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Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria's largest city

BEIRUT (AP) -- Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborhood, as Syria's largest city was turned once again into a major battleground in the civil war, officials said Thursday....
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Iran calls on UN to help with US court asset award

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iran is asking the United Nations to prevail upon the United States to uphold the principal of state immunity after an American court ruled that $2 billion of frozen Iranian assets be paid to victims of terrorist attacks....
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Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria's largest city

BEIRUT (AP) -- Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborhood, as Syria's largest city was turned once again into a major battleground in the civil war, officials said Thursday....
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Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a new diplomatic brushfire by declaring that the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war, is and should remain "under Israel's sovereignty permanently."...
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Church member charged with fatal shooting at Sunday service

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A member of a suburban church was charged Wednesday in the shooting death of another churchgoer in an altercation during Sunday services....
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Critics of $1 billion NFL concussion deal seek court review

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Critics of the proposed $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion claims want a full U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia to review a recent court decision that upheld the deal....
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Les Waas, creator of the Mister Softee jingle, dies at 94

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Les Waas, the advertising legend behind the Mister Softee jingle heard in hundreds of ice cream trucks for more than half a century, has died. He was 94....
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Turnpike announces next step in plans for Scranton Beltway

PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says it plans to hire an engineering firm as a next step in creating a beltway in the Scranton area to ease congestion on Interstate 81....
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The Latest: Church member arraigned in fatal shooting

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a church member charged with fatally shooting another worshipper in suburban Philadelphia (all times local):...
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Bill Tilden: A US tennis hero, but with a morals clause

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- In the 1920s and 1930s, Bill Tilden was to tennis what Babe Ruth was to baseball. Honoring him with a historical marker should be an ace - if not for questions about his conduct with teenage boys....
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Ex-Villanova hoops player convicted in bailout fraud scheme

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two leaders of a defunct financial holding company, including a former Villanova University basketball player, have been convicted of using a circular loan scheme in an effort to defraud the U.S. Treasury Department's bank bailout program seven years ago....
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State investigating 2 quakes near Pennsylvania fracking site

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- The state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating whether fracking contributed to two small earthquakes near a western Pennsylvania drilling operation....
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Pennsylvania man pleads to shooting ex-girlfriend's husband

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to shooting his ex-girlfriend's husband in the face a few weeks after she married the victim last year....
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Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a dumpster....
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