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DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class....
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Saudi Arabia may still fight back against 9/11 lawsuit bill

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's lobbying and warnings to Congress were not enough to blunt the passing of legislation allowing families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the kingdom for the attacks....
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Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel's military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies seen as harmful to the Palestinians....
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Afghan unity deal expires, but gridlocked government remains

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's unity government is expected to remain in place despite the formal expiration on Thursday of the U.S.-brokered deal between two electoral rivals whose internal feuding has undermined efforts to battle the Taliban and stabilize the country....
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Police fatally shoot suspect in Philadelphia stabbings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police said officers fatally shot a man who stabbed two boys, one of them his son, and attacked three other people Wednesday night....
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Philadelphia police officer injured in crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer guarding a crime scene is in good condition after a pickup truck slammed into his patrol vehicle....
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Parking agency head resigns amid sexual harassment claims

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The head of Philadelphia's agency that oversees on-street parking enforcement, taxis and towing has resigned amid accusations that he sexually harassed two co-workers....
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Police: Blind man falls onto subway tracks, killed by train

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a blind man was struck and killed by a subway train in Philadelphia after he stumbled, hit a pole and fell onto the tracks....
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Ex-director charged in kids mental-health facility theft

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a Delaware woman has been charged with embezzling more than $600,000 in public money from a mental-health treatment facility in Philadelphia that helps children with trauma and behavioral disorders....
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Senate passes bills designed to limit municipal debt risks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Legislation to tighten the rules around borrowing by Pennsylvania's municipalities has the unanimous approval of state senators in an effort to avoid a repeat of its capital city's near-bankruptcy....
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Court blocks pro-industry provisions of gas drilling law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday blocked industry-friendly provisions of a major 2012 state law designed to modernize natural gas drilling regulations, the latest in a string of court decisions striking down key portions of the law....
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High court strikes down casino payments to host communities

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday struck down a requirement that has forced casinos to pay tens of millions of dollars to their host communities for a decade, potentially dealing a crippling blow to local budgets around the state if lawmakers do not act quickly....
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Professor, wife sentenced on convictions of defrauding NASA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A university professor in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison on a conviction of defrauding NASA by letting graduate students and researchers do all the work on a $700,000 project....
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Prosecutor: Boy, 2, was groomed to handle guns, shot himself

PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) -- The father of a 2-year-old suburban Philadelphia boy who accidentally shot himself to death has been accused of leaving a loaded handgun out and charged with involuntary manslaughter....
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