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Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death

Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for more than a decade in spite of being one of the most-hunted fugitives on Earth....
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US official: Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday....
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Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death

Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for more than a decade in spite of being one of the most-hunted fugitives on Earth....
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Afghanistan says Taliban leader Mullah Omar died 2 years ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital - an announcement that injects new uncertainty into the country's fragile peace process....
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Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off an illegal $1 million campaign loan with federal grants and charitable donations, funneled campaign funds toward his son's student loans and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a Porsche his TV anchor wife never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against him....
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The Latest: Congressman's wife mentioned in indictment

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The latest developments surrounding the indictment of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (all times local):...
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Wolf meets with Republican leaders about Pennsylvania budget

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- There's been another meeting aimed at resolving Pennsylvania's state budget standoff, but participants aren't reporting any breakthroughs....
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Ex-Philadelphia drug squad officer to be sentenced

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia police officer who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges and also accused other officers of misconduct has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison....
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Man accused of killing girlfriend, keeping body in closet

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, whose decomposing body authorities alleged he kept in his closet for three weeks before leaving it in a trash can outside his public housing apartment complex....
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Virginia trucker wins $92M prize from Pennsylvania Lottery

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A truck driver who purchased a Mega Millions ticket at a truck stop claimed his $92 million prize Wednesday at Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters....
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Man gets life sentence in girlfriend's 2014 slaying

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to life in prison plus eight to 16 years in the strangulation death of his girlfriend last year....
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Leg amputated to rescue man pinned under train in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a man is in critical condition after a surgical team had to amputate his leg when he became pinned underneath a freight train in Philadelphia....
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Steelers back Le'Veon Bell glad suspension reduced

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is ready to move forward after the NFL cut his suspension from three games to two following his arrest last summer on DUI and drug charges....
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Fire damages room at Penn State engineering building

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State says a late-night fire damaged a classroom and left the building smelling like smoke....
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Should the Justice Department launch a criminal probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account for government business?

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92%
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Total Votes: 12,258

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