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18 min ago | News Democrat

Helping Kentucky families with international adoptions11:42 am

Throughout my time in the U.S. Senate, I have met many Kentucky families whose greatest joy is to open their hearts and their homes to children through international adoption.

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1 hr ago | Polygon

Visit Africa's first refugee-owned arcade with NPR

Yesterday, NPR posted a new episode of Planet Money , all about refugees and their place in the world economy.

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2 hrs ago | Time

Containing Ebola Is Extremely Labor Intensive, Former CDC Researcher Says

Members of the Red Cross provide information on Ebola to residents in Conakry, Guinea on April 11, 2014 at the start of the largest Ebola outbreak in history Given the fact that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now urging Americans to avoid non-essential travel to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, which are battling the largest ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

S.Res.502

S.RES.502 Latest Title: A resolution concerning the suspension of exit permit issuance by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo for adopted Congolese children seeking to depart the country with their adoptive parents.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Family waits in Congo for months for adopted daughter

Adoption advocates from around the world are hopeful that an African summit that convenes in Washington on Friday will help bring an estimated 350 orphans home from the Congo.

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Daily Monitor

Mutukula: Where residents live in two countries

A story is told of how the children of the late president of Zaire now the Democratic Republic of Congo daily flew from Zaire to France to attend classes.

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Rediff.com

Here's what you MUST know about the deadly Ebola virus

Besides Sierra Leone, which the worst affected, the virus has spread to other West African countries like Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria Ebola virus disease is a severe, often fatal illness, with a death rate of up to 90%.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Human Sexuality

Roll Call

Administration Security Message Pre-Africa Summit: Not Just Military

Obama meets with members of Congress on foreign policy Thursday in the Cabinet Room of the White House.

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Foreign Policy

In Congo, A Disabled Peace

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - Maria crosses what is left of her legs and leans back against the wall of her UNHCR-issued tent.

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New Vision

Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast

Drug-resistant malaria parasites are now firmly established in border regions in four Southeast Asian countries, imperilling global efforts to control the disease, experts warned on Wednesday.

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Monterey County Herald

Portion of sales at Pizza My Heart to benefit Rising International

MONTEREY >> On Wednesday, July 30, from 4 to 9 p.m. Pizza My Heart at Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey will donate 30 percent of sales to rising international.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota family fights to bring children home from Congo

The Zeidlers' adopted Congolese daughter Amida, 4, is in foster care in Congo while they wait for the country to issue exit letters..

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Joseph Kabila

In-depth Africa

SADC: Africa's energy source

Joseph Ngwawi Features Correspondent The SADC region is poised to become a major continental source of energy if current plans to boost generation capacity are implemented.

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Vancouver Courier

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Charles Tupper secondary student Joshua Yu, 15, holds one of the 350 painted lady butterflies he bred for Sunday's mass release at Sixth and Main.

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Iol.co.za

'SacOil may get first producing asset in Nigeria'

SacOil is in talks to buy what could be the South African oil and gas company's first production asset, chairman Tito Mboweni said.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

IndyMedia

Argentina Braces For Default

Argentina is likely to default barring a last-minute breakthrough in negotiations with hold-outs or a court order.

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Daily Monitor

Deportees stranded at border

BUSIA. A group of 27 people who were last week deported from neighbouring Kenya are stranded at Busia Border Post.

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Time

Picturing Ebola: Photographers Chase an Invisible Killer

Locals watch workers with Doctors Without Borders as they disinfect after leaving a private clinic, where they've been working to combat the spread of the Ebola virus, Teldou, Guinea, July 10, 2014.

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Iol.co.za

Come on strong, but effectively

FEMALE genital mutilation. Rape. Prostitution. Child labour. Coming out. Bullying.

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Film Threat

2014 Toronto International Film Festival Announces Documentary,...

The Toronto International Film Festival's 2014 documentary programme presents a diverse collection of international works through the lens of both veteran filmmakers and newcomers.

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