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China shows off rising power marking WWII defeat of Japan

BEIJING (AP) -- With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat....
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Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday....
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Police open Budapest rail station, but no trains to the West

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Migrants poured into Budapest's Keleti rail station on Thursday as police stopped blocking its main entrance, piling into trains despite announcements that there was no service to Western Europe....
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Canada woman had tried to sponsor boy who drowned off Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A lawmaker says a woman in Canada had tried to sponsor Syrian relatives who drowned off the coast of Turkey, including a 3-year-old boy whose lifeless body was shown in photographs that are galvanizing debate around the world....
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AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains

Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure....
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US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam's message

BOSTON (AP) -- Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism and violent jihad....
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Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country - 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest....
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3 to be sentenced for rock throwing that injured teacher

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Three young men will soon learn their sentences for a rock-throwing incident last year that caused severe brain trauma to an Ohio schoolteacher as she passed through Pennsylvania in the dead of night....
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Police: Officer assaulted, thrown down embankment

NEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a police officer in eastern Pennsylvania has been hospitalized following an assault....
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Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to block the operation because they say she's mentally incompetent....
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Postal inspectors, police probe packages sent to girls

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Five suspicious packages addressed to girls who had been in touch with a California man on social media were intercepted and destroyed at a post office in the Pittsburgh suburbs....
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Selfie sticks not allowed at pope's Philadelphia events

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- If you want to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia later this month, you'll have to leave your selfie stick at home....
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Hospital, prosecutors spar over fate of confiscated wine

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A dispute between state prosecutors and a suburban hospital over the fate of nearly 1,400 bottles of confiscated wine will play out in a southeastern Pennsylvania courtroom Thursday, as a county judge decides whether the contraband ends up going down the hatch or down a drain....
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Regulators reject DeNaples bid to do business with casino

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania gambling regulators are rejecting a second bid by a northeastern Pennsylvania billionaire to do business with the casino that he founded but relinquished in a deal to drop perjury charges....
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Should Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' salary be withheld for not performing the duties she was elected to perform? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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With the wide swings in the stock market are you less likely to invest, more likely to invest or it doesn’t matter?

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56%
Doesn't Matter:
26%
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18%
Total Votes: 7,030

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