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The Latest: Pentagon says Syria prepping chemical attack

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local):...
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Romania: police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden in a truck transporting auto parts. They told police they were trying to reach the visa-free Schengen travel zone....
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Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

BEIRUT (AP) -- The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack....
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Pope names Allentown priest to lead diocese as bishop

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Pope Francis did not look far when picking a new leader of the Allentown Roman Catholic Diocese....
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Teen shot, killed trying to flee gunfire in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a young man was shot and killed trying to flee gunfire in Philadelphia....
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Orange smoke leads to hazmat situation

MYERSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- About 100 people were evacuated from a recycling and waste plant in Pennsylvania after a fire lead to an orange cloud coming from the facility....
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Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- The stage for Bill Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago....
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New rules set for sentencing Pennsylvania juveniles to life

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Juveniles should only rarely be sentenced to life without parole, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Monday, telling prosecutors that such cases require proof beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant is an unusual example of someone who can never be rehabilitated....
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Budget deadline looms as Pennsylvania lawmakers eye deficit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with five days left to pass an on-time budget and no firm agreements on how to address state government's biggest cash shortfall since the recession....
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New limbs for growing bodies: Mutilated albinos get refitted

NEW YORK (AP) -- Baraka Cosmas, 7, is missing half his right arm. Mwigulu Matonange, 14, lost his left arm. Emmanuel Festo, 15, lost his right, plus the fingers of his left hand. Pendo Sengerema, 16, had an arm severed at the elbow....
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Pennsylvania B&B owner finds decomposed body of guest

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) -- The owner of a bed and breakfast in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains discovered the badly decomposed body of guest who lived at the inn, and state police say the 80-year-old woman had been dead for weeks or months....
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Documents: Feds wire-tapped Philadelphia union boss, others

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Documents show federal agents wire-tapped the cellphones of a powerful Philadelphia labor boss and his protege on the City Council for more than a year....
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Town limits councilman's broadcast of taps over loudspeaker

GLEN ROCK, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania town councilman who broadcasts taps at his home through loudspeakers every night must limit the activity....
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Would you support legislation that would eliminate local school property taxes, to be replaced by increases in income and sales taxes?

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