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'The Surgery to Remove the Lung Cancer Is On Hold.' The Shutdown Is Forcing Workers to Delay Vital Medical Care

'The Surgery to Remove the Lung Cancer Is On Hold.' The Shutdown Is Forcing Workers to Delay Vital Medical CareWorkers affected by the government shutdown are quickly joining the ranks of Americans for whom healthcare is a significant financial burden



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Facebook, Twitter remove fake news sites in Bangladesh ahead of election

Facebook, Twitter remove fake news sites in Bangladesh ahead of electionFacebook and Twitter said on Thursday they had removed accounts and fake news pages linked to the Bangladesh government that had posted anti-opposition content, days ahead of an election in the South Asian nation. Facebook, Bangladesh’s most popular social network with an estimated 30 million users, said it had removed nine fake news pages “linked to individuals associated with the Bangladesh government” which mimicked those of independent news outlets. Bangladesh’s interior minister, Assaduzzaman Khan, said action would be taken against people behind the fake accounts.



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Turkey will enter Syria's Manbij if U.S. doesn't remove YPG fighters, Erdogan says

Turkey will enter Syria's Manbij if U.S. doesn't remove YPG fighters, Erdogan saysTurkish forces will enter the Syrian town of Manbij if the United States does not remove YPG Kurdish fighters, and it will also target Kurdish-controlled areas further east, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. Erdogan said this week that Turkey would launch a new operation within days against the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG militia which controls swathes of Syria’s northern border region, in what will be Turkey’s third military campaign in Syria in two years.



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After Airbnb, Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings

After Airbnb, <a href=Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings” align=”left” title=”After Airbnb, Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings” border=”0″ >Rights activists on Tuesday urged Booking.com to follow the example of Airbnb and withdraw listings for rentals in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, even as Israel called the move “disgusting” and threatened legal action. Airbnb said Monday it will remove such listings, just ahead of the release of a Human Rights Watch report criticising the inclusion of settlements. Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company, while Palestinian officials welcomed it.



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After Airbnb, Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings

After Airbnb, <a href=Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings” align=”left” title=”After Airbnb, Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings” border=”0″ >Rights activists on Tuesday urged Booking.com to follow the example of Airbnb and withdraw listings for rentals in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, even as Israel called the move “disgusting” and threatened legal action. Airbnb said Monday it will remove such listings, just ahead of the release of a Human Rights Watch report criticising the inclusion of settlements. Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company, while Palestinian officials welcomed it.



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U.S. regulator sues Musk for fraud, seeks to remove him from Tesla

U.S. regulator sues Musk for fraud, seeks to remove him from TeslaNEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday of fraud and sought to remove him from his role in charge of the electric car company, saying he made a series of “false and misleading” tweets about potentially taking Tesla private last month. In a lawsuit, the regulator described Musk surprising members of his own team and investors with a series of tweets, starting with the Aug. 7 announcement that he was thinking of taking Tesla private. Twelve minutes after the first tweet, Tesla’s head of investor relations texted Musk’s chief of staff to ask whether Musk’s announcement was “legit”, the SEC said.



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Kuwait calls U.S. decision to remove missile systems 'routine'

Kuwait calls U.S. decision to remove missile systems 'routine'KUWAIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. decision to remove anti-missile systems from several Arab allies was an “internal and routine procedure”, Kuwait said on Wednesday, adding that its defenses would not be affected. A U.S. defense official told Reuters that Washington was pulling four Patriot missile systems from Jordan, Kuwait and Bahrain in line with a Pentagon shift in focus away from the fight against Islamist militants in order to address tensions with China and Russia. “Kuwait’s Patriot missile system, independently, protects and covers all its geographical borders,” the Gulf Arab state’s chief of staff said a statement.



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Democrat: Trump's 'deranged' behavior is boosting bill to create panel that could remove him from office

Democrat: Trump's 'deranged' behavior is boosting bill to create panel that could remove him from officeRep. Jamie Raskin says he is gaining support for legislation to create a panel that could remove the president from office.



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Irish sex abuse victim urges pope to remove 'every rotten apple'

Irish sex abuse victim urges pope to remove 'every rotten apple'Pope Francis should rid the Catholic Church of “every rotten apple” and announce concrete measures against sexual abuse by the clergy during his visit to Ireland, a prominent Irish victim told AFP. Marie Collins, who resigned from a Vatican commission on child protection last year over its failure to take action, said in an interview that the pontiff had to tackle the issue “head on”. “Every rotten apple should be got rid of and it should happen now,” Collins said on the sidelines of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, ahead of the pope’s visit to Ireland which starts Saturday.



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