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Maker of popular weedkiller amplifies fight against cancer-related lawsuits

Maker of popular weedkiller amplifies fight against cancer-related lawsuits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After failing in several U.S.
Over 1 million claims related to toxic exposure granted under new veterans law, Biden announces

Over 1 million claims related to toxic exposure granted under new veterans law, Biden announces

NASHUA, N.H.
New York's high court upholds requiring insurance to cover medically necessary abortions

New York's high court upholds requiring insurance to cover medically necessary abortions

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York can continue to require companies with health insurance plans to cover medically necessary abortions , the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday.
Federal Court certifies class-action lawsuit against military over mental health

Federal Court certifies class-action lawsuit against military over mental health

OTTAWA — The Federal Court has certified another class-action lawsuit against the Canadian Armed Forces filed by a man who says he faced discrimination and stigmatization because of his mental health.
Dying ex-doctor serving life for murder may soon be free after a conditional pardon and 2-year wait

Dying ex-doctor serving life for murder may soon be free after a conditional pardon and 2-year wait

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — On paper, Vince Gilmer was granted freedom more than two years ago. Later this week, he may actually leave prison.

At least 40 villagers shot dead in latest violence in Nigeria's conflict-hit north

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Armed men attacked remote villages in northcentral Nigeria, killing at least a dozen villagers during a late-night raid, authorities said Tuesday.

Gene Pratter, federal judge overseeing Ozempic and Mounjaro lawsuits, dies at 75

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gene E. K. Pratter, a federal judge who oversaw numerous high-profile cases during her lengthy career and was currently overseeing lawsuits involving the diabetes and weight loss drugs Ozempic and Mounjaro, has died. She was 75.
Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024?

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024?

Election officials in Nevada are reviewing signatures to see if there are enough to put an abortion rights constitutional amendment before voters in November, part of a national push to pose abortion rights questions to voters since the U.S.
Patrick deWitt among three authors shortlisted for Leacock Medal for Humour

Patrick deWitt among three authors shortlisted for Leacock Medal for Humour

TORONTO — Internationally bestselling author Patrick deWitt is among the three finalists for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. The $25,000 award goes to the best Canadian book of literary humour published in the previous year.
Britain slammed in inquiry for infecting thousands with tainted blood and covering up the scandal

Britain slammed in inquiry for infecting thousands with tainted blood and covering up the scandal

LONDON (AP) — British authorities and the country's public health service knowingly exposed tens of thousands of patients to deadly infections through contaminated blood and blood products, and hid the truth about the disaster for decades, an inquiry