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California woman sickened by mercury-bearing skin cream

Sep. 13, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman is hospitalized in a semi-comatose state after using a skin cream from Mexico that was laced with toxic methylmercury. California health officials say the 47-year-old Sacramento woman bought the cosmetic at a Jalisco pharmacy. She was hospitalized with numbness...

In quest to grow the game, what is tennis racket's role?

Sep. 5, 2019 2:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Plenty of Roger Federer wannabes had the same experience when they first tried tennis. They would retreat to the baseline, wait for the ball to come, take a swing, and whack ... into the bottom of the net. So the next ball would come, they would swing a little harder, and whack ... over the...

A Louisiana school bus driver is accused of DWI

Aug. 29, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

DERIDDER, La. (AP) — A Louisiana school bus driver is accused of driving students to school while under the influence. The American Press reports 60-year-old Tammy Gibson, of DeRidder, faces charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless operation of a vehicle after authorities said they received...

Cameras catch woman using saw to break into Botox clinic

Aug. 27, 2019 8:09 AM EDT

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Houston are looking for a woman who used a power tool to break into a Botox clinic and steal anti-aging products. Sugar Land police say surveillance cameras captured the burglary Friday night at the Botox RN MD Spa. The footage shows a woman approaching the...

The Latest: Trump defends ordering companies to leave China

Aug. 24, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies (all times local): 12:35 a.m. President Donald Trump is pushing back against those questioning whether he has the authority to order American companies to cut trade ties with China. Trump...

Panel takes troubled Dubai developer's disputes in downturn

Aug. 20, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A special committee will "resolve multiple disputes" involving a Dubai government-owned developer that faces a series of lawsuits, the city-state said Tuesday, a sign of renewed economic problems in this desert sheikhdom that's home to the world's tallest skyscraper. The...

When light is lethal: Moroccans struggle with skin disorder

Aug. 11, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Determined for her 7-year-old son to attend school despite a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight, Nadia El Rami stuck a deal with the school's director: Mustapha would be allowed in the classroom, but only if he studies inside a cardboard box. Mustapha Redouane happily...

Sanders, Warren clash with moderates over 'Medicare for All'

Jul. 31, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat President Donald...

Now British PM, brash Boris Johnson faces Brexit conundrum

Jul. 24, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson took over as Britain's prime minister Wednesday, vowing to break the impasse that defeated his predecessor by leading the country out of the European Union and silencing "the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters" who believe it can't be done. But the brash Brexit champion...

FDA warns top marijuana company for making CBD health claims

Jul. 23, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

U.S. regulators warned a leading marijuana company for making unproven health claims about CBD, the trendy ingredient that's turning up in lotions, foods and pet treats. The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday it warned Curaleaf Inc., of Wakefield, Massachusetts, for illegally selling unapproved...