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Police detain man dressed as Zorro just before airport panic

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A false report of gunshots that sent panicked travelers fleeing from Los Angeles International Airport came right after officers with weapons drawn detained a masked man dressed in black and possibly carrying a plastic sword, officials said....
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In Brazil Senate, Rousseff proclaims innocence, blasts VP

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff proclaimed her innocence on Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper" and warning senators that history would judge them harshly if they ousted a democratically elected leader on false charges....
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North Korea denounces UN condemnation, warns US of action

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- North Korea has denounced a U.N. Security Council statement condemning its four latest ballistic missile launches, calling it "a hostile act" perpetrated by the United States and warning that it could precipitate America's "self-destruction."...
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Obama to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an eight-day valedictory tour through Asia....
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Fire engulfs century-old Presbyterian church; no injuries

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A massive fire engulfed a century-old Gothic church that hosted many programs for young children and gay worshipers, but no injuries were reported....
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Appeals court denies asylum to 28 Central American mothers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has upheld a ruling that would send 28 immigrant mothers and their children back to Central America, despite the women's claims they would be persecuted upon return....
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Pennsylvania can do more to end marijuana arrests, Wolf says

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania needs to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Monday, yet he remains guarded about the kind of recreational legalization that is in place in several western states....
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Mayor: City to take ownership of gate, sensor system

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The city will take over inspections and maintenance of a gate and sensor system that failed to keep people off an oft-flooded road during flash flooding, five years after four people were killed in flash floods there, Mayor Bill Peduto announced Monday....
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Hearing for brother accused of impersonating twin is delayed

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A preliminary hearing for the brother of Pennsylvania twins whom welfare caseworkers haven't been able to locate for 10 years has been postponed....
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Refugee students win order to let them attend high school

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Refugee students who accused a central Pennsylvania school district of diverting them into an alternative school have won a court ruling allowing them to attend the regular high school....
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Foreclosed Pittsburgh Mills mall value drops to $11M

TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area mall that was worth about $190 million a decade ago is now valued at $11 million, a real estate market research firm said....
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Ex-Western Michigan football players in court on charges

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Two Western Michigan football players who were kicked off the team after their arrest have appeared in court on armed robbery charges....
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Mondelez says it ended talks to buy Hershey

NEW YORK (AP) -- Oreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions to buy The Hershey Co, a combination that would have created a global powerhouse selling some of the world's best known chocolates and snacks....
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Woman charged in 2015 tire-slashing outside DA's home

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A woman identified in financial disclosure statements as the girlfriend of Philadelphia's district attorney is accused of slashing tires on two of his security cars outside his home last year....
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Do you think it's discriminatory that atheists are not allowed to perform opening invocations while the Pennsylvania House is in session?

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Total Votes: 10,527

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