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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is creating a task force to investigate how an Indian Health Service doctor was able to sexually assault children in his care.

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GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former Indian Health Services pediatrician convicted of molesting Native American boys to more than 18 years in prison.

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris also fined 70-year-old Stanley Patrick Weber $200,000 when he handed down the sentence for abusing several boys in his care on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation between 1992 and 1995.