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Cosby switching lawyers in civil cases around country

Bill Cosby has replaced the law firm overseeing civil litigation around the country linked to accusations he drugged and molested women. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Chris Sale says Tony Gwynn's death caused him to quit chewing tobacco

The Chicago White Sox pitcher, who leads the major leagues with 14 wins, was picked to start Tuesday night's game at Petco Park. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Earlier US case of superbug precursor found

A New York City patient was found to have been infected with bacteria last year that had a special type of resistance to antibiotics, the earliest known case in the U.S. of bacteria that could lead... Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Chewbacca Mom responds to violence with Michael Jackson song (+video)

Chewbacca Mom Candace Payne has channeled Michael Jackson in response to last week's fatal shootings of police officers in Dallas. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion

UFC President Dana White confirmed the sale of the mixed martial arts promotional company in text messages to The Associated Press on Sunday night. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Women more likely than men to face poverty during retirement

During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they're more likely to live in poverty. Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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Indian rapper targets US chemical giant in bid for damages

An Indian rapper is targeting Dow Chemical with rhymes — demanding the U.S. company pay more in victims' compensation and environmental damages stemming from a horrific chemical gas leak that... Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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Japan's ruling coalition wins election, promises revival

Japan's ruling coalition was a clear winner in Sunday's parliamentary elections, preliminary results and Japanese media exit polls indicated, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to push... Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of 'Hamilton,' says goodbye

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the Broadway smash "Hamilton," made a subdued final bow Saturday alongside two other departing stars in the show that has become a cultural phenomenon. Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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Indian rapper targets US chemical giant in bid for damages

A South Indian rapper is targeting Dow Chemical with rhymes — demanding the U.S. company pay more in victims' compensation and environmental damages stemming from a horrific chemical gas leak... Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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1 dead from bull-run goring in Alicante; 2 gored in Pamplona

A man from Valencia died Saturday after being gored in a late-night bull run near the southern Spanish town of Alicante, while two men were gored and 12 others injured in the more popular morning... Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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Georgia set to execute sixth inmate this year

An execution scheduled for Thursday would be the sixth in Georgia this year — the most executions carried out by the state in a calendar year since the death penalty was reinstated four... Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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Dustin Johnson to skip Olympics due to concern about Zika

U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson is withdrawing from the Olympics because he is concerned about the Zika virus. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Powerful typhoon slams into Taiwan; killing 1, injuring 66

A powerful typhoon slammed into Taiwan's eastern coast Friday, bringing ferocious winds and torrential rains to the area, killing one person and injuring 66 others. Planes and fishing boats were... Read more »

Published July 7, 2016

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Wizards acquire Trey Burke, sign 3 others

Burke was the No. 9 overall choice in the 2013 NBA draft out of Michigan and has averaged 12.1 points and 4.2 assists in three seasons with Utah, mostly as a starter for the first two but only as a... Read more »

Published July 7, 2016

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Germany lawmakers approve 'no means no' rape law

German lawmakers passed a bill Thursday that will make it easier for victims of sex crimes to file criminal complaints if they rejected their attacker's advances with a clear "no." Read more »

Published July 7, 2016

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Study: Trump health care plan would make 18M uninsured

Donald Trump's health care plan would make 18 million people uninsured, but also lower premiums significantly for policies purchased directly by consumers, according to an independent study... Read more »

Published July 7, 2016

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More than 500,000 hoverboards recalled after fires, burns

More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after some of the motorized scooters overheated, burned riders and damaged property. Read more »

Published July 6, 2016

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A Hamilton tale too tall? Group disputes tomcat story

In the song "A Winter's Ball" in the smash Broadway hit "Hamilton," Aaron Burr's character sings of Alexander Hamilton's delight for women, including the tale that Martha Washington named her feral... Read more »

Published July 6, 2016

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Kevin Durant's move to the Warriors changes the NBA landscape

The Warriors already were a super team before one of the league's most unstoppable scorers decided to leave Oklahoma City for the Bay Area. Though not everyone is anointing them next year's champions. Read more »

Published July 5, 2016

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Joey Chestnut regains championship in annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's... Read more »

Published July 4, 2016

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Fireworks, franks, festivities: Americans mark July Fourth

From fireworks soaring above the Washington Monument to hot dogs being downed in New York City's famed frank-eating contest, Americans aren't shy about celebrating their nation's birthday. Many... Read more »

Published July 4, 2016

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With few political allies, Trump plans celebrity convention

Donald Trump's team promises an extraordinary display of political entertainment at this month's Republican National Convention, with the accent on entertainment. Read more »

Published July 4, 2016

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Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel remembered at private service

Elie Wiesel was memorialized Sunday at a private service in Manhattan, as family and friends gathered and praised the endurance and eloquence of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and mourned him as one... Read more »

Published July 3, 2016

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