Trump mocks critics: I'll accept election results _ if I win
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) -- Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month's presidential election - if he wins. The Republican said he reserved the right to contest questionable results, deepening his unsubstantiated assertions that the race against Hillary Clinton could be rigged against him....
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Venezuela suspends recall campaign against President Maduro
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's electoral council said it was suspending a recall campaign against President Nicolas Maduro after courts annulled the signature collecting campaign in four states....
US service member killed by roadside bomb in northern Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. military member assisting Iraqi forces in their push to retake Mosul was killed by a roadside bomb Thursday, marking the first American combat casualty in the campaign to oust the Islamic State group from its last major stronghold in northern Iraq....
Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul, US soldier dies
BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) -- In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special forces joined the fight Thursday, unleashing a pre-dawn assault on an Islamic State-held town east of the besieged city, and the U.S. military announced the first American combat death since the operation began....
Former Penn St. coach recalls learning of Sandusky complaint
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors heard Thursday that a former Penn State head football coach testified that Mike McQueary told him years before Jerry Sandusky's arrest that he had made a complaint about Sandusky to university administrators....
Pennsylvania official pushes back against voter fraud talk
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania is immune from any allegation of voter fraud by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the state's top elections official declared Thursday, and Pennsylvania's voting machines and tabulating systems can't be hacked because they aren't connected to the internet....
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....
No contract talks underway in 2nd day of faculty strikes
Pennsylvania's higher education system said it had no official contract talks with its union Thursday, but said negotiators still were looking for a way forward during the second day of strikes by faculty members across 14 state universities....
The Latest: No talks underway with striking professors
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on strike at 14 state universities in Pennsylvania (all times local):...
The Latest: Ex-coach recalls hearing of Sandusky complaint
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a former assistant football coach's defamation and whistleblower lawsuit against Penn State (all times local):...
Trump's 'bad hombres' draws jeers, Spanish lessons
PHOENIX (AP) -- Donald Trump's utterance of "bad hombres" offended some of the millions of people watching the final presidential debate, who called it racially divisive....
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....
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?