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1 hr ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Obama: Ebola one day, extremist threat the next

President Barack Obama is consulting Wednesday with military officials about the U.S. counterterrorism campaign against Islamic State militants. The meeting in Tampa, Florida, comes just a day after Obama visited Atlanta to boost the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

City Council members plan trip to Africa

Mayor Carl Brewer and City Council member Lavonta Williams are planning a trip to Africa later this month to explore trade, education, aviation and government exchange opportunities. The trip, which they are paying for personally and not with city funds, will be from Sept.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

In the U.S., It's Back to Nature for Some Resorts

Ecotourism is often associated with travel to exotic destinations such as a rain forest in South America for a game reserve in Africa. But Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts is aiming to prove that ecotourism also has a home in the U.S., especially Florida.

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Suria

100 million people saved from hunger...

The number of hungry people in the world has dropped by 100 million over the last 10 years but one in nine are still undernourished, with Asia home to the majority of the underfed, the UN said on Tuesday. The UN's food agencies said the global number was down over 200 million since the early 1990s, but warned that despite the progress made, "about 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger."

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The Local Tourist

DiSotto Enoteca's New Menu and the Lynn Sage Foundation's CHILL Pre-Party

Tasting a new menu is great, but tasting a new menu and supporting a breast cancer research I even better. This week Chef Aaron Diener's of DiSotto Enoteca is supporting the Lynn Sage Foundation by launching a new rustic Italian menu at the CHILL Pre-Party on Wednesday, Sept.

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Iol.co.za

Gauteng Boardwalk - September 16, 2014

The award-winning Constellations by Nick Payne starring Janna Ramos-Violante and Ashleigh Dowds runs until September 28 at Pieter Toerien s Studio Theatre MzansIndia. Celebrates 20 years of democracy with a multi-cultural dance celebration by Anavarata Dance Institute.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

10 things to know for Tuesday

15, 2014. . A boy jumps from remains of a charred tank in the village of Novosvitlivka, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Sept.

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The Washington Post

Nobel laureates appeal to South Africa

A group of Nobel peace laureates is appealing to South Africa to grant a visa to the Dalai Lama, who abandoned an attempt to get permission to travel to Cape Town next month. The 14 Nobel laureates said in a statement Monday that the Tibetan spiritual leader withdrew his application for a South African visa after being told he would not get it.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Nobel laureates appeal to South Africa

When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation. Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke.

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KFBB

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. President Barack Obama planned to announce the stepped-up effort Tuesday during a visit to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta amid alarm that the outbreak could spread and that the deadly virus could mutate into a more easily transmitted disease.

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Norwalk Citizen News

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn, Estonia.

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WWLP

3,000 U.S. military personnel to fight Ebola crisis in West Africa

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. President Barack Obama planned to announce the stepped up effort Tuesday during a visit to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta amid alarm that the outbreak could spread and that the deadly virus could mutate into a more easily transmitted disease.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Mail & Guardian

How the US and South Africa became friends again

SA's reaction to Kebby Maphatsoe's CIA comments is a far cry from the tense relationship with the US under Thabo Mbeki, writes Verashni Pillay. The realisation of the US's economic importance to South Africa is one of the factors that has changed the relationship between the two countries.

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Iol.co.za

Despite his promises Oscar was his old self

Oscar: An Accident Waiting to Happen is the story of ex-girlfriend Samantha Taylor's tumultuous romantic relationship with the athlete as told by Sam's mother, Patricia Taylor. As part of their plan to rekindle their romance, Oscar invited Sammy to the Seychelles with him on a trip that would be filmed by the glamorous show, Top Billing.

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Examiner.com

New York Aquarium

New York Aquarium is not just rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. It is actually renovating.

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Cape Gazette

Each semester, Delaware Technical Community College offers the Global Understanding Series ...

The first Owens Campus Global Understanding Series event was Art Around the World. Shown , Valeriano Canastuj, a web development student; Allison Castellanos, Language Department instructor; and Loren Harmon, an agribusiness management student, follow the instructions for Russian Hohloma painting.

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Star-Telegram.com

Maldives supports China's modern 'Silk Road' plan

Chinese President Xi Jinping began a weeklong tour of South Asia on Monday, choosing the tiny island nation of the Maldives to tout his vision for a modern maritime "Silk Road." Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom said his country was ready to participate actively in the initiative to create a shipping route from China to Europe via West Africa.

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CNN

Durban: The coolest city in S. Africa you've never seen

One of uShaka's attractions is the Cargo Hold restaurant, where diners eat while sharks look on, possibly licking their lips. One million South Africans flock to Durban's beaches every summer.

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News Times

US works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough?

In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Valor Christian High School sophomore and volunteer Paige Kula loads a pallet with medical supplies bound for Sierra Leone to combat Ebola, inside the warehouse of Project C.U.R.E., in Centennial, Colo.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The News-Gazette

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 14, 2014

Continuing last week's theme, we asked frequent fliers from the University of Illinois: Where's the most interesting place your research has taken you? "I can name three places: Shanghai in 2005, Bangkok in 2006 and Washington, D.C., in 2010. My trips to Shanghai and Bangkok were to speak at the World Toilet Organization about my research on gender and family issues in the design of public restrooms.

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