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No truce, but 12-hour lull in Gaza fighting begins

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel and Hamas began a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza Saturday after the efforts of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed to produce a longer truce aimed at ending nearly three weeks of fighting....
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EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed....
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US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis....
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No truce, but 12-hour lull in Gaza fighting begins

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel and Hamas began a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza Saturday after the efforts of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed to produce a longer truce aimed at ending nearly three weeks of fighting....
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Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim. Another woman was hurt but is in stable condition....
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Hospital shooting suspect had history of violence

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- A psychiatric patient who killed his caseworker - and grazed his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back - has a lengthy history of gun arrests, violence and mental health problems, authorities said....
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Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder....
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US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky....
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Archdiocese: No confirmation of Philly papal visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Whether Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia during a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics remained a matter of speculation Friday after the archdiocese said a report he would attend should not be considered confirmation....
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Judge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday dismissed a Wyoming man's claims that an aircraft recovery group secretly found wreckage of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's missing airplane in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue raising funds for the search....
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Charges filed in stabbing at Navy barracks

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- The Navy has filed charges against one of its sailors for repeatedly stabbing another in a barracks near a naval hospital....
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Report blames pilot for 2011 Hawaii copter crash

KAUNAKAKAI, Hawaii (AP) -- The likely cause of a Molokai helicopter crash that killed all five people aboard was the pilot flying too close to the mountains during inclement weather, the National Transportation Safety Board determined in a final report published Friday....
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Arson probed in south Philly fire that injured 3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer who was once accused of assaulting a woman, fired and later reinstated was hailed for alerting residents to a suspected south Philadelphia arson Friday....
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DA demands Pittsburgh police change photo lineups

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The district attorney has demanded that city police change the way they show witnesses photo lineups of criminal suspects in the wake of lawsuits by two men who claim they were falsely identified that way....
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Do you agree with the federal judge who thinks firing squad should replace lethal injection to execute death row inmates? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the executive order barring discrimination against LBGT federal contractors should have exempted religiously affiliated groups altogether?

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98%
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2%
Total Votes: 11,082

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