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Obama shortens Manning's term, grants clemency to hundreds

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 U.S. documents to go free nearly three decades early....
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Nigerian air force bombs refugee camp, more than 100 dead

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers and wounding 200, a government official and doctors said....
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Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump

MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump's legitimacy with fake allegations and "binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises."...
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Obama gives $500 million to climate fund over GOP objections

WASHINGTON (AP) -- With just three days left in office, the Obama administration has doubled an initial $500 million commitment to a fund that helps developing nations fight climate change and adapt to its consequences....
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Mom gets 20 to 40 years for death of toddler found in ravine

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area woman who wrote on Facebook that "Mommy loves you, my angel" after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a ravine was sentenced Tuesday to 20 to 40 years behind bars for killing her....
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Ban on people sitting on walls in Philadelphia park is ended

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia has ended a ban on people sitting on walls in a park in a posh section of the city....
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Prosecutor: Fatal cop shooting of man with blade justified

SHARON, Pa. (AP) -- A police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man who had a utility knife and told officers he would kill them or they would have to kill him, a prosecutor said Tuesday....
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Pennsylvania posts applications for medical pot dispensaries

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania will soon be accepting applications from those who want to grow and process medical marijuana as well as those who want to establish and run dispensaries....
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Trump's America: Switching sides in struggling Pa. county

PLYMOUTH, Pa. (AP) -- Towns along the Susquehanna River are filled with people whose grandparents worked in coal mines, garment factories and small manufacturing companies. But those jobs are long gone in Luzerne County, and Wilkes-Barre, the county seat, has seen its population drop by more than half. Dozens of public officials have fallen to scandal....
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Pennsylvania swears in new state treasurer, attorney general

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The fourth person to serve as Pennsylvania's attorney general since August was sworn in Tuesday, promising to make integrity a priority at the scandal-plagued agency....
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Beach town uses blunt talk to fight drowning death lawsuit

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A beach town is using blunt legal arguments to resist a demand that it permanently close a section of beach where a man plunged into an inlet and drowned when the sand gave way beneath his feet....
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Nicodemo Scarfo, ex-Philadelphia mob boss, dies in prison

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, whose reign over the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1980s was one of the bloodiest in its history, has died at a federal medical center in North Carolina, a prison spokeswoman said Tuesday. He was 87....
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Police: Bar manager killed in fight with security guard

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a bar manager was shot and killed after getting into a fight with a security guard at the establishment where they worked in Philadelphia's Germantown section....
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Police announce search for man charged in trooper assault

TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) -- State police have announced a manhunt for a suspect charged with assaulting a trooper after a traffic stop on a busy western Pennsylvania highway....
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Should FBI Director James Comey step down for his supposed mismanagement of the Hillary Clinton private email server investigation? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Is the D.O.E. discriminating by requiring only for-profit colleges meet student debt-to earnings benchmarks for financial aid eligibility?

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85%
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15%
Total Votes: 13,691

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