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Syrian commander says Raqqa has been captured from militants

BEIRUT (AP) -- U.S.-backed Syrian forces liberated the city of Raqqa on Tuesday from Islamic State militants, a senior commander said, in a major defeat for the collapsing extremist group that had proclaimed it to be the capital of its "caliphate."...
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Airbus notches win over rival Boeing with Bombardier deal

PARIS (AP) -- Airbus scored a point in its high-stakes rivalry with Boeing by striking a deal just across the U.S. border....
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AP News Guide: Instability set to follow IS collapse

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Islamic State group, responsible for some of the worst atrocities perpetrated against civilians in recent history, appears on the verge of collapse....
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Syrian commander says Raqqa has been captured from militants

BEIRUT (AP) -- U.S.-backed Syrian forces liberated the city of Raqqa on Tuesday from Islamic State militants, a senior commander said, in a major defeat for the collapsing extremist group that had proclaimed it to be the capital of its "caliphate."...
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Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids....
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Penn State fraternity faces underage drinking charges

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A fraternity at Penn State University is facing charges of furnishing liquor to minors after two underage women were hospitalized for alcohol poisoning....
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Cops: Man tried to rob market to get money for drug fines

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man broke into a market so he could get money to pay his court fines for marijuana possession....
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Ex-Pennsylvania defense firm CFO faces Humvee fraud sentence

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man who helped a defense contractor in a $6 million scheme to overcharge the U.S. Defense Department for Humvee window kits faces a federal judge for sentencing....
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McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in speech

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Sen. John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia that abandoning America's role as an international leader is "unpatriotic."...
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Pennsylvania college offers cut players reinstatement

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Three football players who were cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania for kneeling during the national anthem have been offered reinstatement....
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FBI nabs 2 women suspected of bank heist try dressed as nuns

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The FBI has charged two women with trying to rob a bank in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains while dressed as nuns....
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Cops: Pittsburgh Uber driver kidnapped, fondled female rider

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An off-duty Uber driver has been jailed on charges he kidnapped a woman who called for a ride in downtown Pittsburgh, and sexually fondled her, too....
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Philadelphia City Council toughens illegal dumping penalties

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia City Council is stiffening laws to curb illegal dumping....
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Western Pennsylvania county third to sue over opioid issue

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania county has become the third in the state to sue pharmaceutical companies for allegedly contributing to an opioid addiction crisis that has resulted in thousands of overdoses nationally in recent year....
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