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Study: Diagnosis wrong too often, urgent improvement needed

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis at some point in their lives, a blind spot in modern medicine that can have devastating consequences, says a new report that calls for urgent changes across health care.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Defense: Shooter's dad was never told he couldn't have guns

SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors told jurors Tuesday that the father of the teenager who shot and killed four classmates and himself repeatedly lied on forms to illegally buy firearms. But the father's lawyer countered the man underwent multiple background checks and was never told he was barred from having guns.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Deeply-divided EU to hold emergency summit on migrant crisis

BRUSSELS (AP) — The deeply-divided leaders of the European Union have been called to an emergency summit Wednesday to seek long-term responses to the continent's ballooning migrant crisis, a historic challenge that EU President Donald Tusk said the bloc has failed dismally to meet so far.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Burkina Faso president back in power 1 week after coup

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's interim president declared Wednesday he is once again in charge of the country a week after a military general and his supporters overthrew him and his transitional government.

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Los Angeles panel proposes homelessness emergency, funds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's no secret to people who walk or drive the streets of Los Angeles that homeless people — tens of thousands of them — are everywhere.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Muslim pilgrims gather for pinnacle of hajj in Saudi Arabia

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslim pilgrims from around the world began gathering before dawn Wednesday in the valley of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for a day of prayer that marks the pinnacle of the annual hajj pilgrimage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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European markets rise, US set to gain despite Asia drop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — European stocks rose on Wednesday, with shares of Volkswagen stabilizing after its emissions rigging scandal triggered a dramatic slide. Wall Street was expected to open higher but Asian markets took a hit from weak Chinese factory data.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Federal judge rules 'Happy Birthday' song in public domain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The music publishing company that has been collecting royalties on the song "Happy Birthday To You" for years does not hold a valid copyright on the lyrics to the tune that is one of the mostly widely sung in the world, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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