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Chubby Checker, HP settle lawsuit over penis-measuring app

- The singer Chubby Checker has settled a lawsuit in which he accused Hewlett-Packard Co of using his trademarked name without permission on a software app that purported to measure the size of a man's penis.

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NJ Turnpike Authority wants Florida pizzeria logo off the menu

- While its meatball pizzas and hoagies might mimic the pleasures of the Jersey Shore, it’s the logo of a Florida Keys pizzeria that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority says goes too far in evoking the Garden State.

24 Jul 2014

Alabama man claims penis was amputated by mistake

- An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday.

U.S., Money 24 Jul 2014

Massachusetts monks tap brewing tradition to support aging members

SPENCER, Mass. - Tucked off a two-lane highway in a hilly, wooded section of central Massachusetts, a group of Roman Catholic monks has embraced a centuries-old tradition they hope can sustain their aging members in a world of rapidly rising health costs.

24 Jul 2014

Chinese police arrest man after nursing home patients castrated

BEIJING - Police in China have arrested a man on suspicion of castrating or partially castrating four patients at a nursing home, state media said on Thursday, the latest scandal to hit the country's medical sector.

World, China, 24 Jul 2014

Minnesota man asked to leave Southwest flight after critical tweet

(Story refiled to correct typographical error on third paragraph)

U.S., 24 Jul 2014