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Dempsey hits Islamic militant 'end-of-days' vision

WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's top-ranked military officer says the surging Islamic State group has an "apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision" in the Middle East and cannot be defeated unless the United States and a coalition of partners confront it head-on in Syria....
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Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's deadly airstrike against three top Hamas military commanders....
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Ukraine: Russia's convoy a set-up for provocation

DAVYDO-MYKILSKE, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying it had lost patience with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion" that aimed to provoke an international incident....
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UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

GENEVA (AP) -- The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday....
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Pa. lawyer wants seized $125k wine collection back

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A lawyer convicted of selling high-end wine despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws hopes to win back the seized collection before it's destroyed....
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1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free

A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years behind bars, following a judge's ruling that the case against him had been based on now-debunked arson science....
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Labor council blocks unions' invite to Corbett

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An umbrella group for Pittsburgh-area labor unions has told Gov. Tom Corbett he can't march in the city's Labor Day parade, despite an invitation from at least two individual unions....
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Appeal vowed after NE Pa. murder conviction

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A man facing a mandatory term of life in prison without parole is maintaining his innocence in the shooting death of a woman in a car at a northeastern Pennsylvania apartment complex....
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Ex-wife's stalker gets prison, claimed to be cop

EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to at least two years in state prison for stalking his ex-wife and pretending to be a police officer in the process....
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Police say woman, 82, roused from bed, robbed

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been jailed on charges he rousted an 82-year-old woman who was sleeping in her southwestern Pennsylvania home and forced her to drive him to two bank branches where he could withdraw money from her accounts....
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Labor council blocks unions' invite to Corbett

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An umbrella group for Pittsburgh-area labor unions has told Gov. Tom Corbett he can't march in the city's Labor Day parade, despite an invitation from at least two individual unions....
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Clerk acknowledges failure to file DUI documents

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- An elected clerk of courts in central Pennsylvania must give up her office after continually failing to file paperwork on drunken driving convictions....
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Animal shelter to close, won't appeal violations

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A southwestern Pennsylvania animal shelter has closed after the agency that ran it decided not to appeal a license revocation....
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Pittsburgh bishop taking ALS challenge for priest

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic bishop plans to take the ice bucket challenge to support a diocesan priest who has Lou Gehrig's disease, but will donate his money to a charity that doesn't use embryonic stem cells for its research on the disease....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Considering the Governor's comments, if indicted do you think there can be a fair trial in the Michael Brown wrongful death case in Missouri? <More Info>

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79%
Yes:
21%
Total Votes: 6,333

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the U.S. is at risk of mission creep in Iraq?

Yes:
73%
No:
27%
Total Votes: 6,415

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