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Punishments but no criminal charges in US attack on hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. aerial gunship attack on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 people occurred because of human errors, process mistakes and equipment failures, and none of the aircrew or U.S. ground troops knew the target was a hospital, a top U.S. general said Friday....
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Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria's Aleppo

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- The Syrian army and rebels unleashed deadly new attacks on each other Friday in Aleppo, with insurgents shelling a mosque during weekly prayers and government airstrikes hitting opposition neighborhoods in escalating bloodshed the U.N. decried as a "monstrous disregard for civilian lives by all parties."...
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North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison with hard labor after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year....
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Norway oil-rig helicopter crash kills 13; flying ban issued

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A helicopter carrying Statoil workers from an offshore rig in the North Sea crashed Friday on an island off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board, rescuers said....
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The Latest: Fire from natural gas explosion has been put out

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a natural gas fire and explosion in western Pennsylvania (all times local):...
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Dismissal of charges against ex-Penn St. officials to stand

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania prosecutors won't appeal a ruling that threw out some of the most serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Pennsylvania probes possible link between quakes, fracking

Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations by an oil and gas company....
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One-time Rendell aide pleading guilty in campaign cash sting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A onetime chief of staff to former Gov. Ed Rendell agreed in a court document filed Friday to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in Pennsylvania....
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Expert: Freshman died of nosebleed, not attack by boyfriend

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A defense expert says a Pennsylvania college freshman who prosecutors say was beaten and strangled by her boyfriend in her dorm room actually died from a "massive nosebleed" caused by a previous fracture of her eye socket....
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FAA: Smoke in jet cabin, cockpit leads to emergency landing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal safety investigators say a regional jet made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after smoke was reported in the cabin and the cockpit....
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Police: Boy, 13, in custody after taking gun into school

LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A 13-year-old boy has been taken into custody after police say he took a loaded gun into a western Pennsylvania school....
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Jury: Firm not liable for burns blamed on exploding body wax

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A jury says a New York company isn't responsible for burns a northeastern Pennsylvania woman said were caused by a bottle of exploding body wax....
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Philadelphia police officer facing charges in break-in

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer is accused of breaking into his girlfriend's apartment, stealing something and chasing her outside....
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Harrisburg bishop hospitalized after not feeling well

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Roman Catholic bishop of Harrisburg is in a hospital after not feeling well....
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