AP-GfK Poll: Clinton appears on cusp of commanding victory
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters....
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Large anti-Maduro protests fill the streets in Venezuela
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Anti-government protesters filled the streets of Venezuela's capital and other major cities in a show of force against Presidential Nicolas Maduro, whose allies enraged the opposition by blocking a recall referendum against the socialist leader....
French authorities declare the Calais migrant camp empty
CALAIS, France (AP) -- The grim camp known as "the jungle," a symbol of Europe's failure to come to grips with its crisis over asylum seekers, is no more....
2 quakes rattle Italy, crumbling buildings and causing panic
ROME (AP) -- A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people....
The Latest: Bill to liberalize beer laws sent to Wolf's desk
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the flurry of activity in the Pennsylvania Legislature as its two-year session winds down (all times local):...
Pension bill dies, others still in play as session nears end
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers worked late into the night Wednesday in a rush to wrap up dozens of bills as the clock wound down on the two-year legislative session....
GOP bill to overhaul public pension benefits stalls again
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican-penned legislation to make sweeping changes to benefits in Pennsylvania's big public pension systems stalled again Wednesday night, amid opposition from Democrats, labor unions and some members of the House GOP majority....
Toomey's split strategy embraces Kaine and attacks Clinton
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, in a campaign pitch to moderate voters, has launched a TV ad that recounts praise from Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, but he also is on TV attacking Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in other parts of the state....
Video: SUV backs into glass at high-end store in $45K theft
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police have released video of a smash-and-grab at a high-end department store in Philadelphia that shows an SUV back into the store's glass front and as many as seven suspects from two cars make off with more than $45,000 in men's clothing....
D.A.: Villanova student secretly filmed in campus bathrooms
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Villanova University student used a cellphone camera to secretly video in public restrooms and a classroom on the school's Main Line Philadelphia campus....
Transit agency urges bus, subway riders to plan for a strike
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials in the nation's sixth-largest transit system on Wednesday urged customers to start figuring out alternate ways to get to work and school because of a strike threat looming for city bus, trolley and subway workers....
Ex-judge's regrets could help cut sentence of drug kingpin
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former judge's regret could lead to the early release of a drug kingpin whose case became well-known because of its connection to an organ transplant that saved Pennsylvania's ailing governor in 1993....
Teen arrested, 1 sought in shooting death of girl, 17
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania have arrested a teenager and are seeking another suspect in the shooting death of a teenage girl last month in Pittsburgh....
Bill Clinton heading to Pennsylvania to stump for his wife
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton is heading to Pennsylvania to stump for his wife, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton....
Pittsburgh Parking Authority decided last week to suspend planned increase in all-day rates and monthly parking leases downtown for next August 1st. Executive Director David Onorato said "We want to make sure we're doing the right thing based on demand". Affecting demand are two new private garages planned in 2017, but also fewer people driving daily to downtown because of mass transit, ride share services and the exodus of some retailers and businesses from the Golden Triangle.
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