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Fractured GOP shows no immediate signs of mending itself

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A fractured Republican party showed few signs of mending itself Friday, after Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus declared his support for Donald Trump and Trump bashed House Speaker Paul Ryan for not falling in line....
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At congress, North Korean leader hails nuclear progress

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed his country's recent nuclear test to uproarious applause as he convened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, an event intended to showcase the North's stability and unity in the face of tough international sanctions and deepening isolation....
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Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) -- A massive convoy was under way Friday to move evacuees stranded at oil field camps north of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, through the community to safe areas south of the Canadian oil sands capital...
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Russian, Syrian officials deny their planes hit refugee camp

BEIRUT (AP) -- Russian and Syrian officials denied Friday that their aircraft struck a camp for people displaced by fighting in an airstrike that killed 28 the previous evening. The denials came as activists said a coalition of rebels and militants, including Syria's al-Qaida branch, seized a strategic village from pro-government forces near the contested city of Aleppo....
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Paterno's son calls 1976 allegation about father 'bunk'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Joe Paterno's son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."...
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DA: Aunt, uncle killed boy; parents held on related charges

RIDGWAY, Pa. (AP) -- The aunt and uncle of a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy found beaten to death in their squalid apartment have been charged with killing him, while his parents - who left the boy in their care two months before - face charges they contributed to his death....
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US attorney: 2 Belarusians took in $1.35M from phishing scam

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal authorities in Pittsburgh say two men have been charged by authorities in Belarus with receiving $1.35 million stolen in a phishing scheme from the bank account of a Pennsylvania oil and gas drilling company....
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Police: Pennsylvania man killed man who insulted his brother

ARCADIA, Pa. (AP) -- State police say a western Pennsylvania man shot another man in his sleep, apparently because the victim repeatedly insulted the suspect's brother....
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Retaining wall, parking lot collapse onto businesses below

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A concrete retaining wall supporting a surface parking lot collapsed in Pennsylvania onto two businesses below, authorities said....
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Turbulence injures 7 on Pittsburgh-bound jet from Punta Cana

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-bound flight from Punta Cana had to be diverted to Florida after four crew members and three passengers were injured from unexpected turbulence....
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Police: Student sold LSD from East Stroudsburg U. dorm room

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a student has confessed to buying LSD from a secretive site on the internet then selling the drugs from his East Stroudsburg University dorm room....
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Judge tells Philly Gas Works to stop targeting landlords

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge has told Philadelphia Gas Works to stop targeting landlords whose tenants don't pay their utility bills....
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Car crashes into parked vehicles, 3 killed in resulting fire

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a car crashed into three parked vehicles and burst into flames, killing three people inside in eastern Pennsylvania....
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Green, oily substance spotted on Philly's Schuylkill River

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Emergency crews found a green, oily sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOOL'-kil) River in Philadelphia, the second time this week there appears to have been some kind of spill into the river....
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Opinion Poll

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Should Council pass an ordinance outlawing circus performances of wild or exotic animals in Pittsburgh? <More Info>

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Total Votes: 4,415

Yesterday's Poll

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Should the PUC significantly reduce the fine against ride sharing company Uber for operating without a license?

No
51%
Yes
49%
Total Votes: 9,851

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