Drillers: Professional help wanted

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — Companies operating in the Marcellus and Utica shales say it’s been a challenge to fill openings in engineering, geol…

Former United employee made bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — A former United Airlines flight attendant has agreed to plead guilty to making a bomb threat against a United jet flying betwe…

Facebook aims to get the world online

NEW YORK (AP) — Food, water and the Internet? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get all of the world’s 7 billion people online through a…

Dave Barry a finalist for humor prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Barry and former “Saturday Night Live” writer Alan Zweibel are in the running for a top humor prize. “Lunatics,” a nove…

Billboard: Fire suspended Pa. chief

GILBERTON, Pa. (AP) — A gun-control group has erected a billboard calling on the small northeastern Pennsylvania borough of Gilberton to fir…

felonious-assault

Man faces assault charges

A Youngstown man was transported from the Clearfield County Jail in Pennsylvania to face felonious assault charges in Youngstown.

The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks

iBooks’ Official Book Charts for the week ending Aug. 19, 2013: 1. “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” by Robert Galbraith & J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown…