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Israeli media: Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported early Wednesday. He was 93....
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Israeli media: Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported early Wednesday. He was 93....
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Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him to nine years in prison....
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Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

BEIRUT (AP) -- With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are seizing the moment to wage an all-out campaign to recapture Aleppo, unleashing the most destructive bombing of the past five years and pushing into the center of the Old City....
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Lawmaker seeks stronger child sex abuse lawsuits bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania lawmaker who has told of his victimization as a child by a Roman Catholic priest said Tuesday that he will keep fighting for legislation to allow onetime-child sexual abuse victims to sue for damages, despite the measure's rejection in the Senate as the legislative session winds down....
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Biden assails Trump on housing crisis remarks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday questioned Donald Trump's "moral center" as a result of the Republican presidential candidate's comments about America's housing collapse....
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Judge rejects reduced sentence in FBI agent's shooting death

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected a bid for a reduced sentence for a western Pennsylvania woman convicted in the shooting death of an FBI agent during a pre-dawn drug raid at her home almost eight years ago....
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Judge rejects bid to reduce charges against ex-officer

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected a bid to reduce the charges against a fired Pittsburgh police sergeant accused of using excessive force on a drunken fan at a high school football championship game last year....
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Kentucky plumber gets probation in global spam case

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Kentucky plumber who says he found it "intoxicating" to be admired for his computer skills received probation for his role in an international scheme that sent out millions of spam messages....
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Biden attacks Trump over house collapse comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is questioning Donald Trump's "moral center" as a result of the Republican presidential candidate's comments about America's housing collapse....
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Congested Philly highway might open shoulders to traffic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A stretch of highway near Philadelphia that's notorious for its bottlenecks might get some much-needed relief....
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It's a girl! Philly Zoo determines baby gorilla's gender

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Workers at the Philadelphia Zoo have finally determined the gender of a baby gorilla born last month, and it's a girl....
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Filings show DNC host committee raised over $85M for event

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The host committee for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia says it raised over $85 million to put on July's event....
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Ruling blocks PinnacleHealth, Hershey Medical Center merger

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has reversed an earlier ruling clearing the way for a proposed merger between PinnacleHealth System and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center....
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KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
So who do you think won last night's Presidential Debate? <More Info>

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Was a draw
Hillary Clinton
44%
Donald Trump
42%
Was a draw
15%
Total Votes: 15,663

Yesterday's Poll

Will federal expansion of overtime eligibility to white collar workers help or hurt the job market in the United States?

Hurt
87%
Help
13%
Total Votes: 11,680

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