Trump shames ex-beauty pageant winner for sexual history
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged Americans to check out what he called her "sex tape," in an early-morning tweet-storm that dragged him further away from his campaign's efforts to broaden its appeal to women....
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Mother of black man shot by police speaks of her anguish
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- The anguished mother of a man killed by police in a San Diego suburb said she could not believe her family left violence-wracked Uganda only to have her son shot to death in the United States....
Israelis, world leaders gather for Peres funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres was laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries - in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a visionary and symbol of hopes of Mideast peace....
Obama: Peres won his wars but understood the need for peace
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Barack Obama hailed Shimon Peres Friday as a man who showed the world that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist ideal and saw "all people as deserving of dignity and respect."...
Pennsylvania college condemns students' blackface video
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Albright College in eastern Pennsylvania is condemning an online video posted by two white students, including one in blackface who lampoons the "Black Lives Matter" movement....
Bensalem mayor: Loss of casino revenue could bring layoffs
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia mayor says his township could see police layoffs or higher taxes if stops receiving the millions of dollars it gets from Parx Casino....
Disbarred attorney sent to prison for robbing bank of $16K
POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania attorney, already disbarred for robbing a bank last year, is now headed to prison....
Police still digging in Pennsylvania yard where coroner was
SAYLORSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State police were still digging and searching the yard at a northeastern Pennsylvania residence where a coroner and county prosecutor were summoned earlier this week....
Strike ends against company that makes marshmallow Peeps
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- The peeps who make marshmallow Peeps are back at work....
Armed Detroit man with record sought by Pennsylvania police
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Western Pennsylvania police say they're looking for an armed and dangerous suspect from Detroit who escaped when they tried to arrest him....
Tractor-trailer driver killed in Interstate 79 crash
FRANKLIN PARK, Pa. (AP) -- A tractor-trailer driver who hails from one Pittsburgh suburb has been killed after crashing his tractor-trailer into an overpass support on Interstate 79 in another suburb....
Philadelphia man fatally shot in the head outside his home
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are searching for the gunman who fatally shot a 42-year-old man in the head in Philadelphia's Hunting Park section....
Trains returning to schedule in Philadelphia after 3 months
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia area's commuter rail service will resume a normal schedule Monday, three months after a third of its coaches were sidelined due to defects in their suspension systems....
The Latest: Mayor whose exit sought alleges 'witch hunt'
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the small-town Pennsylvania mayor who is being asked to resign over racist pictures on his Facebook page (all times local):...
Pittsburgh will become a one-newspaper town by year's end as Trib Total Media announced Wednesday that it will no longer publish a print edition of the Tribune-Review after Nov. 30. The newspaper, which has had a Pittsburgh edition since 1992, will go online-only Dec. 1st but will maintain a Pittsburgh-based newsroom. The Trib's restructuring plan will re-emphasize local news in its key markets by adding staff and other resources to its flagship Greensburg Tribune-Review and the Valley News Dispatch while keeping printed versions.
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