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Obama to mandate steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming....
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Leadership challenged in Afghan Taliban after Mullah Omar

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The brother of the late figurehead of the Afghan Taliban on Sunday joined a growing challenge to the extremist group's newly appointed leader, even as it offered a statement purportedly quoting a well-known militant supporting him....
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Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris....
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After 3 years, Jordan refugee camp for Syrians now a city

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) -- Only empty desert three years ago, the Mideast's largest camp for Syrian civil war refugees has grown from a town of tents into a bustling city....
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Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S....
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Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled....
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Social service agencies brace for budget stalemate damage

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- For the third time in a dozen years, counties and nonprofit agencies that make up Pennsylvania's social services safety net are girding to pay the price of partisan deadlock in Harrisburg....
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State police probe report that trooper posted racial joke

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police officials say they are investigating reports that a trooper made a racial joke earlier this year on a social media site....
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Company, FAA working on Gulfstream IV jet fail-safe problem

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The manufacturer of the jet that crashed on takeoff in Massachusetts last year, killing the co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people, has reported a problem with a fail-safe system that can allow the planes to reach high speeds on the runway even if they are prevented from taking off....
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Coroner: Man killed wife, then himself in Pennsylvania home

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in central Pennsylvania's York County say a man shot and killed his wife before turning the weapon on himself in the county's fourth murder-suicide this year....
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Boy, 16, accused of lighting child on fire, held for trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 16-year-old youth has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he set an 11-year-old boy on fire in west Philadelphia earlier this month....
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Woman found shot to death in car in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a woman was found shot to death in a car in northeast Philadelphia....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with President Obama, that if the Constitution would allow for it that he would be elected for a third term as president of the United States? <More Info>

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86%
Yes:
14%
Total Votes: 7,954

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the U.S. extradite American Dentist Dr. Walter Palmer for killing Cecil the lion?

No:
82%
Yes:
18%
Total Votes: 5,561

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