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IS buried thousands in 72 mass graves, AP finds

HARDAN, Iraq (AP) -- Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die....
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Clashes subside in Syria between Turkish, Kurdish forces

BEIRUT (AP) -- Clashes between Turkey's military and Kurdish-backed Syrian forces subsided Tuesday evening after days of fighting between the two had frustrated efforts by a U.S.-led coalition to drive the Islamic State group from northern Syria....
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IS buried thousands in 72 mass graves, AP finds

HARDAN, Iraq (AP) -- Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die....
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Pressure building to condemn Syria over chemical weapons

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- United Nations diplomats are considering whether to sanction Syria over the use of chemical weapons after inspectors determined that government forces deployed them on at least two occasions in violation of international law....
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Pennsylvania's convicted ex-top prosecutor swiftly replaced

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers made a hasty return to the state Capitol from their summer recess on Tuesday as they rushed through a replacement for the state's convicted ex-attorney general....
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The Latest: Ex-aide replaces convicted attorney general

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on the confirmation of a new Pennsylvania attorney general to replace the convicted Kathleen Kane (all times local):...
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Cops: Man out on bond for beating wife has now kidnapped her

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man free on bond while awaiting trial on charges he abducted and beat his wife while holding her captive for nearly two weeks earlier this summer kidnapped her again Tuesday and is on the run, state police said....
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Contract for Pennsylvania government workers nears approval

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Members of the largest union in state government were close to approving a new contract Tuesday that would raise pay by 7.25 percent over three years and increase their contributions toward health insurance....
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1st professional circus school in US coming to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- No clowning around: The first full-time, professional training school for circus artists in the United States is set to open in Philadelphia next year....
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3 arrested in death of man dumped after alleged overdose

DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) -- Three people are in custody in the death of a Pennsylvania man authorities allege was strangled with a pair of jumper cables and dumped over an embankment after an apparent heroin overdose....
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Flood leaves more than 50 families homeless in Pennsylvania

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- More than 50 families are homeless in and around a western Pennsylvania city hit by flash floods and its schools won't open until next week....
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Obama coming to Pittsburgh for tech conference in October

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- President Barack Obama is scheduled to co-host a conference highlighting technical innovations along with the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, the White House announced Tuesday....
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Man accused of threatening mental hospital nurses extradited

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint to spring his girlfriend from a mental health care hospital has been returned to Pennsylvania from South Carolina to face charges....
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Man with weeks to live fulfills wish by marrying girlfriend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A terminally ill man with weeks to live has fulfilled a dying wish by marrying his girlfriend....
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Opinion Poll

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Was Collin Kaepernick wrong to use the national anthem as a platform for public demonstration in support of the African American Community? <More Info>

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Total Votes: 8,426

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think Chief McClay has a credibility issue with the members of the Pittsburgh police staff?

No
57%
Yes
43%
Total Votes: 11,610

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