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Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79....
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Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo, tightening the noose around rebel-held parts of the northern city, Syrian state TV and an opposition activist group said....
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Syria truce hopes dim as Russia is skeptical, fighting rages

MUNICH (AP) -- Hopes of securing a temporary truce in Syria within a week dimmed Saturday as Syrian government forces tightened the noose around rebel-held parts of Aleppo and Russia's foreign minister put the chances of a quick truce at less than 50 percent. His comments and strong words from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry underscored deep U.S.-Russian disagreements over Syria....
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Pope gives tough love to Mexico's political, church elite

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis challenged Mexico's political and ecclesial elites on Saturday to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence and corruption that are wracking the country, delivering a tough-love message to Mexico's ruling classes on his first full day in the country....
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Democrats' US Senate race heats up over natural gas industry

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- In Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate Democratic primary, where there are few differences over issues, jousting over natural gas drilling is providing an opening....
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3rd-degree murder conviction in girlfriend's 2014 death

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend in her western Pennsylvania home....
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Woman convicted of 3rd-degree murder in boyfriend's death

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A woman has been convicted of third-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in northeastern Pennsylvania more than four years ago....
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Cosby's lawyers try again to get his sex assault case tossed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lawyers for Bill Cosby tried again Friday to have his criminal sex-assault case dismissed, asking an appeals court to consider whether Cosby had a binding agreement that he would never be charged....
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Drew Lewis, Reagan transport secretary during strike, dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Drew Lewis, a businessman who served as U.S. transportation secretary under President Ronald Reagan during the 1981 air traffic controllers' strike, has died at age 84....
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Longtime Philadelphia journalist Acel Moore dies at 75

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, who mentored scores of aspiring journalists and helped found local and national organizations that advocate for African-American journalists, has died. Acel Moore was 75....
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Firefighters battle massive body shop blaze in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials say 150 firefighters battled bitter cold and strong wind gusts in bringing a massive blaze at an auto body repair shop under control in northeast Philadelphia....
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Politics is 'a disease' that needs to be cut out, Kane says

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general says politics in the state is "a disease" that "needs to be cut out."...
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania reassigns questioned dean

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania has reassigned one of its deans after a newspaper questioned more than $35,000 in spending linked to him....
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Pennsylvania state trooper charged over skateboarder beating

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania state trooper has been charged over the beating of a skateboarder who claims he was attacked after making an obscene hand gesture....
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Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to put the Clean Power Plan on hold? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Should a special prosecutor be appointed to evaluate the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while Secretary of State?

Yes:
94%
No:
6%
Total Votes: 11,443

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