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Obama to mandate steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming....
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Afghan Taliban issues statement quoting Haqqani group leader

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Afghan Taliban issued a written statement Sunday purportedly quoting Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of the notoriously brutal Haqqani insurgent group, in an effort to quell rumors of his death....
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2 soldiers dead, 24 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 24 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of violence between the government forces and the autonomy-seeking insurgents....
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US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

CAIRO (AP) -- The United States and Egypt on Sunday resumed formal security talks that were suspended six years ago amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring....
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Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S....
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Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled....
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Social service agencies brace for budget stalemate damage

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- For the third time in a dozen years, counties and nonprofit agencies that make up Pennsylvania's social services safety net are girding to pay the price of partisan deadlock in Harrisburg....
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State police probe report that trooper posted racial joke

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police officials say they are investigating reports that a trooper made a racial joke earlier this year on a social media site....
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Company, FAA working on Gulfstream IV jet fail-safe problem

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The manufacturer of the jet that crashed on takeoff in Massachusetts last year, killing the co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people, has reported a problem with a fail-safe system that can allow the planes to reach high speeds on the runway even if they are prevented from taking off....
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Coroner: Man killed wife, then himself in Pennsylvania home

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in central Pennsylvania's York County say a man shot and killed his wife before turning the weapon on himself in the county's fourth murder-suicide this year....
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Boy, 16, accused of lighting child on fire, held for trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 16-year-old youth has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he set an 11-year-old boy on fire in west Philadelphia earlier this month....
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Woman found shot to death in car in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a woman was found shot to death in a car in northeast Philadelphia....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you agree with President Obama, that if the Constitution would allow for it that he would be elected for a third term as president of the United States? <More Info>

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77%
Yes:
23%
Total Votes: 1,058

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the U.S. extradite American Dentist Dr. Walter Palmer for killing Cecil the lion?

No:
82%
Yes:
18%
Total Votes: 5,560

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