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Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area....
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'Eurabia' fears rise after terror strikes: Myth or reality?

BERLIN (AP) -- The headlines would suggest Europe is under siege: Thousands of Germans march against the continent's "Islamization." French readers flock to read a novel about a Muslim president who imposes Sharia law on their country. Commentators warn darkly about an encroaching age of "Eurabia" in the wake of the Paris terror attacks....
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Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area....
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IS group erasing history, culture in Syria, Iraq

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Islamic State group's destruction of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq is part of a systematic campaign to destroy archaeological sites it says promote apostasy....
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Colorful 'body sculptor' finishes testimony in murder trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Gothic hip-hop artist finished testifying Friday in her cosmetic-surgery murder trial but not before she asked to say something more to the jury....
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Police: Slain officer a hero in 'fierce' gun battle with 2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gun battle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday....
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Latest on Philadelphia officer's death: 'Fierce' gun battle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- 11:30 a.m....
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Police believe woman OD'd before baby starved in apartment

MILLVALE, Pa. (AP) -- Police believe a 22-year-old woman died of an overdose a week or two ago before her 10-month-old boy starved when no one was left to care for him in the western Pennsylvania apartment they shared....
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5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:...
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No more charges in fire at which firefighter was stricken

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A police chief says there will be no more charges in a southwestern Pennsylvania garage fire that contributed to the death of a firefighter who had a heart attack at the scene....
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Cops: Mom, daughter sold drugs to player before overdose

MONACA, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a woman and her daughter illegally sold prescription anti-anxiety medication to a western Pennsylvania high school football player hours before he overdosed on that mediation and heroin....
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Grandma charged after toddler found wandering in only boots

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of her 2-year-old granddaughter after the girl was found outside in the cold naked, wearing only a pair of boots....
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3 Altoona offices on desk duty after excessive force claim

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania police chief says she's asked state troopers to investigate allegations that three of her officers used excessive force when arresting someone last month....
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Pittsburgh's eastbound I-376 reopens after 6-vehicle crash

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A six-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 376 in Pittsburgh has been cleared, ending a miles-long traffic jam that lasted about 90 minutes....
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Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the incentive program is a good idea?

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69%
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31%
Total Votes: 10,523

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