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Brazilian studies aim to unravel Zika's link to birth defects
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By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - At Roberto Santos General Hospital in Salvador, Brazil, Dr. Antonio Almeida and a team of specialists are c...
   
News Analysis: Obama’s Budget Seeks to Ease Economic Fears for U.S. Workers
New York Times
With his spending proposals, the president laid out a clear view of government’s role in the labor market, providing a detailed agenda to ease the a...
   
Israel's military chief: Stopping Gaza tunnels top priority
Yahoo News
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military chief says its number one mission is to counter the threat posed by attack tunnels from Gaza.
   
Syrian Opposition Groups Sense U.S. Support Fading
New York Times
Members of rebel groups fighting the government say they see little urgency from Washington in trying to save its investment.
   
Report: Car bomb in Syrian capital inflicts casualties
Yahoo News
BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb exploded Tuesday near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital Damascus, wounding at least eight people, state media s...
   
Supreme Court Deals Blow to Obama’s Efforts to Regulate Coal Emissions
New York Times
The justices’ willingness to issue a stay while the case proceeds was a hint that the emissions program could face a skeptical reception.
   
German police say all train crash survivors have been rescued from wreckage
Yahoo News
BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — German police say all train crash survivors have been rescued from wreckage.
   
Viacom Chief Is Defensive on Its Weak Earnings
New York Times
The company’s shares fell more than 21 percent on a day when the chief executive, Philippe P. Dauman, blamed “a lot of noise” for its recent dec...
   

Car bombs have been used regularly during Syria's brutal civil war, such as in this 2013 attack on the Tadamun neighbourhood of DamascusAt least eight people were killed on Tuesday when a car bomb exploded at a police officer's club in the Syrian capital Damascus, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said about 20 people had also been wounded, adding that policemen were among the dead and injured. Syrian state television also reported the blast, initially saying it had hit a vegetable market in the Masaken Barzeh district in northern Damascus.


Eight dead in car bomb at Damascus police club: monitor
Yahoo News
At least eight people were killed on Tuesday when a car bomb exploded at a police officer's club in the Syrian capital Damascus, a monitor said. ...
   
Study in Brazil Links Zika Virus to Eye Damage in Babies
New York Times
A study of 29 newborns at a hospital in Salvador, Brazil, found that 10 had defects in the retina or optic nerve of one or both eyes.
   
Greek farmers block country's main highway
Yahoo News
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Farmers in northern Greece have blocked traffic on the country's main highway, intensifying nationwide protests against budget...
   
As Bison Becomes More Popular, Two Views Emerge on How to Treat Them
New York Times
Old-school ranchers send their bison to feedlots. Others think the animals should be raised as wild as possible.
   

Hong Kong police assist an injured colleague when battles erupted after officials tried to move illegal food sellers from an area in Mongkok during the Lunar New Year holiday in Hong KongScores of police officers were hurt Tuesday when a riot erupted in Hong Kong over official attempts to move illegal hawkers, in the most serious violence the city has seen since mass pro-democracy protests in 2014. TVB news footage showed protesters harassing and attacking their cameraman who sustained injuries to his hand.


Dozens hurt as riot erupts in Hong Kong
Yahoo News
Scores of police officers were hurt Tuesday when a riot erupted in Hong Kong over official attempts to move illegal hawkers, in the most serious viole...
   
Palace of Henry VIII Holds First Catholic Service in Nearly 500 Years
New York Times
Hampton Court Palace hosted a vespers service in a symbol of the growing reconciliation between the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England.
   

Paul O'Connell, who won 108 caps for Ireland and seven caps for the British and Irish Lions, retired from international rugby late last year after a hamstring injury forced him out of the World CupFormer Ireland and British and Irish Lions captain Paul O'Connell has been forced to retire with immediate effect due to injury, he announced on Tuesday. "It is with deep regret that I have decided to retire from professional rugby following medical advice," O'Connell, 36, said in a statement published on the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) website. O'Connell, who won 108 caps for Ireland at lock and seven caps for the Lions, retired from international rugby late last year after a hamstring injury forced him out of the World Cup.


Former Ireland captain O'Connell retires from rugby
Yahoo News
Former Ireland and British and Irish Lions captain Paul O'Connell has been forced to retire with immediate effect due to injury, he announced on ...
   
Stung by Low Oil Prices, Companies Face a Reckoning on Debts
New York Times
Virtually no wells in the United States are profitable to drill, forcing some companies to produce oil simply to pay their lenders.
   
Eight dead, 150 hurt in train crash in Bavaria: police
Yahoo News
By Joern Poeltz BAD AIBLING, Germany (Reuters) - Eight people were killed when two trains collided head-on in southeast Germany on Tuesday, police sai...
   
Violette Verdy, Ballerina With Flair, Dies at 82
New York Times
Ms. Verdy made her inflected dancing style work with multiple choreographers, including the more straightforward George Balanchine.
   
Syrian opposition insists Russia should end air strikes: Interfax
Yahoo News
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia should immediately end its air strikes in Syria as a condition for negotiations between the opposition and the central gover...
   
United Arab Emirates Want to Top the World in Happiness, Too
New York Times
The emirates already have the world’s tallest building and a wealth of international talent. Soon, they will also have ministers of happiness and to...
   

Exit polls: New Hampshire Democrats trust Sanders
Trump wins New Hampshire after Iowa disappointment
Ohio EPA: Town failed to notify some of lead in recent tests
Email: Bacteria worries influenced Flint corrosion decision
Supreme Court deals blow to Obama climate plan
Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions plan
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained
Attacks keep millions away from famed Egypt tourist sites
Villanova cruises by DePaul 86-59 in 1st game as No. 1 team
Japan's Asahi offers $3.5 bn for Peroni, Grolsch: report
Wall, Wizards ruin Rambis' Knicks debut with 111-108 win
North Korea satellite in stable orbit but not seen transmitting: U.S. sources
Trump, Sanders ride U.S. anti-establishment tide to New Hampshire win
Exclusive: U.S. & India consider joint patrols in South China Sea - U.S. official
Hayward lifts Jazz over Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight
Taiwan developer grilled over collapse of quake building
Ferguson City Council seeks changes to DOJ reform agreement
Curry leads Warriors past Rockets for 42nd straight home win
Zika, disease of the poor, may not change abortion in Brazil
Records fall as winter heat wave hits Southern California
Jury to decide fate of NY officer in stairwell shooting case
Knicks slump again, Anthony surprise over Fisher axe
Sudan's Bashir replaces military chief of staff
Big-wave surfers gather in Hawaii for prestigious event
How to trap elephant poachers with their own technology
Russia says planned U.S. missile shield in South Korea can trigger arms race in region
Libya must lead anti-Islamic State effort, Egypt's foreign minister says
Curry magic as Warriors down Rockets
Four dead in Myanmar military plane crash
Chad president says will reintroduce constitutional term limits
S. Korea to suspend operations at joint Kaesong industrial park in N. Korea
German authorities none missing from deadly train crash
Trump, Sanders win big in New Hampshire
Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback
Several injured in Mich. school shooting
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Cop in deadly love triangle lawsuit costs county $7M
DOJ threatens legal action against Ferguson
After N.H., Kasich vaults to GOP prominence
Sanders becomes first Jew to win a presidential primary
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, saliva, sperm banks
'Making a Murderer' - Updates on Steven Avery, the case, more
Top takeaways from the New Hampshire primary
Sanders says N.H. win 'will echo from Wall Street to Washington'
Analysis: New Hampshire results keep nomination races fluid
Trump takes N.H. and predicts more wins to come, as Kasich finishes second
United Arab Emirates Want to Top the World in Happiness, Too
Violette Verdy, Ballerina With Flair, Dies at 82
Stung by Low Oil Prices, Companies Face a Reckoning on Debts

 


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