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French lawmakers vote on terminal sedation, not euthanasia

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:32

PARIS (AP) — France’s lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that would allow doctors to keep terminally ill patients sedated until death comes, but stop short of legalizing euthanasia or assisted suicide. After years of tense debate over the issue and a long journey through Parliament, the bill is facing a final vote […]

Panel suggests screening pregnant women for depression

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:32

Panel suggests screening pregnant women for depressionMany American women don't get treatment for depression, but a panel is suggesting screening pregnant women for the disorder.


Zika virus confirmed in Arkansas, Virginia

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:30

A person in Arkansas tested positive for the mosquito-borne Zika Virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed.

       

Ericsson Q4 profits, sales surge on growth in China

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:30

HELSINKI (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson said Wednesday that an improvement in business in China despite the market turmoil there helped its fourth-quarter profit jump nearly 70 percent. Also boosted by patent licensing fees, the world’s largest networks provider said sales grew 8 percent in the period to 73.6 billion kronor, with net profit […]
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Ericsson Q4 profits, sales surge on growth in China

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:30

HELSINKI (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson said Wednesday that an improvement in business in China despite the market turmoil there helped its fourth-quarter profit jump nearly 70 percent. Also boosted by patent licensing fees, the world’s largest networks provider said sales grew 8 percent in the period to 73.6 billion kronor, with net profit […]
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Ericsson Q4 profits, sales surge on growth in China

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:30

HELSINKI (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson said Wednesday that an improvement in business in China despite the market turmoil there helped its fourth-quarter profit jump nearly 70 percent. Also boosted by patent licensing fees, the world’s largest networks provider said sales grew 8 percent in the period to 73.6 billion kronor, with net profit […]

Ariz. militia figure Ritzheimer knew he faced arrest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:26

Man who staged anti-Muslim rallies last year left Ore. refuge hours before FBI crackdown.

       

5 arrests in hunt for California escapees; inmates still at large

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:24

Reward raised to $200K for three who fled an Orange County jail Friday.

       

Vietnam’s Communist Party Gives Old-Guard Leader a New 5-Year Term

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:20
The reappointment of Nguyen Phu Trong is unlikely to alter the country’s strategic balance in relations with China and the United States.









Grenada police: Slain U.S. tourist was sexually assaulted

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:17

Dave Martin Benjamin of Grenada has been charged with capital murder in the death of Jessica Colker of Atlanta.

       

DOJ complaint lays out case against Oregon protesters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:17

The federal government's 32-page criminal compalint against Ammon Bundy and followers who holed up at a wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon, be...

       

US, China call for N Korea resolution

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:14
China and the US say a new UN resolution against North Korea is needed, following Pyongyang's claim to have tested a hydrogen bomb earlier this month.
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Rights group: fearing refugees, West curtails human rights

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:11

ISTANBUL (AP) — Western governments fearful of terror attacks and the potential threat posed by refugees are shortchanging human rights and adopting counterproductive policies in the name of security, Human Rights Watch said in its world report Wednesday. HRW executive director Kenneth Roth chided Europe and the United States “for blatant Islamophobia and shameless demonizing […]
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Rights group: fearing refugees, West curtails human rights

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:11

ISTANBUL (AP) — Western governments fearful of terror attacks and the potential threat posed by refugees are shortchanging human rights and adopting counterproductive policies in the name of security, Human Rights Watch said in its world report Wednesday. HRW executive director Kenneth Roth chided Europe and the United States “for blatant Islamophobia and shameless demonizing […]
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Rights group: fearing refugees, West curtails human rights

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:11

ISTANBUL (AP) — Western governments fearful of terror attacks and the potential threat posed by refugees are shortchanging human rights and adopting counterproductive policies in the name of security, Human Rights Watch said in its world report Wednesday. HRW executive director Kenneth Roth chided Europe and the United States “for blatant Islamophobia and shameless demonizing […]

Iranian Released in Prisoner Exchange Finds Fault With Its Handling

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:00
Nader Modanlo, released by the United States this month in a prisoner exchange with Iran, was reluctant to accept the deal because it required him to abandon an appeal of his conviction.









Bernie Sanders at a Crossroads: Attack Hillary Clinton or Stay Positive?

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:00
Mr. Sanders, who has prided himself on avoiding a negative campaign, is wrestling with whether to use a tougher line of ads, which some say may be his only path to win Iowa.









Migrant boat sinks off Greek island; 7 bodies recovered

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:00

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a total of seven bodies, including those of two children, have been recovered from the sea off the eastern Aegean island of Kos after a boat carrying migrants or refugees sank early Wednesday. Rescue crews recovered the bodies of three men, two women, a boy and a girl. […]
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Migrant boat sinks off Greek island; 7 bodies recovered

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:00

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a total of seven bodies, including those of two children, have been recovered from the sea off the eastern Aegean island of Kos after a boat carrying migrants or refugees sank early Wednesday. Rescue crews recovered the bodies of three men, two women, a boy and a girl. […]
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Migrant boat sinks off Greek island; 7 bodies recovered

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:00

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a total of seven bodies, including those of two children, have been recovered from the sea off the eastern Aegean island of Kos after a boat carrying migrants or refugees sank early Wednesday. Rescue crews recovered the bodies of three men, two women, a boy and a girl. […]