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11 min ago | The Fresno Bee

A virus hunter faces the big one: Ebola

That's his thing. The 37-year-old American loves chasing dangerous pathogens, studying them in secure labs or searching for them in jungles where the microbes lurk.

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4 hrs ago | Jalopnik

San Diego's Airport Won't Allow 'Stinky' Cab Drivers

Cab drivers in San Diego are upset that they're being subject to body odor tests as one of the criteria that they have to pass in order to work from San Diego's Lindbergh Field. They're saying the rule is prejudicial and discriminatory.

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8 hrs ago | Air Force Times

Air Force expects high op tempo for Europe rotations

Capt. Sean McKee meets with Polish paratroopers in April before they conduct low-level jumps during training at Powidz Air Base, Poland. The Air Force has spent the last 20 years reducing its footprint in Europe, but the last six months of Russian military aggression, among other world events, could force the service to rethink that strategy.

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12 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Limited impact of Ebola on Singapore companies

Olam International, which operates in more than 20 African countries, has tasked its senior managers to look into measures to protect health and safety. Another company Tolaram Group, which makes instant noodles, has sought advice from medical experts.

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17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Nakasa 'no longer a native of nowhere'

A "Native of Nowhere" is now back home, resting among his people. Fifty years after his death in New York, anti-apartheid journalist Nat Ndazana Nakasa has found his final resting place, in the area he grew up in, buried alongside renowned Struggle heroes.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

ABC News

Polota-Nau and Bethem latest victims of Wallabies injury curse

Australia hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau and winger Peter Betham are likely to miss the next round of the Rugby Championship because of injury, further depleting Ewen McKenzie's resources in the areas he can least afford it. Polota-Nau was rushed back from a knee injury for Saturday's 32-25 victory over Argentina on the Gold Coast but ended the evening hobbling around the Robina Stadium on crutches with an ankle problem.

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Voice of America

Ebola Has Devastating Impact on Children in Liberia

Health workers place the body of a man, whom they suspect of dying of the Ebola virus, inside a plastic body bag as a small crowd watches in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 4, 2014.

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The Washington Post

Americaa s infuriating response to the Ebola crisis

Health workers carry the body of a woman that they suspect died from the Ebola virus, in an area known as Clara Town in Monrovia, Liberia. has been on influenza, it's a fair question to ask if any of those exercises have proved fruitful in combating Ebola thus far.

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Examiner.com

Singles Travel International brings special travel deals to the solo adventurer

Singles Travel International just announced their Fall/Winter travel schedules, and there are some trips on here that have me sighing. Whether you are interested in wine tasting in Tuscany or Halloween in Las Vegas, they have you covered.

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New Vision

New Big Brother house found, show starts Oct 5

A new Big Brother house has been found in Johannesburg, South Africa, following a devastating fire that gutted the original one on September 2. M-Net and Big Brother producers Endemol have confirmed that with this development, Season Nine of the hit reality TV show will commence on October 5, dubbed Big Brother Hotshots. The show was meant to kick off on September 7, with contestants from 12 African countries already holed up in different hotels in Johannesburg waiting to enter the house.

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The Star Online

Sailor's sausages: Out of Africa and into Langkawi via the Pickers

Serendipity is a funny thing, often leading one to places unexpected and wonderful, down paths unknown and previously not considered. For self-proclaimed foodie Sarah Malik and friends, a chance encounter at a breakfast table led to their discovery of Sailor's sausages.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Yes! Magazine

This Former NASA Intern Just Wrote The Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year:...

This Former NASA Intern Just Wrote The Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year: Monica Byrne on "The Girl in the Road" This Former NASA Intern Just Wrote The Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year: Monica Byrne on "The Girl in the Road" A future where India is the major world superpower, gender is flexible, and energy comes from waves? This writer's version of the near future feels much more real than apocalyptic nightmares we've come to dread. Monica Byrne on a train to Mumbai during a research trip.

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Reuters

U.S. wins regional support for Syria/Iraq military campaign

RESENDING STORY WITH SPLIT AUDIO TRACKS U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Turkey, drumming up more support for an international alliance that can root out Islamic State. His visit comes on the heels of meetings with Arab leaders in the Saudi capital Jeddah.

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Christian Science Monitor

Humongous dinosaur was 'half duck, half crocodile'

Digital skeletal reconstruction and transparent flesh outline of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. Color codes are used to show the origin of different parts of the digital skeletal model.

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Washington Examiner

Obama to visit Atlanta health center to talk Ebola

President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama will be in Atlanta on Tuesday.

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Network World

Kenya takes lead in booming African mobile money market

A recent report by the Central Bank of Kenya shows that mobile money transfer service providers moved close to 2 trillion Kenyan shillings via 733 million transactions last year alone. That was up from 579 million transactions worth 1.5 trillion shillings in 2012.

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Iol.co.za

Task team set up for new visa laws

A task team will be established to look at the implementation of the new visa regulations, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Friday. "In many instances we have engaged with many people who had specific concerns about the regulations," Gigaba told reporters in Pretoria after a meeting with airline representatives and travel agents.

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The Independent

South Africa's red tape tangle: Inside Travel

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer. He became The Independent's Travel Correspondent in 1994, and is known as "the Man Who Pays His Way" because he does not accept free travel facilities.

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GhanaWeb

Ghana stands risk of importing Polio

Though Ghana has not recorded a case of polio since 2008, it stands a greater risk of importing the disease with reported cases from some African countries. Until all countries, especially neighbouring ones are free, Ghana cannot stand aloof due to the infectious nature of the disease.

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Mail & Guardian

Warm heart of Malawi: Africa's imperfect charm

Malawi's going to need more than the Lake of Stars festival to provide the dramatic tourist boost it's in dire need of, writes Zodwa Kumalo-Valentine. A country of contrasts: River view from a chalet at Mkulumadzi Lodge, situated deep in the Majete Wildlife Reserve, part of the Great Rift Valley.

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