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Italian president visits quake town, thanks rescue workers

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) -- Italian President Sergio Mattarella paid a visit on Saturday to Amatrice, a town devastated in the earthquake that hit central Italy this week and the place with the highest death toll....
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Filipinos seen backing Duterte despite rising drug killings

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- On the day he was sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte went to a Manila slum and exhorted residents who knew any drug addicts to "go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too painful."...
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Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead....
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Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq

QARQASHAH, Iraq (AP) -- In the buildup to a long-awaited offensive on the city of Mosul, Kurdish forces are seizing new territory in northern Iraq that they say will become part of their autonomous region. The moves are further straining relations between the Kurds and the Baghdad government and Shiite militias, all ostensibly allies in the fight against the Islamic State group....
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AG tells staff he won't be releasing lewd email report soon

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's acting attorney general told employees Friday he has no immediate plans to release a report into the exchange of lewd and objectionable emails captured on office computers....
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Mom convicted of killing girl whose body was found in ravine

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman who wrote on Facebook that "Mommy loves you, my angel" after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a ravine in a neighboring suburb was convicted Friday of killing her by a jury that deliberated for four days....
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Town rallies around Jewish family hit by swastika graffiti

HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now her neighbors and strangers from other countries are rallying to support her by painting their own garbage cans with flowers, hearts, birds and butterflies....
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Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners....
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Man who took girlfriend from hospital waives extradition

MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint to spring his girlfriend from a mental health care hospital has waived extradition in South Carolina....
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University faculty union to vote on whether to strike

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month....
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Missing 3-year-old Pennsylvania girl found in NYC

NESCOPECK, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a missing three-year-old girl apparently taken by her father has been found in New York City....
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Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- Amtrak is receiving a $2.45 billion loan from the federal government to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform improvements along the busy Northeast corridor, the largest such loan ever by the Department of Transportation, officials announced Friday....
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Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game that included drinking her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two confined to his home....
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Police: Dead Pennsylvania man found in woods had been shot

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Homicide detectives say a Pittsburgh-area man whose body was found in the woods of a neighboring county had apparently been shot....
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Opinion Poll

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What role do you think Hillary Clinton's gender will play in her chances to be elected president? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Should Mylan drop the price of EpiPen to make it more affordable for patients?

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89%
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11%
Total Votes: 20,127

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