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911 calls on nursing home dying: ‘Oh my God, this is crazy’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. But newly released emergency calls from a sweltering Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning to Hurricane Irma showed staffers becoming increasing agitated by a disaster that would eventually claim 14 elderly lives. The six calls made from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills between 3 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 13, the day the first eight patients died, show … Read the referenced┬ástory here:…

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Trump Calls for Quick End to Election-related Russia Probes

U.S. President Donald Trump called Monday for a quick conclusion to the investigations into whether his campaign colluded with Russia last year to help him win the White House. “They ought to get to the end of it because the American people are sick of it,” Trump told reporters at a White House news conference. As he has in the past, the Republican president said “the whole Russia thing was just an excuse” by Democrats to explain his upset win over Democrat Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. secretary of state….

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