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December 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says a cosmetic-surgery firm that denied surgery to three men with HIV violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Federal Judge Analisa Torres issued the written opinion Wednesday against Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York, which has offices in Manhattan and...
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December 20, 2017 - 6:52 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Shamorie Ponds scored 28 points, Justin Simon had 11 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, and St. John's beat Saint Joseph's 77-73 in the Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase on Wednesday night. St. John's (10-2) is off to its best start in the Chris Mullin Era. Ponds split a...
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December 20, 2017 - 6:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says a cosmetic surgery firm violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it denied surgery to three men with HIV. Federal Judge Analisa Torres issued the written opinion Wednesday against a business known as Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York, with offices...
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In this undated photo provided by the The Rosamond Gifford Zoo, a female African Lion named Kierha is shown in her living space at the zoo in Syracuse, N.Y. Kierha, who lived most of her nearly 18 years at the upstate New York zoo, died on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The zoo says the cause of death hasn't been determined, but Kierha had recently been anesthetized for examination and testing "after showing signs of health issues common to elderly female felines." (Hilary Weissbard/Rosamond Gifford Zoo via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 5:24 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An African lioness triplet that lived most of her nearly 18 years at an upstate New York zoo has died. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse says Kierha the lioness died Sunday but the cause of her death hasn't been determined. It says Kierha had recently been anesthetized for...
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December 20, 2017 - 3:37 pm
NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The former owner of an Indiana hotel is being sued for charging a woman $350 for posting a negative online review that said there was hair and dirt on the sheets in her room and other cleanliness issues. Indiana's attorney general's office contends that Andrew Szakaly...
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In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, firefighters follow a hose line while walking rugged and scorched terrain below E. Camino Cielo near Gibraltar Road in Santa Barbara, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. Officials estimate that the fire will grow to become the biggest in California history before full containment, expected by Jan. 7. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 3:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a welcome lull in powerful winds that drove Southern California's massive wildfire, crews and homeowners were bracing Wednesday for the return of potentially dangerous gusts that could revive the flames. Some residents are watching from afar at hotels and evacuation centers...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, file photo shows a "House for Sale by Owner" sign in a yard in Fort Washington, Pa. On Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in November. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 20, 2017 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans purchased homes at the fastest pace in nearly 11 years, as sales climbed 5.6 percent in November. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that sales of existing homes rose last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.81 million units. Home sales were...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, file photo shows a "House for Sale by Owner" sign in a yard in Fort Washington, Pa. On Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in November. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 20, 2017 - 10:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans purchased homes at the fastest pace in nearly 11 years, as sales climbed 5.6 percent in November. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes rose last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.81 million units. Home sales were last this...
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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive for the Queen's Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace, London, Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 8:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Actress Meghan Markle has joined her fiance Prince Harry to attend the royal family's pre-Christmas luncheon at Buckingham Palace. Queen Elizabeth II traditionally hosts a festive lunch for the family before leaving for her private Sandringham Estate in Scotland, where she spends her...
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December 20, 2017 - 7:57 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A female African lion that lived most of her nearly 18 years at an upstate New York zoo has died. Officials at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo say the lioness named Kierha died last Sunday. The zoo says the cause of death hasn't been determined, but Kierha had recently been...
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