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Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington....
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Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) -- Colombia's government and its largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday in an emotional ceremony that seeks to put an end to a half-century of combat and put the war-weary nation on the path to reconciliation....
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Syria says truce still viable after week of airstrikes

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister said Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo sifted through the rubble from the heaviest airstrikes on rebel-held areas of the northern city in five years....
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Kerry meets Venezuelan president amid escalating tensions

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that he is "deeply concerned" about escalating political tensions in Venezuela as he held his first official meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
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Toomey tries to use disagreements with Trump to advantage

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is trying to turn his refusal thus far to endorse GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump into a strength, saying Monday there's no evidence his Democratic challenger Katie McGinty would stand up to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, should Clinton be elected....
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Judges delay Menendez decision pending Supreme Court appeal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal appeals court has delayed any court action against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey while he appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court....
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Old graves being exhumed in effort to ID homicide victims

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A motorist found her wrapped in a blanket on the side of the interstate, clad in shorts, a pink blouse with lace trim, and floral-print slippers. She'd been doused in sulfuric acid....
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Hospital sued over firing of employees who refused flu shots

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Federal authorities are suing a Pennsylvania hospital, alleging religious discrimination in the firing of six employees who refused to get flu shots....
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Sex offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fair

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania fair vendor, who turned out to be a registered sex offender, was booted from the event after visitors complained that he was selling Nazi flags....
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Police: Man broke into woman's home, sexually assaulted her

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man is accused of breaking into a woman's home in Connecticut and sexually assaulting her....
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Couple pleads not guilty to locking children in dog cages

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania couple charged with locking two adopted children in dog cages as a form of discipline while they lived in Connecticut have pleaded not guilty....
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Man who pulled autistic boy's teeth out sentenced to prison

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia-area man accused of severely beating a 4-year-old autistic boy and pulling out three of his teeth has been sentenced to two to 10 years in prison....
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2 convicted of murder in Pittsburgh man's '14 shooting death

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two men were convicted Monday of murder in the shooting death of a Pittsburgh man that authorities said stemmed from a request from a former lover to have him beaten up....
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Pair of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3

NORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Will federal expansion of overtime eligibility to white collar workers help or hurt the job market in the United States? <More Info>

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Total Votes: 11,647

Yesterday's Poll

Should the Charlotte police release to the public the video footage from the police shooting earlier this week?

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84%
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16%
Total Votes: 2,354

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