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WHO: Senegal Ebola case ‘a top priority emergency’

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar….

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Marijuana’s hazy contribution to highway deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends….

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2 hours ago

5 things to know about driving on marijuana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states – Colorado and Washington – and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel. What’s not clear is whether that will translate into an increase in fatal crashes. Five things to know about marijuana and driving:…

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2 hours ago

19 new dengue cases in Japan, linked to Tokyo park

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is urging local authorities to be on the lookout for further outbreaks of dengue fever, after confirming another 19 cases that were contracted at a popular local park in downtown Tokyo….

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2 hours ago

UK withdrawing warrant for ill boy’s parents

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors are dropping the case against a couple who ended up in a Spanish jail after they tried to get treatment abroad for their son’s severe brain tumor, authorities said Tuesday….

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1 hour ago

5 things to know about driving on marijuana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states – Colorado and Washington – and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel. What’s not clear is whether that will translate into an increase in fatal crashes. Five things to know about marijuana and driving:…

KDWN

1 hour ago

19 new dengue cases in Japan, linked to Tokyo park

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is urging local authorities to be on the lookout for further outbreaks of dengue fever, after confirming another 19 cases that were contracted at a popular local park in downtown Tokyo….

KDWN

1 hour ago

WHO: Senegal Ebola case ‘a top priority emergency’

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar….

KDWN

1 hour ago

UK withdrawing warrant for ill boy’s parents

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors are dropping the case against a couple who ended up in a Spanish jail after they tried to get treatment abroad for their son’s severe brain tumor, authorities said Tuesday….

KDWN

1 hour ago

Marijuana’s hazy contribution to highway deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends….