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Charlie Gard: Hospital staff death threats statement 'arguably a cynical ploy'

Charlie's parents then took the case to the Court of Appeal which was heard on May 23 with the court dismissing the appeal two days later. His parents want to bring him to the United States for an experimental therapy, but the hospital has argued that every medical treatment option has already been considered and would not be in Charlie's best interest.

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Jerusalem: Israel installs security cameras at holy site

Officials set up new security cameras at the entrance to the holy site in Jerusalem as it considers an "alternative" to the metal detectors it installed after two Israeli policemen were killed nearby earlier this month. In response to the security measures, Palestinians rallied after the Muslim Friday prayers, protesting the new measures, including the barring of Muslim men under the age of 50.

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Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge at British Open

By that time he had made six bogeys and been overtaken by Rickie Fowler, who picked up a shot at the hard 6th and then holed a magnificent 60ft-plus putt for a birdie two from a swale besides the 7th, where his ball finished to a chorus of groans after his tee shot pitched at the edge of green and stayed there for a few seconds.

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The World's Most Powerful Aircraft Carrier Will Soon Join the US Navy

Ford Saturday, celebrating the newest symbol of American military might as he called on Congress to approve a budget with a big increase in defense spending. The USS Ford is the first member of the next generation of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. Numerous crew members have been with the carrier since the earliest stages of development - supplementing a lack of experience out at sea with a deep breadth of knowledge about the new technology that is expected to set the standard for ...

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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

ILLINOIS (AP) The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus reported in Illinois for 2017. No human cases have been reported. The positive test affirms the presence of the virus in the county. Most people who catch the virus do not have any symptoms although those with compromised immune systems can develop serious illness.

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Fecal bacteria found at United Kingdom branches of McDonald's, KFC & Burger King

When we're finding the sorts of numbers we're finding here, you have to look at the people making the ice, handling the ice, which they then transfer into customers' drinks". The strict procedures we have in place are created to ensure all guests have a positive experience each time they visit our restaurants. Strict hygiene rules state that the acceptable level of this type of bacteria in water for human consumption is zero.