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Under an American flag and dark night sky, US President Donald Trump personally welcomed home three American detainees Thursday morning after they were released from North Korea . Trump has said the goal for his upcoming talks with Kim is for North Korea to agree to denuclearize. But tensions have since eased, starting around the time of the North's participation in the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February.
  • Toddler dies after divisive legal challenge

    Toddler dies after divisive legal challenge

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    The court also ruled that the parents could not seek treatment for him elsewhere because further treatment would be against the child's best interests. "Today I pray especially for his parents, as God the Father receives him in his tender embrace", the pontiff tweeted. Italy even granted Alfie citizenship and put a military plane on standby to transport him to Rome if the courts allowed it.
  • €2.5m settlement for terminally-ill woman whose cancer was missed

    €2.5m settlement for terminally-ill woman whose cancer was missed

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    Limerick , was given less than a year to live in January . Ms Phelan, of Carrigeen, Annacotty, Co Limerick alongside her better half Jim Phelan has sued the Health Service Executive and Clinical Pathology Laboratories Inc, Austin , Texas , over a spread test taken under the National Cervical Screening Program CervicalCheck and dissected in the U.S.
  • Donald Trump: Next Veterans Affairs Secretary Nominee Will Have Political Experience

    Donald Trump: Next Veterans Affairs Secretary Nominee Will Have Political Experience

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    Accusations against him included drinking on the job and improperly prescribing drugs. " Jon Tester - I think this is going to cause him a lot of problems in his state", he said . But following the announcement of his nomination, a wave of allegations surfaced over his behavior, including that he doled out drugs to staffers like the "candy man" and crashed a government vehicle.
  • Everyday drugs raise the risk of dementia

    Everyday drugs raise the risk of dementia

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    Researchers said patients who take them for more than a year, were 30% more likely to develop dementia. The research also analyzed over 27 million prescriptions, making this study the first of its kind. The early symptoms of dementia include depression and urinary incontinence, so it is possible the drugs were sometimes being prescribed for people who already had the early stages.
  • Monkey Can't Sue For Selfie Copyright, Court Rules

    Monkey Can't Sue For Selfie Copyright, Court Rules

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    Another member of the panel, Judge N. Randy Smith, added a partially concurring opinion , arguing that the case should be dismissed because " next friend " status - the legal relationship PETA claimed to Naruto in its lawsuit on the monkey's behalf - can not apply to animals.
  • Nigeria's malaria prevalence rate still high - Entomologist

    Nigeria's malaria prevalence rate still high - Entomologist

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    After an unprecedented period of success in malaria control, progress has stalled. Infants under 5 years are particularly at risk, and malaria takes the life of a child every two minutes. " Malaria is bad for business", AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina told the African Leaders Malaria Alliance, a coalition of 49 African Heads of State and governments that was established in 2009 to eliminate malaria by 2030, during the African Union Summit in January.
  • Leeds urged to cancel 'morally corrupt' Myanmar trip by Labour sports minister

    Leeds urged to cancel 'morally corrupt' Myanmar trip by Labour sports minister

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    In those areas, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) guidance is to "check travel advice before travelling". The Burmese government has been accused of ethnic cleansing by United Nations officials following violence which forced thousands of Rohingya Muslims to leave their homes and flee over the border to neighbouring Bangladesh.
  • Spokesman: George HW Bush responding, recovering

    Spokesman: George HW Bush responding, recovering

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    Former President George H.W. Bush is recovering at a Texas hospital after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, his spokesman said in a statement he posted on Twitter late Monday. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics, he said, while viral infections require other treatments. The photos were taken by Paul Morse of George H.W.
  • Bela and Martha Karolyi, Previous Gymnastics Coaches, Deny Understanding About Nassar's Abuse

    Bela and Martha Karolyi, Previous Gymnastics Coaches, Deny Understanding About Nassar's Abuse

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    Nassar has been sentenced to forty to 125 decades in prison for felony sexual activity in some of those scenarios, and also to 40 to 175 several years for comparable rates in another. The Georgia lawsuit revealed that USA Gymnastics had an internal policy of not forwarding allegations of child sex abuse to authorities unless they were submitted in writing and signed by a victim or a victim's parent.
  • Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

    Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

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    In appealing the lower court rulings, Alfie's parents, Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, argued their son had shown improvement in recent weeks. The hospital will begin end of life care for Alfie Evans. Judges said no detail of the plan could be made public because Alfie was entitled to privacy as his life came to a close. On Saturday, Thomas Evans released a statement saying he has filed an appeal - the family's second - with the European Court of Human Rights.