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Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

ZURICH (AP) -- Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption....
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Kazakhstan 'gay propaganda' measure deemed unconstitutional

MOSCOW (AP) -- A proposed law in Kazakhstan that would criminalize dissemination to minors of information supporting homosexual relationships has been struck down as unconstitutional....
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Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday....
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The Latest on IS: US supporting Anbar operation in Iraq

4:25 p.m. (1325 GMT)...
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Teacher faces hearing on charges he intimidated sex victim

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A high school teacher who allegedly identified a student who accused another teacher of a sex crime by pointing at her in front of her classmates was scheduled for a preliminary hearing on witness intimidation charges....
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Lancaster County silo to become viewing platform

MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) -- Workers are going to move a 100-year-old silo so it can become a viewing platform giving people sweeping vistas of Lancaster County's farmland....
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Police: Drunk teacher removed from Pennsylvania high school

NEWPORT, Pa. (AP) -- State police plan to charge a central Pennsylvania high school teacher who was found to be drunk and possessing booze in class....
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Man gets prison for phoned-in threats to kill schoolchildren

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who phoned in threats to the county courthouse to kill schoolchildren so he could avoid paying court fines has been sentenced to prison....
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Police, coroner investigating double shooting in Reading

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Police and the county coroner have confirmed a double-fatal shooting in the eastern Pennsylvania city of Reading, but aren't releasing details because the investigation is in its infancy....
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Emergency crews find woman dead in burning Philadelphia home

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's fire commissioner says a woman has been found dead inside a burning home that had no smoke detectors....
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Trial set to open in killing of pregnant woman, toddler

LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Opening statements were expected in the trial of a suburban Philadelphia who could face the death penalty if he's convicted of killing a pregnant woman and her 4-year-old daughter....
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Penn State frat linked to nude photos shut down for 3 years

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A fraternity linked to a secret Facebook page on which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted was shut down by Penn State for at least three years on Tuesday after the university's Interfraternity Council recommended a milder punishment....
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Teen who tried to kill aunt, uncle in arson hangs self

MUNCY, Pa. (AP) -- A teen who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to trying to kill her aunt and uncle by setting their house on fire has hanged herself in prison....
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Man pleads guilty to strangling wife in Philadelphia park

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A sobbing man asked his 16-year-old daughter's forgiveness in court Tuesday as he admitted strangling his wife in a park as they fought over his texts to another woman....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the U.S. should maintain or raise current military spending in order to maintain air superiority? <More Info>

Maintain Spending:
Raise Spending:
Raise Spending:
92%
Maintain Spending:
8%
Total Votes: 31,269

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Patriot Act should be renewed?

No:
92%
Yes:
8%
Total Votes: 46,980

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