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US mood hardens as leader of ally Philippines stokes outrage

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As the body count mounts in the Philippines' deadly war on drugs, and its combative president's rhetoric plumbs new depths, the mood in Washington toward a key Asian ally is hardening....
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Children of Syria's Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught

BEIRUT (AP) -- The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo. "Dust!" she wailed as rescue workers pried away the stones and debris on top of her, finally freeing her and placing her on a stretcher as she screamed for her father....
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US teen summer program sparks national backlash in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) -- A few months after President Barack Obama visited Cuba in March, a group of teenagers left the island for a month-long visit to the United States funded by the U.S. State Department....
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Mega-Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Hurricane Matthew is roaring across the Caribbean Sea as a monster Category 5 storm on a course that puts Jamaica, as well as parts of Haiti and Cuba, in the path of its potentially devastating winds and rain....
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Philadelphia Orchestra goes on strike, cancels opening gala

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Orchestra has gone on strike, canceling an opening night performance that about 1,000 people had come to hear....
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Lawmakers on spot to revive intensely political casino tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A court decision that has hacked a major chunk out of Pennsylvania's heavily negotiated casino gambling law is prompting fear among lawmakers who represent casino districts that their communities may never recoup the tens of millions of gambling tax dollars they've enjoyed over the past decade....
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Pittsburgh symphony musicians reject pay cuts, go on strike

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in debt....
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Man who sought hit-and-run law facing drunken driving trial

NANTICOKE, Pa. (AP) -- A man who convinced Pennsylvania lawmakers to enact harsher penalties for hit-and-run drivers after his son was killed by one in 2010 has been ordered to stand trial on drunken driving charges....
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Pennsylvania college condemns students' blackface video

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Albright College in eastern Pennsylvania is condemning an online video posted by two white students, including one in blackface who lampoons the "Black Lives Matter" movement....
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Bail reduced for 2 arrested at Holland Tunnel with weapons

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey judge has reduced bail for two Pennsylvania residents who were arrested in June with another man for trying to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons....
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Wentz back in Fargo for commercial shoot, homecoming game

FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is back in Fargo, where he starred at North Dakota State University....
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Cops: Fight over 'Purge'-like mask led to death of teen boy

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a dispute over a mask like one featured in the "Purge" horror movies contributed to the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy....
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Police: Pennsylvania dealer hid 110 heroin bags in buttocks

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania drug dealing suspect was found hiding 110 small bags of heroin in his buttocks....
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DA: Ex-wife accuses doctor of illegally prescribing drugs

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania doctor has been charged with illegally prescribing drugs to his ex-wife, who turned him in....
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