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    Former NBA player Marcus Camby sued over nephew's drowning

    HOUSTON (AP) Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving.The federal lawsuit, filed...

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  • Business

    Ex-official convicted of defrauding mental health clinic

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) A member of a politically connected Philadelphia family has been convicted of defrauding a nonprofit mental health clinic out of about $1 million for her personal benefit. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports a...

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  • Business

    Prosecutors seek 35-year term in deadly meningitis outbreak

    BOSTON (AP) Prosecutors say the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak should be sent to prison for 35 years for showing "an unconscionable disregard for the lives of the patients."Barry Cadden...

    By Denise Lavoie, AP Legal Affairs Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Mary Valastro, mother of 'Cake Boss' star, dies at 69

    HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) The mother of "Cake Boss" reality star Buddy Valastro has died. Mary Valastro was 69 years old.He announced on Instagram on Thursday that his mother's "battle with ALS has ended." He wrote that she is no longer suffering and...

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  • News

    Steam pipe explosion may have exposed officers to asbestos

    BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore police say officers who responded to an explosion of an underground steam pipe may have been exposed to asbestos.Detective Jeremy Silbert said in an email that Veolia North America, which operates Baltimore's steam pipe...

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  • Environment

    Body found at North Texas landfill ID'd as missing girl

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) A medical examiner has identified a body found at a North Texas landfill as a 14-year-old girl missing since Monday evening.The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the body Thursday as that of Kaytlynn...

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  • Business

    Court: Sailors can sue in US over Japanese nuclear disaster

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal appeals court says members of the U.S. Navy can pursue their lawsuit in a U.S. court alleging radiation exposure from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco...

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  • Business

    Court: Sailors can sue in US over Japanese nuclear disaster

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal appeals court says members of the U.S. Navy can pursue their lawsuit in a U.S. court alleging radiation exposure from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco...

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  • Business

    Court: Sailors can sue in US over Japanese nuclear disaster

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal appeals court says members of the U.S. Navy can pursue their lawsuit in a U.S. court alleging radiation exposure from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco...

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  • Business

    Court: Sailors can sue in US over Japanese nuclear disaster

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal appeals court says members of the U.S. Navy can pursue their lawsuit in a U.S. court alleging radiation exposure from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco...

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