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Europe baffled and bemused by Trump's presidential bid

His bid to become president of the United States has got people scratching their heads.


 Howard Fineman, right, with his son, Nick, at PNC Park before throwing out the first pitch at Sunday’s Pirates game.

Local Dispatch: Why Pittsburgh remains my home plate

Pittsburgh native and national journalist Howard Fineman tossed the first pitch at PNC Park Sunday. His love for his hometown ever deepens.



Random Acts of Kindness: Resident saves day for free film in park

Plus: Strong, helpful man lifted mom into SUV; Special gesture boosted spirits of cancer patient.


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Suspect in Charleston killings indicates desire to plead guilty

The accused killer of nine people in Charleston, S.C., church wants to plead guilty to federal charges.



'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday evening reluctantly ended its weeklong search in the Atlantic for two missing teenage fishermen.


 

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Jewish extremists suspected in West Bank fire

A Palestinian toddler died Friday in a firebombing of a house in the West Bank that was being attributed to extremist Jewish settlers.



Trade ministers fail to seal the deal on Pacific pact

Trans-Pacific Parnership trade pact talks foundered Friday in Hawaii over contentious access and tariff disputes.


 
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Local Dispatch: Downed atom smasher supported Chalfant so long

When it stood tall, the Westinghouse atom smasher supported everything around Chalfant.



Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: North Side public art runs into city 'bureaucrazy'

The Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center is enriching the neighborhood with bold art on vacant lots. Then a letter from the city arrrived ...


 

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Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican


Breakfast sausage: 5 stories to read today

1) He'll avoid the stigma of having to sit at the kids' table for the first Republican presidential debate next week, but Rand