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1 year 2 months ago

Sweden won't raise online spying when Obama visits

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Left-wing and Internet freedom activists are likely to protest against U.S. online spying when Barack Obama visits Stockholm this week, but Swedish government officials say they won't raise the sensitive issue with the U.S. president. Foreign Minister Carl Bildt told The Associated Press on Monday that Internet...

4 years 7 months ago

Volcanic ash still limiting flights

European airports sent thousands of planes into the sky today after a week of unprecedented disruptions, but shifting winds sent a new plume of volcanic ash over Scandinavia, forcing some airports in Norway and Sweden to close again. A spokesman for Eurocontrol, the European air traffic agency, says the...

4 years 11 months ago

Cancer diagnosis could spawn heart attack

The first thing your should do after receiving a cancer diagnosis--take a deep breath and relax! Researchers in Sweden studied data collected from men diagnosed with prostate cancer. They found that patients diagnosed with the disease were three times more likely to have a heart attack in the first...

4 years 11 months ago

Woods' mother-in-law released from Florida hospital

Tiger Woods' mother-in-law has been released from an Orlando-area hospital after being treated for stomach pains. Health Central Hospital spokesman Dan Yates said Barbro Holmberg was released Tuesday afternoon, about 11 hours after she was admitted. She went back to Woods' mansion. Emergency crews had been summoned to the home...

5 years 1 month ago

EU says US must join climate funding

The European Union says the United States should join it in stumping up cash to help poor developing nations to cope with climate change. Sweden's finance minister says Europe wanted the U.S. to "also put their weight behind the issue" ahead of global talks in December on a new pact...

5 years 2 months ago

Robbers steal helicopter, raid cash depot

Robbers used a stolen helicopter and explosives to engineer a spectacular raid on a cash depot in Stockholm on Wednesday, breaking into the building through the roof and flying off with bags of cash, police and officials said. The daring pre-dawn heist stunned police in the Swedish capital, who...

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