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Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together an array of world leaders and international dignitaries....
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Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together an array of world leaders and international dignitaries....
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The Latest: Hamas says it's happy about Shimon Peres' death

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):...
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Medical officials: airstrikes knock out 2 Aleppo hospitals

BEIRUT (AP) -- Medical officials say airstrikes have severely damaged two hospitals in eastern rebel-held Aleppo, leading to the death of two seriously ill patients....
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Parking agency head suspended amid sexual harassment claims

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials say the executive director of Philadelphia's parking agency has been suspended amid accusations that he sexually harassed two co-workers....
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Man convicted of killing university student, staging suicide

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend and staging her death as a suicide has been sentenced to life in prison after a jury convicted him of murder....
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Wolf urges lawmakers' fast action on opioid addiction bills

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf will address a joint session of the state House and Senate as he presses for action on a package of legislation designed to combat opioid and heroin addiction....
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Lawmaker seeks stronger child sex abuse lawsuits bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania lawmaker who has told of his victimization as a child by a Roman Catholic priest said Tuesday that he will keep fighting for legislation to allow onetime-child sexual abuse victims to sue for damages, despite the measure's rejection in the Senate as the legislative session winds down....
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Attorney who stopped Vermont suspect 1 of 25 Carnegie Heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Vermont prosecutor who disarmed a woman accused of fatally shooting a social worker outside a state office building is one of 25 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism....
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Superintendent to return following teacher-sex scandal

PLUM, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania school board has reinstated its superintendent after a law firm found administrators looked into reports and rumors that teachers were having sex with students....
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Biden assails Trump on housing crisis remarks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday questioned Donald Trump's "moral center" as a result of the Republican presidential candidate's comments about America's housing collapse....
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Judge rejects reduced sentence in FBI agent's shooting death

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected a bid for a reduced sentence for a western Pennsylvania woman convicted in the shooting death of an FBI agent during a pre-dawn drug raid at her home almost eight years ago....
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Judge rejects bid to reduce charges against ex-officer

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected a bid to reduce the charges against a fired Pittsburgh police sergeant accused of using excessive force on a drunken fan at a high school football championship game last year....
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Kentucky plumber gets probation in global spam case

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Kentucky plumber who says he found it "intoxicating" to be admired for his computer skills received probation for his role in an international scheme that sent out millions of spam messages....
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