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In Delaware Valley, ISIS influence hits home

6abc.com — So many people tend to think about ISIS as something that is both foreign and far away, but the truth is it's neither of those things. Counter-terrorism officials in the area say they are increasingly seeing ISIS influence, and that's because getting to that group is not nearly as hard as one might imagine.

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich sits down with 6abc Action News

6abc.com — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich brought his campaign to Philadelphia once again Thursday, his second visit to Pennsylvania in two weeks' time. His visit comes on the day he issued his harshest critique, yet, about his party's front-runner, Donald Trump, as Kasich predicts a contested convention is now unavoidable.

Civilians arm themselves with gun training amid mass shootings

6abc.com — It happened after the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook, and again after the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado, and again in the hours after the terror act in San Bernardino. Every time a mass shooting unfolds in America, gun sales surge. December set a single-month sales record not seen in two decades.

Action News bids farewell to reporter David Henry

6abc.com — The Action News team is saying farewell and many thanks to one of its longtime colleagues. After nearly 30 years, David Henry is retiring after reporting thousands of stories for us and, more importantly, for you.

Action News has you covered for the Papal Visit

6abc.com — As we have been reporting for weeks, more than one million people are expected along the Ben Franklin Parkway to take part in the papal events, but many more of you will be watching from home, and 6abc and Action News are ready to bring you all of it.

Joybells choir to perform at the World Meeting of Families

6abc.com — On Friday members of a local choir got some exciting news when they learned they'll play a role in the World Meeting of Families. The Joybells of Melmark are going to perform during a weekend of festivities when Pope Francis visits Philadelphia in September. This hand bell choir is entirely made up of adults with disabilities.

Joybells choir to perform for the pope

6abc.com — On Friday members of a local choir got some exciting news when they learned they'll play a role in the World Meeting of Families. The Joybells of Melmark are going to perform for Pope Francis when he visits Philadelphia in September. This hand bell choir is entirely made up of adults with disabilities.

Action News in Rome: Mayor Nutter gets advice on handling Papal crowd

6abc.com — Mayor Michael Nutter met with the mayor of Rome to discuss how to handle the Papal crowds expected in September. Thursday is the final day of meetings for the delegation from Philadelphia responsible for planning the World Meeting of Families and the Pope's visit in just ninety four days.

Action News in Rome: Pope greets Philadelphia delegation in St. Peter's Square

6abc.com — It was a special moment Wednesday morning as Pope Francis greeted Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and a delegation of city and church officials in Rome. The meeting in St. Peter's Square happened as the pontiff continues to prepare for his upcoming trip to the City of Brotherly Love in September.

Action News in Rome: Andrea Boccelli, Juanez to perform during papal visit

6abc.com — We have known for several months now that the upcoming World Meeting of Families would be headlined by Pope Francis - a kind of international rock star. But today we got word of some of the actual rock stars that will join him during that week in September, and it quickly became clear that this is an international event.
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Aug 31, 2016

Two astounding pivots by Trump here: 1) No longer insistent that Mexico pay for the wall 2) Effort must be to keep jobs "in our hemisphere."

Aug 31, 2016

Trump, when asked about the signature line of his campaign: "Who pays for the wall? We didn't discuss that."

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RT @ABCPolitics: WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump and Mexican Pres. Nieto hold joint news conference  http://abcn.ws/2bRxFGJ  https://t.co/FDShmQOwlj

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