Swim class aims to stop major cause of death in Bangladesh

AP Photo/A.M. Ahad SREEPUR, Bangladesh (AP) — The 11-year-old girl, once frightened to go near the water, is practicing how to float in a makeshift swimming pool made of bamboo. As she maneuvers through the water, children surrounding the pool cheer. This is more than a fun...
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1980s rapper Kidd Creole arrested in fatal stabbing

AP Photo/Stuart Ramson NEW YORK (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1980s hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five has been arrested in New York in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man. Police say 57-year-old Nathaniel Glover, also known as...

Indians Place All-Star Andrew Miller On Disabled List

BOSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians’ pitching staff has taken two big hits: All-Star Andrew Miller is on the disabled list, and starter Josh Tomlin is out six weeks. Miller was placed on the DL on Wednesday with right knee tendinitis, an injury that could explain his recent...

Judge In Brock Turner Sex Abuse Case Hires Trump Consultant

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge facing a recall effort after sentencing former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail for sexual assault has hired a political consultant who ran President Donald Trump’s Arizona campaign. Disclosure forms...

Euthanasia used for 4.5 percent of deaths in the Netherlands

LONDON (AP) — Euthanasia has become “common practice” in the Netherlands, accounting for 4.5 percent of deaths, according to researchers who say requests are increasing from people who aren’t terminally ill. In 2002, the Netherlands became the first...

The 'Crazy Ex Girlfriend' gets a diagnosis in season 3

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — She’s obsessive and self-absorbed, but what’s really going on with Rachel Bloom’s “Crazy Ex Girlfriend” character? We’ll find out in the show’s third season. Bloom says the character will be medically...

Man Who Threatened Military Members Gets 20 Years Prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man who pleaded guilty to charges involving threatening U.S. military members online on behalf of the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Terrence McNeil was sentenced Wednesday in Cleveland. He pleaded guilty earlier to charges...

Saints’ Payton Says Marshon Lattimore ‘tweaked’ His Knee

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says first-round draft choice Marshon Lattimore is recovering from a minor knee injury and that it “won’t be long” before the cornerback returns to action. Lattimore has not been able to practice since...

Venezuelans lead UK firm that disputes Venezuela election

AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos LONDON (AP) — The allegation of electoral fraud in Venezuela was brought by an electronic voting company headquartered in England that counts the Latin American country as one of its oldest clients and promotes its technology as a way to ensure...

Molina Healthcare to exit ACA exchanges in Utah, Wisconsin

Molina Healthcare says it will exit the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces in Utah and Wisconsin, citing costs that contributed to hefty losses for the health insurer in the second quarter. The Long Beach, California-based company also said Wednesday that it...