FBI's October surprise complicates race for Clinton
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- A new shock hit Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday in the unpredictable and often unbelievable presidential race: The FBI is looking into whether there was classified information on a device belonging to the estranged husband of one of her closest aides....
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Russia voted off UN Human Rights Council
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The General Assembly voted Russia off the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday, a stunning rebuke to the country which is increasingly being accused of war crimes over its actions in Syria....
Philippine leader Duterte says God told him to stop cursing
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a "son of a bitch" and told Barack Obama to "go to hell," says he has promised to God he won't spew expletives again....
Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian rebels launched a broad offensive for Aleppo Friday as the Russian, Syrian, and Iranian foreign ministers vowed to intensify their fight against terrorism in the country....
Freight train hits another head-on, injuring 2 workers
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Two freight trains crashed head-on Friday morning outside Philadelphia, knocking one locomotive off the tracks and injuring two crew members....
Wolf vetoes bill on inspector general, 3 other measures
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed four bills on Friday, including legislation that would have made the inspector general's office an independent agency and required the inspector general to be confirmed by the Senate....
The Latest: 2 released from hospital in freight train crash
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a freight train collision in suburban Philadelphia (all times local):...
The Latest: Renovation of Lee's Gettysburg HQ is unveiled
The Latest on a $6 million restoration of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Gettysburg headquarters:...
Judge sentences 'cold-blooded' killer to life for slaying 3
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A man who pleaded guilty to randomly killing three Pennsylvania residents as part of a string of shootings that police say also left four New Jersey residents dead told a judge he had no good reason for the slayings....
APNewsBreak: Feds asked to probe abuse claims at university
Four men who unsuccessfully sued a former Pennsylvania university administrator over allegations he sexually abused them are now asking for a federal civil rights investigation into their claim that state and local authorities botched a criminal probe of the case....
Man loses latest court fight over violent Facebook posts
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A U.S. appeals court is affirming the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who posted violent rap lyrics on Facebook that took aim at his estranged wife, an elementary school and the FBI....
TV station find votes by dead, but official sees no fraud
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia TV station reported that it found at least three instances in which votes appeared to have been cast in recent elections under the names of dead people, but the city's Republican election commissioner said it didn't represent intentional fraud....
New Reese's cups and Kit Kats help boost Hershey
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- New Reese's peanut butter cups and Kit Kat bars helped boost Hershey's sales, the chocolate company said Friday as it reported that quarterly profit rose 47 percent and predicted better full-year earnings than it previously expected....
Interstate 376 outbound from Pittsburgh reopens after crash
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- All outbound lanes of one of Pittsburgh's busiest highways have reopened after a dump truck overturned spilling gravel on the road, but officials say there could still be heavy delays for a time....
Pa. House Bill 1947 which would have expanded statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse victims failed to come to a final vote as the Senate and House were unable to reach a compromise in Harrisburg. The bill had significant opposition from both the Catholic Conference and the Insurance Federation who argued the legislation would allow victims from decades ago to come forward and file civil suits potentially bankrupting institutions like Diocese of Johnstown-Altoona found guilty by a grand jury abusing hundreds of students over 40 years ago.
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