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USC agrees to $215 million settlement in California gynecologist case

USC agrees to $  215 million settlement in California gynecologist caseThe University of Southern California has reached a $ 215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters. The settlement centers on the conduct of George Tyndall, who practiced at USC until he was suspended in 2016 after a complaint from a health worker accusing him of making sexually inappropriate comments to patients. Hundreds of women have since then accused Tyndall of sexual abuse.



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California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges

California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other chargesNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting.



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California Students Allegedly Gave Out Cookies Baked With Their Grandparents' Ashes

California Students Allegedly Gave Out Cookies Baked With Their Grandparents' AshesAuthorities said a motive was not clear.



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Gunman arrested near California park where camper was shot

Gunman arrested near California park where camper was shotCALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A man dressed in black and carrying a rifle was arrested Wednesday near Malibu Creek State Park, where a camper was shot and killed as he slept in a tent in June, authorities said.



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California judge mulls new trial in $289M Roundup award

California judge mulls new trial in $  289M Roundup awardSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco judge said Wednesday she is considering tossing out the lion's share of the $ 289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto and ordering a new trial over whether the company's weed-killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer.



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13-Year-Old on Road to Recovery After California Shark Attack: 'Keane Is a Miracle'

13-Year-Old on Road to Recovery After California Shark Attack: 'Keane Is a Miracle'He was lobster diving with a friend at the time of the attack.



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California becomes first state to require women on corporate boards

California becomes first state to require women on corporate boardsCalifornia has become the first state in the US to require publicly traded companies to include women on their board of directors. Governor Jerry Brown signed the new measure – which necessitates at least one female director on the board of each California-based public operation by the end of 2019 – into law on Sunday. A fourth of publicly held corporations with headquarters in California do not have any women on their boards of directors.



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California Shark Attack: Boy, 13, Bitten While Lobster Diving With Church Group

California Shark Attack: Boy, 13, Bitten While Lobster Diving With Church GroupThe freak incident occurred outside San Diego on Saturday.



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California Man Convicted for Riding Scooter While Drunk

California Man Convicted for Riding Scooter While DrunkThe prosecution was Los Angeles' first motorized scooter DUI incident.



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Teenage Boy Attacked by Shark at Southern California Beach

Teenage Boy Attacked by Shark at Southern California BeachThe victim was reportedly lobster diving when the incident occurred



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