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Gonorrhoea could become untreatable, says chief medic

Dame Sally Davies asks GPs and pharmacies to ensure they are prescribing correct drugs after 16 cases of drug-resistant strain of STI this year<p>Gonorrhoea is at risk of becoming an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has said.<p>Dame Sally Davies has written to all GPs and pharmacies …

Amid Farook family violence, brothers were a study in contrasts

The brothers were a study in contrasts.<p>Syed Raheel<p>Farookwas the extrovert — loud and sociable with an air of nonchalance. Acquaintances said he preferred to walk a casual line when it came to religion. He told people he "wasn't into Islam," dated a non-Muslim girl, imbibed freely and showed up at a …

California

Fired officer's convictions a rare triumph for rape victims

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The rape convictions that could put a fired Oklahoma City police officer behind bars for life are vindication for some of the women he targeted, and also a reminder of how difficult it is to achieve justice in such cases.<p>Most victims never report sexual assaults, and those who …

Donald Trump: Ban all Muslim travel to U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called Monday for barring all Muslims from entering the United States.<p>"Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on," a …

Donald Trump

San Bernardino shooting investigation: Past plot and recent loan are latest clues

<b>(CNN) —</b> What happened to transform a trained pharmacist and a county health inspector into terrorists, and when did they take that dark turn?<p>Officials say it could have been years before last week's deadly attack in San Bernardino, California.<p>Investigators believe shooter Syed Rizwan Farook may …

Islam

Obama's Oval Office address: president resists pressure for 'ground war' on Isis

US president backs existing collaborative strategy to battle Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in rare national address from Oval Office<p>Barack Obama called for cool heads in the fight against terrorism on Sunday in a live address that resisted pressure for more military intervention but nonetheless …

Amid Terror Threat, Can I Call Off My Trip to Europe?

Jocelyn Holgado knew that her reservation at the Hôtel de Varenne in Paris was nonrefundable. But then the terrorist attacks on Paris happened, and the world suddenly felt more dangerous, and she figured the Varenne might make an exception.<p>Holgado, a nurse anesthetist from Burlington, N.J., figured …