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1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

California mom loses son to Ebola epidemic

The chaos and fear of the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa is hitting home for members of the Friends in Jesus International Church of the Nazarene in Sacramento.

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4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Cape Town Is Escape Town

Former Wall Street trader Paul Newman had been searching for the right home for a long time.

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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

United States ranks middle-of-the-pack in affordability of travel

In a global transportation price comparison, the United States ranked as the 22nd least expensive country out of the 51 compared by bus, train and plane travel.

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13 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

U.S. Ebola patient to be released

Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.

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14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Over 400 OFWs from Libya expected to arrive in Manila

The Department of Foreign Affairs said a third government-chartered plane left Manila for Tunis, Tunisia on Wednesday to fetch the OFW repatriates.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Vanguard

Teching Ebola out of Africa: 'National e-Response, only solution'

Unless a sustainable national electronic response centre is immediately established in all the African states where the dreaded Ebola virus is ravaging people and economies, controlling it may be a wild goose chase.

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In-depth Africa

Photos: U.S donates high tech bomb disposal robots/equipment to Nigerian police

IGP Suleiman Abba NPM, mni, today, August 20, 2014 at Force Headquarters, Abuja, received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, James F. Entwistle.

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Watford Observer

Pupils travel to Malawi to help African charities

Pupils from a Northwood school travelled to Malawi to help African charities and take part in their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award last month.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Tuskegee students have returned home

All six of the Tuskegee University students in Liberia have returned safely to the United States.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

International farm group visiting Ala

Some fanned themselves as they gathered in a semicircle around Neal Isbell and his son, Shane, but many others used cellphones or tablets to record information the two Colbert County farmers were sharing.

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Myrtle Beach Online

'All Our Names' tells heart-wrenching tale of exile, loss

At first glance, "All Our Names" seems to be a straightforward immigrant story. A young man, carrying the name of Isaac on his passport, has come from Uganda to Laurel, a small Midwestern town, on a one-year student visa.

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Thurrock Gazette

Tragic councillor at centre of Ebola scare

A FORMER council leader, who died last week, had recently returned from Nigeria sparking concerns he had died from Ebola, it has emerged.

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International Business Times

Travel Alert: Canada Issues Warning Against Chikungunya Disease in Caribbean

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 30, 2014.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

The measures came as authorities said that three health workers in the country who received an experimental drug for the disease are showing signs of recovery, though medical experts caution it is not certain if the drug is effective.

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Voice of America

Top UN Ebola Coordinator on His Way to Africa

The senior United Nations coordinator on the Ebola virus says he will travel to Africa later this week.

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Mashable

Air France Crews Petition to Stop Flights to Ebola-Affected Countries

More than 700 Air France staff have signed a petition asking the airline to stop flights to the West African countries hit hard by Ebola.

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Archaeology

Several Paleolithic Cultures Flourished In North Africa

A new study of Paleolithic stone tools from 17 sites in North Africa shows that between 130,000 and 75,000 years ago, there were at least four separate populations in the region, each with its own distinctive cultural traits, .

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In-depth Africa

Sata May Depart to South Africa for Treatment

President Michael Sata is expected to leave the country for medical treatment abroad this evening, a State House source tells Zambia Reports.

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Iol.co.za

African import levies dent vehicle exports

Metair chief executive Theo Loock says the group is working hard on entering into small partnerships in Africa.

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GhanaWeb

First tranche of MCA grant ready by mid-2015

Ghana is hopeful of accessing the first tranche of funds from the Millennium Challenge Corporation's latest grant by mid-2015.

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