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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."...
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Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points....
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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."...
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A look at dangers posed by the Islamic State group

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years. But what danger does it immediately pose?...
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Coroner: Pa. woman, 60, was strangled in home

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a woman was strangled in her home....
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Police: Girl, 15, behind wheel in fatal rollover

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a 15-year-old girl was behind the wheel of an SUV during a crash in northeast Pennsylvania that killed three high school sophomores....
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Pittsburgh establishes identity behind Conner

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Run, pass - coach Paul Chryst insists he doesn't care how Pittsburgh moves the ball so long as it moves....
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Small fire in university sauna forces evacuation

EDINBORO, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say a small fire temporarily forced hundreds of college students out of a campus building in northwestern Pennsylvania....
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9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone....
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DA, defense differ on blame for police shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A prosecutor contends a black man shot and paralyzed by a white city officer had only himself to blame for the "choices and consequences" of driving away from a traffic stop, while a defense attorney contends the man was the victim of "undisciplined, overzealous officers" who wrongly confused him with a suspected gang member....
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Man pleads in shooting death of wife before kids

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of having killed his estranged wife in front of their three children has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder....
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Pittsburgh taps new police chief post-scandal

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former police captain from Wisconsin was named Tuesday as the new chief of police for Pittsburgh, six months after its last full-time chief was sent to prison for conspiring to divert city fees into an account he used partly as a personal slush fund....
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ND Patrol identifies man who died in ATV crash

MERCER, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man who died near Mercer when an all-terrain vehicle flipped over in a roadside ditch....
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Steelers take on familiar face in Browns' Hoyer

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Mike Tomlin believes Johnny Manziel will make a living in the NFL. Eventually. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach, however, isn't buying the notion that the man who quelled the mania surrounding Johnny Football is merely a placeholder....
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KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the United States should commit to airstrikes in Syria where they have captured a military base? <More Info>

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Yes:
57%
No:
43%
Total Votes: 5,911

Yesterday's Poll

Does the United States spend too much on the military and national security, not enough, or about right?

Not Enough:
75%
About Right:
18%
Too Much:
7%
Total Votes: 25,211

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