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Putin seeks to expand Russian influence in Egypt visit

Russia's president has arrived in the Egyptian capital as Moscow looks to expand its reach in the Arab world's most populous country at a time when Cairo-Washington ties remain frayed.<p>President Vladimir Putin met his counterpart, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday, where the two leaders held …

Russia

New York Schools May Require Vaccinations, Appeals Court Rules

Three parents have sued saying required vaccinations violated their religious freedom.<p>The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld New York state's rule …

After missing vaccine deadline, 400 Pr. George’s students could be held from class

Parents of about 400 students in Prince George’s County have been notified that their children will be barred from school this week because the children have not received their required vaccinations.<p>Angela M. Wakhweya, chief of school health policy, services and innovation for the Prince George’s …

Disneyland measles outbreak isn't largest in recent memory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest U.S. measles outbreak in recent history isn't the one that started in December at Disneyland. It happened months earlier in Ohio's Amish country, where 383 people fell ill after unvaccinated Amish missionaries traveled to the Philippines and returned with the …

Obama, Merkel rally behind diplomacy in Ukraine conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied behind efforts to reach a long-shot diplomatic resolution to the …

Russia

Measles case reported in another state: Georgia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Georgia has its first confirmed case of measles since 2012, the state's Health Department said Monday.<p>"The infected infant arrived in Atlanta from outside of the U.S. and is being cared for at Egleston at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta," the Georgia Department of Public Health said in a …

Public Health

Japan confiscates passport of journalist planning to travel to Syria

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> After the deaths of two Japanese citizens at the hands of ISIS, Tokyo has stopped a journalist from traveling to Syria by confiscating his passport.<p>It's the first time the Japanese government has taken such a step. But the journalist, Yuichi Sugimoto, has suggested it's a breach of …

Hong Kong