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Afghan suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State kills 35

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) -- A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group....
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Afghan suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State kills 35

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) -- A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group....
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First WWI gas attack produced new horrors, changed warfare

STEENSTRATE, Belgium (AP) -- As a spring breeze wafted into his trench, commander Georges Lamour of the French 73rd infantry saw something almost surreal drift his way. A yellow-green cloud....
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2 Cuban dissidents up for election in unprecedented vote

HAVANA (AP) -- At least two dissidents made it past a first round of voting and are standing as candidates in municipal elections that will be watched on and off the island Sunday as an unprecedented test of Cuba's single-party system....
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Teen to stay in adult jail until trial in mother's murder

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has ruled that an eighth-grader accused of conspiring with her soldier boyfriend by text message to have her mother killed will remain in adult jail while awaiting trial...
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Wolf, GOP leaders have plenty to chew over on budget table

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania measures its state budget deficit in the billions, is led by a Democratic governor and Republican Legislature who have much different ideas about policy and faces ballooning public sector pension payments that are squeezing the finances of state government and local school boards alike....
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Judge: Man acquitted can sue police, but not prosecutor

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal judge says a western Pennsylvania man acquitted during a retrial after spending 18 years in prison can pursue a civil rights lawsuit against police but not against a prosecutor....
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Pa. man pleads guilty to threat in ranch showdown

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to threatening a U.S. ranger who took part in an armed standoff on a Nevada ranch last year....
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Hearings slated on unions' complaints on convention center

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A labor relations hearing examiner has reversed his decision to throw out complaints by two unions banned from working at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia and plans to hold hearings on the issue....
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Family wins back seized gold coins that could be worth $80M

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict....
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Jury in case of missing boy Etan Patz asks to view evidence

NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York jury deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in 1979 has asked to review a confession and other evidence....
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Anti-abortion lawmakers protest Wolf nominee at State Dept.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Some Republican lawmakers who oppose abortion rights registered "serious concerns" Friday over Gov. Tom Wolf's nomination of Pedro Cortes as secretary of state, criticizing his handling of an abortion clinic that authorities dubbed a "house of horrors."...
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Federal prosecutor to co-chair national Heroin Task Force

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week....
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Poconos officials want shuttered concert venue reopened

Officials in the Pocono Mountains want to bring a shuttered performing arts center back to life, seeing potential in a 12-year-old venue built with $15 million in state tax money that critics have long regarded as a mismanaged white elephant....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you believe gun ownership - not gun control makes people safer? <More Info>

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15%
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Yesterday's Poll

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Should any sanctions imposed on Iran be lifted prior to congressional review of the nuclear deal?

No:
94%
Yes:
6%
Total Votes: 25,032

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