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Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers - Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for their families' needs. In much of the countryside, it was worse, though how much worse was only beginning to become apparent....
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Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers - Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for their families' needs. In much of the countryside, it was worse, though how much worse was only beginning to become apparent....
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The Latest on Nepal quake: Medical teams dispatched to help

4:45 p.m. (1100 GMT)...
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Modern tragedy: Quake-ravaged Nepal tower a site for selfies

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's devastating earthquake is now barraged with the clicking of smartphones....
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Small-town Pa. official jailed after 6-hour SWAT standoff

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a small-town Pennsylvania politician engaged a SWAT team in a six-hour standoff after threatening his son with a bat and barricading himself in his home....
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Mom faces charges after 4 kids locked in basement 15 hours

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a Philadelphia mother locked her four children in the basement for nearly 15 hours without food or a bathroom as punishment....
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Police: Homeowner turns tables, pulls gun on burglar

PIPERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A 25-year-old man is in custody after a homeowner thwarted the burglar's attempt to flee from a home in eastern Pennsylvania....
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Senate GOP majority to see if they can back words with votes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Even before Gov. Tom Wolf took office, Republican lawmakers drew lines in the sand. Now, with two months until the new fiscal year begins, Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are under the gun to back up their words with votes....
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Ex-Ranger's long march to honor WWII hero

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- For years after Col. William O. Darby was killed in World War II, fellow soldiers would make a pilgrimage to his family's home just to talk to his mother about the fallen hero credited with forming the U.S. Army Rangers....
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Judges to decide on electronic devices on case-by-case basis

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- With the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declining to ban tweets, texts, email and other electronic communication in Pennsylvania courtrooms, county judges will decide on a case-by-case basis whether the public and news organizations are allowed to report court proceedings in real time....
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DA: Deaths of elderly man, woman appear to be murder-suicide

UWCHLAND, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the deaths of an elderly Philadelphia-area man and woman appear to have been a murder-suicide....
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Elderly vet, wife abducted, forced to rent vehicles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an elderly Korean War veteran and his wife reported that three women pushed them into a minivan in Philadelphia and forced them to open a bank account and rent two cars for them....
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3 juveniles , 3 women arrested in gas station attack

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police have arrested three juveniles in connection with an attack at a north Philadelphia gas station that critically injured a homeless man earlier this month....
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Man sought in shooting in bar that killed 1, wounded 2

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man awaiting trial in suburban Philadelphia on drug charges is now being sought in a shooting in a central Pennsylvania bar that killed one person and wounded two others....
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Do you think the U.S. reliance on drone strikes in Pakistan has been effective? <More Info>

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Do you think this spirit of cooperation and bipartisanship will be on-going or is it temporary?

Temporary:
83%
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17%
Total Votes: 5,078

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