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Ukraine kills 2, Russia ramps up exercises

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukrainian forces moved in and killed at least two pro-Russia insurgents in the country's tumultuous east Thursday, an escalation that prompted new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin....
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Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

NEW YORK (AP) -- The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law....
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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said....
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Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli government on Thursday cut off Mideast peace talks and threatened to impose new sanctions against the Palestinians in response to a unity agreement between rival Palestinian factions, pushing an embattled U.S. peace initiative to the brink of collapse....
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Former state Sen. Raphael Musto dies at 85

PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) -- A former state senator from northeastern Pennsylvania has died after a long illness, leaving pending corruption charges against him unresolved....
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Group committed to Afghanistan despite shooting

LEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) -- Officials at a U.S. health care nonprofit say they are working closely with authorities investigating a shooting at their Kabul hospital that killed three American physicians and wounded a U.S. nurse....
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NW Pa. woman convicted of 3rd-degree murder

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A northwestern Pennsylvania jury has convicted a woman of third-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend last summer, rejecting defense arguments that the gun went off accidentally....
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Pa. township approves permits for airport drilling

IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) -- Supervisors in a western Pennsylvania township have approved permits for a company to drill for natural gas at Pittsburgh International Airport with almost two dozen conditions....
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Father, son killed in NE Pa. home identified

HUNLOCK CREEK, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of a father and son found shot to death in their northeastern Pennsylvania home....
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Judge rejects bid to move Pa. slaying trial

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania judge has rejected a request to move the trial of a man charged in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend two years ago....
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NJ, Pa. lawmakers propose bridge agency changes

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Lawmakers from New Jersey and Pennsylvania are proposing changes to the Delaware River Port Authority, which runs four bridges connecting the two states in the Philadelphia area....
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Landmark designation for Pa. woodworker's complex

SOLEBURY, Pa. (AP) -- The former suburban Philadelphia home of a celebrated furniture designer and woodworker has been designated a national historic landmark....
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2 school stabbing victims released from hospitals

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Two students injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school have been released from the hospital....
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Divers find body of missing woman in lake

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Emergency divers have recovered the body of a Pennsylvania woman whose boat capsized while she was fishing with her husband....
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Do you believe the court-appointed receiver for the August Wilson Center should be removed? <More Info>

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Total Votes: 6,355

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think campaigning on the economy is a losing strategy for Democratic candidates?

Yes:
82%
No:
18%
Total Votes: 6,194

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