Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Bank manager finds 9.07-carat diamond in Arkansas state park

    Bank manager finds 9.07-carat diamond in Arkansas state park LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A bank manager discovered a 9.07-carat diamond at a state park in southwestern Arkansas after thinking the precious gem was a piece of glass. A news release from Arkansas State Parks says Kevin Kinard of…

  • Pakistan Hindus rally in Islamabad over India migrant deaths

    Pakistan Hindus rally in Islamabad over India migrant deaths ISLAMABAD (AP) — Hundreds of members of Pakistan’s minority Hindu community are rallying in Islamabad and have briefly clashed with the police. Thursday’s demonstration was called to protest the deaths of 11 members of a Hindu migrant family who died…

  • Kuhl goes 7 sharp innings as Pirates blank slumping Cubs 7-0

    Kuhl goes 7 sharp innings as Pirates blank slumping Cubs 7-0 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds hit home runs in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Kuhl finished his comeback season on a…

  • Juvenile arrested for threatening police, 911 centers

    Juvenile arrested for threatening police, 911 centers ONEONTA, N.Y. (WBNG) — The New York State Police Department says it arrested a city of Oneonta juvenile after threats were made to law enforcement and a 911 center. The police department says the juvenile was charged with making a terroristic threat;…

  • US high court next up in Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot fight

    US high court next up in Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot fight HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court is rejecting Republican requests to put on hold its decision to extend the deadline to receive and count mail-in ballots in November’s election. The court, which has a 5-2 Democratic majority, rejected…

  • San Francisco sues 28 alleged dealers to stop flow of drugs

    San Francisco sues 28 alleged dealers to stop flow of drugs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco has sued 28 alleged drug dealers who frequent a downtown neighborhood where broad daylight drug dealing and drug use is common. City Attorney Dennis Herrera says the suits are part of an…

  • No. 21 Pitt eyes rare 3-0 start against No. 24 Louisville

    No. 21 Pitt eyes rare 3-0 start against No. 24 Louisville No. 21 Pittsburgh looks for its first 3-0 start since 2014 when the Panthers host 24th-ranked Louisville. Pitt’s defense has led the way through two games. The Panthers collected seven sacks in a win over Syracuse and lead…

  • Minnesota governor activates National Guard for Pence visit

    Minnesota governor activates National Guard for Pence visit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s governor has called in the National Guard to help provide security and keep the peace as Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump were scheduled to visit the Twin Cities. Pence and President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter…

  • Democrats to redraft virus relief in bid to jump-start talks

    Democrats to redraft virus relief in bid to jump-start talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are going back to the drawing board on a huge virus relief bill. House Democrats say they are paring back their proposal in an attempt to jump-start negotiations with the Trump administration. If talks fall…

  • Stuck at sea: Nations urged to help virus-stranded mariners

    Stuck at sea: Nations urged to help virus-stranded mariners PARIS (AP) — The U.N. is trying to help more than 300,000 merchant mariners who are trapped at sea because of coronavirus restrictions. One captain described the desperation of seafarers who’ve been afloat for a year or more, and the…