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‘Dancing doctor’ accused of filming music videos during surgeries says she was being ‘safe,’ patients consented

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‘Dancing doctor’ accused of filming music videos during surgeries says she was being ‘safe,’ patients consented

ABC News(ATLANTA) — A Georgia doctor, whose medical license was suspended after she was accused by patients of recording music videos during surgeries without their consent, says she was “safe” and the patients in her videos had agreed to …

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75 percent of Americans say immigration is a good thing: Gallup poll

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75 percent of Americans say immigration is a good thing: Gallup poll

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Three-quarters of Americans say immigration is a good thing, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.The number — 75 percent — is a “record-high” and includes majorities from all party groups, according to Gallup.T…

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Koko the gorilla dies: ‘She taught me so much,’ trainer says

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Koko the gorilla dies: ‘She taught me so much,’ trainer says

The Gorilla Foundation/Koko.org(NEW YORK) — Koko, the western lowland gorilla who learned sign language and became a pop-culture phenomenon, has died at the age of 46, the group that cared for her announced Thursday.The Gorilla Foundation, headed by D…

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There’s a new mosquito-borne virus in town, and you may have it

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There’s a new mosquito-borne virus in town, and you may have it

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Another disease to blame on mosquitos, in addition to Zika, dengue, chikungunya? The list of viruses infecting humans through pesky mosquito bites continues to increase: Keystone virus has joined the ranks.What is Keyston…

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First cases of human West Nile virus in 2018 confirmed

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First cases of human West Nile virus in 2018 confirmed

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A Chicago resident has been confirmed as the first person in Illinois this year to have contracted mosquito-borne West Nile virus, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.The woman, who is in her 60s, contrac…

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‘I acted to protect my family and others’: Pastor who shot Walmart gunman dead

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‘I acted to protect my family and others’: Pastor who shot Walmart gunman dead

KOMO-TV(OAKVILLE, Wash.) — The pistol-packing pastor who gunned down a man allegedly on a carjacking rampage that left three people shot in Tumwater, Washington, on Father’s Day, says he acted to “protect my family and others.”David George, a pastor a…

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Trump administration may house up to 20K migrant children at US military bases

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Trump administration may house up to 20K migrant children at US military bases

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is considering housing up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on U.S. military bases, according to a U.S. official.The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) made the request to the …

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Family of unarmed teen shot dead doesn’t ‘want him to have died in vain’

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Family of unarmed teen shot dead doesn’t ‘want him to have died in vain’

Antwon Rose/Facebook(PITTSBURGH) — The family of an unarmed teenager shot and killed by police while he was fleeing a traffic stop doesn’t “want him to have died in vain,” a family attorney said.Antwon Rose, 17, who was African-American, was shot dead…

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First day of summer brings flooding, extreme heat in some parts of US

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First day of summer brings flooding, extreme heat in some parts of US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Thursday marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year across much of the Northern Hemisphere.New York City will experience 15 hours and 6 minutes of daylight, while Los Angeles will see 14 hours and 26 mi…

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Hawaii authorities arrest people taking selfies near Kilauea volcano

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Hawaii authorities arrest people taking selfies near Kilauea volcano

U.S. Geological Survey(HONOLULU) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano eruption on the Big Island in Hawaii makes for very photogenic selfies and social media posts, but authorities are cracking down on thrill-seekers who are getting too close for comfort.S…

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