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Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who was accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper....
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IS forces capture, kill dozens in Syria's Palmyra

BEIRUT (AP) -- Activists and officials say Islamic State fighters are combing Palmyra, detaining and killing dozens of people two days after seizing the historic Syrian town....
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Iraq deputy PM appeals for more help

SOUTHERN SHUNE, Jordan (AP) -- Iraq's deputy prime minister is appealing for greater international help in fighting the Islamic State group, saying its recent takeover of the key city of Ramadi was a "big disaster" and that the country's own forces could not adequately fight back....
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Suicide bomber targets Shiite worshippers in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- An activist says a suicide bomber targeted a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers were commemorating the birth of a revered figure....
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2 members of NYC based heroin ring plead guilty

NEW YORK (AP) -- Two members of a New York City based heroin distribution ring have pleaded guilty....
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Feds: Temple professor offered China data on US-made device

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The chairman of Temple University's physics department has been charged in an alleged scheme to share information on U.S. technology with China....
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Police: More than a dozen firearms stolen from gun shop

COLLINGDALE, Pa. (AP) -- Police are looking for the thieves who made off with nearly 20 firearms during an early-morning smash-and-grab robbery in suburban Philadelphia....
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Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are trying to determine if he committed a crime....
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Judge won't give Pa. teen, then 11, new trial in '09 slaying

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge in western Pennsylvania says he won't grant a new juvenile court trial to a teenager who was 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancee....
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Family offers reward after 10-month-old dog is fatally shot

SHREWSBURY, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania family is seeking answers after its 10-month-old dog was fatally shot....
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9 youths charged in fight marring amusement park's opening

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say nine juveniles have been charged stemming from a fight that forced a Pittsburgh-area amusement park to close early on opening day....
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On cusp of White House bid, Santorum makes populist pitch

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Rick Santorum says he will announce his 2016 presidential intentions May 27 at a Pennsylvania factory....
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Pa. family awarded $6 million in medical malpractice suit

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania family is receiving more than $6 million in a medical malpractice case stemming from the death of a 2-year-old who was treated and sent home by Harrisburg Hospital....
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Suit: Competitor's smiley face cookies 'confusingly similar'

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with Pentagon officials that the current U.S. approach to combating ISIS in Iraq is still a viable? <More Info>

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98%
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2%
Total Votes: 22,537

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think state lottery winnings should be taxed in Pennsylvania?

No:
94%
Yes:
6%
Total Votes: 7,069

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