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at 18:58 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Two patients seek to launch class-action suit against Montreal hospital

MONTREAL - Two women are trying to launch a class-action lawsuit against a Montreal-area hospital which is testing patients who underwent bariatric surgery and might have contracted HIV or hepatitis from an improperly sterilized surgical tool.

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at 17:15 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Husqvarna brand lawn mower recalled due to technical problem

Health Canada is announcing the recall of a Husqvarna brand lawn mower due to mechanical issues.

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at 11:12 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Manitoba premier says August civic holiday will be renamed Terry Fox day

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government plans to change the name of the province's August civic holiday to Terry Fox Day.

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at 11:27 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

CDC's dire forecast: Weather causes 2,000 deaths a year in US with nearly two-thirds from cold

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.

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at 23:11 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Union head says prison guards not trained to deal with severely mentally ill

SASKATOON - The president of the union that represents Canadian prison guards says they are not being properly trained to deal with inmates who have mental health issues.

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at 22:18 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Alabama doctors accused of wrongful penis amputation file motion to dismiss suit

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An attorney for two Alabama doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man's penis in what was supposed to have been a routine circumcision filed a motion Tuesday seeking to dismiss the claims.

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