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News of the Day From Around the World, Jan. 23

1 Nurse charged: A German nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders has been charged with killing 97 more patients over several years at two hospitals in northwestern Germany, prosecutors said Monday. The new indictment against Niels Hoegel was expected after officials said in November that he may have killed more than 100 patients in total. He worked at a clinic in Oldenburg from 1999 to 2002 and in nearby Delmenhorst from 2003 to 2005. During his trial in 2015, Hoegel said he intentionally brought about cardiac crises in patients because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.

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