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Hard to detect, China bird flu virus may be more widespread

BEIJING (Reuters) - Bird flu infection rates on Chinese poultry farms may be far higher than previously thought, because the strain of the deadly virus that has killed more than 100 people this winter is hard to detect in chickens and geese, animal health experts say.

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Obamacare significantly expanded insurance for people with HIV

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The first national analysis of the impact of the Affordable Care Act on people with HIV showed significant increases in health insurance coverage among people infected with the virus that causes AIDS, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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Leading Libyan businessman funds repatriation of Libyan exiles in Egypt

By Ashraf Abdul Wahab. Alexandria, 17 January 2017: A Libyan NGO, Al-Adala Awalan (“Justice First”) is organising the return of Libyan exiles currently stuck in Egypt. A convoy taking 15 families comprising 50 people will leave Cairo for Tobruk on 22 January. Once in Tobruk, they will be housed for a year by the NGO [...]

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LNA aircraft targets Misrata delegation visiting Jufra airbase; Misrata military council head among injured

By Libya Herald reporter. Benghazi, 3 January 2017: Misrata military council spokesperson Ibrahim Beitelmal is reported to be among a six people of seriously injured when a Libya National Army (LNA) MiG fighter targeted a group of people who had flown into Jufra airbase today from Tripoli on board a C-130 military transporter.

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Germany releases Tunisian suspect in Berlin truck attack

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - German authorities have released a Tunisian man detained on suspicion of involvement in the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market last week that killed 12 people, a spokeswoman for the federal prosecutor's office said on Thursday.

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Medicaid expansion tied to employment among people with disabilities

(Reuters Health) – Obamacare’s expansion of Medicaid coverage to people living just above the poverty line may be responsible for more disabled people getting jobs, according to a recent study.

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Syrian rebels, pro-government forces reach deal to evacuate Aleppo, Shi’ite villages

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels and pro-government forces reached a deal on Sunday to resume evacuations from east Aleppo in exchange for people being allowed to leave two Shi'ite villages besieged by insurgents.

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Bin Laden’s son denied entry to Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden's son Omar was refused entry to Egypt on Saturday, airport sources said, giving no reason why his name was on a list of people banned from the country.

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Blast hits bus carrying soldiers in Turkey’s Kayseri, some believed killed: sources

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (Reuters) - A bus transporting soldiers was hit by an explosion near a university in the central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday, killing and wounding an unknown number of people, security sources said.

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Dispute holds up evacuation from ‘hell’ of Aleppo

ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The evacuation of the last opposition-held areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo was suspended on Friday after pro-government militias demanded that wounded people should also be brought out of two Shi'ite villages being besieged by rebel fighters.

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