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PolitiFact: Trump did support Libya intervention
During NBC’s “Commander-in-Chief Forum” on Sept. 7, Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump is “on record extensively supporting (the) intervention in Libya.”Our rulingClinton said Trump is on record “extensively” supporting the attacks that unseated Libya’s Gadhafi. We actually didn’t find that many comm...
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E. Frankford man charged in last week's killing of Mantua man
A 28-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and charged with the shooting death of another man last week in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia, police said.
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Campus news of the week: Wrestling champs, a nerf gun scare, the best crying spots and more
News from Syracuse, Boston College, University of Chicago, Ball State and Penn State.       
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PolitiFact: Manafort played more than ‘very limited role’
During a press briefing on March 21, President Donald Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Paul Manafort “played a very limited role” in the Trump presidential campaign.Our rulingSpicer said Manafort had a “limited” role with the Trump campaign, but even Spicer admitted himself that characteriza...
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PolitiFact: Trump claims about illegal immigration are accurate
During a rally in Kentucky on March 20, Donald Trump said, “Since the day of my election, we’ve already cut illegal immigration at the southern border by 61 percent.”Our rulingTrump said, “Since the day of my election, we’ve already cut illegal immigration at the Southern border by 61 percent.” Whil...
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It pays to be a Republican: 77% are happy about their finances
"Republicans have become significantly more positive about their financial situation, while Democrats have grown more negative about theirs. Seven in 10 Republicans and Republican leaners are feeling 'pretty good' about the amount of money they have to spend, up from 44 percent in October 2016. Meanwhile, the percentage of Democrats ...
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4 teens shot in West Philly

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Questions linger about Trump's academic record at Wharton
While claims of Trump's academic prowess at the Ivy League school have been around for decades, questions are still swirling about how strong his record actually was.
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At Haverford, "data rescue" aims to save vital climate research

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Man, 38, shot to death in West Philly

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Boy, 17, dies after being shot twice in back in Point Breeze

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Trump targets violence against police, which is down in Philly

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New professor brings millions to Temple
Since education policy professor Sara Goldrick-Rab arrived at Temple University eight months ago, she’s brought in two large grants, totaling more than $6 million for research on making college more affordable.
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Colbert: Melissa McCarthy could ‘kick the ass of every man’ in Trump administration
Stephen Colbert has some advice for the men of the Trump administration: Don’t mess with Melissa McCarthy.
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Corporate America faces tough balancing act in age of Trump
Between tweeting president and angry consumers, CEOs try to adapt to hyper-politicized climate.       
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Two schools of thought: Penn/Cairn try to bridge political divide

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UPenn Officer hurt in West Philly shooting rampage returns to work

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Donald Trump will get his own monument — in Italy
Abraham Lincoln was dead 57 years before the Lincoln Memorial was constructed. George Washington had to wait 89 years after his death before his monument in Washington, DC, was finished. Thomas Jefferson had it the worst, as his memorial didn’t get built until 117 years after he passed away. Donald Trump has been in office...
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Joe Biden has a new job

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Local schools pleased - mostly - with Wolf's budget proposal

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Joe Biden to work for University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware
Allen ConeFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden will go to work for two universities -- the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Delaware.
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Post White House, Biden collaborating with 2 universities
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Now that he's left the White House, former Vice President Joe Biden will split his time between programs at the University of Delaware and the University of Pennsylvania.
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Universities form policy institute partnerships with Biden
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — The University of Delaware is collaborating with former Vice President Joe Biden to establish a new domestic policy institute.
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City pre-k program has high demand and empty seats

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Chelsea Peretti premieres baby bump on Instagram a lá Beyoncé
Today in Entertainment: Lady Gaga's Super Bowl performance and all the trailers from the big game Feb. 6, 2017, 12:13 p.m. Major award shows such as the Grammys and the Oscars are right around the corner, but much of the arts and entertainment world is spending more time reacting to the new presidency...
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Arlington Heights candidate drops out after Facebook post about women's marches
An Arlington Heights dentist whose Facebook post about the recent women's marches sparked outrage among some residents has withdrawn his bid for village trustee, officials said. It's estimated that millions marched on Jan. 21 in Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles, among other locations,...
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'Big trouble!' - Trump rips federal judge in tweet
CNN's Michael Smerconish sounds off on President Donald Trump's tweet that rips federal judge James L. Robart for halting immigration travel ban.
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Federal ruling throws travel ban into chaos
A federal judge in Washington State granted a temporary restraining order that the state's attorney general said immediately halted President Donald Trump's immigration executive order effective nationwide.
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Lawyers describe horror for those inside the Salvation Army collapse

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Man, 47, fatally shot in SW Philly

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Read a Harvard student's open letter to 'the delicate flowers of the Ivy League'
Harvard student Jacob Russell penned an open letter on FoxNews.com criticizing college campuses for the way they are handling President-elect Donald Trump’s victory. In the post, which FoxNews.com calls “A Harvard student’s open letter to the delicate flowers of the Ivy League,” Russell chastises universities for their decisions to “coddle those who have been traumatized […]
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Jewish activist vows solidarity with Muslims in the US
Head of Anti Defemation League pledges to register as Muslim, if Donald Trump creates a database of Muslim Americans.
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They helped Trump win Pennsylvania. Will he reward them with key posts?
WASHINGTON - As Donald Trump stood in the spotlight at the Republican National Convention in July, David Urban handled the gritty details in the background - managing disputes, making sure the right signs got handed out for each speaker, deciding who to sit before the cameras in the VIP section.
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[email protected]: The Trump effect; Michigan's best
Today we honor an amazing group of people as part of our Michiganians of the Year        
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Harvard comedy club drags Yale before 'The Game'
Shaaaaade       
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Tulsa U. student possibly linked to racist texts sent to Penn freshmen
The FBI has contacted the University of Tulsa about a student's possible involvement in sending racist messages to black freshmen at the University of Pennsylvania last week.
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Multiple anti-Trump protests kick off across Philadelphia, Penn President joins campus solidarity rally

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Tiffany Trump finally beats big sis Ivanka at something
She's No. 1 daughter — with horndogs.
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The 2016 Election Fact Checker
Every fact check of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in one place.
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Former 'Kids Corner' photographer sentenced to 15 years for child porn
A former volunteer photographer for WXPN's "Kids Corner" radio show was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison, after pleading guilty earlier this year to child pornography charges.
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Philadelphia sergeant wounded in rampage leaves hospital
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Both police officers wounded in a gunman's shooting rampage that killed a woman and wounded several other people have been discharged from the hospital.
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Recovering from Friday's rampage, Officer Ed Miller feted at FOP fund-raiser
Walking on crutches, Officer Ed Miller was in good spirits as he arrived Monday night at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 in Northeast Philadelphia.
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Donald Trump to hold rally in Delco on Thursday
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will hold a public rally on Thursday in Delaware County.
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Wounded officer released from hospital
Philadelphia Police Sgt. Sylvia Young, who was shot six times during a shooting rampage in West Philadelphia last Friday, was released Tuesday afternoon from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
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Three Philly heart patients among 20 in Pa. diagnosed with rare infection

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Clinton on Trump: 'We have to stand up to this hate'
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted Republican nominee Donald Trump for what she called "hate" in a Sept. 19 speech in Philadelphia.
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Bouncer shot in rampage has 3 jobs, 2 kids, and is married to a cop
Nicole Washington was working at her second job, delivering pizzas in West Philadelphia on Friday night, when she heard the police helicopters overhead and saw dozens of cop cars speeding through the area.
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Philadelphia officers fired upon 2nd night in a row
PHILADELPHIA — For a second night in a row, Philadelphia police officers came under fire, although this time no one was injured.
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Standoff in West Philly ends with two people wounded
A man and woman were wounded when the man exchanged gunfire with police responding to a domestic incident Friday in West Philadelphia, police said.
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Elizabeth Warren draws full crowd at Penn stumping for Katie McGinty
Before a cheering crowd in Philadelphia on Friday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) campaigned alongside a would-be colleague, Senate candidate Katie McGinty.
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