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Experts say pieces of missing Flight 370 may still be afloat

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- If a wing fragment found in the western Indian Ocean turns out to be part of missing Flight 370, experts say, there are probably other pieces of the aircraft that floated off rather than sinking to the bottom of the ocean. Finding them remains the hard part....
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At least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 200 people capsizes

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A police official in Kenya says at least two people have died and many are reported missing after a boat with about 200 passengers collided with a fishing boat on Lake Victoria....
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Severe crackdown in China on church crosses draws backlash

LOWER DAFEI VILLAGE, China (AP) -- About a dozen Catholics wept and sang hymns outside their church as a man climbed to the top of the building and sliced off its steel cross with a cutting torch. It toppled with a thud....
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Germany's top prosecutor fired over treason probe

BERLIN (AP) -- A treason investigation against two German journalists claimed its first casualty Tuesday - the country's top prosecutor who ordered the probe....
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Special elections held in parts of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The votes are in and newly-elected state representatives are ready to get to work....
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Democrat Katie McGinty running for US Senate in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Katie McGinty, the former top aide to Gov. Tom Wolf, said Tuesday she is running for U.S. Senate, setting the stage for a 2016 Democratic primary showdown over Republican Sen. Pat Toomey's seat in a state Democrats see as crucial to their goal of recapturing a Senate majority....
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American doctor defends lion hunt, says he followed rules

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An American doctor accused of killing a lion in an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe said Tuesday that he had complied with all rules and regulations, filled out all the necessary paperwork and obtained the correct permits....
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Philanthropist, GOP powerbroker Elsie Hillman dies at 89

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Elsie Hillman, a philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices, died Tuesday. She was 89....
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Man convicted, sentenced to life in Craigslist murder case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia man was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man who was killed after answering a Craigslist ad for an all-terrain vehicle....
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PennEnvironment threatening ArcelorMittal pollution suit

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- ArcelorMittal's western Pennsylvania coke plant violated the federal Clean Air Act hundreds of times by showering nearby residents with soot and other pollutants, an environmental activist group said Tuesday....
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More jail time imposed for threatening letter to president

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man serving time in molestation case is now facing 15 more months behind bars for a threatening letter to the president that authorities said was sent to the wrong address....
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Investigators probe escape of inmate suspected in killing

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities plan to investigate what led up to the escape of a prison inmate suspected of having strangled an acquaintance while on the run in western Pennsylvania last week....
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Choir begins rehearsals for pope's Philadelphia Mass

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Those fretting about how Philadelphia will accommodate huge crowds when Pope Francis visits are now hearing some soothing sounds....
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State police nominee: 'Room for improvement' in diversity

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf's new nominee to lead the Pennsylvania State Police said Tuesday that he sees room for improvement in the diversity of troopers and that better recruiting practices could help....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think Vice President Joe Biden should launch a bid for the democratic nomination for president? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think Pittsburgh City Council is over stepping its authority with its sick leave mandate?

Yes:
89%
No:
11%
Total Votes: 5,255

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