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20 hostages killed, 13 saved in Bangladesh restaurant attack

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners. The military said 20 of the hostages had been killed during the 10-hour standoff, and officials from Japan said seven of its citizens were unaccounted for....
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20 hostages killed, 13 saved in Bangladesh restaurant attack

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners. The military said 20 of the hostages had been killed during the 10-hour standoff, and officials from Japan said seven of its citizens were unaccounted for....
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The Latest: Bangladesh official says 20 hostages were killed

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The Latest on the attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka (all times local):...
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Mideast mediators questions Israel's commitment to 2 states

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- International mediators trying to promote Mideast peace warned in a highly anticipated report Friday that Israel's settlement expansion is eroding the viability of a Palestinian state and raises "legitimate questions" about its commitment to a two-state solution....
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Lawmakers' deep divide over taxes drags out budget talks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Legislature's deep divide over tax increases dashed hopes in the Capitol on Friday for a quick end to state budget negotiations, and leaders sent rank-and-file lawmakers home while they worked to find a solution with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf....
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US family pleads for mercy for couple held in Afghanistan

STEWARTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The family of an American woman reported missing in Afghanistan in 2012 with her Canadian husband said they got a letter from their daughter in the last year, and they pleaded for mercy from the couple's captors....
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Lawyer: Woman required to tell Cosby she was talking to cops

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers argued on Friday that a woman accusing him of sexual assault had to notify him before she spoke to police last year under the terms of their confidential civil settlement....
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Minor parties get victory in Pennsylvania ballot access suit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A new federal court order will make it much easier for minor political party candidates to get onto the fall election ballot in Pennsylvania, potentially injecting new uncertainty into the races for president and U.S. Senate....
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City settles lawsuit over rush-hour convention protest ban

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia has lifted a blanket ban on rush-hour protests in its central business district during the Democratic National Convention and has agreed to give a demonstration permit to an anti-poverty group....
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Philadelphia putting on fireworks display earlier on July 4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The fireworks that conclude Philadelphia's Fourth of July festivities will be going off a bit earlier than usual this year....
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Police trying to ID man who fired shots into women's shelter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are looking for a man who was caught on a surveillance camera pulling out a handgun and firing several shots into a north Philadelphia women's shelter where a woman he had been following had gone....
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Man convicted of murder for withholding father's care

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia jury has convicted a man of withholding medical care, resulting in the 2013 death of his 92-year-old father....
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Man who bit off part of wife's lover's ear gets house arrest

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who bit off part of his wife's lover's ear during a scuffle will serve house arrest and probation....
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Boyfriend of woman whose 4-year-old shot herself surrenders

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The boyfriend of a Philadelphia woman whose 4-year-old daughter apparently shot herself to death has surrendered....
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