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Crash deaths worse in U.S. than other affluent countries

NEW YORK—Traffic deaths are down, but a new report shows fatalities on the road are still a bigger problem in the United States than in other affluent countries.

The U.S. had by far the highest fatality rate for car crashes of the nearly 20 countries studied.

The U.S. rate in 2013 was more than twice as high as in most of the other countries.

Man says girlfriend placed false teeth ad

VANCOUVER—A man accused of making false teeth from modelling clay said a petition filed against him by three dental regulatory organizations in British Columbia is cruel and unnecessary.

Matthew Block said in a B.C. Supreme Court document filed by his girlfriend that he has already informed the petitioners he will never again offer any dental-related services.