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Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is asking the European Union to do more to help Italy with the mounting numbers of desperate people needing rescue in the Mediterranean on risky boat journeys to flee war, persecution or poverty....
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Australia arrests 5 for alleged IS-inspired terror plot

SYDNEY (AP) -- Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said....
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First WWI gas attack produced new horrors, changed warfare

STEENSTRATE, Belgium (AP) -- As a spring breeze wafted into his trench, commander Georges Lamour of the French 73rd infantry saw something almost surreal drift his way. A yellow-green cloud....
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Amid growing migrant crisis, 20 burn victims rescued at sea

MILAN (AP) -- The unabated flow of migrants fleeing instability in Libya brought a new horror on Friday: The discovery of 20 migrants adrift at sea who had suffered grave burn injuries in a cooking gas explosion before departing Libya, and then were forced onto a smuggler's boat without treatment....
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Family wins back seized gold coins that could be worth $80M

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict....
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Jury in case of missing boy Etan Patz asks to view evidence

NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York jury deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in 1979 has asked to review a confession and other evidence....
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Anti-abortion lawmakers protest Wolf nominee at State Dept.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Some Republican lawmakers who oppose abortion rights registered "serious concerns" Friday over Gov. Tom Wolf's nomination of Pedro Cortes as secretary of state, criticizing his handling of an abortion clinic that authorities dubbed a "house of horrors."...
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Plumber testifies drug squad burst in, took tuition money

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A plumber told jurors in a police corruption trial that undercover agents burst into his home, took $10,000 in tuition money from a safe and planted methamphetamine and a digital scale....
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Federal prosecutor to co-chair national Heroin Task Force

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week....
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Man dies in 80-foot fall at Philadelphia construction site

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A construction worker has fallen 80 feet to his death at a Philadelphia building site near the city's main railroad station....
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Remains of troubled woman who leapt from car found near I-80

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The remains of a mentally ill central Pennsylvania woman whose parents told police she jumped from their moving car while driving to a psychiatric clinic last year have been found in woods near where she was last seen....
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Man leaps onto subway tracks to pull fallen rider to safety

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- When a man tumbled onto the tracks at a downtown Philadelphia subway station, one passenger leaped into action....
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Poconos officials want shuttered concert venue reopened

Officials in the Pocono Mountains want to bring a shuttered performing arts center back to life, seeing potential in a 12-year-old venue built with $15 million in state tax money that critics have long regarded as a mismanaged white elephant....
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Democrats eye Senate primary before taking on Toomey in 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Democratic Party received its surest sign yet Friday that it will have a contested primary in next year's U.S. Senate race, and that's even before the general election contest against the potentially formidable incumbent, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe gun ownership - not gun control makes people safer? <More Info>

Yes:
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Yes:
96%
No:
4%
Total Votes: 9,686

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should any sanctions imposed on Iran be lifted prior to congressional review of the nuclear deal?

No:
94%
Yes:
6%
Total Votes: 25,032

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