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WP-Bloomberg correction: MEDICAL-MYSTERY

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. This correction refers to MEDICAL-MYSTERY (Boodman, Post) that moved Feb. 20. --- A Washington Post article about Laura Hsiung’s mysterious foot condition misidentified the degree she earned at Montgomery College. Hsiung, a licensed physical therapist assistant,...


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Trump: School resource officer who stayed outside South Florida school shooting a

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump on Friday said that the armed school resource officer who stayed outside during the school shooting last week in South Florida was either a “coward” or “didn’t react properly under pressure.” Trump made his remarks to reporters outside the White...


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'Murderers! Murderers!': A convicted killer's last words as he was executed in Florida

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Before Eric Scott Branch was set to be executed for his crimes - the rape and brutal murder of a Florida college student - he turned to correctional officers and told them that they shouldn’t have to kill him. That job, Branch argued, should belong to Florida Gov....


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Officer convicted at terrorism trial faces decades in prison

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former transit-agency police officer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted in a sting operation of attempting to help the Islamic State group. Nicholas Young was a patrol officer in the D.C. region’s Metrorail system. He was known as “Officer...


Business

Technology company and banks lead US stocks higher

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP are leading technology companies higher and banks are also rising as US indexes climb in early trading on Wall Street Friday. Blue Buffalo Pet Products jumps after General Mills agrees to buy the pet food maker. Bond yields continue to recede from...


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Trump administration announces what it calls 'largest ever' set of sanctions against

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The United States will impose the “largest ever” set of sanctions on North Korea, President Trump said on Friday, as his administration intensifies efforts to starve Pyongyang of resources it can use for its nuclear program. “Today I am announcing that we...


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The Latest: New execution date required for Alabama inmate

Alabama Execution

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the postponed execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 8:20 a.m. The state of Alabama must seek a new execution date for a condemned inmate if it still wants to execute him following an unexpected postponement. Prison officials halted preparations for...


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New execution date required for Alabama inmate after delay

Alabama Execution

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state of Alabama must seek a new execution date for a condemned inmate if it still wants to execute him following an unexpected postponement. Prison officials halted preparations for Doyle Lee Hamm’s lethal injection late Thursday because medical staff said they couldn’t...


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Trump administration announces what it calls 'largest ever' set of sanctions against

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The measure targets 56 entities involved in shipping and trade, part of a bid to prevent Pyongyang’s ability to evade previous sanctions. The Trump administration has imposed several rounds of sanctions against North Korea to force the Kim regime to...


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Widow says Republican candidate's immigration ad politicizes her husband's death

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The political ad opens with formidable music, a dark screen and a mug shot. “Here illegally, Manuel Orrego-Savala was deported twice and had multiple convictions and arrests,” says Mike Braun, a Republican from Indiana running for the U.S. Senate. Orrego-Savala is the...


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