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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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