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Medical students, faculty rally to try to save Obamacare

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hundreds of medical students and faculty members gathered at Northwestern University's school of medicine in Chicago on Monday to voice their opposition to the dismantling of Obamacare.

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St. Jude releases cyber updates for heart devices after U.S. probe

(Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories moved to protect patients with its St. Jude heart implants against possible cyber attacks, releasing a software patch on Monday that the firm said will reduce the "extremely low" chance of them being hacked.

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Former Greek ambassador to Libya murdered in Brazil

By Libya Herald reporter. Tripoli, 30 December 2016: The former Greek ambassador to Libya, Kyriakos Amiridis, has been murdered in Brazil. His body was found in the trunk of a burnt-out car yesterday in Rio de Janeiro. He had been missing since Monday. His Brazilian wife and three others have been arrested, suspected of involvement [...]

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Friend of South Korea’s Park appears at first day of trial over scandal

SEOUL (Reuters) - Choi Soon-sil, a friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the center of a corruption scandal that led to an impeachment vote against Park in parliament, appeared in court on Monday for the first day of criminal trial for fraud and abuse of power.

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Syrian Observatory reports suspected gas attack in Islamic State area near Palmyra

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there had been a suspected gas attack in Islamic State-held territory near Palmyra on Monday, amid heavy aerial bombardment of the same area which together killed at least 53 people.

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Turkish warplane crashes near southeastern city of Diyarbakir: army

DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) - A Turkish fighter jet on a training mission crashed on its final approach to an airport in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Monday, Turkey's military said on Monday, noting that the pilot had ejected from the plane and was unharmed.

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Weather delays long anticipated arrival of F-35 jets in Israel

NEVATIM AIR BASE, Israel (Reuters) - - The much-hyped arrival in Israel of its first two U.S.-built F-35 fighter jets was heavily disrupted on Monday after bad weather delayed their take-off from Italy.

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Man stabs passenger in London then shouts ‘I want to kill a Muslim’: Daily Mirror

LONDON (Reuters) - A man stabbed a passenger on a train at a south London station and then chased people shouting: "I want to kill a Muslim", the Daily Mirror reported on Monday, in an incident police said was not "terrorism-related."

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Iraqi police say ready to join assault on east Mosul

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Several thousand Iraqi federal police are ready to join the assault against Islamic State in east Mosul, a spokesman said on Monday, reinforcing troops who have faced weeks of fierce counter-attacks from the militants.

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Brazil’s former president Cardoso rules out return, paper says

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso ruled out a return to the top job in an interview published on Monday, following speculation that he could lead an interim administration.

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