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US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

SYDNEY (AP) -- A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries....
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AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Athletes competing in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found....
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5 things to know about filthy water awaiting Rio Olympians

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The Associated Press commissioned a study of the virus and bacteria levels in the waters where Olympic athletes will compete next year in Rio de Janeiro. The testing found dangerously high levels of pathogens from human sewage waste....
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US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

SYDNEY (AP) -- A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries....
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Police: Drag racing crash kills 3, injures 1 in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say three people are dead and one person is in critical condition after an apparent drag racing crash in northeast Philadelphia....
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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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Driver faces charges in hit-and-run that killed boy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say they've arrested the woman behind the wheel of a sport utility vehicle that struck and killed a boy in southwest Philadelphia in April....
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University employee tests positive for Legionnaires' disease

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Officials at a suburban Philadelphia university say an employee has tested positive for Legionnaires' disease and eight campus buildings had higher-than-acceptable levels of the bacteria....
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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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Do you think granting Jonathan Pollard parole is an attempt to ease tensions between the U.S. and Israel following the nuclear deal with Iran? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you agree with the Boy Scouts decision to allow openly gay people to serve as scout leaders?

No:
77%
Yes:
23%
Total Votes: 8,023

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