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Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima....
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G7 leaders pledge collective action on sagging global growth

SHIMA, Japan (AP) -- The leaders of the Group of Seven rich economies pledged Friday to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the international order from terrorist attacks, violent extremism and refugee flows....
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Obama's every gesture will be scrutinized in Hiroshima visit

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Every gesture. Every word uttered or avoided. Every person Barack Obama speaks with, listens to and stands beside in Hiroshima. All of it will help determine the success of a trip with huge potential political and diplomatic pitfalls, both in America and Asia....
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How Alibaba won _ and lost _ a friend in Washington

SHANGHAI (AP) -- A respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington that once called for Alibaba's websites to be blacklisted later reversed its position. The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition welcomed Alibaba as a member and invited its founder to be the keynote speaker at its spring conference in Florida....
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Churchgoer charged in Sunday service slaying headed to trial


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US senator testifies at congressman's corruption trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey testified for the prosecution Thursday in the trial of a congressman accused of trying to land an ambassadorship for a friend in exchange for a bribe....
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The Latest: 2nd man sentenced for stalking TV anchor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on sentencing for the stalkers of two TV news anchors (all times local):...
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Health insurers seek more big increases in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's insurance regulators are starting a review of health plans for coverage next year through the federal marketplaces, including several that seek premium increases in excess of 40 percent....
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Feds launch review of suburban Philadelphia city's police

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department is launching a review of a suburban Philadelphia police department at the city's request....
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Man convicted of killing lawmaker's 2 sisters gets life term

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man convicted of killing two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole after a jury deadlocked on whether he should get the death penalty....
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Report: 1st US case of germ resistant to last resort drug

NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first time, a U.S. patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort treatment, scientists said Thursday....
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1 pleads, 1 balks to Pennsylvania heroin overdose deaths

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- One Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in at least two overdose deaths, but his co-defendant balked at a scheduled plea and opted to stand trial instead....
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Hospital, family agree to $1.35M settlement in mold death

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has agreed to pay $1.35 million in a settlement to the family of a woman who died during a mold outbreak at the hospital, according to court records....
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Kane's lawyers refile motion to quash charges

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Lawyers for Attorney General Kathleen Kane have refiled a motion to throw out her criminal charges after an earlier motion was thrown out on a technicality....
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Should Debbie Wasserman Shultz resign as DNC Chair prior to the July convention for the sake of party unity? <More Info>

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Do you agree with Senator Blunt that new leadership is needed at the VA?

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