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Hospital: Ariel Sharon's Health Worsens

The health of former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon has sharply deteriorated. That announcement was made Wednesday by the hospital treating Sharon since he lapsed into a coma after suffering a stroke in 2006. Israeli media reported that the 85-year-old former leader was suffering from kidney problems and that his family was at the hospital. Sharon was one of Israel's most iconic and controversial figures.  In mid-2005, he directed a unilateral withdrawal of Israeli troops and...

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