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IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province less than a week after capturing the provincial capital, a tribal leader said Friday, while in neighboring Syria the group's fighters killed dozens of pro-government forces in the ancient town of Palmyra....
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IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province less than a week after capturing the provincial capital, a tribal leader said Friday, while in neighboring Syria the group's fighters killed dozens of pro-government forces in the ancient town of Palmyra....
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Suicide bomber targets Shiite worshippers in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A suicide bomber targeted a mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers were commemorating the 7th century birth of a revered Shiite figure on Friday, an activist and witnesses in the area said....
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US readies air patrols in search for Rohingya boat people

BANGKOK (AP) -- Attention turned Friday to the seas off Southeast Asia's west coast as naval vessels from Myanmar and Malaysia searched for stranded boat people and the U.S. military prepared air patrols to step up its involvement....
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Cops: Man said he'd shoot road workers who wanted car moved

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man threatened to get a gun and shoot highway workers who were telling him to move his car....
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Feds: Temple professor offered China data on US-made device

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The chairman of Temple University's physics department sought prestigious appointments in China in exchange for providing data on a device invented by a U.S. firm and offered to make the country a leader in the field of superconductivity, federal prosecutors said....
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Woman gets at least 18 months for fire near grandchildren

MIDDLEBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania grandmother has been sentenced to 18 months to 7 years in a state facility for setting a wildfire prosecutors say endangered her grandchildren sleeping in a nearby mobile home....
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Police: More than a dozen firearms stolen from gun shop

COLLINGDALE, Pa. (AP) -- Police are looking for the thieves who made off with nearly 20 firearms during an early-morning smash-and-grab robbery in suburban Philadelphia....
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Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are trying to determine if he committed a crime....
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Judge won't give Pa. teen, then 11, new trial in '09 slaying

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge in western Pennsylvania says he won't grant a new juvenile court trial to a teenager who was 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancee....
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Family offers reward after 10-month-old dog is fatally shot

SHREWSBURY, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania family is seeking answers after its 10-month-old dog was fatally shot....
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9 youths charged in fight marring amusement park's opening

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- Police say nine juveniles have been charged stemming from a fight that forced a Pittsburgh-area amusement park to close early on opening day....
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On cusp of White House bid, Santorum makes populist pitch

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Rick Santorum says he will announce his 2016 presidential intentions May 27 at a Pennsylvania factory....
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Pa. family awarded $6 million in medical malpractice suit

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania family is receiving more than $6 million in a medical malpractice case stemming from the death of a 2-year-old who was treated and sent home by Harrisburg Hospital....
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Do you agree with Pentagon officials that the current U.S. approach to combating ISIS in Iraq is still a viable? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Do you think state lottery winnings should be taxed in Pennsylvania?

No:
94%
Yes:
6%
Total Votes: 7,069

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