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South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar, left, is greeted by South Sudan officials as he returned to the country, Saturday, Oct.19, 2019, to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to form a unity government after a five-year civil war. Macher's two-day visit…

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South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar, centre, as he returns to the country, in Juba, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to form a unity government after a five-year civil war. Machar's two-day visit includes a scheduled mee…

Athens Area High School agriculture and science teachers showed off some new resources for student learning Monday that have been about four years in the making. One of the buildings will house animals while the other, a greenhouse, includes hydroponics fertilized by fish waste pumped from a…

Some Bradford County school districts were awarded School Safety program grants Friday that will enable them to enhance the safety and security of their buildings through the use of equipment, school resource officers, or other means of violence prevention.

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CANTON — Canton Borough Council has moved to complete work to bring a property on South Washington Street into compliance with ordinances after years of complaints by locals.

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The Waverly Central School District welcomed a new homecoming tradition Friday as a first-ever parade of student groups and community organizations made their way from the high school to East Waverly Park. Festivities continued with a tailgate party before the Wolverines took on Norwich, and…

The upcoming final phase rollout of Community Health Choices in Pennsylvania means some changes for a service that the Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Tioga Area Agency on Aging has been able to provide locally. However, according to Executive Director Marlea Hoyt, it will not mean the agency …

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TOWANDA BOROUGH — When the doors of the Independent Baptist Church opened at 8 a.m. Friday morning for its free giveaway, volunteer Sue Wheeler described the crowd waiting outside “like Walmart on Black Friday.”

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Family members grieve beside the coffin of one of the men killed during a month of demonstrations aimed at ousting Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, during a joint funeral for two victims in a public plaza near the National Palace in central Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

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From left, Democratic presidential candidates, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, businessman Tom Steyer, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, entrepren…

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A decade after he was first sentenced in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, Maurice Hudson still could not come up with $1,941 in outstanding court costs — and, at a February hearing, it was clear Judge Genece Brinkley was out of patience.

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SOUTH FAYETTE, Pa. (AP) — They love the vibrant movies and music that spring from their homeland, but they also follow the Pittsburgh Steelers with the same devotion as someone schooled in black-and-gold lore since birth.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Before social media dramatically changed the way Americans interact, the local bar was where people gathered to unload about the day's events and get together with friends.

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California Public Utilities Commission President Marybel Batjer, top rignt, and commissioner Clifford Rechtschaffen, top left, listen as Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) CEO Bill Johnson, bottom, speaks during a meeting at CPUC headquarters in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) CEO Bill Johnson, from left, sits with President and CEO Andy Vesey and Senior Vice President, Electric Operations Michael Lewis during a California Public Utilities Commission meeting in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

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California Public Utilities Commission President Marybel Batjer, center rear, and commissioners listen as representatives of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), seated at bottom, speak during a meeting at CPUC headquarters in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

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Michael Lewis, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) Senior Vice President, Electric Operations walks to his seat after speaking during a California Public Utilities Commission meeting in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

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Madison West High School senior Noah Anderson, 17, president of the school's Black Student Union and son of the school's recently-fired security guard Marlin Anderson, leads a rally in support of his father outside the school in Madison, Wis. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

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Madison School District interim superintendent Jane Belmore, left, and Madison School Board President Gloria Reyes address questions from the media following a rally in support of fired West High School security guard Marlon Anderson outside the district's offices in Madison, Wis. Friday, Oc…

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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 1980 file photo, Republican nominee for Vice President George Bush, left, and Gerald Ford wave to crowds at a rally in Bloomfield, Mich. as they are joined by Republican presidential-hopeful Ronald Reagan and Michigan Gov. William G. Milliken, Michigan’s lon…

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A billboard in New York City's Time Square depicts President Donald Trump being hogtied by a woman clad in athletic wear on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The The 30-foot-high billboard is part of an advertising campaign by Dhvani, a Portland-based clothing company. CEO of Dhvani Avi Brown told The …

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A billboard in New York City's Time Square depicts President Donald Trump being hogtied by a woman clad in athletic wear on Friday, October 18, 2019. The The 30-foot-high billboard is part of an advertising campaign by Dhvani, a Portland-based clothing company. CEO of Dhvani Avi Brown told T…

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FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Marybel Batjer, of the California Public Utilities Commission, speaks during a news conference as Gov. Gavin Newsom looks on in Sacramento, Calif. California's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for wh…

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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2019, file photo, CVS Pharmacy shift supervisor James Quinn throws out ice cream from darkened freezers as downtown Sonoma, Calif., remains without power. California's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for what it calls…

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, reacts as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Michael Cohen is again turning to Congress as part of a ne…

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BALTIMORE (AP) — The top prosecutor in Baltimore knew exactly where to go for guidance after she made the decision to file charges in an explosive case involving the death of a black man in police custody. She called Rep. Elijah Cummings, her trusted adviser and friend.

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts:

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Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Davis Gates speaks during a rally outside Chicago Public Schools headquarters in the Loop, before marching through downtown with thousands of striking union members and their supporters, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Chicago. Striking teachers went o…

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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2019 file photo, faith leaders and members of human rights groups wearing a life vests symbolizing the life-saving program are arrested during a protest calling congress not to end refugee resettlement program, at the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The Turki…

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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the U.S. ambassador's residence during a news conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after their meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Turkey. The Turkish assault on northe…

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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 file photo, U.S Vice President Mike Pence, right, speaks at the U.S. ambassador's residence during a news conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after their meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara, Turkey, The Turkish assa…

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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace for talks on the Kurds and Syria, in Ankara, Turkey. The Turkish assault on northern Syria in the wake of President Donald Trump’s troop w…

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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2019 file photo, faith leaders and members of human rights groups wearing a life vests symbolizing the life-saving program are arrested by U.S. Capitol police, during a protest calling congress not to end the refugee resettlement program, at the steps of the U.S. Capi…

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President Donald Trump speaks during an event where he congratulated astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch as they conduct the first all-female spacewalk, from the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Washington.

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Michael Tein, defense lawyer for Tony Hernandez, speaks to the media outside federal court in New York, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Hernandez, the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, was convicted Friday in a massive drug conspiracy that prosecutors say was protected by the Cent…

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Michael Tein, defense lawyer for Tony Hernandez, speaks to the media outside federal court in New York, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Hernandez, the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, was convicted Friday in a massive drug conspiracy that prosecutors say was protected by the Cent…

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Lida Perdomo, of Honduras, holds a sign outside federal court in Manhattan Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in New York. Tony Hernandez, the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, has been convicted in a massive drug conspiracy that prosecutors say was protected by the Central American …

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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2019, file photo, U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe, left, receives the Best FIFA Women's player award from FIFA president Gianni Infantino during the ceremony of the Best FIFA Football Awards in Milan's La Scala theater, northern Italy. Rapinoe is enjoying the whirlwind of…

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FILE - In this July 10, 2019, file photo, from left to right, U.S. Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. women's soccer players Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan joins teammates and others as the U.S. women's soccer team is celebrated with a ticker t…