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  • News

    The Latest: Official resigns after Afghanistan bombing claim

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The Latest on question claims made by a high-level State University of New York official (all times local):3:50 p.m.A high-ranking New York university official has resigned after his story about surviving a deadly bombing in...

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  • Law and order

    USC sued over clinic gynecologist accused of misconduct

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Four former University of Southern California students have sued the school and an ex-campus gynecologist who they accuse of sexual battery and sexual harassment.The civil lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles alleges Dr. George...

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  • Business

    Emergency workers file lawsuit alleging discrimination

    NEW YORK (AP) Members of the New York's emergency medical services say in a lawsuit that women and non-white members are suffering from discrimination.The lawsuit seeks class-action status and was filed Monday in federal court in...

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  • News

    New Jersey police officer performs C-section to deliver fawn

    WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) A police officer in New Jersey performed an emergency cesarean section to deliver a fawn after its mother was struck and killed on a road.Animal control officer Robert Lagonera says the Washington Township police...

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  • News

    Lawyers in death-penalty case seek answers on mental fitness

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Defense lawyers for a man facing a possible death penalty in the slaying of a Muslim teenager last year say their client likely suffers intellectual disabilities.The court filing from lawyers for 23-year-old Darwin...

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  • News

    Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) Maine Gov. Paul LePage revealed Friday that he was stuck by a vehicle while biking in Florida last fall and credited a bicycle helmet with saving his life.LePage told MaineToday Media the impact cracked his helmet into two...

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  • Politics

    San Francisco to distribute addiction drug directly to users

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco's mayor wants to send medical teams out to city streets to distribute a drug that curbs heroin cravings in opioid addicts.Mayor Mark Farrell calls the initiative a first in the country. He says he will allocate...

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  • News

    Woman admits having deadly toxin ricin at retirement home

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) A 70-year-old woman accused of manufacturing the deadly toxin ricin (RY'-sin) and testing it on fellow residents at a Vermont retirement community has pleaded guilty to possessing it.The FBI says Betty Miller has an...

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  • News

    Correction: Hepatitis A-San Diego story

    SAN DIEGO (AP) In stories May 17, April 3, Jan. 23 and Jan. 10, 2018, as well as Dec. 19, 2017, about San Diego's Hepatitis A outbreak, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the outbreak, with 20 deaths and 577 cases, was the worst in...

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  • Business

    US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) U.S. regulators have approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.Thursday's action by the Food and Drug Administration clears the monthly shot for sale. Aimovig (AIM'-oh-vig) is the first in a new class of...

    By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

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