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Man slain in Arlington after dispute at party 21.2.2017 Washington Post
Man slain in Arlington after dispute at party
Man held after woman, 78, is killed in her Snohomish home 21.2.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

The man held in the Snohomish County Jail had accompanied his uncle to the woman’s home to do construction work. The woman’s daughter, who also was attacked, remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
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Boy dies after being run over while snowmobiling in Wasatch County 21.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A 12-year-old boy died Monday after authorities say he was run over while snowmobiling in Wasatch County mountains. Lt. Eric Stucki, of Utah State Parks, said the boy was in a group of snowmobilers riding around Duchesne Ridge and Campbell Hollow about 6 miles south of Highway 35, east of Heber City. The boy was wearing a helmet, Stucki said, and was struck after he was just below a ridge that others in his group were cresting. “There were sleds coming up; they didn’t realize he was in the wrong...
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Man involved in Mexico crash pulls gun on ambulance crew 21.2.2017 Washington Post: World
Mexican officials say the driver of an SUV involved in a traffic accident that killed eight people in western Mexico pulled a gun on an ambulance crew taking him to the hospital and escaped in a taxi. Authorities say he was caught later when he sought medical treatment at a clinic.
N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe 21.2.2017 Washington Post: World
North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia denounced the country’s investigation into the death of the exiled half brother of North Korea’s ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe amid increasingly bitter exchanges between the once-friendly nations.
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12-year-old snowmobiler dies 21.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A 12-year-old boy died Monday after authorities say he was run over while snowmobiling in Wasatch County mountains. Lt. Eric Stucki, of Utah State Parks, said the boy was in a group of snowmobilers riding around Duchesne Ridge and Campbell Hollow about 6 miles south of Highway 35, east of Heber City. The boy was wearing a helmet, Stucki said, and was struck after he was just below a ridge that others in his group were cresting. “There were sleds coming up; they didn’t realize he was in the wrong... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Obamacare created a boom in Silicon Valley. Now companies are bracing for what’s next. 21.2.2017 Washington Post
The Affordable Care Act fueled billions in investments into digital health start-ups and helped “gig economy” companies such as Uber and TaskRabbit that depend on workers who are among the biggest ACA consumers.
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More parents in Texas cite ‘personal beliefs’ in opposing vaccines 21.2.2017 Washington Post
With a president who has embraced discredited theories linking vaccines and autism, the anti-vaccine movement has gained ground — prompting concerns about basic childhood health care among politically and geographically diverse groups.
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An elderly good Samaritan was killed after trying to help a woman during a robbery, police say 21.2.2017 Washington Post
An elderly good Samaritan was killed after trying to help a woman during a robbery, police say
Guinea: 5 killed amid student protests over teacher strikes 21.2.2017 Washington Post: World
At least five people were killed Monday when police in Guinea clamped down on hundreds of students who demonstrated with stones and sticks amid teacher strikes that have kept them out of class for weeks.
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Vitaly I. Churkin, Russian ambassador to the U.N., dies at 64 21.2.2017 Washington Post: World
As Russia’s top U.N. envoy since 2006, he was the longest-serving current member of the Security Council.
Famine strikes in South Sudan, as people in four countries face starvation 21.2.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The South Sudanese government and humanitarian agencies on Monday declared a famine in parts of the country, which has been devastated by three years of war.

The announcement comes as international aid agencies are overwhelmed by catastrophes unfolding in four countries.

The United Nations Mission...

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Brighton man shot during home invasion robbery 21.2.2017 Denver Post: Local
A 25-year-old Brighton man was shot in both legs early Monday morning during a home-invasion robbery, police say.
Cincinnati Zoo’s premature baby hippo gets lifesaving IV 21.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo is recovering from dehydration with the help of staff from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The zoo said Monday that the 4-week-old female hippo, named Fiona, had received fluids through an IV catheter since Friday. Veterinary staff had trouble arranging a sustained IV, so […]
Guinea: 5 killed amid student protests over teacher strikes 21.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — At least five people were killed Monday when police in Guinea clamped down on hundreds of students who demonstrated with stones and sticks amid teacher strikes that have kept them out of class for weeks. Guinea’s government announced the deaths and condemned the events leading to them, calling the demonstrations illegal. […]
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Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal 21.2.2017 AP Top News
CHICAGO (AP) -- Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found....
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Ohio parents arrested after 8-year-old son overdosed on heroin, police say 21.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A man and a woman in Ohio have been charged with child endangerment after their 8-year-old son reportedly overdosed on heroin last month, according to police. On Jan. 11, police responded to a report of a child not breathing at a home in Berea, a suburb southwest of Cleveland. There, they found the child unresponsive in the living room and his father doing chest compressions on him, according to a police report obtained by WKYC News. After an officer found a pulse on the child, the boy was trans... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Fox News is now forging U.S. foreign policy 21.2.2017 Washington Post
Fox News is now forging U.S. foreign policy
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One officer dead, another injured in shootout after report of traffic collision in Whittier 21.2.2017 LA Times: Commentary

One officer was killed and a second injured in a shootout with a gang member who was wounded in the Monday morning altercation in Whittier, authorities said.

Two Whittier Police Department officers responding to the scene of a traffic collision were getting out of their vehicle about 8 a.m. when...

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Staffing, budget shortages put Indian Health Service at 'high risk' 21.2.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The Indian Health Service will be exempt from President Trump's hiring freeze, but many problems remain for the agency.
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