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Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money _ and Obama

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters....
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Seoul cuts off power supplies to factory park in North Korea

PAJU, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea has cut off power and water supplies to a factory park in North Korea, officials said Friday, a day after the North deported all South Korean workers there and ordered a military takeover of the complex that had been the last major symbol of cooperation between the rivals....
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How impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns money

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has robbed the impoverished North of a rare source of legitimate hard currency. Seoul says it shut the Kaesong complex in response to the North's recent long-range rocket launch to keep its impoverished neighbor from using the money factories provided to fund its nuclear and missile programs....
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Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

MUNICH (AP) -- Diplomats trying to secure a cease-fire for the civil war in Syria fell short early Friday in organizing a truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in a week's time. The deal appeared to be the result of a compromise between the United States, which had wanted an immediate cease-fire, and Russia, which had proposed one to start on March 1....
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NORAD wants to resume tests with giant radar balloons

BALTIMORE (AP) -- NORAD wants to resume testing of giant radar balloons which were grounded at Aberdeen Proving Ground after one broke free last year, leaving a path of destruction in its wake....
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Butler County files suit against 15 phone service providers

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- Butler County in western Pennsylvania has filed a $10.9 million lawsuit against 15 telephone service providers for not billing and collecting 911 assessment charges....
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Judge says Cosby wife must give deposition, but with limits

BOSTON (AP) -- A federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that Bill Cosby's wife must give a deposition in a defamation lawsuit against the comedian, but said she can refuse to answer questions about private marital conversations....
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Ex-president's lawsuits target Penn State, Sandusky report

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's ex-president has sued the university, saying it reneged on an agreement they struck when he stepped down in 2011, and filed another claiming former FBI director Louis Freeh defamed him through a blisteringly critical report about how the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal was handled....
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Girl pleads guilty to plotting mom's death with soldier beau

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl accused of plotting with her soldier boyfriend to kill her mother pleaded guilty Thursday in a deal with prosecutors....
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Teen accused of shooting trooper during chase waives hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 17-year-old charged with shooting a state trooper during a chaotic car chase on a downtown Philadelphia highway has waived his preliminary hearing....
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AG spokesman: Some employees unhappy Kane keeping job

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The spokesman for Attorney General Kathleen Kane is acknowledging that some agency employees are disappointed their boss wasn't ordered removed from office by the state Senate....
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Top jail health official found liable in doctor's suicide

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former top health official at a county jail was found liable Thursday for the death of a doctor in custody and ordered to pay $200,000 to the doctor's estate....
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Battered spouse shelter settles suit against county agency

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania homeless shelter for battered spouses and their children has settled its lawsuit against the county's Department of Human Services....
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Gun club investigated over pigeon cruelty allegations

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia gun club is under investigation after an animal rights group released video they claim shows a member abusing a wounded pigeon after a shoot....
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Opinion Poll

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Should a special prosecutor be appointed to evaluate the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while Secretary of State? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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If Bloomberg was to run for President as a third party candidate which political party nominee would be hurt the most?

Democratic
53%
Republican
47%
Total Votes: 8,323

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