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Officials: Uganda’s leader to sign anti-gay bill

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda plans to sign a bill into law that prescribes life imprisonment for “aggravated” homosexual acts, officials said Friday. Museveni announced his decision to governing party lawmakers, said government...

Animal moms customize milk depending on baby’s sex

WASHINGTON (AP) — A special blend of mother’s milk just for girls? New research shows animal moms customize their milk in surprising ways depending on whether they have a boy or a girl. The studies raise questions for human babies, too, about personalizing formula...
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Missing pregnant Hawaii woman’s burned SUV found

This undated photo released by the Maui Police Department shows Carly Scott. Police have located the torched shell of a missing pregnant Maui woman’s sport utility vehicle. But Carly Scott remains missing. Police say the 27-year-old redhead was last seen Sunday at her...

Goodell made $44.2 million in 2012

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made $44.2 million in 2012, according to tax returns the league has submitted. Goodell earned $35.1 million in salary, bonus and pension compensation. Based on IRS reporting guidelines, his total 2012 compensation includes a $5...
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A look at NY Fashion Week: Weird and wonderful

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — There was a wall that oozed chocolate, a streaker on the runway, a gallery turned into a freaky fashion cathedral, an entire armory outfitted with fake puffy clouds, and so much snow – REAL snow – that even dedicated...

Official: Ugandan leader to sign anti-gay bill

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An official says Uganda’s president plans to sign into law an anti-gay bill passed by lawmakers that would allow life imprisonment for gays. Ofwono Opondo, a government spokesman, said in Twitter posts Friday that President Yoweri Museveni...

Bluffton man arrested for solicitation

A Bluffton man is among four people arrested in a recent vice operation conducted in part by the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. Timothy Hartzler, 65, of Bluffton, was arrested for solicitation of prostitution at a hotel in the Rossford area, the sheriff’s office said....
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Critics blast Venezuelan classical maestro Dudamel

FILE – In this Oct. 29, 2011 file photo, conductor Gustavo Dudamel rehearses the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles at YOLA EXPO Center Chamber Orchestra in Choral Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Dudamel is facing the heat in his native Venezuela for not...
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Once hounded, Sephardic Jews find Spanish embrace

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, Malcolm Hoenlein, the executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, touches his face during an interview with the Associated Press in Madrid, Spain. The Spanish conservative...
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Attorneys general switching sides on gay marriage

FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2013 file photo, Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring smiles during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A federal judge ruled Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, making it...