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Trump renews Afghan war commitment, sees no speedy exit

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump renewed the United States' commitment Monday to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring that U.S. troops must "fight to win." He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops might be sent to wage America's longest war....
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Police: Fugitive's death 'breaks' cell behind Spain attacks

SUBIRATS, Spain (AP) -- The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard not far from the city he terrorized, authorities said....
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Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The victims of last week's attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations, the latest a Spaniard who was stabbed to death by one of the attackers....
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The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCain

SINGAPORE (AP) -- The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local):...
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Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Crews encountered air brake problems before a 178-car freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, federal investigators said....
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Pennsylvania must start freezing spending, top senator says

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf should start freezing spending on various programs because the deficit-strapped state government soon will not be able to pay every bill on time, Pennsylvania's ranking state senator said Monday....
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Law firms hedge bets on marijuana being legalized nationwide

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A number of Philadelphia-area law firms are setting up practices to serve the cannabis industry despite concerns of an uncertain future....
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Cosby hires Michael Jackson's lawyer for sex assault retrial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual-assault charges in Pennsylvania....
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Pennsylvania attorney general issues eclipse glasses warning

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's top prosecutor wants to make sure people don't get burned by glassed they've bought to view Monday's solar eclipse....
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Wildlife center: 3rd bald eagle dies of lead poisoning

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania wildlife center says a 30-year-old bald eagle that was being treated for lead poisoning has died less than two weeks after two other eagles died of the same cause....
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SWAT team, police facing man on home's roof with handgun

WEXFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A SWAT team and other police have surrounded a home in a Pittsburgh suburb where an armed man who has climbed onto the roof and won't surrender....
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Trial date set for atheist's suit against transit agency

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A federal lawsuit filed by an atheist group whose ads were rejected by a Pennsylvania transit agency is set to be heard by a jury Nov. 13....
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Police call about sex act in Jeep leads to ID theft busts

BETHLETHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a call reporting two people engaged in a sex act in a vehicle outside a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart led them to jail the New York couple on identity theft charges....
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Pennsylvania lumber fire took 1.5 million gallons to douse

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A fire chief says a Pennsylvania lumber mill fire took 1.5 million gallons of water to douse, though no workers were hurt in the blaze and only one firefighter suffered a minor injury....
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Do you agree with the decision Not to remove Confederate monuments from Gettysburg National Military Park? <More Info>

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Should Senator Manchin accept the offer to run the Department of Energy if appointed?

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22%
Total Votes: 6,121

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