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AG Kane turns over materials ordered by Sandusky judge

This, after a judge ordered her to turn over proof of alleged grand jury leaks from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case. "The seriousness of this reckless breach of sealed Supreme Court documents, orchestrated by the presiding judge of a state investigative grand jury, with attorneys and the very reporters who have covered some of the Sandusky, Computergate, and Bonusgate cases, can’t be overstated", Kane said in the statement.

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Autistic 6-year-old shot 5 times, killed during police pursuit

The boy's father, who was at the wheel, was also hit, and was hospitalized in critical condition. The shots all came from outside the vehicle and through the driver's side. The coroner said the boy was "caught in the line of fire" and was killed. "I can't confirm whether it was bullets from the officers' guns or if the driver had a gun and it was a shot from him", Moreau said.

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Ex-councilman Jim Kenney elected mayor in Philadelphia

Democratic mayoral candidate and former City Councilman Jim Kenney leaves a rally on election day, Tuesday, November 3, 2015, in Philadelphia. Addressing supporters Tuesday night at Philadelphia's Jewish Museum, Kenney vowed unity. His opponents in Tuesday's election included two independents and a socialist. Kenney, according to that statement, deemed the endorsement "beyond humbling" and returned the spirit of praise, citing Obama's "historic efforts" on prison reform, immigration and ...

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Vietnam moves away from Chinese imports

In 2014, Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi paid two visits to Vietnam in June and October. During the visit, Zhang emphasized that the joint efforts by Chinese and Vietnamese parties, states and peoples in the path of adhering to the communist party leadership and socialist mechanism are of common destiny with strategic significance.

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Pennsylvania prosecutor election to affect Cosby inquiry

Steele has shouldered much of the case against Kane, a fellow Democrat accused of leaking secret grand jury information and then lying to cover it up. Liz Kentner of Oreland, Penn. says Castor - the former Republican DA - should not get another chance at the job after failing to bring charges in 2005.

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Republicans Retain Control of Virginia Senate, House of Delegates

Republicans appear poised to maintain the firm grip on Virginia's House of Delegates that has allowed them to beat back much of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's legislative agenda. Independent Don Caldwell, a former Democrat, has received about 6 percent of the vote. In a statement, the governor said he is "confident that every man and woman elected tonight will come to Richmond ready to join our bipartisan efforts to build a new Virginia economy".