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Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail

LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- A Portuguese court has ordered police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she is due to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation, her lawyer said Tuesday....
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4 US tourists, pilot killed in Australian light plane crash

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed into a suburban shopping mall and burst into flames Tuesday, shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said....
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Suicide bombers kill 6 outside court in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- A group of suicide bombers with grenades and assault rifles struck outside a courthouse in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing six people in an attack claimed by a Taliban splinter group....
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Pinpointing cause of death for NK's Kim Jong Nam may be hard

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Determining whether poison killed the half brother of North Korea's leader in a busy airport is proving difficult for Malaysian officials, who said Tuesday that autopsy results are so far inconclusive....
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Out-of-service commuter train accident near Philly hurts 4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials are investigating an accident involving three out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four people, including a train operator hospitalized in critical condition....
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Steelers' Joey Porter to plead guilty to fracas citations

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter plans to plead guilty to a disorderly conduct citation stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month....
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Drunken driver gets 12 years plus in death of police officer

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man was sentenced Tuesday to at least 12 years in prison on third-degree murder, drunken driving and other charges for a wrong-way crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer....
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Senator: Trade jobs better for inner-city kids than college

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Senate Education Committee chairman is being criticized for saying minority students from "inner city" public schools would do better in vocational careers than in college....
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Port Authority repairs broken rail, riders face delays

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh commuters may face delays of up to 20 minutes while workers make emergency repairs to a small fracture in the rail inside the Mt. Washington transit tunnel....
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Mom mails garbage to college student who didn't empty trash

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania college student got a reminder to take out the trash when his mother sent him some garbage in a care package....
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American unveils prices, routes for new cheapest fare

DALLAS (AP) -- American Airlines has begun selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as it battles discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers....
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Police: Man made up child abduction, carjacking

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say they believe a man made up a story that he had been carjacked with a child in his vehicle....
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Woman visiting husband's grave dies after cemetery crash

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman visiting her husband's grave died after she had an asthma attack that caused her to crash her car in the cemetery....
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Imports hit historic high at Philadelphia port

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say shipping has reached record levels at the Philadelphia port....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll
Do you agree with Sen. McCain that President Trump's attacks on the media is to suppress a free press or is the accusation levied a political vendetta? <More Info>

Supress Free Press
Political Vendetta
Political Vendetta
87%
Supress Free Press
13%
Total Votes: 11,471

Yesterday's Poll

Would you favor Pittsburgh financing their Affordable Housing Trust Fund by increasing real estate sales taxes only on large commercial properties?

No
82%
Yes
18%
Total Votes: 21,274

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