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Prosecutors build case against traffickers as EU mulls plan

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Italian prosecutors on Tuesday began building their case against the traffickers responsible for the drowning of as many as 950 migrants in the Mediterranean, as European Union leaders mulled a new plan to undermine smugglers' finances and their most precious assets - their vessels....
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Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader....
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Prosecutors build case against traffickers as EU mulls plan

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Italian prosecutors on Tuesday began building their case against the traffickers responsible for the drowning of as many as 950 migrants in the Mediterranean, as European Union leaders mulled a new plan to undermine smugglers' finances and their most precious assets - their vessels....
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How countries cope with migrants arriving by boat

Two recent shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea believed to have taken the lives of as many as 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants has highlighted the escalating flow of people fleeing persecution, war and economic difficulties in their homelands....
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Family of 3 rescued from Pittsburgh house fire

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Firefighters have rescued a family of three from a burning home in Pittsburgh's Beechview section....
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Man says he put rifle-toting statue near gas station

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man says he left a rifle-toting statute at a southern New Jersey gas station....
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Bird flu takes biggest toll yet as virus hits chicken farms

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet, hitting a farm in Iowa that held nearly 10 percent of the state's egg-laying chickens. Here are some questions and answers about the outbreak:...
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Pennsylvania storms bring hail, floods and a tornado warning

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Wicked thunderstorms pelted central Pennsylvania with pea-sized hail, turned roadways into rivers and sent residents fleeing to their basement with menacing clouds, lightning and a tornado warning....
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Former undercover agent files suit against Pennsylvania's AG

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former undercover agent has filed a defamation lawsuit against Pennsylvania's attorney general, alleging that she made false statements about his role in a sting....
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Biden, energy secretary visiting Philadelphia utility

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will travel to Philadelphia to speak at a utility company....
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Doerr, Guirgis among Pulitzer winners in arts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction....
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New trial granted for woman in fatal 1972 arson case

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania woman sentenced to life in prison more than four decades ago in a fatal arson case has been granted a new trial....
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Mom of abandoned quadriplegic man faces extradition hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland has been released from a hospital and is facing extradition....
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7 Penn State trustees want access to records used by Freeh

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Seven Penn State board members asked a judge Monday for access to documents used by a team led by former FBI director Louis Freeh that produced a 2012 report on how university leaders handled child molestation allegations against Jerry Sandusky....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
How concerned are you of radicalization of Americans within the United States? <More Info>

Very Concerned:
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Very Concerned:
92%
Somewhat Concerned:
6%
Not Concerned:
3%
Total Votes: 11,059

Yesterday's Poll

Do you support or oppose the repeal of the 40-percent federal tax on estates, commonly referred to as the "death Tax"?

Support:
92%
Oppose:
8%
Total Votes: 40,776

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