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Children of Syria's Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught
BEIRUT (AP) -- The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo. "Dust!" she wailed as rescue workers pried away the stones and debris on top of her, finally freeing her and placing her on a stretcher as she screamed for her father....
US teen summer program sparks national backlash in Cuba
HAVANA (AP) -- A few months after President Barack Obama visited Cuba in March, a group of teenagers left the island for a month-long visit to the United States funded by the U.S. State Department....
Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts....
Lawmakers on spot to revive intensely political casino tax
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A court decision that has hacked a major chunk out of Pennsylvania's heavily negotiated casino gambling law is prompting fear among lawmakers who represent casino districts that their communities may never recoup the tens of millions of gambling tax dollars they've enjoyed over the past decade....
Pittsburgh symphony musicians reject pay cuts, go on strike
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in debt....
Man who sought hit-and-run law facing drunken driving trial
NANTICOKE, Pa. (AP) -- A man who convinced Pennsylvania lawmakers to enact harsher penalties for hit-and-run drivers after his son was killed by one in 2010 has been ordered to stand trial on drunken driving charges....
Pennsylvania college condemns students' blackface video
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Albright College in eastern Pennsylvania is condemning an online video posted by two white students, including one in blackface who lampoons the "Black Lives Matter" movement....
Bail reduced for 2 arrested at Holland Tunnel with weapons
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey judge has reduced bail for two Pennsylvania residents who were arrested in June with another man for trying to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons....
Wentz back in Fargo for commercial shoot, homecoming game
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is back in Fargo, where he starred at North Dakota State University....
Cops: Fight over 'Purge'-like mask led to death of teen boy
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a dispute over a mask like one featured in the "Purge" horror movies contributed to the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy....
Police: Pennsylvania dealer hid 110 heroin bags in buttocks
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania drug dealing suspect was found hiding 110 small bags of heroin in his buttocks....
DA: Ex-wife accuses doctor of illegally prescribing drugs
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania doctor has been charged with illegally prescribing drugs to his ex-wife, who turned him in....
Pennsylvania man guilty of killing father, grandmother
READING, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of first-degree murder and other charges for killing his father and grandmother....
Pittsburgh will become a one-newspaper town by year's end as Trib Total Media announced Wednesday that it will no longer publish a print edition of the Tribune-Review after Nov. 30. The newspaper, which has had a Pittsburgh edition since 1992, will go online-only Dec. 1st but will maintain a Pittsburgh-based newsroom. The Trib's restructuring plan will re-emphasize local news in its key markets by adding staff and other resources to its flagship Greensburg Tribune-Review and the Valley News Dispatch while keeping printed versions.
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