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Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans....
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Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans....
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Putin: West wants to defang, declaw Russian bear

MOSCOW (AP) -- Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to shore up the plummeting ruble and revive the economy within two years....
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European court rules obesity can be a disability

LONDON (AP) -- Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday - a decision that could have widespread consequences across the 28-nation bloc for the way in which employers deal with severely overweight staff....
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Mother pleads after boy, 2, kills sister with gun

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment after her 2-year-old son picked up a loaded .357 revolver and fatally shot his 11-year-old sister....
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Ex-Rite Aid VP charged in $14.6M surplus scheme

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Rite Aid quality assurance executive in Oregon and a New Jersey businessman have agreed to plead guilty to charges in connection with a nine-year, $14.6 million surplus inventory kickback scheme....
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Lyft gets Pennsylvania regulatory nod, not Philly

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Ride-sharing service Lyft has received regulatory approval to offer service for two years everywhere in Pennsylvania, except for Philadelphia....
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Judge: Pittsburgh council head, foe to 'cool off'

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A city judge has ordered Pittsburgh's city council president and a neighboring business owner he's been feuding with to return to court after a 90-day "cooling-off period."...
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State lawmakers to face bill banning gift-taking

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers' willingness to stop taking gifts from lobbyists, state contractors and other people who want to influence state government is about to be tested....
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US gives $3.1 million for Lake Erie algae projects

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is allocating $3.1 million from a Great Lakes cleanup fund for efforts to reduce harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie that hit water supplies in Michigan and Ohio....
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Pa. man charged with 1990 slaying of Virginia Beach woman

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with the slaying of a Virginia Beach woman more than two decades ago....
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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
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Philly won't take homes from forfeiture plaintiffs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia prosecutors say they're no longer looking to take homes away from two residents whose lawsuit alleges the city illegally seizes $6 million worth of property annually to help fund operations....
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$8 million suit claims cover-up in police killing

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- The family of a knife-and-scissor-wielding man whose fatal shooting by police was captured on dashboard video filed an $8 million federal civil rights lawsuit Thursday alleging officers acted unlawfully and a prosecutor who reviewed the case covered up what happened....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Congress should lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba? <More Info>

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54%
No:
46%
Total Votes: 10,210

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with City Councilman Burgess's proposal that would prohibit the Bureau of Police from acquiring military equipment or weaponry from the Department of Defense?

No:
65%
Yes:
35%
Total Votes: 11,222

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