Presidential race turns to Florida with voting underway
TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- With the race for the White House speeding to an end, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are campaigning Tuesday in swing state Florida, where tens of thousands of voters are already flocking to the polls....
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Militants attack Pakistan police academy, killing 61
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- Militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits, and waging a ferocious gunbattle with troops that lasted into early hours Tuesday....
Major militant attacks in Pakistan over the past 3 years
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Militant attacks in Pakistan have killed hundreds of people over the past three years, including many schoolchildren. On Tuesday, authorities were investigating a brazen attack overnight in the Baluchistan provincial capital of Quetta where gunmen stormed a police academy, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits....
Threatened in Mosul, Islamic State uses alternative tactics
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Dozens of Islamic State fighters struck at dawn, storming government and security compounds in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk last week, in a coordinated assault more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) from the front lines of the Mosul offensive....
Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general out on bail amid appeal
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and a campaign war chest from her husband's fortune that topped $2 million for her 2012 run for state attorney general....
Sen. Toomey's neighbors' homes hit with anti-GOP graffiti
ZIONSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Police are investigating anti-Republican graffiti spray-painted on the homes of neighbors of GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania....
Restaurant firing workers, cleaning after 'unsanitary' video
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers' food, among other unsanitary acts....
Pennsylvania schools hit by clown 'threats' ban costumes
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- Several eastern Pennsylvania school districts targeted by scary clown threats or hoaxes in recent weeks are banning clown costumes for Halloween parties....
Penn State says Beaver Stadium to host concert July 8
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State says it plans to hold a concert at Beaver Stadium - the school's 107,000-seat football venue - for the first time....
Pittsburgh restaurant reopens after wall broken to free man
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A restaurant near the University of Pittsburgh has reopened two months after one of its walls had to be broken through to reach a student who fell into the narrow gap between the restaurant and another building....
Police find body under western Pennsylvania man's bed
ALQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- Police have found a body under a western Pennsylvania man's bed....
Philly police seek man who stole car with young boy inside
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police are trying to find a man who stole a woman's car while her young son was still sitting inside....
Bank teller sentenced, admitted she aided robberies for love
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison after she admitted she helped a man rob two banks, including one where she worked as a bank teller, because she loved him....
Crash with 4 big rigs, cars blocks Turnpike extension
TOWAMENCIN, Pa. (AP) -- Part of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has been blocked in the Philadelphia suburbs by a crash involving four tractor-trailers and several cars....
Short of troops to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago, the National Guard offered tens of thousands of soldiers bonuses of $15,000 or more to reenlist. The Pentagon now is demanding the money back, as investigations have found widespread fraud and mismanagement by National Guard officials under pressure to meet enlistment targets. But soldiers say the military is reneging on 10-year-old agreements and imposing severe financial hardship on veterans whose only mistake was to accept bonuses to reenlist.
Should Pennsylvania lift the ban and allow PennDot to produce ID acceptable to the Federal Real ID program?