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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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Marines: Man in Iwo Jima flag photo misidentified Marines: Man in Iwo Jima flag photo misidentified
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DES MOINES, Iowa — One of the six men long identified in an iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima was actually not in the image, the Marine Corps announced Thursday after conducting an investigation prompted by the claims of two amateur historians. [Read More]
Lawyer says he advised Penn State official Lawyer says he advised Penn State official
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HARRISBURG — Penn State’s former top lawyer said in a deposition made public Thursday he advised the university’s vice president in 2001 to notify a state agency of a complaint from an assistant football coach about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in a team locker room. [Read More]
State considers reinstating gas tax
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HARRISBURG — Budget makers in an eleventh-hour search for cash to support a deficit-strapped budget are considering reinstating a gross receipts tax on natural gas sales in Pennsylvania, senators said Thursday. [Read More]
Pittsburgh schools adopt nondiscrimination policy
22 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Public Schools have enacted a nondiscrimination policy that outlines the rights, protections and support systems scho- ols must provide for transgender students. [Read More]
Mine subsidence likely caused hole in yard
22 hours ago -
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — State environmental officials said mine subsidence is likely to blame for a crater that opened up in a Wilkes-Barre yard that a women fell into. [Read More]
Sources: VW to pay near $10.2 billion to settle emissions claims Sources: VW to pay near $10.2 billion to settle emissions claims
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DETROIT — Volkswagen will spend about $10.2 billion to settle an emissions cheating scandal in the U.S. that has turned into one of the largest cases of corporate deception in the nation’s history. [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Fattah steps down after conviction U.S. Rep. Fattah steps down after conviction
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PHILADELPHIA — Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah resigned from Congress on Thursday, two days after his conviction in a Philadelphia racketeering case. [Read More]
Texas U. admissions can consider race, Supreme Court rules
22 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — In a narrow victory for affirmative action, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas program that takes account of race in deciding whom to admit, an important national decision that was cemented by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. [Read More]
Jury: Led Zeppelin did not steal riff
22 hours ago -
LOS ANGELES — Led Zeppelin did not steal the opening riff of its classic rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven,” a federal jury ruled on Thursday, giving the band a victory in a copyright case in which millions of dollars were at stake. [Read More]
Yuengling settles wastewater allegations
22 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — The country’s oldest brewery has installed an $8 million wastewater pretreatment system and will pay a $2.8 million fine to settle allegations that it sent pollutants to a municipal wastewater treatment plant. [Read More]
Germany: Suspect in cinema incident dead; no others injured Germany: Suspect in cinema incident dead; no others injured
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BERLIN — A masked man was shot dead Thursday after entering a movie theater in southwestern Germany with what appeared to be a rifle and taking several hostages, authorities said. No one else was hurt. [Read More]
Colombian president, head of FARC rebels agree on cease-fire Colombian president, head of FARC rebels agree on cease-fire
22 hours ago -
HAVANA — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the head of the country's leftist FARC rebels agreed Thursday on a cease-fire and rebel disarmament deal that moves the country to the brink of ending a 52-year war that has left more than 220,000 people dead. [Read More]
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