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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

Two of the dead Americans were a father and son, Minister of Health Soraya Dalil said, adding that the third American was a Cure International doctor who had worked for seven years in Kabul.
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U.S. weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

U.S. weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

It's an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter of fairness, the government says.
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Obama to Russia: More sanctions are 'teed up'

Obama to Russia: More sanctions are 'teed up'

The president also acknowledged that those penalties may do little to influence Vladimir Putin's handling of the crisis in Ukraine.
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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.
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Tape released of woman who pointed gun at Ford

Tape released of woman who pointed gun at Ford

U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller granted the release of the 132-minute recording last week in response to a motion filed by the Sacramento Bee in November.
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