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Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East....
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Gay couples awake to new Ireland, hope to wed by Christmas

DUBLIN (AP) -- Gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn, with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads....
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Kids on their own among migrants who arrived in Indonesia

KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) -- It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months, the siblings comforted each other when rolling waves thrashed their boat, when their empty bellies ached and when they were beaten for trying to stand up to stretch their legs....
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Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale

CANNES, France (AP) -- The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or....
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High-profile votes, fights preview Wolf's challenges in June

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- June is crunch time in the state Capitol and the challenges in front of Gov. Tom Wolf are becoming clearer in the Democrat's first go-round with budget negotiations....
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Police: Woman accused of setting man on fire arrested

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A woman accused of having tied a man to a bed, doused him with a flammable substance and set him on fire before fleeing in his van was later arrested in a neighboring county, authorities said....
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Police: Driver shot, other cars damaged in Pittsburgh tunnel

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a driver was hit by gunfire from another vehicle in a tunnel in Pittsburgh....
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Carbon monoxide sends 8 people to hospital; 2 critical

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in southeastern Pennsylvania say a carbon monoxide leak sent eight people to the hospital, two of them in critical condition....
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A sampling of efforts to fight blight in Appalachia

Efforts to rehabilitate vacant or dilapidated property have sprung up around Appalachia, with states in the region taking varying approaches....
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Car crashes into farm field, killing 2, injuring 2

WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a car traveling at high speed crashed into a central Pennsylvania farm field over the weekend, killing two people and severely injuring two others....
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Vermont hosting Great Lakes scientists at not-so-great lake

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Scientists at the University of Vermont still chuckle at the memory of Lake Champlain's brief listing as the sixth Great Lake, and they don't hold a grudge: those who spent years studying the not-so-great lake are hosting colleagues from across the globe eager to hear about the latest research about the world's largest bodies of fresh water....
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Defendant gets married after homicide trial ordered

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man got married about an hour after a judge held a preliminary hearing on criminal allegations against him and ordered him to stand trial for the death of a man whose body was found in a river in another state....
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Man testifies in own defense in murder-for-hire case

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man accused of trying to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife says in his defense that he didn't want to kill anyone he just wanted the man beaten up....
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Trial ordered in gas station attack on homeless man

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Another defendant, among six charged in an attack on a homeless man at a north Philadelphia gas station, has been ordered to stand trial....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe Americans given all the events that occurred in this the 21st century are more or less patriotic today? <More Info>

More Patriotic:
Less Patriotic:
About the Same:
Less Patriotic:
96%
About the Same:
2%
More Patriotic:
2%
Total Votes: 4,409

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Would you support pay-per-mile program in Pennsylvania as an alternative to dwindling fuel tax revenues?

No:
85%
Yes:
15%
Total Votes: 10,337

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