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In Bethpage road construction. two lanes closed on Rt-24/Hempstead Turnpike WB between Rt-107/Hicksville Rd and Wantagh Ave in Levittown In Bethpage road construction.
4 hrs ago | Gawker
By now, the oh-my-God-we're-all-going-to-get-Ebola fever that gripped much of the United Sates this summer has pretty much subsided. Although one study suggests that the virus could reach the U.S. by late September, we all pretty much know that any outbreak here would likely be a relatively small cluster and more easily treatable than in West Africa, where the disease has killed 2,200 people so far , due in large part to a lack of healthcare workers and hospital facilities in the hardest-hit areas.
8 hrs ago | KAUZ
Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A team of South African experts in the identification of bodies and in search and rescue operations is scheduled to fly to Lagos on Wednesday, to complete the task of identifying the 67 South Africans killed when a church building collapsed in that city on Friday. And they said that the government's Joint Operations team - comprising security and disaster relief agencies - would meet on Wednesday to decide whether South Africa should send a full search and rescue team to help the Nigerian authorities.
9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
President Jacob Zuma announced on Tuesday night that 67 South Africans were among the scores of people who died after a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed on Friday in Lagos, Nigeria. "I am greatly saddened to announce that 67 South Africans died and scores of others sustained injuries.
13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
Some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion is revealed in this undated handout colorized transmission electron micrograph obtained by Reuters August 1, 2014. The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the worst since the disease was discovered in the mid-1970s.
17 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Two pilots and an Alpha jet have been missing since Friday when they left the northeast town of Yola on a bombing mission against Islamic extremists. Chief of Defense Staff Air Marshal Alex Badeh told reporters Monday that the pilots had contemplated ejecting from the aircraft.
A court martial has sentenced 12 Nigerian soldiers fighting Islamic extremists to death by firing squad for mutiny and attempted murder of their commanding officer. In a decision announced early Tuesday, a military tribunal found 12 soldiers guilty and five others innocent.
Nigeria will earn more than $20 billion from the sale of the assets of its national electricity transmission company, TCN, as it struggles to provide adequate power to Africa's largest economy, Minister of Power Chinedu Nebo said. The sale of state-owned Transmission Company of Nigeria may start "in a few years," Nebo said in an interview with Bloomberg Television Africa in Abuja, the capital.
That's what Abu Baqr al Baghdadi, who has proclaimed himself "the caliph of all Muslims and the prince of the believers," calls his newly conquered territory, but it's giving ordinary Muslims a bad name. The British Muslim leaders declared that "the media, civic society and governments should refuse to legitimize these ludicrous caliphate fantasies by accepting or propagating this name.
In this file photo taken on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, Rescue workers carry a survivor from the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria.
Rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, Sept, 13. 2014. Rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, Sept, 13. 2014.
Authorities in South Africa say they have seized $9.3 million in cash from two Nigerians and an Israeli who arrived at Lanseria, an airport in the Johannesburg area. Solomon Makgale, a South African police spokesman, said Monday that the Hawks, a national investigative unit of the police, was handling the case.
Four people were found dead and one person was declared missing after a speed boat capsized in a riverine area in southwestern Nigeria's Lagos state, residents who launched a rescue operation said Monday. Local security sources said the boat mishap was being investigated as rescue operation continued in Oke-Ira axis of Ikorodu, where the incident occurred, Xinhua.
"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers", William Shakespeare, 1564-1616. . Lawyers, as a whole, constitute a pain in the wrong end of the body.
Section 247 of the criminal code of the Laws of the Federation of Nigeria provides that:" any person who does any act which is, and which he knows or has reasons to believe to likely to spread the infection of any disease dangerous to life whether human or animal; is guilty of misdemeanour, and is liable to imprisonment for six months." Olu-Ibukun Koye, an official of the Economic Community of West African States , had primary contact with Patrick Sawyer, the American-Liberian who brought Ebola Virus Disease to Nigeria.
A Nigerian Air Force jet has been missing for two days after disappearing in the country's far northeast, where troops are fighting Boko Haram insurgents, the military said on Sunday . ABUJA: A Nigerian Air Force jet has been missing for two days after disappearing in the country's far northeast, where troops are fighting Boko Haram insurgents, the military said on Sunday .
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:53 pm
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