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Strong quake rocks central Italy, at least 37 reported dead

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) -- A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 37 people were killed in hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors out of the rubble, but the toll was likely to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets....
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Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian town

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- After a pre-dawn barrage of heavy artillery and airstrikes, Turkey sent tanks and special forces into Syria on Wednesday to help clear a border town of Islamic State militants in Ankara's most significant military involvement so far in the Syria conflict....
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The Latest: France offers help to Italy after earthquake

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) -- The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):...
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The Latest: Turkish police detain IS suspects in Istanbul

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):...
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China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

BEIJING (AP) -- On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology....
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Turkey targets Gulen-inspired projects around the world

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- In past years, big names in South Africa picked up the annual Gulen Peace Award, a local accolade inspired by a Turkish preacher who has been blamed by Turkey for an attempted coup last month....
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Romania champion of Moldova's EU ambitions, premier says

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Romania's prime minister says his country is a champion of Moldova's drive to join the European Union, in remarks before a visit to the ex-Soviet republic....
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Japan, China, S. Korea unite in condemning N. Korea missile

TOKYO (AP) -- The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea put aside frictions over territorial disputes and wartime history to sharply criticize North Korea's latest submarine missile test on Wednesday in a rare display of unity....
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UN envoy: No more 'taboo' issues in Cyprus peace talks

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- A U.N. envoy says everything is up for discussion in an intensified phase of ongoing talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus....
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Raped and tortured by IS, Yazidi women recover in Germany

VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, Germany (AP) -- The Yazidi girl had been in the safety of a refugee camp in Iraq for two weeks when she imagined she heard the voices of Islamic State fighters outside her tent....
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Opinion Poll

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Will Donald Trump's "What do you have to lose" appeal encourage more minorities to vote for him this fall? <More Info>

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Yes
68%
No
32%
Total Votes: 8,454

Yesterday's Poll

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Should Pennsylvania consider waiving the new $700 surcharge for license renewals to independent taverns and restaurants to help defray costs passed by the liquor reform law?

Yes
75%
No
25%
Total Votes: 15,300