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APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man

BERLIN (AP) -- German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial....
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US envoy to UN visits Cuba's UN Mission, a first in decades

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Samantha Power made the first visit by an American ambassador to the United Nations to Cuba's U.N. Mission in over a half-century on Friday....
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Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

DUMA, West Bank (AP) -- Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel is either unable or unwilling to contain....
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Q&A: A look at violent Jewish attacks on Palestinians

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The torching of a West Bank home that burned a Palestinian toddler to death marks one of the most serious cases of suspected Jewish violence against Arabs. Though the attacks rarely kill and are smaller in scope than past Palestinian attacks, Jewish extremists have for years been attacking Palestinian property, as well as mosques, churches and even Israeli schools and military bases, often to counter what they perceive to be the Israeli government's soft stance toward ...
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Philadelphia commute slowed by bus crash, subway disruption

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's rush-hour commute is getting back to normal after a traffic-snarling subway suspension and bus accident....
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Panepinto files signatures in independent run for high court

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia judge says he's submitted more than 28,000 signatures to the Pennsylvania Department of State in an effort to become the first independent or minor-party candidate to make the state Supreme Court ballot in more than two decades....
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Man gets 19 years for recording girl, 4, while he was naked

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man prosecutors say made a pornographic video of a 4-year-old girl while he was naked has been sentenced to 19 years in prison....
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Ex-teacher charged with having sex with 13-year-old student

FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A former teacher charged Friday with having sex with a 13-year-old student left a note in her sixth-grade classroom that said, in part, "I need help - a lot of help," according to police....
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Escaped inmate suspected in killing is captured after chase

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- An escaped inmate suspected of strangling an acquaintance and stealing a gun and two trucks while on the run led police on a chase and rammed a cruiser before being captured Friday, authorities said....
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Ex-hospital tech charged with performing faulty cancer tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania hospital employee has been indicted on charges he performed flawed genetic tests on 124 late-stage cancer patients and then lied about it....
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Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner's death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal, a ruling that has family lawyers across the state buzzing about the potential implications....
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DA accused of forging judge's signature won't face charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania prosecutor did not forge a judge's signature on a fake bail order and should not face charges, a grand jury said in a report issued Friday in a case that has roiled the region's legal community....
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Family of technology executive killed in crash sues Amtrak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The husband of a technology executive killed when a speeding Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia has sued the railroad for wrongful death....
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Sheetz to keep W.Va. pepperoni rolls an in-state product

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A public outcry has prompted convenience store chain Sheetz to reverse a decision to use an out-of-state supplier of pepperoni rolls at its West Virginia stores....
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KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Has the Americans With Disabilities Act made a difference? <More Info>

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25%
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Yesterday's Poll

Do you think granting Jonathan Pollard parole is an attempt to ease tensions between the U.S. and Israel following the nuclear deal with Iran?

Yes:
65%
No:
35%
Total Votes: 5,341

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