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Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit within hours, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area....
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Kremlin critic Navalny released after 15 days in custody

MOSCOW (AP) -- Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was released Friday after spending 15 days in custody and vowed that he and his supporters will not be intimidated by the slaying of a top Kremlin critic....
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In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail

ISTANBUL (AP) -- There's no monarch in democratic Turkey - but you might not know it watching the news these days....
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Witness in Russian politician's slaying gets death threats

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine....
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Philadelphia police mourn officer killed during robbery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store....
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Colorful 'body sculptor' due back in murder trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Gothic hip hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections....
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Returning champ Reigel defaults in Class AAA PIAA wrestling

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Fewer than 30 minutes had elapsed in the opening round of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class AAA Wrestling Championships, and a returning state champion has already lost....
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Amtrak to continue limited schedule on Northeast Corridor

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amtrak says its trains will continue to operate on a limited schedule between New York and Washington as the region is affected by a late-winter storm....
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States on edge about the future of health insurance markets

MIAMI (AP) -- Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. And a summer decision from the justices leaves little time for backup planning....
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More than 10 inches of snow hits southeastern Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Snowfall accumulations exceeded 10 inches in parts of suburban Philadelphia on Thursday, as accidents closed highways in eastern Pennsylvania, flights and trains were canceled and the snow was sure to cause more problems Friday....
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Hall and Oates sue over granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal....
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Roof of Philadelphia apartment house collapses, no one hurt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The roof of an apartment building in Philadelphia has caved in but authorities say no injuries are reported....
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Judge asked to give boy, then 11, new trial in 2009 slaying

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Attorneys for a boy who was just 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancee asked a judge on Thursday to dismiss those charges or, at least, grant him a new juvenile court trial....
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Philadelphia mayor unveils 9 percent property tax hike plan

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter hopes to raise property taxes by 9 percent, an increase he said Thursday would raise millions for the city's struggling school district....
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Should it be mandatory that all email account used for official government business be under the control of the U.S. government? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the incentive program is a good idea?

No:
69%
Yes:
31%
Total Votes: 10,523

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