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NEW YORK | Woman stabs 5 – including newborns – at New York nursery

NEW YORK — A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies — and then slashed her wrist early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed neighborhood nursery for new mothers and their children, authorities said. All of the victims in the attack, which happened before … Continue reading NEW YORK | Woman stabs 5 – including newborns – at New York nursery

NEW YORK | Demi Lovato’s mom says star is ‘getting the help she needs’

NEW YORK — Demi Lovato‘s mother says the singer is “doing really well” nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose. In an interview aired this week on Newsmax TV , Dianna De La Garza says the pop star is “happy, she’s healthy, she’s working on her sobriety, and she’s getting the help … Continue reading NEW YORK | Demi Lovato’s mom says star is ‘getting the help she needs’

MOSCOW | Pussy Riot member said to regain consciousness in hospital

MOSCOW — A member of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest group says a fellow activist who was hospitalized for possible poisoning has regained consciousness. Group member Maria Alekhina told The Associated Press via Facebook that Pyotr Verzilov regained consciousness on Friday, but remained in intensive care. Verzilov has been in the hospital since falling ill Tuesday. … Continue reading MOSCOW | Pussy Riot member said to regain consciousness in hospital

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Trump comments sting in Puerto Rico amid slow storm recovery

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — President Donald Trump‘s assertion that the federal government’s response to Hurricane Maria was “an incredible, unsung success” fell flat in Puerto Rico, where islanders are still struggling to recover from the devastating storm a year later. “I was indignant,” said Gloria Rosado, a 62-year-old college professor who watched the president’s … Continue reading SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Trump comments sting in Puerto Rico amid slow storm recovery

SAO PAULO | Stabbing of candidate shakes Brazil’s presidential race

SAO PAULO — The stabbing of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate jolted an already wildly unpredictable campaign to lead Latin America’s largest nation, with doctors saying Friday that Jair Bolsonaro will be hospitalized for at least a week. Supporters of the far-right congressman who wants to crack down on crime said the attack would only … Continue reading SAO PAULO | Stabbing of candidate shakes Brazil’s presidential race

RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil campaign in doubt after leading candidate stabbed

RIO DE JANEIRO  — A leading Brazilian presidential candidate who was wounded in a stabbing will be hospitalized for at least a week, doctors said, even as allies argued Friday that the attack would only make him stronger in an increasingly polarized campaign ahead of next month’s election. A knife-wielding man stabbed far-right congressman Jair … Continue reading RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil campaign in doubt after leading candidate stabbed

PHILADELPHIA | Passengers on 2 flights from Europe arrive sick in Philly

PHILADELPHIA  — Authorities say 12 passengers on two flights from Europe were evaluated for sore throats and coughs upon arrival at Philadelphia International Airport, but none were considered severely ill. A federal Customs and Border Protection spokesman says the sick passengers had been attending the hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Officials say passengers from the … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Passengers on 2 flights from Europe arrive sick in Philly

LOS ANGELES | California agency cites Disneyland over Legionnaires’ cases

LOS ANGELES — A California agency has fined Disneyland, saying the theme park failed to properly maintain cooling equipment, leading three employees to acquire Legionnaire’s disease. The Los Angeles Times reports Thursday that the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued more than $33,000 in fines in March. Two of the three theme park workers … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | California agency cites Disneyland over Legionnaires’ cases