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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) -- A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said....
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Iraq announces launch of operation to drive IS from Anbar

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq has announced the launch of an operation to drive the Islamic State group out of the western Anbar province, where the extremists captured the provincial capital earlier this month....
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For an IS fighter, a paid honeymoon in caliphate's heart

BEIRUT (AP) -- The honeymoon was a brief moment for love, away from the front lines of Syria's war. In the capital of the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate," Syrian fighter Abu Bilal al-Homsi was united with his Tunisian bride for the first time after months chatting online. They married, then passed the days dining on grilled meats in Raqqa's restaurants, strolling along the Euphrates River and eating ice cream....
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Iran begins trial of detained Washington Post reporter

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The closed trial of an American-Iranian reporter for the Washington Post detained in Iran for more than 10 months has begun in a court used to hear security cases....
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Small plane crashes while attempting to land in Pennsylvania

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) -- A pilot is recovering after the single-propeller plane he was trying to land in northeastern Pennsylvania crashed into a swampy area near the runway....
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Knotty exhibit planned for pope symbolizes life's challenges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A knotty exhibit being created for Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Philadelphia will honor the pontiff's teachings by letting visitors acknowledge the challenges in their daily lives....
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Cops: Man fires BB gun at 11-year-old, said boy shot his son

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun on a playground because he said the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon, authorities said Monday....
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Roller coaster fan notches 5,000th ride on historic coaster

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend - sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day....
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Neighbor arrested after fire damages vacant, occupied homes

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a neighbor was arrested after a fire that damaged a vacant home and an occupied structure next door....
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Husband, wife riding motorcycle killed in crash with SUV

FLEETWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- Police in eastern Pennsylvania say a collision between a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle killed a husband and wife riding on the motorcycle....
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Anglers urged to monitor live bait for juvenile Asian carp

LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- State fishery regulators are asking anglers to monitor live bait purchases for juvenile Asian carp....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think the Patriot Act should be renewed? <More Info>

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99%
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1%
Total Votes: 3,543

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe Americans given all the events that occurred in this the 21st century are more or less patriotic today?

Less Patriotic:
86%
More Patriotic:
11%
About the Same:
3%
Total Votes: 51,267

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