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Utah woman accused of leaving newborn in trash will undergo psych evaluation 29.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
A Kearns woman accused in the 2014 death of her newborn will undergo a court-ordered psychological evaluation to determine how a criminal case against her will proceed. Alicia Englert was charged with first-degree felony attempted murder after her days-old newborn daughter was founded abandoned in a trash can two years ago. Englert, 24, was deemed incompetent for trial last year after four separate evaluators said the former rental car agent could not understand the charges or the court proceed... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Facebook, St. Jude surge; GNC and AbbVie skid 29.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE • St. Jude Medical Inc., up $15.84 to $77.79 The heart device maker agreed to be acquired by Abbott Laboratories in a $19.3 billion cash and stock deal. • GNC Holdings Inc., down $10.28 to $25.32 The nutritional supplement company reported weak first-quarter results, including lower vitamin sales. • Hanesbrands Inc., up $1.74 to $29.53 The maker of underwear,... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
NFL: The latest on the NFL draft 29.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Chicago • The Latest on the first day of the NFL draft (all times MST): 3:50 p.m. Hall of Famers such as Bruce Smith, Dick Butkus, Larry Csonka and Marshall Faulk will be among 32 former players who will announce picks in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday. Each team will have one star from its past who will handle the duties. Other members of the Hall of Fame who will do so are Willie Brown, Orlando Pace, Will Shields, Lynn Swann, Paul Warfield and Michael Irvin. In the third round, ...
More Than A Dozen, Including A Pediatrician, Killed In Attack On Syrian Hospital 29.4.2016 NPR: All Things Considered
A young pediatrician killed by an airstrike on a Syrian hospital was known for his bedside manner with Aleppo's wounded children. The strike signaled the two-month ceasefire is nearly void.
The Record for Wednesday, April 27, 2016 29.4.2016 Steamboat Pilot
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Police, fire and ambulance calls 4:21 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a crash at Loggers Lane and Lincoln Avenue. The driver was later located and taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center and given a summons for driving under the influence of drugs. 5:21 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person with a medical problem in the 200 block of West Main Street. 7:43 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person illegally putting things in a dumpster in the 2600 block of Copper Ridge Circle. 9:58 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious man at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue. A woman was sitting in a car at a stoplight and said a man was staring at her. The woman asked the man if he needed anything, and he reportedly said “I’m just checking you out.” The man then began yelling obscenities. 3:48 p.m. A woman drove to the police department because her teenage son was going to speak to a ...
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Syria Hospital Bombing: Are The Rules Of War Blowing Up? 29.4.2016 NPR News
The destruction of a hospital in Aleppo is part of a disturbing trend. And it's not just happening in Syria.
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Arrested brother of San Bernardino shooter is decorated Navy veteran 29.4.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Syed Raheel Farook, a Navy veteran and brother of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook; along with his wife, Tatiana Farook; and her sister Mariya Chernykh were arrested Thursday and charged in a five-count indictment that focuses on allegations of a fraudulent marriage.

The indictment marks...

Airstrike on Aleppo hospital kills last pediatrician in Syria's largest city 29.4.2016 LA Times: Commentary

An airstrike killed at least 14 people at a hospital in Aleppo on Wednesday night, including the last pediatric physician in Syria's largest city, according to the medical charitable organization Doctors Without Borders.

The al-Quds hospital, which Doctors Without Borders supports, was reduced...

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Myles Jack could tumble in the draft because of questions about his knee 29.4.2016 LA Times: Commentary
NFL draft live updates: The Rams are on the clock April 28 2016, 2:02 PM Follow along with us as we give you a pick-by-pick analysis of the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. The Los Angeles Rams have the first pick and are expected to choose Cal quarterback Jared Goff. The draft starts at 5 p.m....
Paul Ryan's idea to cover pre-existing conditions via high-risk pools is a scam. Here's how. 29.4.2016 LA Times: Commentary
In yet another attempt to show that Republicans can be just as serious about healthcare reforms as Democrats, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) called on Wednesday for eliminating the Affordable Care Act's guarantee of insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Ryan didn't advocate...
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It's almost impossible for students to sue a for-profit college. Here's why. 29.4.2016 Washington Post
It's almost impossible for students to sue a for-profit college. Here's why.
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Foxx, saying ‘no more excuses’ for Metro on safety, replaces 3 board members 29.4.2016 Washington Post
Foxx, saying ‘no more excuses’ for Metro on safety, replaces 3 board members
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Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan: The world's most-needed hospitals are under attack 29.4.2016 Washington Post
Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan: The world's most-needed hospitals are under attack
Abbott, AbbVie acquisitions occur amid downturn in deals after record 2015 29.4.2016 Chicago Tribune: Business
Two Chicago-area health care companies announced acquisitions totaling more than $30 billion Thursday, but the pace of dealmaking nationwide continues to lag the flurry that occurred last year. Mergers and acquisitions nationwide have totaled $358 billion year to date, according to Dealogic. ...
Facebook and St. Jude Medical surge, GNC and AbbVie skid 29.4.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE St. Jude Medical Inc., up $15.84 to $77.79 The heart device maker agreed to be acquired by Abbott Laboratories in a $19.3 billion cash and stock deal. Most Read StoriesLook like […]
Business Highlights 29.4.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

___ US economy struggles at start of election year WASHINGTON (AP) — It was not a great start for the U.S. economy. With consumers and businesses turning cautious, the U.S. struggled to grow in the first three months of a presidential election year that is shining the spotlight on the economy’s fitful recovery. Gross domestic […]
Deals, gains for tech stocks lead U.S. indexes up 29.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • U.S. stocks are slipping Thursday afternoon following reports of slower economic growth in the U.S. and mixed earnings reports. The U.S. government said the economy didn’t grow as much as expected in the first three months of this year. Facebook reached an all-time high after a strong quarterly report, and several companies are moving on deal news. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 62 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,979 as of 11:35 a.m. Mountain time. The Standard & ...
Military disciplines about 16 in Afghanistan hospital attack 29.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • About 16 U.S. military personnel, including one general officer, have been disciplined for mistakes that led to the bombing of a civilian hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people, a senior U.S. official said Thursday. According to officials, no criminal charges were filed and the service members received administrative punishments in connection with the U.S. airstrike in the northern city of Kunduz. A number of those punished are U.S. special operations forces. And wh...
Drugs, guns and money: Man gets life in deadly home invasion 29.4.2016 Washington Post
Drugs, guns and money: Man gets life in deadly home invasion
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APNewsBreak: South Dakota tribe sues feds over ER closure 29.4.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Native American tribe in South Dakota sued the federal government Thursday over the nearly five-month closure of the only emergency room on its reservation. The federal lawsuit filed Thursday by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe asks that federal officials be forced to re-open the emergency room at the hospital administered […]
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