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Under pressure, Hagel steps as Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers....
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In razing homes, Israel revives tough punishment

JERUSALEM (AP) -- In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago as ineffective and counterproductive....
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Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July

VIENNA (AP) -- Facing still significant differences between the U.S. and Iran, negotiators gave up on last-minute efforts to get a nuclear deal by the Monday deadline and extended their talks for another seven months....
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Afghan bombings kill 2 NATO troops, 6 civilians

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Bombings across Afghanistan killed two NATO troops and six civilians Monday, authorities said, as the death toll in the country's deadliest insurgent attack this year rose to at least 50....
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Mural of officer killed by Abu-Jamal dedicated

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials in Philadelphia have unveiled a mural dedicated to the police officer fatally shot by Mumia Abu-Jamal (moo-MEE'-ah AH'-boo jah-MAHLZ') nearly 33 years ago....
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US Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- United States Steel Corp. has announced it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the NHL's Penguins' redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site....
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5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:...
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Man drowns trying to pull boy, 9, from Pa. stream

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters say a man drowned while trying to save a 9-year-old boy from an icy northeastern Pennsylvania stream....
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Ex-Steelers player eyes Pennsylvania high court

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers said Monday he will be a candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year....
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Judge to consider AG motion to halt Conneaut sale

MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge was to hear arguments by the state attorney general's office to stop the sheriff's sale of a 122-year-old amusement park in northwestern Pennsylvania....
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Mother, son opening Pittsburgh-area film studio

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A mother and son plan to open a 120,000-square-foot film studio in a former plastics plant in the Pittsburgh suburbs....
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Jan. 8 execution set for rapper in police killing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A rapper convicted of fatally shooting a Philadelphia police officer is scheduled to be executed Jan. 8....
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5 arrested for drugs after police respond to shots

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Five people have been jailed after Pittsburgh police say they found three stolen guns and drugs in an apartment after neighbors reported hearing gunshots....
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Fire 'suspicious' as Pittsburgh storage facility

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Fire investigators have been trying to figure out what caused seven rental units at a Pittsburgh storage facility to burn....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think the Keystone XL Pipeline will ever be approved? <More Info>

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7%
Total Votes: 12,518

Yesterday's Poll

How would you rate the job being done by the U.S. Postal Service?

Fair to Poor:
66%
Good:
23%
Excellent:
11%
Yes:
0%
Total Votes: 10,122

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