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A Belgian convicted of murder and rape who has been imprisoned for almost three decades has been granted the right to die after doctors agreed his psychological condition was incurable, an official said Tuesday. Belgium's justice minister approved Frank Van Den Bleeken's transfer to a hospital where doctors will end his life, the official said.
For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, according to data released Monday, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use in the city that pioneered a number of anti-smoking initiatives that were emulated nationally. Sixteen percent of adult New Yorkers smoked in 2013, up from 14 percent in 2010, which was the city's lowest recorded rate, according to the findings released by New York City's Department of Health.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills dropping to the lowest level in nearly a year while rates on six-month bills were unchanged. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.015 percent, down from 0.020 percent last week.
A Banksy image of a silhouette of a boy kneeling and praying is on a wall outside a parking garage Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Park City, Utah.
The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher.
The German company will pay $105.60 per TRW share, a 2 percent premium to its Friday closing price of $103.85. Both companies' boards approved the transaction, which will be financed with available cash and debt financing.
A Singapore Coroner's Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide earlier this year in Singapore because of work and personal issues. The death on Feb. 26 death of 28-year-old Autumn Radtke triggered media interest because it occurred not long after the high-profile collapse of the Mt.
The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.
Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent. For two weeks in August he had no international arrivals at his Diani Sea Resort, leading him to suspect that Ebola had frightened away his clients.
Tuesday evening Park City High School hosted a public forum presented by Mountain Accord, a collaborative effort of local, state and federal stakeholders to determine an ideal scenario for future uses of the Wasatch Mountains. The group's website explains "The preferred scenario will identify optimal areas for preservation and development and environmentally-sustainable transportation corridors and modes."
Members of the Park City SWAT team strut their stuff in women's heels during last year's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser for Peace House to show support for victims of domestic violence. Last fall, consultant and public speaker Bill Humbert, known internationally as the Recruiter Guy through his website recruiterguy.com , donned women's 3 ½-inch heeled wedges and walked a mile from City Park up through the Park Silly Sunday Market on Main Street to the parking lot next to the Wasatch Brew Pub.
After expressing relief when Powdr Corp. announced Tuesday that it would pay a judge-ordered bond to save this winter's ski season at Park City Mountain Resort, local business owners doubled down on those sentiments after Vail Resorts announced Thursday that it had purchased PCMR. The sale to Vail Resorts ends years-long litigation between the two sides that had threatened to keep PCMR from opening its slopes to skiers and snowboarders this winter.
On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. The service, which will work both with iPhones and Apple's new Watch, is backed by a host of big retailers, along with most major banks and credit card issuers, including Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Sierra Leone has requested funds from the World Health Organization to evacuate a doctor sickened with the deadly Ebola disease. A letter from President Ernest Bai Koroma's office said he had approved to fly Dr. Olivet Buck, a citizen of Sierra Leone, to a hospital in Hamburg, Germany.
Ashley Page has been charged in Third District Court for numerous misdeeds on the Fourth of July, according to the Summit County Attorney's Office. A Kamas woman has been charged in Third District Court for numerous crimes on the Fourth of July, according to the Summit County Attorney's Office.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:04 am
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