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AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse

CHICAGO (AP) -- Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said Friday....
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Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young that they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 or 9 years old, said he did it several times to the same soldier, "until one day an older kid saw him and told him what he was doing was bad."...
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Blatter wins re-election despite FIFA corruption scandal

ZURICH (AP) -- In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter....
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THE LATEST: Police raid businesses named in FIFA indictment

ZURICH (AP) -- The latest on FIFA developments:...
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Authorities ID body found in suitcase near airport

ESSINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a man whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase near Philadelphia International Airport....
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State wins court order in UPMC-Highmark fight over Medicare

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants....
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Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to killing 3 at town meeting

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Friday to homicide for gunning down three people at a 2013 municipal government meeting because he was angry about being forced off his debris-strewn land....
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Once targeted by racists, housing worker now loses daughter

Fair-housing advocate Bonnie Jouhari and her daughter spent years on the run from white supremacists who had launched a vicious campaign of harassment and intimidation in southeastern Pennsylvania. Hopscotching from state to state, Jouhari was unable to return to the career she loved, and her teenage daughter, Dani, became deeply depressed. A judge handed them a civil judgment of more than $1.1 million, which they couldn't collect....
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Dissent: Book traces 400 years of protest, progress in US

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Most views of American history trace the rise of power and politics....
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Ex-chief county probation officer pleads guilty to theft

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A former chief probation officer has pleaded guilty to stealing $3,500 from a western Pennsylvania county that was supposed to be used for martial arts lessons he never took....
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Vatican official linked to Philadelphia faces Italy inquiry

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Vatican official with a role in organizing Pope Francis' September visit to Philadelphia is under investigation in Italy....
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Federal prison inmate gets 30 years for killing over stamps

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A man from El Salvador will spend 30 years in prison for killing his cellmate at a federal prison in Pennsylvania over the theft of postage stamps....
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Acquitted former Philadelphia officers will not lead parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Six Philadelphia narcotics officers who were acquitted earlier this month of federal corruption charges won't be grand marshals of this year's police motorcycle parade as originally planned....
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5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
What is the likelihood that you'd vote for former New York Governor George Pataki for President? <More Info>

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Unlikely:
99%
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1%
Total Votes: 67

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the Obama Administration request Qater to extend the monitoring and travel ban of the five Guantanamo detainees released last year?

Yes:
99%
No:
1%
Total Votes: 8,059

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