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  1. Stamford-Based AmeriCares Sends First Ebola Aid Shipment To GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Darien Daily Voice

    Stamford-based AmeriCares is moving to help another West African country deal with the Ebola virus outbreak as it announced Friday it is sending nearly 30,000 pounds of equipment to Guinea. It's the first shipment to Guinea by AmeriCares and includes more than 350,000 masks, 35,000 gowns and other protective equipment to support that country's health-care workers who are dealing with Ebola patients.

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  2. Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000, WHO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times of India

    The three worst-hit countries of West Africa - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - account for the bulk, recording 4,912 deaths out of 10,114 cases, the WHO said in its update. GENEVA: The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through October 23, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.

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  3. Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare. The narrow, leading edge of the lava flow is now just 250 yards from the one-lane country road, which has been closed.

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  4. Biolab marks World Osteoporosis Day through its "Boost your Vitamin D" CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AME Info

    Job roleAssist Building materials Operations Manager and Business Development manager in selling company good'sReceive customer enquiries by fax, emails, phone calls or visitPrepare quotation for all queries received Prepare RFQs and Purchase orders to be sent to suppliers for required materialsReceive sales orders, log it and ensure the follow upCoordinate with store staff for deliveryEnsure that invoices and delivery note are submitted to customer accordingly Prepare expense report and monthly sales reportsMaintain good business relationship with customers and suppliersPerform additional work as required by operations Management - Controls, manages, and improves,processes of the services workshop including all activities starting from the reception of repair to the maintenance process, estimations and finally delivery of the parts to customer .

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  5. Who needs an Ebola Czar?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a specific government policy. According to The Atlantic.com , President Franklin Roosevelt "solidified the trend" of using the word czar to identify policy appointees.

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  6. Is the reliable prediction of individual earthquakes a realistic scientific goal?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Politix

    If you want to know when a natural disaster is about to occur pay attention to your pets and other animals. Odd behavior is almost always observed in animals before earthquakes and has actually been used as a warning system in China.

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  7. Tharparkar: Famine kills 22 more childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Nation

    Tharparkar- After the death of one more child in the Mithi Hospital, the death toll of children has risen to 22 in the last 21 days in the famine-hit Tharparkar. More than 431 babies have died over the past eight months in Thar, which is facing drought conditions.

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  8. Rheta Johnson: On my list of fears, Ebola is lowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    The dogs and I were out for a walk in a city of half a million recently, waiting our turn to use the crosswalk at a busy intersection. Schools were convening, people were rushing to work, traffic was heavy.

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  9. Mali records first Ebola case as 2-year-old girl dies: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Ebola is a disease of humans and other primates caused by ebola viruses that typically occurs in outbreaks in tropical regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. The death rate for humans with the disease could be as high as 90 per cent.

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  10. Outlook bleak for public golf coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    For all intents and purposes, the 2014 golf season has come to its conclusion in Lake County. Sure, there will be some nice weekend days during the next nine weeks, but there also will be a whole lot more days that are wet, downright cold or both.

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  11. 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts northern Greece : October 25, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    An earthquake measuring 5.2 on Richter scale struck northern Greece early on Saturday, the Greece's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage. The tremor struck at 00:16 GMT, with its epicentre 20 kilometres from the northern town of Arta and 249 kilometres northeast of the capital Athens, according to the observatory.

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  12. Storm chasing, birdwatcher styleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Telegram

    Storm chasers Ian Jones and Jared Clarke are at Cape Race looking over the high seas for tropical seabirds that Hurricane Gonzalo might have carried north. - Photo by Bruce mactavish/Special to The Telegram Tropicbird WI Oct 2014 - A red-billed tropicbird is the kind of bird storm chasing birdwatchers are hoping to see one day in Newfoundland after the passing of a hurricane.

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  13. China offers new aid to West Africa in anti-Ebola effortsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    China has pledged a new batch of aid worth 82 million U.S. dollars to help West Africa fight the Ebola outbreak, making the total Chinese aid to the region for combatting the deadly disease reach 122 million dollars. President Xi Jinping on Friday announced China's decision to support Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in their fight against Ebola when meeting with his Tanzanian counterpart, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, in Beijing.

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  14. The flu: An epidemic we can all fightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

    If you want to help, make a contribution to A Fort Wayne Response to Ebola, at dri.convio.net/goto/ftwayneresponds or stjohnslaketownship.org and follow the link to Direct Relief, or call 489-5031. There's nothing we can do to affect the outcome of the unfolding Ebola outbreak.

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  15. 5.2-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Northern GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    The quake occurred at 3.16 a.m. some 20 km from the northwestern city of Arta, and 249 km northeast of the capital Athens , Bulgarian news agency BGNES informs.

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  16. $entry.nameRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    Spacewalking astronauts doubled as trash men Wednesday, heaving an old science experiment and two antennas overboard at the International Space Station. It was the third spacewalk in as many weeks outside the orbiting lab.

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  17. Ebola scam email making the rounds on the internetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The following is one of a host of Ebola scams that are being sent through the internet in hopes of garnering ill gotten gains from the Ebola panic that has been induced by media coverage of the errors in protection from Ebola. Paul Hamaker received a copy of this fraudulent email on Oct. 23, 2014 though the AT&T version of Yahoo.

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  18. Weather History: Oct. 25: Record temps, fire, storms, tropics, snow & floodingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The Royal Charter Storm, named after the loss of the fully rigged ship Royal Charter off the coast of Anglesey, England drowned about 500 people and the loss of gold bullion. The ship was only one of over 200 vessels wrecked between 10/21 and 11/2, with the loss of around 800 lives.

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  19. Health/WellnessRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Proctor Journal

    Choking is the fifth leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Over the years, the Heimlich maneuver has saved an estimated 50,000 U.S. lives.

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  20. South Sudan accused of threatening aid groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Vision

    International charities working to stem chronic disease and hunger in war-torn South Sudan are facing increased harassment, surveillance and threats of expulsion from the government, according to a charity Friday. A letter to over 100 international aid agencies from South Sudan's NGO Forum detailed the "increasing trend of harassment and interference targeting NGOs" that is "marked by increased hostility and threats from officials".

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