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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on the bloodiest day of the 22-day conflict....
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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on the bloodiest day of the 22-day conflict....
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US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks. President Barack Obama swiftly followed with an expansion of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy....
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Hamas demands for cease-fire and Israel's concerns

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Hamas rulers have presented a list of demands to stop their fire on Israel in the Gaza war. Israel has said it doesn't want to reward Hamas for its rocket campaign, but has other reasons to oppose the demands - mostly based on security....
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Pennsylvania sued by US over police fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying the practice illegally discriminates against women....
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Chevron puts plans for Pittsburgh facility on hold

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chevron is putting on hold its plans for a large regional headquarters in the Pittsburgh suburbs....
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State police sued by US over fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying it illegally discriminates against women....
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Grant helps 10 Pa. liberal arts colleges team up

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Ten of Pennsylvania's liberal arts colleges are teaming up - with the help of an $800,000 grant - to cut costs and improve their academic offerings....
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) -- The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia....
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APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh because the Montana Democrat is a member of Congress, the college's provost said Tuesday....
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Bill to rename Philly train station advances

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's major train station may soon be getting a new name following a vote in Congress....
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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country if the new place does well....
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Grand jury: Psych clinic erred in assault reports

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's psychiatric clinic failed to cooperate with police when notified of patient-on-patient assaults, a grand jury said, finding that they apparently misconstrued state and federal medical privacy laws as limiting how much information they can turn over....
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Ruling: Cop in standoff didn't need to hear rights

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A detective who made an incriminating statement to one of his fellow officers who surrounded his home during a standoff two years ago wasn't entitled to have his rights read to him regarding his arrest, an appeals court said, overturning an earlier ruling....
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