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The doctor who fought the church shooter is remembered as a good defender

The doctor who fought the church shooter is remembered as a good defender

ALISO VIEJO, California. Everyone knew him simply as Dr. John, a quiet, calm doctor who taught children kung fu, taking time between appointments to encourage people to learn self-defense. So it was no surprise to friends and colleagues that John Cheng spent his final moments rescuing others by lunging at a gunman who opened fire …

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Workers Vote to Create Missouri's Only Active Library Union |  Health, Medical & Fitness

Workers Vote to Create Missouri’s Only Active Library Union | Health, Medical & Fitness

MARGARET STAFFORD – Associated Press Public librarians in Colombia are voting this week on whether they want to become the only active public library union in the state. If staff at the Daniel Boone Regional Library, which has branches in Columbia, Fulton, Ashland and Holts Summit, ratify the union, they will join a growing movement …

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Majorcas visited the border to prepare for the lifting of asylum restrictions |  Health, Medical & Fitness

Majorcas visited the border to prepare for the lifting of asylum restrictions | Health, Medical & Fitness

AP McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mallorcas said Tuesday that authorities were prepared for an expected increase in the number of migrants crossing the border from Mexico in the days before the public health order would be terminated after its almost 2 million people were rejected by the aid. times without the …

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Majorcas circles the border to prepare for the lifting of asylum restrictions |  Health, Medical & Fitness

Majorcas circles the border to prepare for the lifting of asylum restrictions | Health, Medical & Fitness

AP McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mallorcas said Tuesday that authorities were prepared for an expected increase in the number of migrants crossing the border from Mexico in the days before the public health order would be terminated after its almost 2 million people were denied assistance. times without the possibility of …

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Georgia suspends execution of man who killed girl |  Health, Medical & Fitness

Georgia suspends execution of man who killed girl | Health, Medical & Fitness

KATE BRUMBACK – Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily suspended the execution of a Georgia man who was due to die on Tuesday for killing an 8-year-old girl 46 years ago. Virgil Delano Presnell Jr., 68, killed a girl and raped her 10-year-old friend after kidnapping them as they walked home …

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The lawyer believes that the person sentenced to death in Georgia should be spared |  Health, Medical & Fitness

Georgia suspends execution of man who killed girl | Health, Medical & Fitness

KATE BRUMBACK – Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily suspended the execution of a Georgia man who was due to die on Tuesday for killing an 8-year-old girl 46 years ago. Virgil Delano Presnell Jr., 68, killed a girl and raped her 10-year-old friend after kidnapping them as they walked home …

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Curfew tightened in Chicago after Bean sculpture murder |  Health, Medical & Fitness

Curfew tightened in Chicago after Bean sculpture murder | Health, Medical & Fitness

KATHLEEN FOODIE and DON BABWIN – Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Restricting Chicago teens’ access to a popular downtown park and imposing an early weekend curfew after a teen was fatally shot at a tourist attraction has revived long-standing accusations that City Hall prioritized the glittering lakefront and downtown area over neighborhoods the western and …

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Alarming rise in esophageal cancer in middle-aged adults

Race-Based Spirometry Can Lead to Missed Diagnoses

SAN FRANCISCO. Perhaps it’s time to move away from the primary use of spirometry to distinguish between healthy and abnormal lung function in different populations. This conclusion was reached by researchers who followed patients with supposedly normal spirometry in a large population-based study and found that using standard equations to adjust for racial differences in …

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Buffalo shooter targeting black area, official says |  Health, Medical & Fitness

Buffalo shooter targeting black area, official says | Health, Medical & Fitness

CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL BALZAMO, Associated Press BUFFALO, New York (AP) — The white 18-year-old who shot 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket studied local demographics and arrived in the area the day before to conduct reconnaissance with the “direct purpose” of the murder. as many black people as possible, officials said Sunday. The chilling …

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Official: Buffalo shooter threatened to shoot at high school |  Health, Medical & Fitness

Official: Buffalo shooter threatened to shoot at high school | Health, Medical & Fitness

CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL BALZAMO, Associated Press BUFFALO, NEW YORK (AP) — An 18-year-old shooter who authorities say killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket, previously threatened to shoot at his high school and was sent for mental health treatment, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Payton Gendron came to the attention of …

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