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Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico....
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Voices from around the world consider Trump's first 100 days

It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One uncontroversial certainty was that it would cause reverberations around the globe....
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Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military....
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N. Korea watchers on why army's big day has taken a backseat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The North Korean capital's broad, clean avenues were, by the authoritarian nation's usually over-the-top celebratory standards, fairly subdued ahead of Tuesday's 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army....
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Several dozen cannonballs to be removed from Pittsburgh site

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Workers will start removing more than 30 Civil War-era cannonballs from a construction site in Pittsburgh....
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Mayor's son resigns from school board pending drug charges

PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- The mayor of a Pennsylvania municipality says her son resigned from the school board for health reasons, not because of pending drug possession charges....
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Philadelphia mayor says state should legalize marijuana

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayor of Philadelphia says Pennsylvania should legalize marijuana so police don't have to expend resources on busts like the one in his city over the weekend....
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Philadelphia policer seek suspect who robbed Korean veteran

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police are searching for a man who followed a Korean War veteran home and robbed him shortly after the victim left a store where he bought lottery tickets....
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Pair sentenced for marijuana transport scheme

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (AP) -- Two men have been sentenced for their roles in a plot to deliver marijuana to Rutgers University....
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Union leader says he'll plead guilty to embezzlement charges

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former union leader in Pittsburgh accused of stealing $1.5 million says he will plead guilty to federal embezzlement charges....
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Toy given to police officer as safety talisman gets to Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Police in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him safe....
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Bill to control sex offender benefits passes state House

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bill that would make convicted sex offenders who aren't complying with Megan's Law ineligible for public assistance has easily passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives....
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Police: Teen trying to wake friend shot him in face

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a Philadelphia teenager was accidentally shot in the face by a friend who was trying to wake him for school....
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Stack goes to work without police escort, Wolf mum on reason

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Neither Gov. Tom Wolf nor Lt. Gov. Mike Stack are elaborating on what led Wolf to strip Stack of Pennsylvania State Police protection and limit cleaning, grounds keeping and maintenance by state employees at Stack's official residence....
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