ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Fifty years after actress Jayne Mansfield died in a Buick that slammed underneath a tractor-trailer, auto safety advocates say regulations inspired by that gruesome crash need updating to prevent hundreds of similar deaths annually."We're asking Congress to pass a bill that would mandate comprehensive underride protection, not only on tractor-trailers but on single-unit trucks," such as dump trucks, said Marianne Karth, who lost two teenage daughters, AnnaLeah and Mary, when her Crown Victoria crashed beneath a tractor-trailer in Georgia in 2013.After two cars skidded under a jackknifed milk tanker truck in northern New York on July 6, killing four people, U.S. Sen.
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By MARY ESCH, Associated Press - Sunday Jul 30, 2017
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In state capitals and street protests, women’s rights activists have been wearing red robes and white bonnets based on “The Handmaid's Tale,” the 1985 novel that is now a series on Hulu.
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- Roger Federer withdraws from tournament
By Staff and news services - Monday Aug 14, 2017
Wimbledon champion Roger Federer withdrew from the Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio, on Monday because of a back injury.Federer, a 19-time major champion, said in a statement he tweaked his back last week at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, where he lost Sunday’s final to Alexander Zverev.Federer’s withdrawal means Nadal, who lost in the third round at Montreal, will return to No. 1 when new ATP rankings are released next Monday.In women’s first-round action, 2016 Olympic singles gold medalist Monica Puig lost to fellow qualifier Taylor Townsend 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.The Georgia company that owns Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters golf tournament asked a judge to stop a golf memorabilia company from auctioning off a Masters champion’s green jacket and other items it says were never supposed to have left the club’s grounds.Augusta National Inc. filed the federal lawsuit against Florida-based Green Jacket Auctions Inc., seeking to stop the company from selling the champion’s green jacket worn by Byron Nelson in 1966 (he won the tournament in 1937 and ’42) and two member green jackets, as well as silverware and a belt buckle bearing Augusta National’s map and flag logo.The nonconference schedule for the Stanford men’s basketball team features a Nov. 20 home game against defending national champion North Carolina and a Dec. 21 game in Sacramento against perennial power Kansas.
- Lawmaker seeks probe after AP reveals maggots in NY facility
By DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press - Saturday Aug 12, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state lawmaker is demanding a federal investigation into New York state's care for the disabled following a recent Associated Press story that revealed the case of a man infested with maggots in a state-run group home.Democratic Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, of Utica, told the AP on Saturday that he is asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to investigate the group home and other state-regulated facilities for the disabled where there have been allegations of abuse and neglect.A copy of the report was obtained by The Associated Press, which found that New York state is not alone in making it difficult for members of the public to access records about allegations of abuse and neglect in state-regulated facilities for the disabled.
- ‘This Is an Intentional Slap in the Face’ to All Women
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