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Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989
By The Associated PressSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster has been reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save. Santa Ana police officer Michael Buelna and Robin Barton recently met in an emotional reunion, KABC-TV reported (http://abc7ne.ws/1QwNdzt ).

Girl with leukemia dismissed from school offered return
By By JEFF KAROUB DETROIT (AP) — The mother of a Michigan girl dismissed from a Catholic school for not meeting academic and attendance standards during leukemia treatments said Sunday that her daughter has been invited back but will attend a public school for now.

Ohio students' device to detect marijuana use by motorists
By The Associated Press AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio graduate students have invented a device that will allow law enforcement officers to determine whether motorists have used marijuana.

Arizona sheriff drops tough-talking persona on the stand
By By JACQUES BILLEAUD PHOENIX (AP) — The self-proclaimed "America's Toughest Sheriff" will return to the stand in federal court Thursday after the Arizona lawman delivered unusually meek responses to questions about why he defied a judge's orders to stop carrying out his signature immigration patrols.

Prosecutors rest in case for 3 charged in Florida A&M hazing
By By MIKE SCHNEIDERORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Orlando rested in the trial of three former Florida A&M band members charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major. After prosecutor's finished Thursday, Judge Renee Roche denied defense requests to acquit the defendants.


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  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) WIPO is responsible for the promotion of the protection of intellectualproperty throughout the world through cooperation among States, and for the administration of various multilateral treatiesdealing with the legal and administrative aspects of intellectual property.
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