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AP Interview: El-Sissi ready to back anti-IS fight

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told The Associated Press on Saturday he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic State group but called for a "comprehensive strategy" to tackle the roots of extremism across the region....
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Jailed Venezuelan police chief freed

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail on humanitarian grounds to continue serving a 30-year sentence at home....
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AP Interview: El-Sissi ready to back anti-IS fight

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told The Associated Press on Saturday he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic State group but called for a "comprehensive strategy" to tackle the roots of extremism across the region....
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Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo....
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Police taking precautions in ambush suspect search

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities wearing bulletproof vests and carrying heavy rifles fanned out Saturday in the neighborhood around the home of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper, exercising extreme caution as they combed a heavily wooded area for a suspect described as a self-taught survivalist....
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Politicos eye broader effect of anti-Corbett vote

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett has been trailing in the polls for so long that the political conservation in Pennsylvania is shifting away from whether the Republican can make his race competitive....
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Penn State trustees defer Sandusky report debate

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The Penn State Board of Trustees is postponing a public debate over the Freeh Report on the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal until later this fall....
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W. Pa. owner of tax collection business charged

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- The owner of a western Pennsylvania tax collection business has been charged with stealing more than $65,000 from the area school district....
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Fire causes smoke damage at Pottsville paper

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A fire in a boiler room near the Pottsville Republican-Herald has caused smoke damage to their offices but no injuries....
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Mistrial declared for governor's former son-in-law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A jury in Philadelphia could not reach a verdict on theft charges against Gov. Tom Corbett's ex-son-in-law....
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Accountant gets 40 months in prison for conspiracy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An accountant was sentenced Friday to 3 1/3 years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud a financial services company that was targeted for takeover by an organized crime family....
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5 guards settle lawsuits over prison abuse claims

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Five guards from the state prison in Pittsburgh who were disciplined over allegations they hazed or abused inmates - particularly those serving child-sex sentences - have settled lawsuits against the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections for a total of $132,500....
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Police: 3 killed, 2 injured in Pennsylvania crash

GAP, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania highway collision between a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck Friday killed three people and injured two others, authorities said....
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Rutgers' Hermann made joke about Sandusky scandal

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann made an off-the-cuff joke about the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State during a meeting with staff last fall....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think President Obama's "It's On Us" campaign against campus sex assault will make a difference? <More Info>

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75%
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25%
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Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
How much trust and confidence do you have in the media's ability to reporting news fully, accurately, and fairly?

None at All:
85%
Fair Amount:
9%
Great Deal:
6%
Total Votes: 14,083

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