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Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years....
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Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death

Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for more than a decade in spite of being one of the most-hunted fugitives on Earth....
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Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years....
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Zimbabweans in lion hunt in court; kill was 'unethical'

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- A hunting guide and a farm owner appeared in court Wednesday on allegations they helped an American dentist kill a protected lion named Cecil, and the head of Zimbabwe's safari association said the big cat was unethically lured into the kill zone and denied "a chance of a fair chase."...
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Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off a campaign loan with charitable donations and federal grants, funneled campaign money to pay down his son's student loan debt and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a car he never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against the congressman....
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The Latest: Indicted congressman rebuts corruption charges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The latest developments surrounding the indictment of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (all times local):...
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Man accused of killing girlfriend, keeping body in closet

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man has been charged in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, whose decomposing body authorities allege he kept in his closet for three weeks before leaving it in a trash can outside his public housing apartment complex....
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Man gets life plus 8 to 16 years in girlfriend's slaying

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to life in prison plus eight to 16 years in the strangulation death of his girlfriend last year....
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Leg amputated to rescue man pinned under train in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a man is in critical condition after a surgical team had to amputate his leg when he became pinned underneath a freight train in Philadelphia....
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Steelers back Le'Veon Bell glad suspension reduced

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is ready to move forward after the NFL cut his suspension from three games to two following his arrest last summer on DUI and drug charges....
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Fire damages room at Penn State engineering building

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State says a late-night fire damaged a classroom and left the building smelling like smoke....
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Man found shot on Pittsburgh porch won't cooperate with cops

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a man found shot multiple times on a Pittsburgh porch is refusing to cooperate with investigators....
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Heat warning issued for Philadelphia, suburbs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hazy, hot and humid conditions are blanketing Philadelphia and its suburbs....
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Cost-cutting, gambling rise boost Mohegan Sun 3Q profit

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- A spike in slot machine and table game use and cost-cutting helped significantly boost third-quarter profit at the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, the parent company reported Wednesday....
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Do you agree with the Boy Scouts decision to allow openly gay people to serve as scout leaders? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Should the Justice Department launch a criminal probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account for government business?

Yes:
92%
No:
8%
Total Votes: 12,258

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