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Watchdog looks to counter new chemical weapons threats

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- With about 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons stockpiles destroyed, the watchdog agency overseeing the elimination of poison gas and nerve agents is looking now to counter emerging threats from extremist groups while still dealing with unfinished business in Syria....
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In London's mayoral race, candidate rejects 'extremism' barb

LONDON (AP) -- One is a bus driver's son who grew up in social housing, the other a billionaire's son raised in a mansion. They are two very different London success stories, and one is about to become the city's next mayor....
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Thousands march in Moscow's Red Square for May Day rally

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:...
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Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species....
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Pipelines drained; feds investigating cause of explosion

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Natural gas pipelines were being drained Saturday as authorities try to determine the cause of an explosion in western Pennsylvania that destroyed one home, damaged at least three others and burned a fleeing homeowner....
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Closing arguments slated in trial in college dorm death

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory...
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Jury resumes deliberations Monday in 1989 slayings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Deliberations resume Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man accused of having killed two women in north Philadelphia more than a quarter-century ago....
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The Latest: Firm says pipeline in fire was fine in 2012

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a natural gas fire and explosion in western Pennsylvania (all times local):...
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Man gets prison sentence for 'repeat' robberies of 2 banks

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A man who admitted he robbed two banks months after he was released from prison for robberies at the same banks five years earlier is headed back to prison....
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Ex-sergeant jailed over locked computer in child-porn probe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia police sergeant has spent seven months in solitary confinement after being held in contempt for failing to unlock his computers in a child-porn investigation....
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Dismissal of charges against ex-Penn St. officials to stand

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors said Friday they will not appeal a ruling that threw out some of the most serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Funeral arrangements set for former police chief Williams

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Funeral arrangements are set for former Philadelphia and Los Angeles police chief Willie L. Williams....
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Pennsylvania probes possible link between quakes,

Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations by an oil and gas company....
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Ex-Rendell aide pleading guilty in FBI campaign cash sting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A onetime chief of staff to ex-Gov. Ed Rendell agreed in a court document filed Friday to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in the state....
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