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September 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 19-year-old Pennsylvania college freshman and lacrosse player who died from blunt-force head injuries had been drinking alcohol and likely fell in his dorm room and hit his head. District Attorney John Morganelli says lacrosse recruit McCrae Williams, of Weston...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:55 pm
Attorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives. They announced Tuesday that they had served subpoenas requesting information from five companies that make powerful prescription...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans expressed growing hope Monday for a final push to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, an effort that still faces an uphill climb and just a two-week window to pass. Adding more risk, senators would be in the dark about the bill's impact on...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:59 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — DeShone Kizer gets a migraine headache once or twice a year. Unfortunately, Cleveland's rookie quarterback was afflicted by a nasty one Sunday — in his second NFL game, before a deafening, hostile crowd, and against one of the league's most tenacious defenses. "That's one of my...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:34 pm
A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players said she's concerned about "deceptive practices" by claims service providers, lawyers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody will hold a hearing in Philadelphia...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — American college students attacked with acid at a train station in France have offered compassion and prayers for their assailant, who authorities say suffers from a mental illness. French authorities have said they don't believe extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:29 am
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — Salmon have a lousy problem, and the race to solve it is spanning the globe. A surge of parasitic sea lice is disrupting salmon farms around the world. The tiny lice attach themselves to salmon and feed on them, killing or rendering them unsuitable for dinner...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:29 am
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — Salmon have a lousy problem, and the race to solve it is spanning the globe. A surge of parasitic sea lice is disrupting salmon farms around the world. The tiny lice attach themselves to salmon and feed on them, killing or rendering them unsuitable for dinner...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There must be an answer. Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it has eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device. Each...
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