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Surgeon arrested after report of showing up possibly intoxicated

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Police in Kentucky arrested a plastic surgeon on the street after a hospital received a report that he showed up for surgery possibly intoxicated, CBS Lexington affiliate WKYT reports. Dr. Theodore Gerstle was arrested on a charge of public intoxication Monday. The chief medical officer at Baptist Health Lexington spoke …

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Edwin Hawkins, "Oh Happy Day" gospel singer, dead at 74

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Last Updated Jan 15, 2018 8:53 PM EST Legendary gospel artist Edwin Hawkins has died at 74. Hawkins is best known for groundbreaking gospel arrangements, particularly “Oh Happy Day.” Hawkins’ publicist Bill Carpenter told the Associated Press that the singer died early Monday at his home in Pleasanton, California, after …

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Dramatic video shows firefighter saving child from blaze

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A dramatic scene of a Georgia firefighter catching a child dropped from an apartment fire was captured on another firefighter’s helmet camera. The video was posted to social media Sunday by the firefighters’ union in DeKalb County, outside Atlanta. In the video, third-generation firefighter Capt. Scott Stroup catches the young …

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Mira Sorvino sorry for working with Woody Allen

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Mira Sorvino is the latest actress to say she regrets working with director Woody Allen. Sorvino, who was one of the first to go public with accusations against Harvey Weinstein, says in an open letter to Dylan Farrow that she is “terribly sorry” for working with Allen. Farrow, Allen’s adopted …

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Family outraged over patient's death after altercation in ER

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A Texas family is alleging that a confrontation between police and one of their relatives in a hospital emergency room involved the use of excessive force, CBS affiliate KHOU-TV reports. The 25-year-old man died after the 2016 incident. The county coroner’s office listed the cause of death as “undetermined.” Manuel …

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Trump makes first appearance in WH briefing room, but on screen

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Last Updated Jan 4, 2018 5:02 PM EST President Trump made his first appearance in the White House briefing room during Thursday’s conference. However, he only appeared on-screen. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders introduced Mr. Trump as a “special guest” before starting a pre-recorded video message from the …

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Traditional New Year's treat blamed for more deaths

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Two people reportedly died in Tokyo after choking on a traditional New Year’s treat in Japan that has a deadly track record. More than a dozen other people were hospitalized from choking on the sticky rice cakes known as mochi. Authorities annually warn people to cut the cakes of pounded, …

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle release engagement photos

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle unveiled their glamorous engagement photos. Kensington Palace released the images, taken earlier this week at Frogmore House, Windsor. Kensington Palace initially released two official photos by fashion and celebrity photographer Alexi Lubomirski, then followed up with a third, “candid” shot.  The photos are a departure …

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GOP closes in on tax reform victory

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CAPITOL HILL — President Trump could be signing massive tax cuts by midweek. “Most Maine households will see their taxes go down,” Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Monday while announcing her support for the bill. There are now few obstacles standing between the $1.46 trillion tax plan and final passage. …

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