Thursday, April 2, 2015

Breaking News

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NAIROBI, April 2 (Reuters) - The death toll in an attack by gunmen on a Kenyan university campus near the border with Somalia has risen to 14, a police officer at the scene said on Thursday.
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DELAWARE COUNTY Free workshops for parents of children with disabilities MORTON Two free workshops focusing on how to better navigate the educational system for students with disabilities are being offered by the Delaware County Intermediate Unit.
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ATLANTIC CITY - Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein paid a visit to this city Wednesday with his usual swagger as a doer vs. a talker.
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane quashed key subpoenas in a move that aides said undermined an investigation of a former state gaming official with ties to Louis DeNaples, a politically connected Scranton-area millionaire, The Inquirer has learned.
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With a burly police officer on each of his handcuffed arms and a 19-story drop below him from his penthouse apartment balcony, drug dealer Michael Cascioli was asked a troubling question.
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Mayoral candidate Anthony H. Williams outlined an economic development plan Wednesday that included the creation of a municipal bank, a revamped tax system, and tax abatements designed to lure large firms into Philadelphia's neighborhoods.
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Simon Property Group Inc. withdrew a $16.8 billion proposal to acquire Macerich Co. after the smaller mall owner rejected the sweetened takeover offer as too low.
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CHESTER COUNTY Dog wardens going door-to-door to check licenses, vaccinations WEST CHESTER State dog wardens are visiting Chester County homes this month to make sure dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their dogs.
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Derek Green says that when he worked for the City of Philadelphia, he had nothing to do with the Green Fund.
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A day after an internal presentation of a Philadelphia Fire Department critique detailing errors and delays in the December blaze that killed Firefighter Joyce Craig, the report's author wrote in an official department log that he was being pressured to redact portions of his work.
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WASHINGTON - Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) was indicted on 14 counts of federal corruption Wednesday, accused of using his office to help a donor who had lavished him with gifts, including numerous flights on a private jet, a stay in a five-star Paris hotel, and vacations at a luxury resort in the Dominican Republic.
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Anti-Muslim advertising began appearing on SEPTA buses Wednesday in accordance with a federal court ruling that the transit agency could not selectively deny the ads because of their message.
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A Bucks County real estate investor was arrested Wednesday on charges he bilked $600,000 from local banks through an elaborate mortgage-fraud scheme, federal prosecutors said.
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The 16-year-old male wanted for knocking out a 60-year-old SEPTA rider on Monday will turn himself into police on Thursday, officials said.
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As Gov. Christie pushes to overhaul public worker benefits, some teachers are waging a counterattack - with Twitter hashtags. Earlier this week, teachers took to social media, demanding that the governor and state lawmakers #fundnjpension.
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A Main Line prep-school basketball coach has been fired after the school learned he sold thousands of dollars of marijuana for years.
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VINELAND A man died in police custody in Cumberland County on Tuesday, authorities said, less than two weeks after an inmate died in an unrelated incident at the county jail.