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Bulldozers work to clear out Italy's quake-hit towns

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) -- Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment clanked down the streets of Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble as investigators tried to figure out if negligence in enforcing building codes added to the high death toll....
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College football Down Under attracts 61,000 fans at Sydney

SYDNEY (AP) -- The beer ran out in some sections of the Olympic stadium, but most of the 61,247 spectators at Saturday's U.S. college football opener in Sydney between California and Hawaii appeared to be enjoying their American "gridiron" experience....
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Turkish bombing kills at least 20 in northern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) -- A Syria monitoring group and a spokesman for a Kurdish-led force say Turkish airstrikes and shelling have killed as many as 20 civilians in northern Syria....
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Bulldozers work to clear out Italy's quake-hit towns

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) -- Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment clanked down the streets of Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble as investigators tried to figure out if negligence in enforcing building codes added to the high death toll....
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Toomey crosses gun-rights divide in Pennsylvania Senate race

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) -- Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who is running for re-election with the support of leading gun-control groups, but it may not be enough to save him in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania in this unusual election year....
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Death penalty sought in ambush that killed 5, unborn child

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Prosecutors in Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against two men charged in an ambush at a cookout that killed five adults and an unborn child....
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Judge sent to prison despite cancer treatments

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A former suburban Philadelphia judge has been sent to prison, ending her efforts to avoid incarceration while she is treated for breast cancer....
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Body found in trunk of burning car identified

PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say the body of a man found in the trunk of a burning car in a Pittsburgh suburb last spring has been identified....
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Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks....
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AG tells staff he won't be releasing lewd email report soon

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's acting attorney general told employees Friday he has no immediate plans to release a report into the exchange of lewd and objectionable emails captured on office computers....
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Mom convicted of killing girl whose body was found in ravine

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman who wrote on Facebook that "Mommy loves you, my angel" after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a ravine in a neighboring suburb was convicted Friday of killing her by a jury that deliberated for four days....
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Town rallies around Jewish family hit by swastika graffiti

HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now her neighbors and strangers from other countries are rallying to support her by painting their own garbage cans with flowers, hearts, birds and butterflies....
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Man who took girlfriend from hospital waives extradition

MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint to spring his girlfriend from a mental health care hospital has waived extradition in South Carolina....
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University faculty union to vote on whether to strike

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month....
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Yesterday's Poll

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What role do you think Hillary Clinton's gender will play in her chances to be elected president?

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12%
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