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FIFA President Blatter asks to be re-elected despite crisis

ZURICH (AP) -- Sepp Blatter says he can solve his sport's problems if re-elected as FIFA president after the arrest of leading soccer officials this week "unleashed a storm."...
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AP Exclusive: UN rights staff fear for jobs amid abuse case

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N.'s poor handling of child sexual abuse claims against French soldiers has human rights staffers fearing for their jobs as they struggle with how to respond to highly sensitive allegations in the future, according to a letter to the world body's human rights chief obtained by The Associated Press....
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Civilians biggest losers on Afghan war's new northern front

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) -- When the Taliban descended a month ago on Dam Shakh, a hamlet on the wheat-growing plains of northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province, nobody was prepared....
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Myanmar warns against 'finger pointing' at migrant meeting

BANGKOK (AP) -- Regional talks to deal with the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia began Friday with a defensive Myanmar official criticizing those who blame his country for causing the crisis, saying "finger pointing" would not help....
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Pa. man on tree trimming crew killed by bucket truck

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) -- One man is dead and another hurt after a bucket truck apparently malfunctioned while they were trimming trees in a Harrisburg suburb....
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Man accused of attack on 5-year-old girl at day care

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man high on synthetic marijuana smashed his way into a Pennsylvania day care facility and held a 5-year-old girl by the neck before a passer-by and police were able to rescue her, police said Thursday....
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Authorities: Dog-walker finds body of man in suitcase

ESSINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man walking his dog in a suburb of Philadelphia made a startling discovery when he found a body in a suitcase....
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Police chief's son set to take stand in assault trial

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania jury will hear from a police chief's son accused of pointing a gun at undercover detectives....
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Trench partially collapses, trapping construction worker

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A construction worker in Pittsburgh is recovering after the 18-foot-deep trench he was working in partially collapsed....
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Pope joining gallery of murals on Philadelphia buildings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia boasts a large and colorful cast of characters painted on buildings across the city - and now Pope Francis will join the crowd....
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Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue kitten

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size proved to be just right....
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Massive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming down

MAHANOY CITY, Pa. (AP) -- When coal was king, its castle was the breaker - an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast....
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15 Chinese nationals accused in US of student visa scheme

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Fifteen Chinese citizens conspired to take college entrance exams on behalf of others or paid to have that done for them so they could obtain student visas, federal prosecutors said Thursday....
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Body of man who drowned while retrieving football recovered

LAYTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say they've recovered the body of a 26-year-old man who disappeared in the Youghiogheny (YOCK-uh-gain-ee) River while retrieving a football....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the Obama Administration request Qater to extend the monitoring and travel ban of the five Guantanamo detainees released last year? <More Info>

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99%
No:
1%
Total Votes: 97

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
What is the likelihood that you'd vote for former Senator Rick Santorum for President?

Unlikely:
52%
Likely:
39%
Not Sure:
9%
Total Votes: 10,270

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