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Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the history of an era....
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces deadline to resign, or impeachment

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Longtime President Robert Mugabe faced a midday deadline set by the ruling party to resign or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his lack of resignation during a national address vowed more protests to make him leave....
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Kenya top court upholds Kenyatta's win in repeat election

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama never before seen in Africa that has left dozens dead....
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Figure known as 'Crocodile' could replace Zimbabwe president

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected Sunday as the new leader of Zimbabwe's ruling political party and positioned to take over as the country's leader, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he no doubt learned from his longtime mentor, President Robert Mugabe....
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Third-grade teacher dies after house fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an elementary school teacher in Philadelphia has died after suffering injuries during a house fire....
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Authorities seek suspect in fatal shooting of police officer

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are seeking a suspect in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer....
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Democrats get nominee for special election to succeed Murphy

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A 33-year-old former federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh and Marine veteran from a political family became the Democratic nominee Sunday for next year's special election to complete the term of an anti-abortion Republican congressman who resigned in a scandal....
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3 people with Pennsylvania ties chosen as Rhodes Scholars

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The first Rhodes Scholar winner from Temple University is among three people with Pennsylvania ties who have received the honor....
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3 men seriously injured in shooting outside Philadelphia bar

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A shooting outside a Philadelphia bar has left three men seriously injured....
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APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states

A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities in three states, using his impressive reputation as a healer to trap women in long-term doctor-patient relationships marked by abuse....
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New Mexico runners top finishers in Philadelphia Marathon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two New Mexico residents were the top male and female finishers in the Philadelphia marathon....
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Smoky fire spurs evacuation of Allentown apartment complex

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A fire at an apartment complex has left at least four people injured....
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Minivan driver dies after he's shot, crashes into building

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a minivan driver died after he was shot while behind the wheel and crashed into a commercial building in west Philadelphia....
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Wolf starting to look like 'two-term Tom' as 2018 approaches

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- He's starting to look like two-term Tom....
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