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More tests ordered for Charlie Gard

by Leigh Jones
Posted 7/18/17, 02:26 pm

The U.S. doctor who flew to London to examine Charlie Gard spent five hours with the critically ill infant before flying back to New York. Gard’s mother, Connie Yates, told reporters Tuesday her son would undergo more tests in the coming days. Dr. Michio Hirano will present his findings to the U.K. high court next week. Judge Nicholas Francis will decide whether to allow Charlie to fly to the United States for treatment.

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Hacking isn’t NHS’s only problem

Healthcare | The ‘free’ U.K. governmental healthcare system diminishes the quality of care for all
by Cal Thomas
Posted 5/18/17, 11:23 am

GLASGOW, Scotland—The ransomware cyberattack that wormed its way into at least 74 countries recently exposed new vulnerabilities in the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS), as if it weren’t vulnerable enough.

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Globe Trot: Switching sides in Syria?

International | The U.S. may support Russian-backed Syrian forces in the battle against ISIS
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/13/17, 05:16 pm

SYRIA: Manbij is the place to watch as U.S. forces continue to hold a fragile position between Turkish and Kurdish forces, amid ongoing questions about whether the United States is switching sides to support Russian-backed Syrian forces in the fight against Islamic State.

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