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Arab League unveils joint military force amid Yemen crisis

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) -- A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash between U.S.-allied Arab states and Tehran over influence in the region....
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Arab League unveils joint military force amid Yemen crisis

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) -- A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash between U.S.-allied Arab states and Tehran over influence in the region....
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Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern France....
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Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight

LONDON (AP) -- A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a planeload of people into a mountainside....
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Defense tests accusers' credibility as drug cops face trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A sweeping police corruption case starting Monday in Philadelphia will largely rest on the credibility of about 20 drug suspects and one turncoat cop as it plays out following the wholesale dismissal of scores of cases developed by members of an elite narcotics unit now accused of pocketing cash and cocaine seized on the job....
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2 dead after small plane crashes near Pennsylvania airport

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport Sunday took the lives of the only two people aboard the aircraft, authorities said....
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Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions: how and where?...
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Suspect who escaped from W.Va. hospital to be moved to SC

WESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A suspect who escaped from a state psychiatric hospital in West Virginia is being moved to a facility in South Carolina....
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Off-duty Delaware County police officer shot, killed in home

GLENOLDEN, Pa. (AP) -- An off-duty police officer was shot and killed Saturday inside his Philadelphia-area home, police said. They said no one was taken into custody, but they were not searching for a suspect....
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Homicide charge dropped against woman in ex-lover's slaying

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania have withdrawn a criminal homicide charge against a woman accused of having asked a co-worker to beat up a former lover who was later shot to death....
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2 taken to hospitals after crash on Atlantic City Expressway

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Two people were taken to hospitals after a car crashed into a public utility vehicle on the Atlantic City Expressway....
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Judge rejects transfer of teen homicide defendants

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has turned down a request to transfer two teenagers charged in the murder of a western Pennsylvania woman to a juvenile detention center....
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U-M press gets grant to for humanities digital preservation

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- The University of Michigan Press has received an $899,000 grant to develop a new way to preserve and make digitally available scholarly materials in the humanities....
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New RISD president hopes to educate the world about art

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The prestigious Rhode Island School of Design didn't have a furniture department when Rosanne Somerson arrived in 1972 as an undergraduate from Philadelphia. But that wouldn't stop her from becoming renowned for her intricately designed tables and chairs over the last four decades....
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Opinion Poll

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Should Democrats win back the majority in the Senate in 2016, would Senator Chuck Schumer be a good choice for the majority leader? <More Info>

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Total Votes: 183

Yesterday's Poll

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Do you agree with the Steel Valley School Board's decision to allow a special needs student to use the teachers-only restroom?

Yes:
94%
No:
6%
Total Votes: 10,155

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