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Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the protests that have clogged the streets with tens of thousands of people in the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997....
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Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives....
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Hostage tale suggests IS wary of upsetting Turkey

SILOPI, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish truck driver Ozgur Simsek was sleeping off a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) fuel run to the Qayara power station in Iraq, he said, when he heard banging on his vehicle's door....
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Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the protests that have clogged the streets with tens of thousands of people in the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997....
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Psych hospital won't treat school stabbing suspect

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school....
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Corbett to sign bill to help lower fatal overdoses

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett plans to sign a bill Tuesday that supporters say will reduce the number of fatal heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania in part by making an antidote more available to police and the public....
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2 more Pa. ironworkers plead in intimidation case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two more ironworkers have pleaded guilty in a union violence case that involves the arson of a Quaker meeting house near Philadelphia....
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PA: 3 charged in gay beating have December hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Three young adults charged with beating a gay couple in Philadelphia are due in court Dec. 16 for a preliminary hearing....
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Township official charged with insurance fraud

STURGEON, Pa. (AP) -- A southwestern Pennsylvania township commissioner has been charged with insurance fraud for allegedly producing fake receipts for food and board after her house caught fire....
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Police seek witnesses in fatal Penn State crash

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Police were seeking witnesses and continuing to investigate what caused a Penn State student driving a university hotel van to crash the vehicle and die....
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Teen held in death of accomplice shot by homeowner

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A 17-year-old boy has been jailed in the fatal shooting of his alleged accomplice in a burglary, even though the victim was shot by the homeowner....
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Parents charged in death of son found in home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania married couple have been charged with homicide in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found when police were called to their Harrisburg home two months ago....
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DA: Court should stay Melvin's entire sentence

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The district attorney wants the state Supreme Court to delay former Justice Joan Orie Melvin's entire sentence for campaign corruption - not just the requirement that she apologize to every judge in the state - while she again appeals her conviction and sentence....
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Parents charged in death of son found in home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged with homicide in the death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found in their Harrisburg home last summer....
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