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One American released from North Korea, two remain

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held....
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Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec (AP) -- A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said Tuesday....
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One American released from North Korea, two remain

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held....
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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

GENEVA (AP) -- Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday....
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Reputed ex-mob boss summoned for violation hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The reputed former boss of the Philadelphia mob could face more prison time after a judge summoned him for a parole violation hearing....
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Abuse by Franciscan friar nets $8M for 88 victims

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The attorney for some of the 88 former students allegedly abused by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Pennsylvania Catholic high school says the students claims have settled for $8 million....
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Real estate agent testifies about fatal carjacking

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- One stranger tapped on the passenger-side window. Another popped up at her door and jumped in the back....
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Changes urged at Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- An advisory panel appointed in the wake of a grand jury presentment alleging criminal activity at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is recommending changes at the agency....
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Sproles, Kendricks back to practice

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Back from a bye, the Philadelphia Eagles added some reinforcements....
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Schools closed in ambush suspect search area

A northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush....
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Law signed to curb Abu-Jamal's 'obscene celebrity'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ignoring the chants of protesters on the block where a police officer was killed and the cause célèbre of Mumia Abu-Jamal was born, Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law Tuesday a measure he said would curb the "obscene celebrity" cultivated by convicts at the expense of victims....
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5 jurors picked for doc's cyanide poisoning trial

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Attorneys have selected five of 16 jurors needed for the trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with killing his neurologist wife with cyanide....
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Rock attack victim poised to return to Ohio home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A middle school teacher who was severely injured when a rock was dropped from a highway overpass onto her vehicle three months ago has recovered enough to head home to Ohio....
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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:...
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is? <More Info>

Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
Leave Law as is:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
65%
Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
23%
Leave Law as is:
12%
Total Votes: 9,749

Yesterday's Poll

With less than two and half months left in the year, do you believe the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close below its January high?

Yes:
51%
No:
49%
Total Votes: 6,666

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