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Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets along the coastal area. Diplomatic efforts intensified to end the two week war that has killed more than 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis....
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Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia....
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Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets along the coastal area. Diplomatic efforts intensified to end the two week war that has killed more than 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis....
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Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

CAIRO (AP) -- The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence....
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More time for Pa. inmate in molestation case

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A convicted murderer accused of having persuaded a woman to bring two girls to visit him in a northeastern Pennsylvania prison so he could molest them has been sentenced to additional prison time and fined....
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Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated....
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Freight train kills 2 men in eastern Pennsylvania

EMMAUS, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say that two young men are dead in eastern Pennsylvania after being struck by a freight train while crossing railroad tracks....
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Pennsylvania jail to offer video visits for a fee

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania county jail plans to start offering online video visits with inmates next month as a way to raise money for the county....
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Man surrenders, jailed in 2 Pittsburgh-area heists

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man has surrendered to police and been jailed on charges that he robbed two Pittsburgh-area banks earlier this month....
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Pittsburgh-area coke plant wants to nix lawsuit

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area coke plant wants a federal judge to dismiss a pollution lawsuit brought by a local environmental group, saying the plant is already working with county and federal officials on anti-pollution efforts....
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Man arrested at casino has gambling-cheat record

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Las Vegas man arrested over the weekend at a Pennsylvania casino has been on Nevada gambling regulators' radar as a casino cheat since 1999....
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Pittsburgh police: Man shoots 2 suspects, kills 1

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say a man shot two others who forced their way into his apartment, killing one of them....
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Ethics agency probes lawmakers named in cash sting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission is investigating allegations that four state lawmakers were caught in a cash-for-favors sting following complaints filed by citizen activist in March....
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Pa. water skier injured by boat propeller

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man who was airlifted to a hospital by helicopter after he was injured by a boat's propeller is said to be in good condition....
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Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with President Obama's call for a cease fire in Ukraine so there can be an international investigation into the Malaysian plane shot down by a missile?

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86%
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14%
Total Votes: 11,310

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