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2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself

NEW YORK (AP) -- The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner....
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US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war....
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Obama says US can influence new generation in Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said his plan to normalize relations with Cuba gives the U.S. a chance to influence events at an important moment of change for the communist nation, and he brushed off critics who accuse him of kowtowing to dictators....
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Rising anger as Nicaragua canal to break ground

RIO GRANDE, Nicaragua (AP) -- As a conscripted soldier during the Contra War of the 1980s, Esteban Ruiz used to flee from battles because he didn't want to have to kill anyone. But now, as the 47-year-old farmer prepares to fight for his land, Ruiz insists, "I'm not going to run."...
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4 teens die in fiery head-on crash in Pennsylvania

PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say speed was a factor in a fiery head-on crash in eastern Pennsylvania that claimed the lives of four teens and left one car upside-down and another split in two....
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Philly police commissioner concerned after 2 NYC cops killed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is calling on his officers to be careful and alert following the fatal shooting of two New York City officers and says he's concerned about the current environment for police....
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New lawmakers bring fresh eyes to Pa.'s problems

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Twenty-eight are Republicans, five are Democrats. Six are women. And once they're sworn in next month, all of them will get a vote in the Pennsylvania Legislature....
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Man involved in crash that killed officer dies

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities say a man involved in a crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer almost a week ago has died....
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Man gets 3 1/2 to 10 years in stabbing death of friend

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 to 10 years in prison for the murder of a friend that authorities said was committed while the defendant was under the influence of hallucinogenic mushrooms....
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Trial ordered for woman in mother's shooting death

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial in the shooting death of her 71-year-old mother last month....
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Man gets life on sex trafficking convictions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A southeastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to life in federal prison on a conviction of trafficking women and a minor for prostitution....
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Man dies in apartment fire; cause of blaze sought

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of a man who died following a fire at a western Pennsylvania apartment complex....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you believe children should be banned from playing contact football prior to entering high school? <More Info>

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83%
Yes:
17%
Total Votes: 5,565

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the 346-million dollar cut of the IRS' budget was warranted, in retaliation for past misdeeds or both?

Warranted:
81%
Both:
12%
In Retaliation:
6%
Total Votes: 20,125

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