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Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."...
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US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) -- Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border - a plan that opens the possibility of a safe haven for tens of thousands of displaced Syrians but one that also sets up a potential conflict with U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces in the area....
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Q&A: Kurds fight Islamic State and endure Turkish attacks

BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. and Turkish plans to create an "Islamic State-free zone" in Syria along the Turkish border could escalate the conflict between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria and Iraq....
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AP Exclusive: AP tracks slave boats to Papua New Guinea

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- From space, the fishing boats are just little white specks floating in a vast stretch of blue water off Papua New Guinea. But zoom in and there's the critical evidence: Two trawlers loading slave-caught seafood onto a massive refrigerated cargo ship....
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Police chase spanning 2 states ends in rollover crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A wild police chase spanning two states has ended in a rollover crash in Philadelphia, and the driver in custody....
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Cosby appeals ruling that unsealed deposition excerpts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers on Monday appealed a judge's decision to unseal court filings that quote him saying he obtained quaaludes to give women before sexual encounters....
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City officials still mum on pope visit transportation plans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two months before Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, city officials are still mum on plans for getting around while he's in town....
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Hispanics energized by Argentinian pope's first visit to US

NEW YORK (AP) -- Vianel Garcia told family members they could sleep on the floor of her East Harlem hair salon when Pope Francis visits the city in September so they can try to catch a glimpse of him when he makes a stop at a school across from her business....
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Involuntary manslaughter plea in 2013 slaying outside bar

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a shooting death that authorities said followed an argument outside a bar....
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Plaster falls on prospective Penn St. students, injuring 1

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State officials say a section of plaster fell in an auditorium during a program for prospective engineering students, injuring at least one person....
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Hospital water line bursts, flooding shafts, stairwell

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials in western Pennsylvania say a water line ruptured at Allegheny General Hospital, flooding several elevator shafts and a stairwell....
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Man convicted of third-degree murder in bystander shooting

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors have convicted a central Pennsylvania man of third-degree murder in the death of a woman described as an innocent bystander....
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Developer, roofer announces closure on Scranton mall deal

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A real estate developer and commercial roofer has announced that he is the new owner of a struggling northeastern Pennsylvania mall....
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High court may get first independent candidate since 1990s

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia judge could become the first independent or minor-party candidate more than two decades to make the ballot for Pennsylvania's highest court....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Pennsylvania taxpayers should be expected to reimburse nonprofit groups for any borrowing costs resulting from delays in payments due to the current budget impasse? <More Info>

Yes:
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81%
Yes:
19%
Total Votes: 10,179

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Senator Bob Casey that a provision allowing larger tractor-trailers on Pennsylvania highways should be removed from a federal transportation bill?

No:
70%
Yes:
30%
Total Votes: 5,485

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