AP-GfK poll: Most Trump supporters doubt election legitimacy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Donald Trump's dubious claims the presidential election is "rigged" have taken root among most of his supporters, who say they will have serious doubts about the legitimacy of the election's outcome if Hillary Clinton wins, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll....
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Iraqis dispense what they call justice for alleged militants
QAYARA, Iraq (AP) -- At a checkpoint south of Mosul, men who once suffered under the harsh rule of the Islamic State group are now screening displaced civilians to identify any fleeing fighters, and some are dispensing what they call justice....
Iraq special forces find IS bomb factory, tunnels near Mosul
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi special forces east of Mosul probed a network of underground tunnels and uncovered a bomb-making facility on Thursday in a village recently retaken from the Islamic State group as their allies battled the militants in a push toward the city from the south....
The Latest: Turkey safe after IS sulfur explosion in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Iraq (all times local):...
Ex-Penn St. assistant coach's defamation suit headed to jury
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Lawyers for a former Penn State assistant football coach urged a judge and jurors Thursday to find the university liable for how it treated him after it became public that his testimony helped prosecutors charge Jerry Sandusky with child molestation....
Amtrak to pay $265M for Philadelphia crash that killed 8
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to a crash last year that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others when a speeding train derailed on a curve....
House debates bill to restrict naming officers in shootings
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania House of Representatives returned to business Thursday and a legislative agenda that included bills on police shootings, casino taxes, sanctuary cities and animal abuse....
Diocese, priest deny claims sisters were abused as children
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania Catholic diocese and a priest have denied allegations by two sisters claiming the priest repeatedly molested them as girls, including one at her First Communion party....
Coroner: Woman claims cremated remains left on wrong porch
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania coroner says a dead man's ex-girlfriend has come forward to claim his cremated remains which were left for her by someone, but on the wrong porch....
4 women escape serious injury when car riddled with bullets
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Four women have escaped injury except for minor cuts from flying glass after two men riddled the car they were in with bullets in Pittsburgh....
Feds: Pooper scooper pretended to be Secret Service agent
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man whose company scoops up pet poop has been charged with flashing a fake Secret Service ID and badge during a traffic stop and using it to get the "government rate" for a hotel room....
Lawyer who sued AG Kane over firing reinstated, settling
A former top lawyer who sued former Attorney General Kathleen Kane, saying she fired him in retaliation for grand jury testimony against her, is getting his job back and settling that lawsuit....
NJ eyes same casino expansion that has left AC struggling
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Casino expansion throughout the northeastern U.S. has been blamed for much of Atlantic City's struggles, and New Jersey's first attempt to cash in on those same expansion benefits seems destined to fail....
At retrial in 1979 case
NEW YORK (AP) -- They spent four emotionally draining, inconclusive months on jury duty in one of America's most notorious missing-child cases. But over a year after hitting a deadlock, some jurors now feel a duty not to let it go....
Pittsburgh Parking Authority decided last week to suspend planned increase in all-day rates and monthly parking leases downtown for next August 1st. Executive Director David Onorato said "We want to make sure we're doing the right thing based on demand". Affecting demand are two new private garages planned in 2017, but also fewer people driving daily to downtown because of mass transit, ride share services and the exodus of some retailers and businesses from the Golden Triangle.
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