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Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

PARIS (AP) -- As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference....
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Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

PARIS (AP) -- As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference....
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Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in US war strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism....
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Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."...
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Baltimore Arena gets new name: Royal Farms Arena

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Arena will get a new name if Baltimore's Board of Estimates approves a $1.25 million deal with Royal Farms....
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Police: Rifle used to ambush Pennsylvania troopers

The gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers outside their barracks, killing one, used a rifle and might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement, authorities said Monday....
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Black man shot by police wins partial verdict

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh prosecutors are weighing their next move after a black man left paralyzed when he was shot by a white Pittsburgh police officer was acquitted of aggravated assault and jurors hung on the remaining charges....
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Rutgers apologizes for offensive signs, shirts

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Rutgers is apologizing to Penn State for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that some Rutgers fans displayed during a weekend football game....
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DA: says man justified in fatal Pa. shooting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania prosecutor says he won't file charges in a fatal shooting after determining the shooter had a right to defend others against an armed attacker....
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Murder charges in 4 Tampa Bay area slayings

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay area authorities on Monday charged a man with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend....
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Medical marijuana supporters hold Capitol rally

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Buoyed by the prospect of legislative action on a medical marijuana bill, dozens of supporters called for its passage at a Capitol rally Monday as Pennsylvania lawmakers returned from their summer recess....
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Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells....
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Newborn dies after mother killed by stray bullet

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A baby born to a woman after she was fatally wounded by a stray bullet died early Monday....
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Trial to open in 2012 slaying of baby, grandmother

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Jury selection is scheduled Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Philadelphia man accused of having killed a baby and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping plot....
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Should the U.S. get the backing of the United Nations before launching air strikes against ISIS in Syria? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Should there be an exemption for school districts that are losing substantial revenue due to the federal healthier school lunch overhaul?

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83%
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17%
Total Votes: 6,212

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