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  • Police: Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sexual assault case

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former campus gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday in the sexual assaults of 16 patients at the campus student health center, authorities said. Dr. George Tyndall has been the subject of ...

  • Vaccine panel gives nod to HPV shots for men up to age 26

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    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — A vaccine against cervical and other cancers should be recommended for both men and women up to age 26, a U.S. government advisory panel decided Wednesday. The vaccine protects against HPV, a virus that is commonly spread ...

  • Sanders video highlights lack of Reno affordable housing

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    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released an online campaign video spotlighting the lack of affordable housing in Reno. The Vermont senator's campaign released a video Wednesday featuring interviews with a northern Nevada tenant rights activist, ...

  • Lawsuit calls Arkansas "ag-gag" law unconstitutional

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    (AP) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A legal advocacy organization has filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging a state law that farm organizations have used to shield themselves from undercover investigations by animal rights groups. Lawyers the Animal Legal Defense ...

  • Apple buys more self-driving car technology in latest deal

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    (AP) CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple has bought a struggling self-driving car startup as the iPhone maker continues to explore the potential market for robotic vehicles, despite recently curtailing its work on the technology. The Cupertino, California, company confirmed its acquisition ...

  • NRA's top lobbyist resigns amid turmoil within the group

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    (AP) The National Rifle Association's top lobbyist resigned Wednesday, the latest development in a dizzying array of in-fighting within the gun lobbying group in recent months that has ensnared even its most ardent loyalists. Chris Cox's departure came the same day ...

  • A breakdown of what's at stake in US-Iran crisis

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides in the U.S.-Iran standoff say they don't want war. But unless one or the other changes course - the United States from its harsh economic sanctions or Iran from its risky pushback - the confrontation ...

  • Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran and more

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll meet with "a lot of different countries" during his third international trip in a month. Trump headed for Japan on Wednesday for the annual Group of 20 summit. He'll then stop in ...

  • Goalie Roberto Luongo retires after 19 NHL seasons

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    (AP) SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida goalie Roberto Luongo has decided to retire after 19 seasons. The 40-year-old Luongo made the announcement Wednesday on his Twitter account. His 489 career victories are third in NHL history behind only Martin Brodeur and ...

  • Agency removes mold from soon-to-open migrant detention site

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    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it's clearing mold from a South Texas facility that will soon house up to 1,300 migrant children. HHS said in a statement Wednesday that it was working quickly ...

  • Tesla provision helps get Wisconsin legislator behind budget

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    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans won a key legislator's support for the state budget Wednesday after inserting provisions that allow electric car manufacturer Tesla to open dealerships in the state — a goal long pursued by the lawmaker, an ...

  • Guatemalan authorities raid electoral offices amid recount

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    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Attorney General's Office says it has searched the offices of the country's election commission following supposed inconsistencies in the vote count in the June 16 general elections. The search led to the suspension of a ...

  • AEG Facilities to manage Las Vegas Stadium opening in 2020

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A division of live-entertainment company AEG says it will manage a 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium being built for the NFL's relocated Raiders and UNLV football. In a statement Tuesday, AEG Facilities and the Oakland Raiders say ...

  • Russia hails return European body amid objections

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    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials are hailing the decision by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to ratify credentials of the country's delegation, restoring Russia's participation five years after being stripped of voting rights. But seven countries including ...

  • The Latest: Defense presents testimony in SEAL murder case

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Defense attorneys for a Navy SEAL accused of killing a wounded ...

  • US warns Turkey it faces sanctions if it buys Russian system

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper made it clear to Turkey on Wednesday that it will face economic sanctions if it goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, as the standoff between the ...

  • The Latest: Gas prices could increase on refinery closure

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    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the announcement that an East Coast oil refinery that caught fire will close (all times local): 1:30 p.m. AAA says gasoline prices may increase after the announcement that a Philadelphia oil refinery will close ...

  • The Latest: Bahrain FM gives interview to Israeli TV channel

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding a U.S.-hosted conference in Bahrain about Washington's economic plan for the Palestinians (all times local): 9 p.m. Bahrain's foreign minister has given an unprecedented interview to an Israeli television channel, calling ...

  • First tropical storm of the East Pacific season forms off Mexico; poses no threat to land

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    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — First tropical storm of the East Pacific season forms off Mexico; poses no threat to land.

  • Trump calls out Rapinoe for comments about White House visit

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called out U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a months-old video was posted on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn't going to the White House if ...

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