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South Carolina man awarded nearly $20K after pit bull attack 26.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World
BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman has been ordered to pay nearly $20,000 to a man who was attacked by her pit bull. The Island Packet reports (http://bit.ly/2rEBomc ) a jury determined Maria Rivera failed to restrain the dog as it attacked Alfredo Cerrato-Ardon outside a complex in Bluffton in February 2016. The […]
Nursing assistant accused of breaking leg of 98-year-old 26.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World
NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a nursing assistant intentionally broke the leg of a 98-year-old woman, who later died during surgery. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/2qVSfzT ) that 43-year-old Hakim Ogunkele was arrested Thursday after authorities determined he broke Edna Warren’s leg. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles says Ogunkele was […]
Authorities: Woman drops purse, 1 hurt in accidental gunshot 26.5.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who dropped her purse inside a medical clinic in Mississippi caused an accidental gunshot that wounded a bystander. WAPT-TV reports (http://www.wapt.com ) that the woman on the fourth floor of the Lakeland Family Medicine Center in Jackson when she dropped the purse around 11 a.m. Thursday. Authorities […]
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How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed in UN system 26.5.2017 AP Top News
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper....
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The Latest: Hamas condemns fatal attack on Copts in Egypt 26.5.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt (all times local):
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Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, couple, friends 26.5.2017 Washington Post: World
The bombing at a Manchester concert on Monday night claimed the lives of 22 people, many of them teenagers and their parents. They include a teenage couple who died together and two mothers picking up their daughters. All left behind many fond memories for their friends and family.
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2 men shot at Seattle’s Gas Works Park 26.5.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Seattle has seen an uptick in shootings, with more than 35 people shot so far this year, three fatally.
News roundup: Republican candidate wins election, apologizes for allegedly assaulting reporter 26.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
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The Health 202: Senate GOP is all talk and no action on health care 26.5.2017 Washington Post: Politics
"Time is not on our side," said Sen. John McCain.
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He's got one hell of a motorcycle collection — and one hell of a life story to go with it 26.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
When his son was left blind and a quadriplegic by a riding accident, Tom White might have turned against motorcycles. Instead, he built one of the country's best collections - until cancer struck.
Woman suffers severe blood loss in razor factory accident 26.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A worker at a Schick razor factory in Connecticut has been hospitalized after her hand got caught in a machine. A production manager at the Milford factory told WTNH-TV the worker was doing a routine job Thursday morning when her right hand got caught. He did not specify the type of […]
Die hard: Republican healthcare bill has no problem throwing you off a building 26.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Glendale resident David Cannizzaro has had asthma since he was 7. Prior to Obamacare, his healthcare strategy was to see the doctor as little as possible so his insurer wouldn’t notice his preexisting condition and decide to raise his rates or drop his coverage.

Now that Republican lawmakers are...

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Strike by government workers in Portugal disrupts services 26.5.2017 Washington Post: World
A 24-hour strike by Portuguese government workers over pay and working hours is disrupting public services, especially in the national health service and the state education system.
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Former Greek prime minister recovering from bombing 26.5.2017 Washington Post: World
Greek health authorities say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is recuperating well from injuries suffered when a parcel bomb exploded inside his car in central Athens.
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Strike by government workers in Portugal disrupts services 26.5.2017 AP Business
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- A 24-hour strike by Portuguese government workers over pay and working hours is disrupting public services, especially in the national health service and the state education system....
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GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits 26.5.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans trying to dismantle former President Barack Obama&apos;s health care law have run into the same problem that bedeviled him: Quality health insurance doesn&apos;t come cheap, especially if it protects people in poor health, older adults not yet eligible for Medicare, and the poor....
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Can Comfort Care At The ER Help Older People Live Longer And Suffer Less? 26.5.2017 NPR: Healthcare
Many older patients have problems that an emergency room is ill-equipped to handle, but often there is nowhere else to go. So some hospitals are adding palliative care consultants to the front lines.
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Trump's proposed budget does the opposite of what most U.S. taxpayers want 26.5.2017 Washington Post
Trump's proposed budget does the opposite of what most U.S. taxpayers want
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GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits 26.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans trying to dismantle former President Barack Obama’s health care law have run into the same problem that bedeviled him: Quality health insurance doesn’t come cheap, especially if it protects people in poor health, older adults not yet eligible for Medicare, and the poor. Something has to give. Now, the GOP’s laser […]
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Strike by government workers in Portugal disrupts services 26.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A 24-hour strike by Portuguese government workers over pay and working hours is disrupting public services, especially in the national health service and the state education system. Some junior and high schools canceled classes, while hospitals postponed many non-urgent medical appointments. Doctors and nurses did not walk off the job, but […]
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