatment might be linked with mental decline. But...
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President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for his Bedminster, N.J. golf club, Friday, July 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising an executive order that he says is intended to enable the U.S. government to pay lower prices for prescription drugs. Trump says his administration soon would announce a "favored-nations clause," where the amount paid by the government for a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey arrives at district court in Nantucket, Mass. A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor. Mitchell Garabedian, an attorney for the man, announced in an email Friday, July 5, that the suit filed June 26 in Nantucket Superior Court has been voluntarily dismissed.(AP Photo/Steven Senne)
July 05, 2019 - 12:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor, his lawyer said Friday. Spacey still faces a criminal charge. He pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery in January. His accuser's lawyer,...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:27 am
The Pennsylvania Game Commission says there are too many bald eagle nests for the agency to count on its own and it needs the public's help. The commission used to release bald eagle numbers annually on the Fourth of July back when the birds were threatened. But bald eagles have made a comeback,...
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Boscov"s
July 03, 2019 - 11:11 am
Boscov's and the Catholic Social Services from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties are celebrating Christmas a little early this year. You will find a Christmas tree by the Courtesy Desk in the stores in Scranton, Wilkes Barre and Hazleton. Pick an angel and help support a special friend from your...
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July 03, 2019 - 6:26 am
June 29 and 30 The focus is on Men’s Health with some good advice from Physician’s Assistant with Med Express, Dawn Webster. While you are enjoying the outdoors this summer, look for Bigfoot! Jason Talmadge, co founder of PA Bigfoot Investigations gives us some tips. Penn State Nutrition Links good...
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July 03, 2019 - 6:16 am
The former mayor of Scranton, Democrat Bill Courtright's plea yesterday in federal court to charges of bribery, extortion and conspiracy came less than 24 hours after he resigned from office. Is it the end? US Attorney for the Middle District of PA David Freed talks with WILK's Rob Neyhard...
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This undated product image obtained by the Associated Press shows Nike Air Max 1 Quick Strike Fourth of July shoes that have a U.S. flag with 13 white stars in a circle on it, known as the Betsy Ross flag, on them. Nike is pulling the flag-themed tennis shoe after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick complained to the shoemaker, according to the Wall Street Journal. (AP Photo)
July 02, 2019 - 10:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike's sales have only grown since it seized attention with its ad campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. So, the shoemaker deferred to its star endorser when he raised concerns over a sneaker featuring an early American flag. Nike pulled the Air Max 1 USA shoe...
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This frame from a series of Facebook video ads for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign shows a model portraying an actual Trump supporter. The people in the videos are all models in stock video footage produced far from the U.S. in France, Brazil and Turkey, and available to anyone online for a fee. Bottom left of the frame reads: “actual testimonial, actor portrayal.” (Trump Make America Great Again Committee via AP)
July 02, 2019 - 4:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A series of Facebook video ads for President Donald Trump's re-election campaign shows what appears to be a young woman strolling on a beach in Florida, a Hispanic man on a city street in Texas and a bearded hipster in a coffee shop in Washington, D.C., all making glowing, voice-...
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July 02, 2019 - 10:45 am
Bill Courtright former Mayor of the City of Scranton arrived at the federal courthouse in Williamsport this morning with his attorney. He surrendered to federal authorities and pleaded guilty to three felony counts of criminal conspiracy, bribery and extortion. The 61 year old Democrat is accused...
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