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    State: Lawyers sure abortion licensing laws constitutional

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After court victories against abortion laws in Texas and Louisiana, a reproductive rights group filed a federal challenge on Tuesday of a Louisiana licensing law it blames for more than a thousand burdensome anti-abortion regulations. The state rules require a vaginal exam whether or not a woman’s doctor thinks it’s necessary, […]
  • FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.  The Trump administration is taking steps to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation’s streams from pollution.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday outlined a process for rescinding a 2015 regulation that defines which waterways are covered under the Clean Water Act.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) Lifestyle

    Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved Tuesday to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation’s streams from pollution but drew attacks from farmers, fossil fuel companies and property-rights groups as federal overreach. The 2015 regulation sought to settle a debate over which waterways are covered under the Clean […]
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    The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending June 25, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List – Paid Books Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher 1.Camino Island by John Grisham – 9780385543057 – (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 2.Into the Water by Paula Hawkins – 9780735211216 – (Penguin Publishing […]
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    The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending June 25, 2017: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 5Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 6iSchedule, HotSchedules 7Poly Bridge, Dry Cactus 8Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 9Monument Valley 2, ustwo Games Ltd 10Toca […]
  • This cover image released by Harper Wave shows, "My Glory Was I Had Such Friends," a memoir by Amy Silverstein. (Harper Wave via AP) Lifestyle

    Amy Silverstein explores friendship in ‘My Glory’ memoir

    “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: a Memoir” (Harper Wave), by Amy Silverstein Amy Silverstein received a new heart when was 25 years old, and for the next 26 years she beat the odds, surpassing all expectations for a transplant recipient. Then a single jolt of dizziness warned her that something was terribly wrong; […]
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    Big delivery: South Carolina mom gives birth to 14-pound son

    LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina couple is looking for some bigger baby clothes after their son was born at a whopping 14.4 pounds. WLTX-TV reports (http://on.wltx.com/2sXwYoQ ) that Colin Austin Keisler was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Lexington. The baby is healthy, but his mother, Cindy Richmond, says they had […]
  • This cover image released by Harper Wave shows, "My Glory Was I Had Such Friends," a memoir by Amy Silverstein. (Harper Wave via AP) Lifestyle

    Amy Silverstein explores friendship in ‘My Glory’ memoir

    “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: a Memoir” (Harper Wave), by Amy Silverstein Amy Silverstein received a new heart when was 25 years old, and for the next 26 years she beat the odds, surpassing all expectations for a transplant recipient. Then a single jolt of dizziness warned her that something was terribly wrong; […]
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    Judge upholds St. Louis Zoo gun ban; opponents vow to appeal

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge is upholding a policy barring visitors from entering St. Louis Zoo with guns, despite pressure from gun-rights advocates who are pushing for firearms restrictions to be lifted at zoos nationwide. St. Louis Circuit Judge Joan Moriarty ruled Friday that the publicly funded institution fits the state law’s definition of […]
  • FILE - In this April 7, 2016 file picture Nestle's directors speak in front of the Nestle's logo during the general meeting of Nestle Group, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Nestle says Monday, June 26, 2017  it's keeping "an open dialogue with all of our shareholders" after news reports that a U.S. hedge fund has taken a large stake sent shares of the Swiss food and beverages giant soaring.  (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP,file) Lifestyle

    Nestle to buy back $21 billion in its own stock by 2020

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nestle says it plans to spend about $21 billion to buy its own stock in the next three years as the food and beverage giant seeks to boost shareholder value. The Swiss food and beverage giant also said Tuesday that that after a review of its wide-ranging business, it will mostly […]
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    80-year-old woman attacked, mauled by rabid bobcat in garden

    SUNAPEE, N.H. (AP) — An 80-year-old New Hampshire woman fought off a rabid bobcat with the help of her two dogs and her gardening sickle. Elsie Dabrowski says she was gardening Sunday at her Sunapee home when the animal attacked , biting her face, arm and back. She says her only thoughts at the moment […]