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WASHINGTON (AP) " Federal health officials have approved an experimental drug to treat psychotic delusions and behaviors that often afflict patients with Parkinson's disease, the debilitating movement disorder. The drug from Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. is the first drug for the condition, which affects approximately half of Parkinson's patients. An estimated 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's each year, making it the second-most common neurodegenerative disease in the...

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) " A New Jersey mall Easter bunny who got into a scuffle with a father last month has had a criminal charge against him downgraded. NJ.com reports (

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HONOLULU (AP) " Hawaii has awarded eight licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries " but not to Woody Harrelson. The actor was among nearly 60 Hawaii residents who applied in January to open the state's first medical marijuana...

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SAN DIEGO (AP) " A Navy commander who fled Cambodia's killing fields as a boy to grow up to become a decorated U.S. military officer was sentenced Friday to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the idea that Donald Trump will be their party's presidential nominee. In the wake of the...

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GENEVA (AP) " It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized " temporarily " by a weasel. Spokesman Arnaud Marsollier says the world's largest atom smasher, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN outside of...

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) " A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman to 100 years in prison for cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb. A jury convicted Dynel Lane, 36, in February of attempting to kill Michelle Wilkins in...

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) " The Latest on the sentencing hearing for a Colorado woman convicted of attempted murder after cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A judge has sentenced a...

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ABC's Nashville has received deserved praise for its handling of Will Lexington's (

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DALLAS (AP) " Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude. Exxon Mobil posted its smallest quarterly profit in more than 16 years...

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ATHENS, Ohio (AP) " An anonymous video threatening the safety of "American students" was posted by a social media user in Europe, and there is no risk to Ohio University, authorities said Friday. Initial concern about the threat prompted...

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