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  • No Jail For Fertility Doctor Who Lied About Using Own Sperm

    No Jail For Fertility Doctor Who Lied About Using Own Sperm

    Thursday, December 14 2017 3:57 PM EST2017-12-14 20:57:27 GMT

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm will serve no jail time after pleading guilty Thursday to charges that he lied to investigators. A Marion County judge gave Dr. Donald Cline a one-year suspended sentence, but ruled his actions justified him having a felony criminal record. The 79-year-old doctor had pleaded guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice and faced up to three years in prison on each c...

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm will serve no jail time after pleading guilty Thursday to charges that he lied to investigators. A Marion County judge gave Dr. Donald Cline a one-year suspended sentence, but ruled his actions justified him having a felony criminal record. The 79-year-old doctor had pleaded guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice and faced up to three years in prison on each c...

  • AP Explains: What Is Net Neutrality And Why Does It Matter?

    AP Explains: What Is Net Neutrality And Why Does It Matter?

    Thursday, December 14 2017 3:52 PM EST2017-12-14 20:52:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Net neutrality” regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. 

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Net neutrality” regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. 

  • The Latest: States Warming Up Net-Neutrality Lawsuits

    The Latest: States Warming Up Net-Neutrality Lawsuits

    Thursday, December 14 2017 3:38 PM EST2017-12-14 20:38:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FCC’s vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 2:10 p.m. State attorneys general are now threatening lawsuits against the federal government’s repeal of “net neutrality” rules. New York’s attorney general says he’ll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. Democrat...
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FCC’s vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 2:10 p.m. State attorneys general are now threatening lawsuits against the federal government’s repeal of “net neutrality” rules. New York’s attorney general says he’ll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. Democrat...
  • The Latest: FCC Votes Down Obama-Era ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules

    The Latest: FCC Votes Down Obama-Era ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules

    Thursday, December 14 2017 1:46 PM EST2017-12-14 18:46:28 GMT
    MGNMGN
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FCC’s vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era “net neutrality” rules that guaranteed equal access to internet. The agency’s Democratic commissioners dissented in the 3-2 vote Thursday. The FCC’s new rules could usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet. The a...
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FCC’s vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era “net neutrality” rules that guaranteed equal access to internet. The agency’s Democratic commissioners dissented in the 3-2 vote Thursday. The FCC’s new rules could usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet. The a...
  • Democrat Jones Wins Stunning Red-State Alabama Senate Upset

    Democrat Jones Wins Stunning Red-State Alabama Senate Upset

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 4:55 AM EST2017-12-13 09:55:00 GMT
    APAP

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on Alabama's U.S. Senate election (all times local): 7 p.m. Polls are closed in Alabama in the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. At time of national reckoning over long-suppressed misconduct by powerful men, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers, dividing the GOP and giving Democrats ho...

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on Alabama's U.S. Senate election (all times local): 7 p.m. Polls are closed in Alabama in the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. At time of national reckoning over long-suppressed misconduct by powerful men, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers, dividing the GOP and giving Democrats ho...

  • LA Police Probe Claim Roman Polanski Molested Girl In '75

    LA Police Probe Claim Roman Polanski Molested Girl In '75

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-12-12 23:30:04 GMT
    Cropped Photo: Georges Biard / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0/ MGNCropped Photo: Georges Biard / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0/ MGN
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are investigating allegations Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975. Although the allegations are so old criminal charges cannot be brought, detectives may be able to use evidence they collect to help prosecute other cases. The 84-year-old's been a fugitive since fleeing to France in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old. The latest allegations were reported to police in October...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are investigating allegations Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975. Although the allegations are so old criminal charges cannot be brought, detectives may be able to use evidence they collect to help prosecute other cases. The 84-year-old's been a fugitive since fleeing to France in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old. The latest allegations were reported to police in October...
  • Pope On Guadalupe Feast: Church Is Mestizo, Native, Black

    Pope On Guadalupe Feast: Church Is Mestizo, Native, Black

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 2:52 PM EST2017-12-12 19:52:51 GMT
    (AP)(AP)

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging Latin American and Caribbean Catholics to celebrate and defend their diversity, saying the face of the Catholic Church is indigenous, mestizo and black. 

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging Latin American and Caribbean Catholics to celebrate and defend their diversity, saying the face of the Catholic Church is indigenous, mestizo and black. 

  • Court: 'Making a Murderer' Defendant's Confession Stands

    Court: 'Making a Murderer' Defendant's Confession Stands

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:02 PM EST2017-12-08 22:02:04 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - A federal appeals court in Chicago narrowly overturned a ruling Friday that could have freed a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series from prison, though one dissenting judge called the case "a profound miscarriage of justice." The full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed Brendan Dassey's claims that investigators tricked him into confessing that he took part in raping and killing photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005. Dass...
    CHICAGO (AP) - A federal appeals court in Chicago narrowly overturned a ruling Friday that could have freed a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series from prison, though one dissenting judge called the case "a profound miscarriage of justice." The full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed Brendan Dassey's claims that investigators tricked him into confessing that he took part in raping and killing photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005. Dass...
  • Next Miss America Could Be Pilot, Governor, Alpaca Farmer

    Next Miss America Could Be Pilot, Governor, Alpaca Farmer

    Monday, September 4 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-09-04 18:21:34 GMT
    In this Aug. 30, 2017 photo, Miss America contestants sit during a welcoming ceremony in Atlantic City, N.J. The next Miss America will be crowned on Sept. 10. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)In this Aug. 30, 2017 photo, Miss America contestants sit during a welcoming ceremony in Atlantic City, N.J. The next Miss America will be crowned on Sept. 10. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- One wants to be the first female governor of North Dakota. One is a half-blind baton twirler who performed at a Super Bowl. Another wants to chase tornadoes. One wants to run an alpaca farm, another is a former NFL cheerleader, yet another wants to sing the National Anthem at a Boston Red Sox game, and there is another who wants to be a criminal profiler for the FBI. The 51 women ...

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- One wants to be the first female governor of North Dakota. One is a half-blind baton twirler who performed at a Super Bowl. Another wants to chase tornadoes. One wants to run an alpaca farm, another is a former NFL cheerleader, yet another wants to sing the National Anthem at a Boston Red Sox game, and there is another who wants to be a criminal profiler for the FBI. The 51 women ...

  • Loretta Lynn Starting Rehabilitation After Stroke

    Loretta Lynn Starting Rehabilitation After Stroke

    Monday, May 15 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-05-15 23:08:24 GMT
    Loretta Lynn / Facebook/MGNLoretta Lynn / Facebook/MGN
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country legend Loretta Lynn is starting rehabilitation after suffering a stroke more than a week ago. An update posted on her website Monday said the 85-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame singer and songwriter has been moved from a hospital into rehabilitation. She was taken to the hospital May 4 after having a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. But she is expected to make a full recovery. The post said she wanted to thank everyone for their p...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country legend Loretta Lynn is starting rehabilitation after suffering a stroke more than a week ago. An update posted on her website Monday said the 85-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame singer and songwriter has been moved from a hospital into rehabilitation. She was taken to the hospital May 4 after having a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. But she is expected to make a full recovery. The post said she wanted to thank everyone for their p...
  • 'Only Steve Knows': Police Baffled By Facebook Video Killing

    'Only Steve Knows': Police Baffled By Facebook Video Killing

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:29:39 GMT
    Cleveland Police via APCleveland Police via AP
    CLEVELAND (AP) - In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, "I snapped, I just snapped." But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a Cleveland retiree, police were unable to explain what set him off. "Only Steve knows that," Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said as authorities posted a $50,000 reward for Stephens' capture in the shooting of Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old former foundry worker. I...
    CLEVELAND (AP) - In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, "I snapped, I just snapped." But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a Cleveland retiree, police were unable to explain what set him off. "Only Steve knows that," Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said as authorities posted a $50,000 reward for Stephens' capture in the shooting of Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old former foundry worker. I...
  • Dozens Of False Killer Whales Dead In Everglades National Park

    Dozens Of False Killer Whales Dead In Everglades National Park

    Monday, January 16 2017 4:42 PM EST2017-01-16 21:42:13 GMT
    NOAA Fisheries via NBC MiamiNOAA Fisheries via NBC Miami

    (NBC MIAMI) Officials say that dozens of False Killer Whales are dead following a stranding in Everglades National Park.

    (NBC MIAMI) Officials say that dozens of False Killer Whales are dead following a stranding in Everglades National Park.

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