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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant....
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Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday....
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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant....
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Hamas demands for cease-fire and Israel's concerns

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Hamas rulers have presented a list of demands to stop their fire on Israel in the Gaza war. Israel has said it doesn't want to reward Hamas for its rocket campaign, but has other reasons to oppose the demands - mostly based on security....
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Grant helps 10 Pa. liberal arts colleges team up

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Ten of Pennsylvania's liberal arts colleges are teaming up - with the help of an $800,000 grant - to cut costs and improve their academic offerings....
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APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday....
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Bill to rename Philly train station advances

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's major train station may soon be getting a new name following a vote in Congress....
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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country if the new place does well....
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Grand jury: Psych clinic erred in assault reports

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's psychiatric clinic failed to cooperate with police when notified of patient-on-patient assaults, a grand jury said, finding that they apparently misconstrued state and federal medical privacy laws as limiting how much information they can turn over....
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Ruling: Cop in standoff didn't need to hear rights

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A detective who made an incriminating statement to one of his fellow officers who surrounded his home during a standoff two years ago wasn't entitled to have his rights read to him regarding his arrest, an appeals court said, overturning an earlier ruling....
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5 Pa. reps ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Five Pennsylvania congressmen are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough....
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Police: Rescued boys never mentioned drowned teen

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say two teens who were rescued from a jetty in Presque Isle Bay in Erie last week, and two others who were with them, never mentioned a fifth boy who drowned and whose body wasn't found until Saturday....
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Housing police: Naked woman slashes 3 in melee

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- Allegheny County Housing Authority police were trying to identify a naked woman who allegedly slashed or stabbed three other women in an apparent lovers' quarrel at a public housing complex....
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