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Obama reignites political debate over Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island nation, reinforcing yet another difference between Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and several Republicans eyeing bids for the White House....
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Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo

TOKYO (AP) -- If the U.S. government's claim is correct that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that scuttled Seth Rogen's latest comedy, no one can say they weren't warned. The movie, "The Interview," pushed all of North Korea's buttons....
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A look at North Korea's cyberwar capabilities

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet....
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Putin: West is trying to 'defang' the Russian bear

MOSCOW (AP) -- Vowing never to let the West defang his proud nation, President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover....
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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
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Feds: Uganda-based man counterfeited $2M in cash

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal authorities have charged a man with leading an international counterfeit money operation based in the African nation of Uganda, and shipping bogus bills to the Pittsburgh area and other locations in the United States....
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Charlie Brown and a city's ugly Christmas tree

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Reading's official Christmas tree has brought the city plenty of grief. Good grief....
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Mummers to march in Philadelphia for Mardi Gras

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The group whose New Year's parade has been dubbed Philadelphia's Mardi Gras says it'll put on an actual Mardi Gras celebration next year....
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Police investigating sexual video at Pa. school

BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) -- Police say they're investigating after students reported seeing a sexually explicit video involving juveniles circulated among classmates at a suburban Philadelphia middle school....
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Parent finds slain man in car at Pittsburgh school

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh elementary school was placed on lockdown after a parent there to pick up his daughter found a dead body in a car outside....
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Suspect arrested in Philadelphia arson attacks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say they've arrested a suspect in connection with two intentionally set fires at a Philadelphia home....
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$8M lawsuit claims cover-up in Pa. police killing

SPRINGETTSBURY, Pa. (AP) -- The family of a knife-and-scissor-wielding man whose fatal shooting by central Pennsylvania police was captured on dashboard video says the local prosecutor covered up what happened....
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Rite Aid hikes 2015 forecast after beating 3Q expectations

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) -- Shares of Rite Aid soared Thursday after the nation's third-largest drugstore chain reported a 47 percent jump in fiscal third-quarter earnings and hiked its annual forecast after dropping it for two straight quarters....
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Feds: Uganda-based man counterfeited $2M in cash

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Federal authorities have charged a man with leading an international counterfeit money operation based in the African nation of Uganda, and shipping bogus bills to the Pittsburgh area and other locations in the United States....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Congress should lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
54%
No:
46%
Total Votes: 10,110

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with City Councilman Burgess's proposal that would prohibit the Bureau of Police from acquiring military equipment or weaponry from the Department of Defense?

No:
65%
Yes:
35%
Total Votes: 11,222

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