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Turkish authorities identify suicide bombers; death toll 43

ISTANBUL (AP) -- The three suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul airport were a Russian, an Uzbek and a Kyrgyz, a senior Turkish official said Thursday, hours after police carried out sweeping raids across the city looking for Islamic State suspects. Tuesday's gunfire and suicide bombing attack at Ataturk Airport killed 43 people and wounded more than 230 others....
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Turkish authorities identify suicide bombers; death toll 43

ISTANBUL (AP) -- The three suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul airport were a Russian, an Uzbek and a Kyrgyz, a senior Turkish official said Thursday, hours after police carried out sweeping raids across the city looking for Islamic State suspects. Tuesday's gunfire and suicide bombing attack at Ataturk Airport killed 43 people and wounded more than 230 others....
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Boris bows out: UK shock as Johnson ditches Tory leader bid

LONDON (AP) -- The race to become Britain's next prime minister took a dramatic and surprising turn Thursday, with former London Mayor Boris Johnson - popular with the public and widely considered a front-runner - ruling himself out of the race after the defection of a key ally....
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Palestinian kills Israeli girl, 13, sleeping in her bedroom

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian assailant broke into a home in a West Bank settlement early Thursday and stabbed a 13-year-old Jewish girl to death as she slept in bed, the latest in a nine-month wave of violence that had recently shown signs of tapering off....
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Parent pleads guilty to threatening football officials

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A youth football player's father has pleaded guilty to threatening officials from a Pennsylvania youth football league, prompting the cancellation of its season....
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More votes loom on spending, amid differences over funding

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania House and Senate are returning to session on the last day of the state government's fiscal year, with differences remaining on a tax package necessary to finance a $31.5 billion budget plan....
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Man who helped cop subdue gunman is among 23 Carnegie heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A civilian who helped a New York police officer subdue a gunman who had already fatally shot another officer is one of 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism announced Thursday....
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Jury deliberating murder charge in death of 92-year-old dad

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia jury is deliberating whether to convict a man of third-degree murder for allegedly withholding medical care from his 92-year-old father....
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Pennsylvania judge deciding degree of guilt in woman's death

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania judge must decide whether a man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend committed first-degree murder or some lesser degree of homicide....
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Mom sues Pennsylvania jail in woman's psychiatric drug death

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman has sued the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh and its former health care contractor for the death of her daughter from an anti-psychotic drug....
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Jury deliberating in man's death at Philadelphia strip club

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A jury is deliberating whether a Philadelphia strip club manager wrongly beat an intoxicated patron to death....
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Feds raid 8 used electronics shops in, around Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal and local authorities have raided eight used electronics shops in and around Pittsburgh....
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Man to stand trial in gasoline death of woman in motel room

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia man has been ordered to stand trial on charges including murder and arson for allegedly throwing a cup of gasoline on his girlfriend while she was smoking in a motel room, starting a fire that killed her after a dispute....
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2 admit filing fake deeds on government-, bank-owned homes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say two suburban Philadelphia men have pleaded guilty to filing false land deeds on homes and fraudulent tax forms to try to intimidate and harass judges, law enforcement, and other government workers....
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KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
How would you assess race relations here in America since President Obama's election in 2008? <More Info>

Improved
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23%
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12%
Total Votes: 9,065

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the Supreme Court striking down the Texas abortion law?

No
86%
Yes
14%
Total Votes: 20,704

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