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Trump strains to unite GOP behind him; Ryan says no, for now

NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump is struggling in his efforts to unify the Republican Party behind his presidential campaign, the difficulty immediately underscored Thursday by a startling exchange of negative comments with GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan who said he was not ready to support him....
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Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, a major political event intended to showcase the country's stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un despite international criticism and tough new sanctions over the North's recent nuclear test and a slew of missile launches....
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Russian orchestra plays in Palmyra ruins as strikes kill 28

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A renowned Russian conductor led a triumphant concert Thursday in the ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, once terrorized by the Islamic State group, even as an airstrike on a refugee camp in the north left at least 28 people dead and dozens wounded, including many children....
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Canada evacuating 8,000 wildfire evacuees by air

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) -- Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from a massive wildfire raging in Alberta....
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Insurer says child told Paterno in '76 Sandusky molested him

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, Pennlive.com reported Thursday....
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Retaining wall, parking lot collapse onto businesses below

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A concrete retaining wall supporting a surface parking lot collapsed in Pennsylvania onto two businesses below, authorities said....
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Woman accused of kidnapping baby from mall to face trial

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman charged with kidnapping a newborn from a shopping mall will face a trial on all charges against her....
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Dad pleads not guilty in death of daughter shot by constable

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- The father of a 12-year-old girl accidentally shot by a constable serving eviction papers pleaded not guilty Thursday to homicide charges....
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Plea scheduled for ex-Rendell aide snared in FBI sting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former top state official is scheduled to plead guilty to wire fraud next week in a case apparently stemming from an FBI investigation into allegations of public corruption in Pennsylvania....
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Delaware man among those receiving commutations from Obama

DOVER, Del. (AP) -- A convicted drug dealer from Delaware is one of 58 people whose prison sentences are being commuted by President Barack Obama....
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Part-time farm worker charged with stealing $900K from job

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a part-time painter at a Pennsylvania farm stole more than $900,000 from his employers to fund a lavish lifestyle that included luxury cars, jewelry, a trip to the Bahamas and private schools for his children....
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Woman arrested for staying silent during traffic stop sues

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman who was arrested after she refused to answer questions during a traffic stop in New Jersey has sued state police, claiming troopers violated basic rules by arresting her for remaining silent....
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Education Management Corp. cutting 200 mostly online staff

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. is laying off 200 workers, mostly in the city and in Phoenix....
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Passenger killed in crash of small Pennsylvania transit but

LEHIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- A passenger has been killed in a crash involving a small transit bus in rural eastern Pennsylvania....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should Council pass an ordinance outlawing circus performances of wild or exotic animals in Pittsburgh? <More Info>

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Total Votes: 104

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the PUC significantly reduce the fine against ride sharing company Uber for operating without a license?

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50%
Yes
50%
Total Votes: 9,597

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