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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Medical Record Mix-Ups a Common Problem | ]

Patient-identification mix-ups are common and can have deadly consequences, according to a report from the ECRI Institute, a nonprofit research group that studies patient safety.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Jobs Recovery Reaches Plateau, Posing a Challenge for Forecasters | ]

After a half-decade of steady gains, the U.S. labor market appears to be leveling off. What that plateau means for the economy’s trajectory is one of the biggest questions hanging over policy makers and investors.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Troubled Past Comes Into Focus for Mall Shooting Suspect | ]

Before police say he shot five people dead in a Macy’s Friday night, Arcan Cetin was already known in the small island city where he lived — as a troubled young man with an affinity for guns.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Marlins’ José Fernández Killed in Boating Accident | ]

Miami Marlins announce the death of pitcher José Fernández after the Coast Guard said he was one of three people killed in a boat crash off Miami Beach on Sunday.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Saudis Strive to End Male Guardianship | ]

Saudis sent telegrams to the king on Sunday pressing the monarchy to abolish male guardianship rules for women, the culmination of a months long campaign that is working to abolish the system.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Cedar Rapids Begins Evacuations Ahead of Flood | ]

Residents of Cedar Rapids, Iowa’s second largest city, are beginning evacuations even as sandbagging continues in preparation for the biggest flood in the city since a devastating deluge in 2008.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Calls to Expand U.S. Sanctions on Assad Regime Grow Louder | ]

Momentum is growing on Capitol Hill for new sanctions against supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, as many lawmakers’ patience with the Obama administration’s approach wears thin.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Big Spending on Warplanes Spurs Aerial Arms Race | ]

Russia and China are spending lavishly on stealthy new combat jets that could challenge the West’s superiority in the skies, as the U.S. looks for its own next-generation models.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on EU Pushes Back Against Protectionist Forces | ]

Brexit and the rise of antiestablishment parties have been widely perceived as a howl of rage by voters left behind by globalization, but Europe’s free traders aren’t giving in without a fight, Simon Nixon writes.

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[25 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Hundreds Killed in Aleppo in Fresh Fighting | ]

Powerful bombs have shaken the Syrian city since a cease-fire collapsed last week, as the Assad regime pursues a new offensive against rebels.