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Dutch fertility doctor may have more than 49 children

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch fertility doctor who used his own sperm to inseminate 49 women may have fathered even more children.

Ties van der Meer of the Dutch Donor Child Foundation said Monday that three more people contacted him this weekend because they suspect they may also have been conceived using the sperm of Dr. Jan Karbaat.

S. Korean babies born Dec. 31 become 2-year-olds next day

DAEJEON, Korea, Republic Of — Just two hours after Lee Dong Kil’s daughter was born on New Year’s Eve, the clock struck midnight, 2019 was ushered in, and the infant became 2-years-old. She wasn’t alone, though it happened for her quicker than most: Every baby born in South Korea last year became 2 on Jan. 1.

Cherokee tribal writing inside Alabama cave finally decoded

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Archaeologists and Cherokee scholars have collaborated to interpret tribal inscriptions written in an Alabama cave.

The inscriptions inside Manitou Cave near Fort Payne are evidence of the tribe’s syllabary, which the Cherokee scholar Sequoyah developed using symbols for each sound. It was formally adopted as the tribe’s official written language in 1825.

Prince Harry, Oprah work on mental health program for Apple

LONDON — Kensington Palace says Britain’s Prince Harry will be partnering with Oprah Winfrey to create a documentary series on mental health for Apple’s new streaming service.

The documentary builds on Harry’s work on mental health issues, which included work with brother Prince William and his wife Kate in their Heads Together campaign.

Avenatti hit with Nike extortion claims, other charges

LOS ANGELES — A year ago, Michael Avenatti’s star was rising as the combative, media-savvy lawyer representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against President Donald Trump.

He hammered the president as a regular fixture on cable news and baited and bashed critics on Twitter while flirting with his own run for the White House.

Home renovator Mike Holmes oversees reno for paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player

AIRDRIE, Alta. — One of Canada’s most recognizable home renovators has acted as a fly on the wall during renovations to the family home of an injured Humboldt Broncos player.

Mike Holmes is known for his TV shows in which he rescues property owners from house makeovers gone wrong.

Pole vaulter, 84, sets her sights on more records

BURLINGTON, Vt. — An 84-year-old pole vaulter isn’t putting her pole down anytime soon.

Flo Filion Meiler left Thursday for the World Masters Athletics Championship Indoor in Poland, where she’ll compete in events including the long jump, 60-meter hurdles, 800-meter run, pentathlon and pole vault, for which she’s the shoo-in.