Justice Kennedy’s Exit Triggers Epic Supreme Court Clash

By CATHERINE LUCEY and LISA MASCARO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is setting off a momentous confirmation battle for President Donald Trump’s next Supreme Court nominee that is certain to consume the Senate, inflame partisan tensions and shape the outcome of the midterm elections. All sides quickly mobilized Wednesday after…

Officer Charged With Homicide In Fatal Shooting Of Teen

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager has been charged with criminal homicide. The charge against East Pittsburgh Officer  Michael Rosfeld is included in court records obtained by media organizations. It wasn’t known Wednesday if the 30-year-old Penn Hills resident has retained an attorney, and the district…

Trump Denies He’s To Blame For Harley-Davidson Decision

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump denied Tuesday that his trade policy is to blame for Harley-Davidson’s decision to shift some motorcycle production overseas, saying on Twitter that the company is using “Tariffs/Trade War as an excuse” to hide previously announced plans to move jobs to Asia. The Milwaukee-based…