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July 21, 2017 9:50 PM HIV discrimination claims against medical provider settled

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice says it has settled discrimination claims from two HIV patients who said physicians at a Milwaukee-based medical provider refused to treat them because of their illness. The settlement announced Friday calls for Aurora Health Care Inc. to pay $30,000 to one patient, $15,000 to the other and a $15,000 civil 14

July 21, 2017 8:55 PM Open Championship wrap after second round

An “ecstatic” Rory McIlroy had no need for a pep talk after one of his best Open Championship rounds kept him firmly in contention for a fifth major title at a wet and windy Royal Birkdale. McIlroy added a 68 to his opening 71 to post a halfway total of one under par and lie five shots off the pace set by two-time major winner Jordan Spieth. At six under 18

July 21, 2017 7:00 AM Teesside men accused of being involved in drugs ring appear in court

Suspected dealers from Teesside have appeared in court accused of being part of a drugs conspiracy also involving men from Liverpool and Tyneside. A total of 14 men appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court to face a charge of conspiring to supply a Class A drug in the north of England between December 31, 2015 and October 31, 2016. The accused include 51

July 21, 2017 2:34 AM Amazon spent $3.2 million in second quarter on Washington lobbying effort

WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) - Amazon, facing potential criticism of its plan to buy Whole Foods Markets , continued its multi-million lobbying effort - shelling out $3.2 million in the second quarter of this year - an increase from the $2.9 million spent in the first three months. Amazon has long had a presence in Washington, lobbying on a broad range 22

July 21, 2017 1:46 AM Jamaica into CONCACAF Gold Cup semis as Canada downed

Jamaica defeated Canada 2-1 to advance to the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday. Goals in each half from Shaun Francis and Romario Williams secured victory for the 'Reggae Boyz', who will play Mexico or Honduras in the last four. Jamaica, the beaten finalists in the 2015 Gold Cup, got off to a dream start at the University of Phoenix Stadium 9

July 21, 2017 12:46 AM At least 35 pupils a day being expelled for bad behaviour: Children as young as four being permanently kicked out while number of attacks on teachers is also on the rise

A rising number of children are being expelled from schools, with the equivalent of 35 a day being ejected for bad behaviour. New government statistics reveal an increase in the number of permanent exclusions – and in some cases the child involved was only four years old. There has also been a rise in the number of primary and secondary school children 22

July 20, 2017 7:57 PM Spieth dissects Royal Birkdale to grab share of Open lead

SOUTHPORT, England -- Anyone who has watched Jordan Spieth closely the past five years likely understands how obsessive he is about maintaining routines. He tries to hit the same number of balls in warm-ups before each round. He's used the same putter since he was 15 years old. His meticulous pre-shot routine almost never varies, even when he's criticized 24

July 20, 2017 7:32 AM Two to stand trial accused of robbing councillor

Two men are to go on trial accused of robbing a city councillor, assaultig him and taking his mobile phone, outside a pub.Andrew Pearse, 47, and Mark Young, 53, deny robbing the councillor on November 29, 2015 outside the Melbourne Inn in Cecil Street, Stonehouse. The pair also denied the alternative charge of theft of the mobile phone, reports plymouthherald 27

July 19, 2017 4:13 PM BBC One drama output over past year lowest so far this decade

The amount of drama shown on BBC One in 2016/17 was the lowest so far this decade, the latest BBC annual report reveals. This was down from 576 hours in 2015/16, and a drop of a third on the 808 hours shown in 2010/11. The amount of films on BBC One was also the lowest since the start of the decade. Some 290 hours of film were broadcast during the year, down from 359 in 2015/16 and a fall of 40% on 2010/11. The annual 29

July 19, 2017 11:15 AM Woman caught trying to smuggle over 100 iPhones into China by strapping them to her body

Officials said the woman was carrying over 40 pounds of extra weight. A woman was busted trying to smuggle more than 100 iPhones into China by strapping them to her body under her clothes. According to Chinese news site XMNN, the woman was allegedly attempting to sneak 102 iPhones and 15 Tissot watches into mainland China from Hong Kong where iPhones 86