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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant....
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Obama expected to announce US sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is expected to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia Tuesday....
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Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, EU officials and diplomats said....
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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant....
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Bill to rename Philly train station advances

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's major train station may soon be getting a new name following a vote in Congress....
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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country if the new one does well....
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Grand jury: Psych clinic erred in assault reports

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's psychiatric clinic failed to cooperate with police when notified of patient-on-patient assaults, a grand jury said, finding that they apparently misconstrued state and federal medical privacy laws as limiting how much information they can turn over....
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Ruling: Cop in standoff didn't need to hear rights

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A detective who made an incriminating statement to one of his fellow officers who surrounded his home during a standoff two years ago wasn't entitled to have his rights read to him regarding his arrest, an appeals court said, overturning an earlier ruling....
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5 Pa. reps ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Five Pennsylvania congressmen are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough....
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Police: Rescued boys never mentioned drowned teen

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say two teens who were rescued from a jetty in Presque Isle Bay in Erie last week, and two others who were with them, never mentioned a fifth boy who drowned and whose body wasn't found until Saturday....
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Housing police: Naked woman slashes 3 in melee

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- Allegheny County Housing Authority police were trying to identify a naked woman who allegedly slashed or stabbed three other women in an apparent lovers' quarrel at a public housing complex....
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Pittsburgh, UPMC drop suits over nonprofit status

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The city of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have dropped opposing lawsuits over the hospital network's nonprofit status....
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Safety board finds fault in derailment, response

Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report....
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