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Pennsylvania man gets 12 years in sex trafficking case Pennsylvania man gets 12 years in sex trafficking case
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man will spend 12 years in prison for sex trafficking four teenage runaways from Ohio who were found in his car — along with 8,000 individual dose bags of heroin — when a state trooper pulled him over last year. [Read More]

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World, regional powers meet in Vienna on Syria World, regional powers meet in Vienna on Syria
1 week ago -
VIENNA — World and regional powers met Tuesday in an attempt to overcome stubborn divisions among Syrian factions that have led to the rise of Islamic extremists and claimed hundreds of thousands of lives since violence turned to war five years ago. [Read More]
Bombs hit markets in Baghdad Shiite areas, killing dozens Bombs hit markets in Baghdad Shiite areas, killing dozens
1 week ago -
A wave of bombings struck outdoor markets in Shiite-dominated neighborhoods of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 54 people, officials said — the latest in deadly militant attacks far from the front lines in the country’s north and west where Iraqi forces are battling the Islamic State group. [Read More]
U.S., other powers want to arm Libya
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VIENNA — In a move fraught with risk, the United States and other world powers said Monday they would supply Libya’s internationally recognized government with weapons to counter the Islamic State and other militant groups gaining footholds in the chaos-wracked country’s lawless regions. [Read More]
Low-income high schoolers to get grants for college courses Low-income high schoolers to get grants for college courses
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, thousands of low-income high-school students in nearly two dozen states will soon be able to get federal grants to take college courses for credit, part of a program the Obama administration plans to begin this summer. [Read More]
Colleges announced for Pell 'dual enrollment' program Colleges announced for Pell 'dual enrollment' program
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of low-income students in nearly two dozen states will soon be able to get federal grants to take college courses while still in high school, part of a program the Obama administration plans to begin this summer. [Read More]
More robot cars may mean more traffic on nation's highways More robot cars may mean more traffic on nation's highways
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WASHINGTON — Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience. The problem, say transportation researchers, is that people will use them too much. [Read More]
Legislature still faces spending, tax issues Legislature still faces spending, tax issues
1 week ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania lawmakers still fatigued from a record budget standoff with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf may not get much of a break from the partisan battles as the start of the new fiscal year approaches. [Read More]
Obama, Macklemore make pitch for better opioid treatment
1 week ago -
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama joined forces with the rap artist Macklemore to improve efforts to reach out to those addicted to opioids and those who overdose on the drug often found in prescription painkillers. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton woos Kentucky voters CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton woos Kentucky voters
1 week ago -
Kentucky voters pick their favored candidate for president on Tuesday, and Hillary Clinton is making a big, final push for their support. But rival Bernie Sanders hopes to add Kentucky to his string of wins and further delay Clinton’s clinching the Democratic presidential nomination. [Read More]
Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama cast Donald Trump’s positions on immigration, trade and Muslims as part of an ignorance-and-isolation philosophy that the president says will lead the U.S. down the path of decline. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump leans left on some policies CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump leans left on some policies
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NEW YORK — As he tries to charm Republicans still skeptical of his presidential candidacy, Donald Trump has a challenge: On several key issues, he sounds an awful lot like a Democrat. [Read More]
Al-Qaida turns to Syria, with plan to challenge Islamic State
1 week ago -
Al-Qaida’s top leadership in Pakistan, badly weakened after a decade of CIA drone strikes, has decided that the terror group’s future lies in Syria and has secretly dispatched more than a dozen of its most seasoned veterans there, according to senior intelligence and counterterrorism officials. [Read More]
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