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Moments from safety, migrants die trying to reach Europe

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Young men piled over each other, some shimmying up ropes dangling from the towering rescue ship and others falling into the churning sea. Women and children were the last off the stricken dinghy during a chaotic Mediterranean rescue in which at least five migrants were crushed to death and more were feared drowned....
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Moments from safety, migrants die trying to reach Europe

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Young men piled over each other, some shimmying up ropes dangling from the towering rescue ship and others falling into the churning sea. Women and children were the last off the stricken dinghy during a chaotic Mediterranean rescue in which at least five migrants were crushed to death and more were feared drowned....
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Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- A year ago, a dozen Nigerian troops fighting about 200 Boko Haram militants in the town of Chibok exhausted their ammunition and ran, leaving the road open for the abduction of nearly 300 girls....
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11 dead after Mali separatists launch central region attack

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Members of a coalition of separatist groups attacked a town in central Mali on Tuesday, killing 11 people and moving violence farther south after a cease-fire was broken last week, a spokesman and the government said....
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Official with New Jersey lottery to head Maryland's agency

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Gov. Larry Hogan has named an official with the New Jersey Lottery Group to head Maryland's gaming agency....
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Prosecutor: Drug squad thought badge protected them from law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Citizens give police "a tremendous amount of power" and cannot let them use it to beat, rob and intimidate people - even if they are drug dealers, a federal prosecutor argued Tuesday as she wrapped up a sweeping drug squad corruption case....
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Latest in police corruption case: Lawyer defends cops' work

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Toddler found on roof, while baby tried to climb out window

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities called to a three-story home found a 2-year-old boy on the roof and a 1-year-old trying to climb out a window to join him....
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Mobile home fire that killed 3 relatives ruled accidental

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a mobile home fire that killed three relatives was accidentally sparked by smoking materials discarded outside during conditions ideal for the spread of fire....
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Judge tells deadlocked jury in Etan Patz case to keep going

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jurors deliberating in the 36-year-old missing-child case of Etan Patz said Tuesday they are deadlocked for the second time in 15 days, but a judge told them to keep trying....
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Suspect being questioned in shooting deaths of 2 women

NEEDMORE, Pa. (AP) -- State police in south-central Pennsylvania say they are questioning a suspect in the shooting deaths of two women in what they say appears to have been a domestic dispute....
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Ellen Albertini Dow, 'Wedding Singer' rapper, dies at 101

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ellen Albertini Dow, a feisty character actress best known for her salty rendition of "Rapper's Delight" in "The Wedding Singer," has died. She was 101....
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Judge: Man won't be prosecuted for flag 'desecration'

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A man won't be prosecuted for painting the letters "AIM" on an American flag that he then flew upside down on his house last year because the gesture amounts to constitutionally protected speech, a central Pennsylvania judge ruled....
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Details of the debate in US states on oil drilling, fracking

Clashes are growing between cities and states across America over oil and gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing, the practice of high pressure injections of water, sand and chemicals underground to free deposits of oil and gas. Energy-rich states are rushing to quash some of the local activism. Following is a summary of state debates....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
From what you know about this group of candidates, who would you most likely vote for...Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina or Senator Bernie Sanders? <More Info>

Dr. Ben Carson:
Carly Fiorina:
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
Dr. Ben Carson:
45%
Carly Fiorina:
44%
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
10%
Total Votes: 4,513

Yesterday's Poll

From what you've heard, seen, or read do you agree with the decision to prosecute the six arresting officers in the death of Mr.Gray?

No:
84%
Not Sure:
10%
Yes:
6%
Total Votes: 10,036

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