Trump's day-after: I'll accept election results _ if I win
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) -- Donald Trump kept floating the possibility Thursday that he'll challenge the results of the presidential election if there's a "questionable result," while teasingly promising to embrace the outcome "if I win."...
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Iraqi special forces join Mosul offensive against IS
BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi special forces charged into the Mosul battle on Thursday with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group, a key part of a multi-pronged assault on eastern approaches to the besieged city....
Baghdad's Finest: A look at Iraq's vaunted special forces
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's special forces, which barreled into a town east of Mosul on Thursday despite a wave of suicide attacks, are the country's most professional and least sectarian fighting force....
World diplomats seek post-battle plan for IS bastion Mosul
PARIS (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister vowed Thursday to protect civilians fleeing the battle to oust Islamic State extremists from Mosul, as the offensive picked up speed and diplomats worked to ensure the gains are lasting - and that jihadists don't escape....
Judge clears convicted ex-congressman of 4 of 22 counts
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Convicted ex-congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia has been cleared of four of 22 counts of his corruption case based on post-trial motions....
Penn State former president calls aides' charges 'injustice'
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State President Graham Spanier testified Thursday that he issued a statement the day two of his top lieutenants were charged in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, calling the allegations groundless, because he had developed deep trust of them....
The Latest: Students look for guidance in 2nd day of strikes
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on strike at 14 state universities in Pennsylvania (all times local):...
Assault charges dropped against prep school headmaster
HAVERFORD, Pa. (AP) -- Charges have been dropped against the headmaster of a prep school in an affluent Philadelphia suburb who was accused of assaulting his teen son in a dispute over a cellphone and marijuana....
Penn State Children's Hospital hires full-time facility dog
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State Children's Hospital in Hershey has hired what officials say is the first full-time facility dog at a children's hospital in the state....
California man gets prison for dismembering Pennsylvania man
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A California man has pleaded guilty to killing and dismembering a man in northeastern Pennsylvania and was sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison....
Middle school shuttered over mold could reopen after cleanup
KINGSTON, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania middle school is starting cleanup of an extensive mold problem that shuttered the school last month....
Rolling Stone reporter pressed about errors in rape story
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The author of a now-retracted Rolling Stone article about a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia on Thursday acknowledged Thursday that she made mistakes while reporting the story of the woman identified only as "Jackie."...
Private equity firm invests more than $146M in Utz snacks
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) -- A private equity firm has invested more than $146 million in Pennsylvania snack food company Utz....
Costello cancels Pittsburgh show in solidarity with strike
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Elvis Costello is canceling his upcoming show in Pittsburgh in solidarity with striking Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians....
The final debate of the 2016 presidential race between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton took place last night at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas with Chris Wallace of Fox News as the moderator. Since the last debate October 9th a lot had happened including accusations of sexual assault, hacked emails, and warnings of a "rigged" elections all setting the stage for the most contentious showdown yet.
Does Marine Reserve Brezler have a good defense citing Clinton precedent when using private email for classified information?