Twitter storm: Trump shames former-beauty pageant winner
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters 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 his appeal to women....
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Q&A: Will Deutsche Bank become the next Lehman?
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Germany's biggest bank is looking shaky and some investors fear it could collapse and endanger the wider financial system....
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
BERLIN (AP) -- After 12 years of hurtling through space in pursuit of a comet, the Rosetta probe ended its mission Friday with a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it was sent out to study....
Peres, remembered for tireless peace efforts, laid to rest
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday by dozens of world leaders who praised Israel's former president and prime minister for pursuing peace with an indefatigable spirit and optimism, even though his vision of a "new Middle East" was never fulfilled....
Slain officer's widow to inspect vest at center of lawsuit
ATLANTA (AP) -- The widow of a slain Georgia police officer hopes to learn more about why his ballistic vest didn't save him from gunshots....
Wentz back in Fargo for commercial shoot, homecoming game
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is back in Fargo, where he starred at North Dakota State University....
Lawmakers on spot to revive intensely political casino tax
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers are on the spot to revive intensely political provisions for local governments and institutions to share casino revenue....
DA: Ex-wife accuses doctor of illegally prescribing drugs
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania doctor has been charged with illegally prescribing drugs to his ex-wife, who turned him in....
Pennsylvania man guilty of killing father, grandmother
READING, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of first-degree murder and other charges for killing his father and grandmother....
Pittsburgh symphony musicians reject pay cuts, go on strike
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in debt....
The Latest: Management says Pittsburgh symphony $20M in debt
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Latest on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians' strike that started Friday (all times local):...
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....
Cops: Fight over 'Purge'-like mask led to death of teen boy
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a dispute over a mask like one featured in the "Purge" horror movies contributed to the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy....
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....
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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