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Britain withdrawing warrant for parents of cancer-stricken child
Britain withdrawing warrant for parents of cancer-stricken child

British prosecutors withdrew an arrest warrant for the parents of a cancer-stricken boy who removed him from a hospital in England without the consent of physicians to seek care abroad, officials said Tuesday. Britain’s decision led Spanish officials to order the immediate release of Brett and Naghemeh King, who were arrested Sunday in Spain and faced extradition to Britain for taking their 5-year old-son, Ashya, from Southampton General Hospital on Thursday. They were wanted on suspicion of child neglect. Ashya is suffering from brain cancer. His parents say they want him to receive proton beam therapy, a less invasive treatment than traditional radiation. Proton beam therapy...

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