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Iraqi protesters pour into Green Zone, storm parliament

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months....
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Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species....
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The Latest: Iraq PM says situation in Baghdad under control

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on anti-government protests in Iraq (all times local):...
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Officials: Collapsed Kenyan building had no occupancy permit

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A building that collapsed amid heavy rains in Nairobi, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 134, did not have an occupancy permit, officials said Saturday as they ordered its owner to turn himself in....
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Pipelines drained; feds investigating cause of explosion

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Natural gas pipelines were being drained Saturday as authorities try to determine the cause of an explosion in western Pennsylvania that destroyed one home, damaged at least three others and burned a fleeing homeowner....
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Closing arguments slated in trial in college dorm death

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory...
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Jury resumes deliberations Monday in 1989 slayings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Deliberations resume Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man accused of having killed two women in north Philadelphia more than a quarter-century ago....
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The Latest: Firm says pipeline in fire was fine in 2012

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a natural gas fire and explosion in western Pennsylvania (all times local):...
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Man gets prison sentence for 'repeat' robberies of 2 banks

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A man who admitted he robbed two banks months after he was released from prison for robberies at the same banks five years earlier is headed back to prison....
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Ex-sergeant jailed over locked computer in child-porn probe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia police sergeant has spent seven months in solitary confinement after being held in contempt for failing to unlock his computers in a child-porn investigation....
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Dismissal of charges against ex-Penn St. officials to stand

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors said Friday they will not appeal a ruling that threw out some of the most serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Funeral arrangements set for former police chief Williams

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Funeral arrangements are set for former Philadelphia and Los Angeles police chief Willie L. Williams....
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Pennsylvania probes possible link between quakes,

Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations by an oil and gas company....
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Ex-Rendell aide pleading guilty in FBI campaign cash sting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A onetime chief of staff to ex-Gov. Ed Rendell agreed in a court document filed Friday to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in the state....
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Do you agree that mandatory conscription for women should not include active combat duty?

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