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UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers....
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UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers....
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Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm, officials said. France deployed fighter jets to search for wreckage and the country's president said the plane most likely crashed....
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US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threat levels decrease, the Peace Corps and State Department said Thursday....
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Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday....
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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
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Jon Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer....
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Carjacker's challenge nixed by fed appeals court

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A federal appeals court rejected the appeal of a northern Pennsylvania man serving more than 14 years in prison for forcing a bank employee to drive to her branch at gunpoint because he was upset about his girlfriend's home being foreclosed....
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Father charged after dresser deaths of toddlers

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been charged in the deaths of his toddler daughters, who were killed when a dresser tipped over onto them....
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Lab finds no risk from bacteria at Ohio bakery

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- An independent lab has found that bacteria discovered at a commercial bakery in northeast Ohio poses no risk to public health....
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Suspected Nazi guard's death a blow to prosecutors

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi hunters....
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Police: Man acknowledged robbing 2 credit unions

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been jailed on charges he robbed two branches of the same northwestern Pennsylvania credit union about a month apart....
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AmerisourceBergen reports 3Q loss

CHESTERBROOK, Pa. (AP) -- After landing some major partnerships, the drug distributor AmerisourceBergen reported that its revenue spiked 39 percent and shares hit an all-time high....
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Man pleads in hammer death; judge to decide degree

EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal homicide for killing his father with a hammer before breaking into his safe and stealing money to buy drugs....
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