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CBS Reports Iceland Has 'Virtually Eliminated' Down Syndrome with Abortion

CBS Reports Iceland Has 'Virtually Eliminated' Down Syndrome with Abortion

After viewing Heaton's response to CBS , a number of people thanked the actress for standing up for children with Down syndrome. "Babies with Down's syndrome are still being born in Iceland ", said Hulda Hjartardottir, head of the Prenatal Diagnosis Unit at Landspitali University Hospital, told CBS .


No second war on the Korean Peninsula

No second war on the Korean Peninsula

The United States and South Korea will go ahead with joint military drills next week, the top USA military official said on Thursday, resisting pressure from North Korea and its ally China to halt the contentious exercises. Pyongyang has said it was considering plans to fire missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, although North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to have delayed the decision.


No Imminent Threat of US - North Korea Nuclear War, CIA Head Says

No Imminent Threat of US - North Korea Nuclear War, CIA Head Says

He added that he was confident North Korea would continue to develop its missile capabilities under its leader Kim Jong-Un, "so it wouldn't surprise me if there was another test". "If they fire at the United States , it could escalate into war very quickly", he said . But Mattis insisted the US military stands ready to fight a belligerent North Korea if the president decides to engage.



USA and Japan warn North Korea of consequences if it attacks first

Bannon had said that China is not likely to do more on North Korea, that diplomatic efforts were " just a sideshow ", and that there was no reason for the USA not to proceed with tough trade sanctions against Beijing in order to win the " economic war " with China.


At least 13 killed as van rams into crowd in Barcelona

At least 13 killed as van rams into crowd in Barcelona

The Clemson Men's Basketball team is in Barcelona , Spain, was not caught up in the terrorist van attack or its aftermath, school officials reported Thursday on Facebook. An eyewitness told a Spanish television station that the suspect was running people over in his van for almost 1,000 feet before fleeing into a nearby Turkish restaurant.


Cleveland Clinic's 2018 fundraiser won't be at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Cleveland Clinic's 2018 fundraiser won't be at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

The clinic and its CEO, Toby Cosgrove, have taken heat for continuing to host the gala at the club. The American Cancer Society plans to move its 2018 Island of Palm Beach gala from the resort, too. He instead assigned blame to both the counterprotesters and the white supremacists. As members of the group resigned, Trump said on Twitter that he would end the forum and a separate American Manufacturing Council "rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople".