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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him....
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Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) -- New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets - weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria....
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Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi....
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Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday....
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Authorities kill deer trapped inside Pa. hotel

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission had to kill a deer after it became trapped inside a hotel in State College and couldn't be tranquilized....
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Pennsylvania campaign spending record falls

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's campaign spending record fell after five more weeks of heavy TV advertising by the two gubernatorial candidates heading down the stretch to the election raised the cost of the race past $73 million....
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Students: Nixing football sends no-hazing message

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Students at a suburban Philadelphia high school say officials have sent a strong anti-hazing message by canceling the rest of the football season, including Friday's long-awaited homecoming game against a crosstown rival....
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East Providence company recalls crab meat

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A company that sold crab meat in several states has recalled it after finding it was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria....
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School dismissed early after single bullet found

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Classes have been dismissed early at a central Pennsylvania school where a single bullet was discovered in the building....
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Panthers host Yellow Jackets in pivotal ACC game

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh can bring the jumbled ACC Coastal Division into slightly better focus on Saturday against Georgia Tech. Or the Yellow Jackets can snap a two-game losing streak and turn an already murky division race into something borderline unrecognizable....
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Stumped doctor ordered cyanide test on dying woman

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A physician who treated a 41-year-old neurologist after she suddenly collapsed said Friday that he ordered a test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could find no other explanation for her sudden illness....
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Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave."...
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Pennsylvania priest arrested on child porn charges

WESTTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia-area priest has been arrested on charges of posting and exchanging child porn images on a photo-sharing site....
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Man held after second hearing on live-in's death

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial after a second preliminary hearing on charges that he fatally bludgeoned his live-in girlfriend....
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Do you think the U.S. government should formally apologize to North Korea in order to win the freedom of two Americans who have been sentenced to prison there?

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88%
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12%
Total Votes: 7,632

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