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Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever

NEW YORK (AP) -- The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business....
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Suspected Islamic extremists kidnap 185 in northeast Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Islamic extremists killed 35 people and kidnapped at least 185, fleeing residents said Thursday of an attack near the town where nearly 300 schoolgirls were taken hostage in April....
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US-Cuba rapprochement complicates LatAm politics

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The renewing of ties between Cuba and the United States complicates matters for Havana's chief ally, Venezuela, which has been moving in the opposite direction, becoming more stridently anti-American....
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European court rules obesity can be a disability

LONDON (AP) -- Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday - a decision that could have widespread consequences across the 28-nation bloc for the way in which employers deal with severely overweight staff....
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Mother pleads after boy, 2, kills sister with gun

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment after her 2-year-old son picked up a loaded .357 revolver and fatally shot his 11-year-old sister....
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Ex-Rite Aid VP charged in $14.6M surplus scheme

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Rite Aid quality assurance executive in Oregon and a New Jersey businessman have agreed to plead guilty to charges in connection with a nine-year, $14.6 million surplus inventory kickback scheme....
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Lyft gets Pennsylvania regulatory nod, not Philly

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Ride-sharing service Lyft has received regulatory approval to offer service for two years everywhere in Pennsylvania, except for Philadelphia....
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State lawmakers to face bill banning gift-taking

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers' willingness to stop taking gifts from lobbyists, state contractors and other people who want to influence state government is about to be tested....
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Pa. man charged with 1990 slaying of Virginia Beach woman

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with the slaying of a Virginia Beach woman more than two decades ago....
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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
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Philly won't take homes from forfeiture plaintiffs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia prosecutors say they're no longer looking to take homes away from two residents whose lawsuit alleges the city illegally seizes $6 million worth of property annually to help fund operations....
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$8 million suit claims cover-up in police killing

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- The family of a knife-and-scissor-wielding man whose fatal shooting by police was captured on dashboard video filed an $8 million federal civil rights lawsuit Thursday alleging officers acted unlawfully and a prosecutor who reviewed the case covered up what happened....
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Feds: Uganda-based man counterfeited $2M in cash

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal authorities have charged a man with leading an international counterfeit money operation based in the African nation of Uganda, and shipping bogus bills to the Pittsburgh area and other locations in the United States....
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Feds: Uganda-based man counterfeited $2M in cash

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal authorities have charged a man with leading an international counterfeit money operation based in the African nation of Uganda, and shipping bogus bills to the Pittsburgh area and other locations in the United States....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Congress should lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
54%
No:
46%
Total Votes: 10,202

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with City Councilman Burgess's proposal that would prohibit the Bureau of Police from acquiring military equipment or weaponry from the Department of Defense?

No:
65%
Yes:
35%
Total Votes: 11,222

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