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Trump strains to unite GOP behind him; Ryan says no, for now

NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump is struggling in his efforts to unify the Republican Party behind his presidential campaign, the difficulty immediately underscored Thursday by a startling exchange of negative comments with GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan who said he was not ready to support him....
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Russian orchestra plays in Palmyra ruins as strikes kill 28

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A renowned Russian conductor led a triumphant concert Thursday in the ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, once terrorized by the Islamic State group, even as an airstrike on a refugee camp in the north left at least 28 people dead and dozens wounded, including many children....
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Canada evacuating 8,000 wildfire evacuees by air

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) -- Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from a massive wildfire raging in Alberta....
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Expert: Alberta evacuation 1 of largest in recent memory

The wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta is driving one of the largest evacuations in North America in recent memory, said Bill Stewart, co-director of the University of California's Center for Fire Research and Outreach at the University of California, Berkeley....
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Insurer says child told Paterno in '76 Sandusky molested him

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, Pennlive.com reported Thursday....
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Plea scheduled for ex-Rendell aide snared in FBI sting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former top state official is scheduled to plead guilty to wire fraud next week in a case apparently stemming from an FBI investigation into allegations of public corruption in Pennsylvania....
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Dad pleads not guilty in death of daughter shot by constable

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- The father of a 12-year-old girl accidentally shot by a constable serving eviction papers pleaded not guilty Thursday to homicide charges....
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Woman accused of kidnapping baby from mall to face trial

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman charged with kidnapping a newborn from a shopping mall will face a trial on all charges against her....
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Part-time farm worker charged with stealing $900K from job

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a part-time painter at a Pennsylvania farm stole more than $900,000 from his employers to fund a lavish lifestyle that included luxury cars, jewelry, a trip to the Bahamas and private schools for his children....
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Woman arrested for staying silent during traffic stop sues

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman who was arrested after she refused to answer questions during a traffic stop in New Jersey has sued state police, claiming troopers violated basic rules by arresting her for remaining silent....
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Education Management Corp. cutting 200 mostly online staff

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. is laying off 200 workers, mostly in the city and in Phoenix....
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Passenger killed in crash of small Pennsylvania transit but

LEHIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- A passenger has been killed in a crash involving a small transit bus in rural eastern Pennsylvania....
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Partial skull found in Pennsylvania forest there for years

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A partial human skull found in a state forest last month had likely been there for at least 10 years....
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Morning Call's publisher, editor-in-chief, retiring

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- David Erdman, a journalist who over a 35-year career at The Morning Call rose through the ranks of the newspaper to become its top editor and publisher, announced Thursday he is retiring....
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Should the PUC significantly reduce the fine against ride sharing company Uber for operating without a license? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Do you believe Mr. Wilmore's use of the "N" word in reference to the president was racially insensitive or no big deal?

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No Big Deal
24%
Total Votes: 7,566

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