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July 24, 2017 9:52 PM Charlie Gard's parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die. At an emotional court hearing, a lawyer for the baby's parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, said the couple was withdrawing 72

July 24, 2017 2:25 PM UK parents withdraw legal action over their sick baby

LONDON — The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental treatment after new medical tests showed that the window of opportunity to help him had closed. Chris Gard and Connie Yates wept as they withdrew their appeal during a London High Court hearing, signaling the end of a legal 44

July 23, 2017 7:18 PM 'Draconian' US funding cuts would cost lives: AIDS meeting

Leaders in the fight against HIV on Sunday urged the US government, the largest donor to global AIDS research and treatment, to reject "draconian" funding cuts proposed by President Donald Trump. "As we gather today, the largest and most important donor in HIV response has threatened devastating cuts to funding for research and treatment programmes 56

July 23, 2017 2:01 PM Protesters rally to support baby Charlie Gard's parents as hospital reports threats

Chris Gard, Connie Yates fighting for permission to bring 11-month-old to U.S. for treatment Protesters in London backing the fight of British parents of a critically ill baby to get him an experimental medical treatment in the U.S. plan a rally and prayer vigil Sunday, as officials at a British hospital where Charlie Gard is on life support say they have received 51

July 23, 2017 7:50 AM Charlie Gard protesters to rally as hospital reports threats

Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental treatment are planning a rally and prayer vigil and hospital officials say they have received death threats in the heartbreaking case. Activists supporting Gard's parents will gather Sunday outside the High Court in London where legal proceedings will resume Monday 46

July 22, 2017 6:58 PM Baby Charlie protesters to rally as hospital reports threats

LONDON — Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment are planning a rally and prayer vigil Sunday, while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats. Activists supporting Gard’s parents will gather Sunday afternoon outside 45

July 19, 2017 6:23 PM Police examining if defector returned to N. Korea willingly

SEOUL, South Korea — Police in South Korea's capital on Wednesday began investigating how a North Korean woman who defected in 2014 and made South Korean TV appearances ended up back in the North. The woman known as Lim Ji-hyeon in South Korea had appeared on cable talk shows that aired until April. She left the country earlier this year for China and is the same woman 19

July 18, 2017 10:40 AM China’s Censors Can Apparently Delete Photos Mid-Transmission

It is no secret that China is a very heavily censored country, where posts that criticize the government are taken down swiftly. It has also made doing business in the country challenging as foreign companies who might be used to operating with more freedom will have to find ways to comply with the country’s laws. In a recent report from The Wall Street 9

July 18, 2017 8:35 AM Is there a campaign to exploit recent Jerusalem terror and fan a new round of violence?

Is a campaign being waged by some Palestinian politicians and local activists to encourage protests that could result in more dangerous clashes? On Sunday night Muslim worshipers gathered near the Lion’s Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem and prayed. They continued a low level protest through midnight. The Israeli police, who had been on high alert 49

July 18, 2017 6:36 AM The alleged big players in Masisi’s victory

Roselyn Panzirah – BDP’s nominated councillor was spotted several times wielding a light brown Gucci bag stacked with a lot of money, which was allegedly used to buy delegates vote for the entire team Masisi. Panzirah was reportedly an errand girl who distributed money to the identified beneficiaries. She is a trusted ally of the re-elected BDP chairperson 33