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Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

JERUSALEM (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day truce in the Gaza war. Israel's defense minister warned that the military may soon broaden its ground operation "significantly."...
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US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis....
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What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed

SNIZHNE, Ukraine (AP) -- It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles (2,400 kilometers) to the west, passengers were checking in for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17....
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Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

JERUSALEM (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day truce in the Gaza war. Israel's defense minister warned that the military may soon broaden its ground operation "significantly."...
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Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said....
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Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday....
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US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky....
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Archdiocese: No confirmation of Philly papal visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Whether Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia during a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics remained a matter of speculation Friday after the archdiocese said a report he would attend should not be considered confirmation....
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Judge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday dismissed a Wyoming man's claims that an aircraft recovery group secretly found wreckage of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's missing airplane in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue raising funds for the search....
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Charges filed in stabbing at Navy barracks

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- The Navy has filed charges against one of its sailors for repeatedly stabbing another in a barracks near a naval hospital....
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Report blames pilot for 2011 Hawaii copter crash

KAUNAKAKAI, Hawaii (AP) -- The likely cause of a Molokai helicopter crash that killed all five people aboard was the pilot flying too close to the mountains during inclement weather, the National Transportation Safety Board determined in a final report published Friday....
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Arson probed in south Philly fire that injured 3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer who was once accused of assaulting a woman, fired and later reinstated was hailed for alerting residents to a suspected south Philadelphia arson Friday....
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DA demands Pittsburgh police change photo lineups

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The district attorney has demanded that city police change the way they show witnesses photo lineups of criminal suspects in the wake of lawsuits by two men who claim they were falsely identified that way....
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Ex-student, Pittsburgh police spar over legal fees

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Lawyers for the city and a black former performing arts student who successfully sued three officers for wrongful arrest are sparring over legal expenses....
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Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco is excessive?

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Total Votes: 13,097

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