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Group demands name of Iditarod musher in dog doping case

Group demands name of Iditarod musher in dog doping case

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Scores of professional mushers on Monday demanded that organizers of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race identify a top competitor who had several dogs test positive for a banned opioid pain reliever in this year's race.

Iowa withdraws proposal to opt out of Affordable Care Act

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa officials withdrew a proposal Monday that sought to pull out of the Affordable Care Act and redirect federal money toward lowering premiums for younger participants under a separate program.
Star chef Besh steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

Star chef Besh steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh stepped down from management of the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 women who are current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment by
Somali diaspora: Blast won't stop effort to rebuild homeland

Somali diaspora: Blast won't stop effort to rebuild homeland

MINNEAPOLIS — Like many Somalis displaced by decades of civil war, Mohamoud Elmi felt he had a duty to use what he learned in America to help rebuild his homeland.
IS came with a hit list, left Syria town in a trail of blood

IS came with a hit list, left Syria town in a trail of blood

BEIRUT — The Islamic State militants came into the Syrian town with a hit list. By the time they left three weeks later, more than 70 civilians had been killed — shot or beheaded, their bodies dumped in farms and ditches.
Donors pledge $228M in new funds for UN's Rohingya appeal

Donors pledge $228M in new funds for UN's Rohingya appeal

GENEVA — U.N.
Pharmacists cited for trying to see Prince's medical records

Pharmacists cited for trying to see Prince's medical records

INDIANAPOLIS — Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded by state regulators for trying to access Prince's medical records within days of the music superstar's death last year.
Kelly on O'Reilly: Abuse, shaming of women has to stop

Kelly on O'Reilly: Abuse, shaming of women has to stop

NEW YORK — Megyn Kelly took on her former Fox News Channel colleague Bill O'Reilly in blunt terms on Monday, revealing she had gone to her bosses to complain about O'Reilly's behaviour and saying the size of a newly revealed $32 million settlement of

Russian National Guard officer kills 4 comrades, shot dead

MOSCOW — The Russian National Guard says one of its officers shot and killed four other servicemen at a barracks in the Russian republic of Chechnya before guards fatally shot him.

New York attorney general launches probe of Weinstein Co.

ALBANY, N.Y. — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.