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Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said....
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The Latest: Israeli leaders lay wreaths on Peres' casket

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):...
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Saudi Arabia has ways to hit back at 9/11 lawsuit effort

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia and its allies are warning that U.S. legislation allowing the kingdom to be sued for the 9/11 attacks will have negative repercussions....
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Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel's military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies seen as harmful to the Palestinians....
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Police fatally shoot suspect in Philadelphia stabbings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police said officers fatally shot a man who stabbed two boys, one of them his son, and attacked three other people Wednesday night....
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Senate passes bills designed to limit municipal debt risks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Legislation to tighten the rules around borrowing by Pennsylvania's municipalities has the unanimous approval of state senators in an effort to avoid a repeat of its capital city's near-bankruptcy....
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Court blocks pro-industry provisions of gas drilling law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday blocked industry-friendly provisions of a major 2012 state law designed to modernize natural gas drilling regulations, the latest in a string of court decisions striking down key portions of the law....
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High court strikes down casino payments to host communities

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday struck down a requirement that has forced casinos to pay tens of millions of dollars to their host communities for a decade, potentially dealing a crippling blow to local budgets around the state if lawmakers do not act quickly....
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Professor, wife sentenced on convictions of defrauding NASA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A university professor in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison on a conviction of defrauding NASA by letting graduate students and researchers do all the work on a $700,000 project....
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Prosecutor: Boy, 2, was groomed to handle guns, shot himself

PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) -- The father of a 2-year-old suburban Philadelphia boy who accidentally shot himself to death has been accused of leaving a loaded handgun out and charged with involuntary manslaughter....
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The Latest: Trump says he saved Machado's job

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):...
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Penn becomes latest college sued over sex-assault review

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The University of Pennsylvania has become the latest college sued by a student fearing expulsion over what he calls an unfounded sexual-assault complaint....
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'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93....
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Supreme Court asked to block $1B NFL concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A second petition has been filed asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits because of how it treats current brain injuries versus future ones....
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Will you drive on the Liberty Bridge during the remainder of its rehabilitation project?

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