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FILE - This undated photo provided by Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows Nathan Sutherland, who is charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix. Lawyers for the incapacitated woman have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state, saying she may have been impregnated before. Sutherland, 37, has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual abuse and abuse of a vulnerable adult. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Claim seeks $45M for incapacitated woman who gave birthLawyers for an incapacitated woman who gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state
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2 film productions quit Georgia after abortion law is signedTwo film projects have pulled production from Georgia after the governor signed the so-called "heartbeat bill," which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected
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File - In this Dec. 22, 2005, file photo, Jahari, a lion, tears into a Christmas stocking filled with edible treats at the San Francisco Zoo. Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday, May 22, 2019, that a 16-year-old male African lion named Jahari died Monday of old age. He was born at the zoo in 2003 and raised by the staff after his mother died shortly after giving birth. The zoo's CEO, Tanya Peterson, says Jahari will be remembered for his bellowing roar that could be heard from every corner of the zoo. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoosTwo beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California
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FILE - In this June 23, 2018 file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol Agent walks between vehicles outside the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, May 21, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it would stop detaining migrants at the processing center in McAllen, Texas. CBP says "a large number" of people in custody were found Tuesday to have high fevers.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Flu outbreak sickens over 30 migrants at border centerMore than 30 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the Mexican border that was temporarily closed to stop the outbreak
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FILE - In this May 20, 2019, file photo, Emanuel Kidega Samson, 27, center, enters the courtroom in Nashville, Tenn. Samson, accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding seven others in a Nashville church in 2017, said Wednesday, May 22, he can't remember if he did it. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP, Pool, File)
Defendant says he doesn't recall if he shot 8 at churchThe man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding seven others in a Nashville church in 2017 says he can't remember if he did it
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Healthy dog euthanized for burial with owner, sparks debateVeterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a dog was euthanized so it could lie next to her owner
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Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol chargesA former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed up drunk and armed with a pistol at a board meeting
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FILE - This Monday, April 8, 2019 file photo shows the headquarters of the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and Hal Rogers are calling on the WHO to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. The members of Congress say the United Nations health agency’s guidance was influenced by people with financial connections to Mundipharma , the international sister company of Purdue Pharma, the company that makes the powerful opioid painkiller OxyContin. (AP Photo/Jamey Keaten, File)
US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidanceTwo U.S. lawmakers are demanding the World Health Organization drop its guidelines that allow for freer prescribing of opioid painkillers
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State Sen. John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, calls on lawmakers to reject a measure to toughen the rules for vaccination exemptions Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. The Senate approved the bill, SB276, by state Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, that gives state public health officials instead of local doctors the power to decide which children can skip their shots before attending school. The bill now goes to the Assembly.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Tougher vaccine rules move forward in CaliforniaCalifornia lawmakers are moving ahead with tougher rules that limit parents from choosing whether to vaccinate their schoolchildren
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You Know About Antibiotics and Meat. How About Oranges?We hear a lot about antibiotics used to produce our meat. Oranges, not so much. But that's the reality, reports Andrew Jacobs for the New York Times . It's all due to citrus greening disease, which is caused by a bacteria that is spread to orange and grapefruit trees by way...
Newser13 hours ago
Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strikeA strike entering its third week at an Ohio hospital is putting a spotlight on concerns about forcing nurses to repeatedly work mandatory overtime
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