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Indictment says ex-US House Speaker Hastert paid hush money

CHICAGO (AP) -- Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who once was second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down Thursday....
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Defiant soccer chief resists calls to resign amid scandal

ZURICH (AP) -- As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body....
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Kurdish fighters in Syria on the march against IS militants

BEIRUT (AP) -- In contrast to the Iraqi army's failures, Kurdish fighters in Syria are on the march against the Islamic State group, capturing towns and villages in an oil-rich swath of the country's northeast under the cover of U.S.-led airstrikes....
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No exit: For female jihadis, Syria is one-way journey

PARIS (AP) -- When three British schoolgirls trundled across the Syrian border; when a pregnant 14-year-old ran away from her Alpine home for the second time; when a sheltered girl from the south of France booked her first trip abroad - they were going to a place of no return....
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Pa. man on tree trimming crew killed by bucket truck

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) -- One man is dead and another hurt after a bucket truck apparently malfunctioned while they were trimming trees in a Harrisburg suburb....
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Man accused of attack on 5-year-old girl at day care

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man high on synthetic marijuana smashed his way into a Pennsylvania day care facility and held a 5-year-old girl by the neck before a passer-by and police were able to rescue her, police said Thursday....
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Pope joining gallery of murals on Philadelphia buildings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia boasts a large and colorful cast of characters painted on buildings across the city - and now Pope Francis will join the crowd....
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Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue kitten

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size proved to be just right....
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Massive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming down

MAHANOY CITY, Pa. (AP) -- When coal was king, its castle was the breaker - an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast....
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15 Chinese nationals accused in US of student visa scheme

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Fifteen Chinese citizens conspired to take college entrance exams on behalf of others or paid to have that done for them so they could obtain student visas, federal prosecutors said Thursday....
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Body of man who drowned while retrieving football recovered

LAYTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say they've recovered the body of a 26-year-old man who disappeared in the Youghiogheny (YOCK-uh-gain-ee) River while retrieving a football....
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Man gets 7 1/2 years in Uganda-based counterfeiting scheme

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge on Thursday sentenced a Pittsburgh man to 7 1/2 years in federal prison for his role in a counterfeit money scheme based in Uganda and several other scams....
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Scientists: Plastic waste in Great Lakes creates many woes

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- About 80 percent of human-made debris found in the Great Lakes is plastic, ranging from tiny micro-beads found in cosmetics and clothing fibers to bottles and plastic wrap, scientists said Thursday during a meeting of Great Lakes scientists being held at the University of Vermont....
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Chevron reaches $5 million wrongful death settlement

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chevron agreed to pay $5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a contract worker killed last year when fire engulfed a shale gas well....
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