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Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:28pm
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls....
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Friend convicted of impeding Boston Marathon probe

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:26pm
BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend was convicted Monday of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by agreeing with another friend to get rid of a backpack and disabled fireworks they took from his dorm room three days after the attack....
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Israeli mood turns dark with mounting casualties

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:25pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- For almost two weeks, Israel practically bristled with confidence and pride: The Iron Dome air defense system was dependably zapping incoming Hamas rockets from the skies, the military was successfully repelling infiltration attempts on the ground and from the sea, and the conflict with Hamas was causing almost no casualties in Israel....
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Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:23pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says....
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Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California. In Pennsylvania, a doctor was removed from clinical work after complaining that on-call doctors were refusing to go to a VA hospital in Wilkes-Barre....
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Microsoft makes design central to its future

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:16pm
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food - or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go. Among them: dried noodles that come wrapped around a pair of chopsticks; a tubular meal that can be pulled with two fingers from a car cup holder base; and a fork that squeezes out sauce....
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Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:08pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel's dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport....
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Obama voices concern about casualties in Mideast

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama called Monday for the international community to focus on ending the fighting in the Gaza Strip, as Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East to make a renewed push for a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel....
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Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:43pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The families and friends of Dutch citizens blown out of the sky above Ukraine poured out their grief and anger Monday at a meeting with their monarch and political leaders....
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World breaks monthly heat record 2 times in a row

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May....
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Migrant smuggler costs for crossing Mexico to US

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:11pm
Migration experts and smugglers who charge from $4,000 to $10,000 to move Central Americans to the U.S. say these are some of the payments that must be made to get their human cargo to its destination:...
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Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:09pm
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) -- The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: "Do you think a coyote is going to say he's a coyote?"...
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NASA names building for moonwalker Neil Armstrong

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:24pm
NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida....
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'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:05pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're likely his next parody conquest....
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Ukraine at potential turning point after crash

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:59am
MOSCOW (AP) -- The crash of the Malaysian airliner in rebel-held eastern Ukraine is being viewed as a potential turning-point in the conflict - either, the international revulsion over the death of all 298 people on board will force the warring parties to seek an end to the violence, or the disaster will stoke the fighting as the recriminations escalate....
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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:43am
CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) -- In "Jaws," the fictional mayor tried to protect the summer tourism season by keeping a lid on reports of the man-eater lurking offshore. As sightings of great white sharks mount off Cape Cod in real life, however, businesses in the Massachusetts town of Chatham are embracing the frenzy....
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German supermarket tycoon Albrecht dead at 94

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:48am
BERLIN (AP) -- Karl Albrecht, co-founder of the Aldi grocery store empire and one of the world's richest people, has died in the western German city of Essen. He was 94....
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Black-and-white stripes are the new orange

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:40am
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture....
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Florida town stunned by news of police KKK ties

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:09am
FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) -- Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer's home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads. A few words were spoken and they, along with a half-dozen others, were initiated into the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, she says....
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Charlie Hunnam talks about leaving 'Fifty Shades'

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:03am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- The first trailer for the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie will be released this week and the original Christian Grey, Charlie Hunnam, says he can't wait for the finished product....
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