Friday, July 28, 2017

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State Representative Heather Fitzenhagen fielded a bevy of questions on hot topics like education funding and medical marijuana while meeting with a business owners’ organization at Florida Southwestern College on ...
Las Vegas gambler William "Billy" Walters, right, leaves Manhattan federal court, in New York, Thursday, July 27, 2017.

BY LARRY NEUMEISTER NEW YORK (AP) — A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...
U.S. Marine veteran Lance Cpl. Jeff DeYoung carries Cena a 10-year-old black lab who was a military service dog, aboard the LST 393 where he was put down on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Muskegon, Michigan.

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. ...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

BY AMIR VAHDAT and ADAM SCHRECK TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country’s state media reported on Thursday, in what is ...
Lovily Kristine-Anwonette Johnson appears on a video monitor for her arraignment at Wyoming District Court on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Wyoming, Michigan.

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — The body of a 6-month-old western Michigan boy had already started to decompose by the time his mother took him to a hospital after she had ...
Palestinians and Israeli border police officers scuffle inside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Thursday, July 27, 2017.

BY IAN DEITCH and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH JERUSALEM (AP) — Clashes erupted Thursday at a sacred shrine in Jerusalem as thousands of Muslims rushed to pray at the site for the ...
In this Thursday Jan. 6, 2011 file photo, a traditional dhow floats in the Corniche Bay of Doha, Qatar, with tall buildings of the financial district in the background.

BY JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has hired a Washington influence firm founded by former top campaign aides to President Donald Trump and another specialized in ...
Connie Yates, mother of critically ill baby Charlie Gard arrives at the Royal Court of Justice in London, Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — A British judge ordered Thursday that critically ill infant Charlie Gard should be moved from a hospital to a hospice, where he will “inevitably” ...
In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017 photo, Sasha Gennet, left and Elliott Wright, both of The Nature Conservancy, study some of the wild flowers in the Lower Carpenter Valley near Truckee, Calif.

BY RICH PEDRONCELLI and DON THOMPSON TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Pink and yellow wildflowers burst from a lush bed of grass hidden from public view for more than a century. ...
This Aug. 8, 2008 file photo, shows embryos being placed onto a CryoLeaf ready for instant freezing using the vitrification process. In a statement Monday Feb. 1, 2016, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, Britain’s fertility regulator, has approved a scientist’s application to edit the human genetic code using a new technique that some fear crosses too many ethical boundaries.

BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. The ...
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