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Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges

Doctor-Sexual Assault

DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said. The person was not authorized...


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Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life

Greek Life Suspensions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges, which have long struggled with how to crack down on hazing, alcohol abuse and other unwelcome aspects without disbanding organizations that have loyal...


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VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

Liver Flukes Vietnam Veterans

HEROLD, W.Va. (AP) — A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Department of...


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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

Uber-Data Breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers. So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...


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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

Uber-Data Breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers. So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...


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Olympian Gabby Douglas says she, too, was sexually abused by gymnastics team doctor

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas on Tuesday added her name to the list of athletes who allege they were sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. The 21-year-old gymnast posted the accusation in a lengthy message on Instagram. Jeff Raymond,...


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A year after the election, some Americans have returned to the flock - or newly joined

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A year ago, in the days after the shock of learning that Donald Trump would be the next president, Charleen Ward was afraid. And come Sunday, she was in church. “I was really scared. I felt that things were going to be drastically changed for me as an African-American...


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Trump boosts Moore in Ala. Senate race despite sexual misconduct allegations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump gave a boost Tuesday to embattled Republican candidate Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race, warning against a Democratic victory and emphasizing that the former judge “totally denies” allegations of inappropriate relationships with...


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State again delays certification of elections, as Democrats file third lawsuit in

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. RICHMOND, Va. - Democrats hoping to win control of Virginia’s House of Delegates filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block the state Board of Elections from certifying a tight race that has been clouded by ballot mix-ups. The Virginia House Democratic Caucus...


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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Uber-Data Breach

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. FCC CHIEF SETS OUT TO SCRAP ‘NET NEUTRALITY‘ The move would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish. 2. ‘ROY MOORE...


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