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Politico- Pressure rose on President Donald Trump on Sunday to clarify or change his administration’s policies toward separating families that enter the United States illegally — including from within his own home. A spokeswoman for Melania Trump said Sunday that the first lady “hates to see children separated from their families” and hopes both parties can […]

  Philly.com- For more than two years, dozens of victims have filed into a secret grand jury room in Pennsylvania, faced a group of strangers, and recounted how they were sexually abused as children by Catholic priests, their rapes and molestation buried by church leaders. One, a former Erie priest who testified that he was molested […]

The New York Times is reporting The New York State attorney general’s office filed a scathingly worded lawsuit on Thursday taking aim at the Donald J. Trump Foundation, accusing the charity and the Trump family of sweeping violations of campaign finance laws, self-dealing and illegal coordination with the presidential campaign. The lawsuit, which seeks to […]

  CNN- For most of their annual meeting this week in Dallas, Southern Baptists have talked about spiritual matters, particularly their keen focus on gaining new converts. But the gathering of the nation’s largest evangelical group took a political turn on Wednesday morning, when Vice President Mike Pence addressed the nearly 10,000 delegates, known as messengers. […]

NYT- President Trump declared Wednesday that North Korea is “no longer a nuclear threat” to the United States even though the two sides had yet to forge a concrete disarmament plan and offered incomplete accounts of what they agreed to during this week’s summit meeting in Singapore. Rejoicing in the glow of a historic encounter, Mr. Trump […]

Philly.com- The Gloucester County NAACP on Wednesday called on the New Jersey attorney general to take over the investigation into the fatal police shooting of a shoplifting suspect in a Deptford strip mall parking lot over the weekend. In a statement, the civil rights group said Deptford police and the county Prosecutor’s Office should cede their […]

CBS Philly- Delaware State Police are looking for a man and woman who they said held up a New Castle County Walmart this morning.  But they didn’t get away with much money after another man charged inside to stop them. “My adrenaline was going so much I wasn’t even thinking” said Ron Eads, who was trying […]

Washington Examiner- Special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday filed a request for 150 blank subpoenas in the Eastern District of Virginia, where former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lives. The two-page filing reveals little, but says that that each subpoena recipient must appear in the Alexandria, Va., courthouse on July 25 to testify in the case. […]

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday split 3-3 on whether Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Genece Brinkley should remain on Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill’s gun-and-drug case, leaving Brinkley to preside over his post-conviction appeal. She is scheduled to hear an evidentiary hearing in the case Monday. In their order, the justices wrote that with “the […]

Philly.com- Philadelphia’s government has the worst accounting practices among the nation’s 10 largest cities, with $924 million in bookkeeping errors alone last year, according to an audit released Tuesday by City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. That’s on top of the now-infamous missing $33 million, the discrepancy between what the city’s records say it has and what is […]

Atiya Myers joined us on Your Voice to talk about the recent deaths of celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. She also discussed the signs of a sucidal person and what you can do to help them. To learn more about suicide prevention visit: Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 1.800.273.8255.

Philly.com- The demolition notice distributed across parts of Bella Vista last week caught many South Philadelphia residents by surprise. “We are writing to inform you that we expect to begin demolishing our church on Monday, June 18,” began the letter, drafted by Christian Street Baptist Church Inc. “The proposed demolition is for the entire [two] story […]