Activists split as Clinton makes push for black millennials
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Six months into Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, she met with a group of Black Lives Matter activists in Washington to make her case and seek their support....
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Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege
BEIRUT (AP) -- Fierce fighting broke out around the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Friday as rebels announced a large-scale offensive to break the government's nearly two-month siege of opposition-held areas....
UN: IS using tens of thousands as human shields in Mosul
QAYARA AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) -- The Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of people as "human shields" in and around Mosul, where Iraqi forces are waging a large-scale offensive aimed at retaking the country's second largest city, the U.N. human rights office said Friday....
UN has reports IS using 1,000s as 'human shields' in Mosul
BERLIN (AP) -- The Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of civilians in and around Mosul as "human shields," the United Nations' human rights office said Friday....
The Latest: Jury awards ex-Penn St. assistant coach over $7M
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a former Penn State assistant football coach's defamation suit (all times local):...
Pennsylvanians to see higher health premiums, less choice
Some Pennsylvanians who obtain their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act will contend with steep rate hikes and fewer choices as they head into the annual open enrollment period, which begins Nov. 1....
Prison for hacker who stole celebrities' nude photos, videos
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for hacking into the email and online accounts of several female celebrities and stealing private information, including nude photos and videos....
Prosecutor: Young couple slain by 3 teens who took safe
PENN RUN, Pa. (AP) -- Three teens have been jailed on charges they killed a young couple while robbing their rural western Pennsylvania home and taking a safe....
Police shoot man holding knife, say stun gun didn't stop him
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say they shot a suicidal knife-wielding man who couldn't be subdued with a stun gun and who moved toward officers with his weapon....
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Hershey Co. (HSY) on Friday reported third-quarter earnings of $227.4 million....
Bill Clinton makes surprise Pennsylvania campaign s
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton made two surprise appearances at western Pennsylvania campaign events for his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton....
Pittsburgh has good reason for premature Christmas decor
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Folks are used to retailers putting up Christmas decorations before Halloween, but why is it happening on downtown Pittsburgh streets?...
Prosecutors: Woman stole $200K from mother for lottery habit
GLENSHAW, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor says a Pennsylvania woman stole more than $200,000 from her mother's bank account that she used on personal expenses, including her habit of buying $300 to $500 worth of scratch-off lottery tickets each day....
Judge acquits DNC delegate of assaulting fellow delegate
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has acquitted a delegate to the Democratic National Convention of charges he assaulted a fellow delegate at a Philadelphia hotel....
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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