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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014 file photo, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor speaks during a lecture, in Concord, N.H. O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, says she has the beginning stages of dementia and "probably Alzheimer's disease." O'Connor made the announcement in a letter Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. She said that her diagnosis was made "some time ago" and that as her condition has progressed she is "no longer able to participate in public life." (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
October 23, 2018 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, announced Tuesday in a frank and personal letter that she has been diagnosed with "the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease." The 88-year-old said doctors diagnosed her some time ago and that as her...
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In this Oct. 22, 2018 photo, a staff walks by displayed pen-like "heat-not-burn" device iQOS at an IQOS store in Tokyo. In Japan, Philip Morris opened nine iQOS stores in trendy districts nationwide, offering free WiFi and drinks, to perk consumer interest. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 23, 2018 - 4:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Philip Morris, maker of Marlboro and other major cigarette brands, is maneuvering to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy Japan and other tobacco-loving markets. One of the biggest purveyors of tobacco products, it says making the...
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October 22, 2018 - 4:33 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congo's health ministry says health teams in the latest Ebola outbreak are attacked about three or four times a week by wary residents, a level of violence unseen in the country's nine previous outbreaks of the deadly virus. The coordinator of the outbreak response, Dr. Ndjoloko...
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New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) is tackled by a group of Baltimore Ravens defenders as he rushes the ball in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 21, 2018 - 4:43 pm
The Latest on the NFL's Week 7 (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. After converting three fourth-down plays on the opening series, the New Orleans Saints misfired on their fourth attempt during the opening drive against the Baltimore Ravens. New Orleans held the ball for more than 10 minutes but came away...
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Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles reacts after losing a fumble to the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
October 21, 2018 - 2:58 pm
The Latest on the NFL's Week 7 (all times EDT): 2:45 p.m. The Jaguars benched quarterback Blake Bortles following his second fumble against Houston. Bortles fumbled on the team's third play of each half, and the Texans turned them into 10 points. They led 20-0 when former Cleveland quarterback Cody...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018, file photo, people enter the University of Southern California's Engemann Student Health Center in Los Angeles. Nearly 100 women who contend that they were sexually harassed or abused by a former University of Southern California gynecologist, Dr. George Tyndall, are suing the school, arguing it ignored decades of complaints. The filing of new lawsuits on behalf of 93 women against the university was announced Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
October 19, 2018 - 2:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California on Friday announced a tentative agreement for a $215 million class-action settlement of claims involving alleged sexual harassment and abuse by a gynecologist who treated hundreds of students over decades. The agreement will provide...
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October 19, 2018 - 11:03 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Salisbury, a former head of the U.K.'s overseas intelligence service said Friday. "I don't believe Russia would have used a nerve agent on the streets of an American or German...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, Hindu worshippers stand in queues outside the Sabarimala temple, one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. India's ruling party and the main opposition are both supporting a protest to keep females of menstruating age from entering the temple, in what some political observers say is a bid to shore up votes ahead of next year's general election. The country's Supreme Court had on Sept. 28, 2018, lifted the temple's ban on women of menstruating age, holding that equality is supreme irrespective of age and gender. (AP Photo/ Hareesh Kumar A S, File)
October 19, 2018 - 2:44 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Dozens of Hindu priests have joined conservative protesters to block women of menstruating age from one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, defying a ruling from India's top court to let them enter. The priests on Friday threatened to stop rituals and prayers in hillock...
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French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and more discussion on stalled Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Francois Walschaerts, Pool)
October 18, 2018 - 1:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is facing criticism from mothers with big families both at home and abroad for comments he made about women and fertility in Africa. Hundreds of French and American women took offense at a September speech that Macron made at the Gates Foundation's...
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Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 18, 2018 - 7:30 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Cam Battley is a top executive at one of Canada's biggest marijuana companies, but he isn't sticking around to savor the country's historic pot legalization. He's off to Germany on Friday and Australia next week — a sign of what a leader Canada has become in the global pot industry...
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