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Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

DALLAS (AP) -- Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa....
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No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

BEIJING (AP) -- China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media, and at least one man has been detained for reposting accounts of the events....
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Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping....
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Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

DALLAS (AP) -- Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa....
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Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage....
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Brain injury group: Concussion award scheme flawed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A national brain injury group has condemned the proposed payout scheme for NFL concussion claims as "deeply flawed," saying it excludes many former players suffering from mood swings, depression, aggression and other related problems....
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Jailed cop killer to speak at college graduation

FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater....
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Judge OKs alternative for 2 turnpike defendants

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge is giving two defendants in the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission corruption case an opportunity to have the charges against them dropped....
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Psych hospital won't treat school stabbing suspect

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school....
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Steelers defense looking for consistency

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- James Harrison expected his body to be sore while working his way back into football shape following a nine-month break....
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Man convicted in murder-for-hire plot

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A federal jury has convicted a Philadelphia auto shop owner for orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot that led to the shooting of his daughter's boyfriend in Atlantic City....
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Corbett signs bill to help lower fatal overdoses

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett signed a bill Tuesday that supporters say will reduce the number of fatal heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania in part by making an antidote more available to police and the public....
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2 more Pa. ironworkers plead in intimidation case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two more ironworkers have pleaded guilty in a union violence case that involves the arson of a Quaker meetinghouse in Philadelphia....
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Borough pays $350K over violent traffic stop suit

WHITAKER, Pa. (AP) -- A tiny borough near Pittsburgh is paying $350,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who said an officer smashed her window with a handgun after she drove away from a traffic stop because the officer was wearing shorts and a T-shirt and no badge....
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Do you feel that the Obama Administration should broaden a Medicaid Program for the nation's frailest seniors?

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Total Votes: 5,527

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