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Man killed in motorcycle crash in South Park

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The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as Dayllin Martin, 21, of Rankin.

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Academic freedom wins: At Marquette, a professor prevails in speech case

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has reasserted the importance of academic freedom at our nation’s institutions of higher learning.

Putin plots his next war; Eastern Europe beware

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Europe must form its own defense force because the U.S. is no longer a reliable ally.

In private, Trump vents his frustration over lack of progress on North Korea

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U.S. negotiators have faced stiff resistance from a North Korean team practiced in the art of delay and obfuscation.

Cuba moves toward changes to officially recognize private property, foreign investment

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Cuba’s legislators are expected to take a major leap toward adopting changes.

World briefs: Hamas-Israel cease-fire after Gaza fatalities

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Plus: Protests across Australia, Dostum exile set to end, Duterte’s ‘war on drunks’

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Survey finds hundreds of illegal dumps in Allegheny County

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Hundreds of illegal dumps in Allegheny County damage the environment, degrade communities and pose public health risks for residents

Soda tax stands in Philadelphia, but does it have pop in Pittsburgh?

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a soda tax in Philadelphia, but local leaders in Pittsburgh say they’re not exploring the idea.

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Kavanaugh: Watergate tapes decision may have been wrong

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that Watergate tapes case may have been wrongly decided.

Revelations of U.S. cardinal sex abuse will force pope's hand

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The revelations have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew, and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.

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1 woman killed after man takes hostages inside Trader Joe’s in LA

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Police said the suspect shot his grandmother and girlfriend before crashing into the market.

Multiple injuries in South Fayette crash involving two motorcycles, car

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The incident occurred about 6:50 p.m. in the 4200 block of Battle Ridge Road.

Saturday, Jul 21

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Pa. GOP governor nominee Scott Wagner to climate change activist: 'You're a little young and naive'

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“Are we here to elect a governor, or are we here to elect a scientist?” Wagner continued. “I’m here to be the governor.”

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Survivor recounts deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

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An Indiana woman whose nine family members were killed when a Missouri duck boat sank says the last thing she heard before a huge wave swept over them was her sister-in-law yelling, "Grab the baby!"

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Woman, 19, shot in Homewood North

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The victim was found on Upland Street, but the shooting may have occurred near the intersection of Race and Homewood.

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'We are tired of accepting the worst from our leaders.' Young marchers push for climate action

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Marchers have demands for Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey.

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Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'

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President Donald Trump says his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is 'totally unheard of & perhaps illegal.'

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Ticket mix-up put family on ill-fated Missouri tourist boat

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More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family.

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Americans deserve better than a deeply flawed person as president

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We Americans can have a leader who helps the economy and also doesn’t tell lies, who uses diplomacy and doesn’t act like a bully.

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Bordering on cruel: U.S. values require compassion for kids

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Separating children from parents at the border with Mexico was bad enough in concept; the implementation appears to be downright inhumane.

Las Vegas outrage: Only in America — suing the shooting victims

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MGM wants federal courts to rule it is not legally responsible for shooter Stephen Paddock’s murderous rampage in Las Vegas last fall.

Marc A. Thiessen: Trump can shut down his Russia critics with one bold move

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The president should announce he is moving out most U.S. forces currently stationed in Germany and sending them to Poland.

The president appears to trust in Vladimir Putin

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He said, “I have real confidence in my intelligence people, but I must tell you ... Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial.”

It's not too late for people to support Trump and let democracy prevail

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Having won the election, Mr. Trump should have been given the opportunity to prove himself. But he has not received that.

A chameleon is a more fitting symbol for the GOP than an elephant

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If elephants could talk, they probably would demand that Donald Trump and his Trumpateers remove them as the symbol of the Republican Party.

Just about anyone can see that Trump has sold out America for his own interests

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I read with alarm the July 17 editorial “It Is Better to Talk,” condoning Donald Trump’s behavior in Helsinki.