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Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) -- "Russian forces have entered Ukraine," the country's president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency meeting of his security council. Reports from analysts to separatist rebels to NATO and U.S. officials backed up that assessment....
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A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) -- As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day....
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UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

GENEVA (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday....
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Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) -- "Russian forces have entered Ukraine," the country's president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency meeting of his security council. Reports from analysts to separatist rebels to NATO and U.S. officials backed up that assessment....
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Judge defends life term in Pa. youth murder case

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania judge is defending his decision to impose a life term on a defendant convicted of having killed another teenager when he was 14 years old....
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Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new tech

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) -- NASA is reviewing data from a rocket launch that tested a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rockets....
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Teacher fired over sex in Pa. classroom rehired

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania schoolteacher fired after she admitted having had sex with another teacher inside a classroom a decade ago is back on the job following an appeals court decision overturning her firing....
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University bets $10 million on poor city's kids

READING, Pa. (AP) -- On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by former students who bucked the odds and went to college....
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Police: Deaths of 2 dumped in river drug-related

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men were found dead in a river Wednesday, bound and weighted down with makeshift anchors and their throats slit, in drug-related abductions and killings that authorities said may also have been gang-related. A third victim who was badly wounded also was tossed in the river but managed to swim ashore, police said....
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Girl abducted from school testifies about ordeal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A young girl abducted from her kindergarten classroom and sexually brutalized in a 19-hour ordeal recalled bits of the crime for a jury Wednesday, but said she couldn't remember many of the details....
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Police: Man kills wife at hospital, son also dead

STRATFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A man shot and killed his hospitalized wife on Wednesday and then tried to kill himself, prompting investigators to search their home, where their son was found fatally shot, authorities said....
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Philadelphia honors Little League team with parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ryan Howard, meet Mo'ne Davis....
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Ex-top aide to Congressman Fattah pleads guilty

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A political consultant and former chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges for his role in a pair of campaign finance schemes....
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Pittsburgh man convicted in pregnant woman's death

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting death of a woman and her unborn child almost two years ago....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's proposal to substitute county police patrols with park rangers? <More Info>

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63%
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37%
Total Votes: 5,802

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think inversions are good or bad for the U.S. economy?

Good for Economy:
54%
Bad for Economy:
46%
Total Votes: 7,650

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