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DENMARK DISSECTION - Danish zoo dissects young lion before large crowd, is criticized for its culling practices. SENT: 540 words, photos.
SYRINGE-PENS - Pens resembling hypodermic needles that are sold for ages 4 and up stir ire amid heroin crisis. SENT: 580 words, photo.
DANNY MEYER-NO TIPPING - Danny Meyer's 13 NYC restaurants to eliminate tipping, raise prices in wage equalization push. SENT: 420 words.
EBOLA NURSE - Ebola nurse in UK may be rare case of recovered survivor whose remaining virus causes illness. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Developing.
HYATT HOTELS-PORN MOVIES - Hyatt latest hotel company to ban porn movies in hotel rooms amid drop in demand. SENT: 250 words.
DEEZER-BANDPAGE - In latest tie-up in music industry, artist profile firm BandPage teams with streamer Deezer . SENT: 280 words.
JAPAN UK RUGBY - London Mayor Boris Johnson sorry for knocking over 10-year-old Japanese boy in rugby game. SENT: 130 words as BRITAIN-MAYOR VS BOY, photos.
US PA SSUS SHIP - Historic cruise ship that once carried princes, presidents sends out mayday call for funding. SENT, with 700 words as HISTORIC CRUISE SHIP and photos.
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LAMAR ODOM-NEVADA BROTHELS - The discovery of an unconscious Lamar Odom in a brothel 70 miles (113 kilometers) from Las Vegas has thrown a spotlight on a sex industry that is unique to Nevada but has fallen on hard times in recent years. Aware that their business is declining, brothels have been doing whatever they can to entice customers, such as sending cars to Las Vegas to pick up well-heeled customers like the business did for Odom. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos, video.
With: LAMAR ODOM - The latest on his condition and any more details that become available. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day, photos, video. With LAMAR ODOM-THE LATEST.
HEALTH OVERHAUL-MEDICAID - States that opted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw enrollment increase 18 percent during the first full year of expansion, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation report. That is expected to have a significant effect on state budgets beginning in two years, when states will start sharing the cost of the expansion with the federal government. UPCOMING: 500 words.
PEOPLE-RANDY QUAID - Actor Randy Quaid to face fugitive charge after arrest at US-Canadian border. SENT: 280 words, photo. UPCOMING: 400 words by 1900 GMT.
OBAMA-BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB - For the first time in more than 50 years, a musical band based in Cuba is set to perform at the White House. SENT: 320 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated after 2030 GMT reception.
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