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Mother to ISIS: Please answer us 24.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
The mother of American hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet appealing for a response from ISIS to the family's pleas for his life.
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Doctor Rushed to Bellevue Hospital with Ebola Symptoms 24.10.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
Ebola may have come to Harlem. A 33-year-old doctor who recently returned from the disease-wracked West African country of Guinea was rushed Thursday to Bellevue Hospital with symptoms of the deadly disease. Preliminary results of tests done on the doctor, identified by sources as Craig Spencer, are expected in the next 12 hours, the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a statement. Spencer, who was one of the medics working in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, had been back
Ted Cruz’s Deputy Chief Jokingly Blames Ebola Infections on Obamacare 24.10.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
“I always had a passion for politics and figured that as a physician, I had a lot to contribute to this discussion,” Muzin told a Yeshiva University alumni magazine in 2013.
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China's president pledges $81 million in Ebola aid 24.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
China's president on Friday pledged to provide $81 million in aid to help fight Ebola in the three West African countries at the heart of the crisis.
Food left cooking on stove causes fire that injures 3 in Kent 24.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Three people were injured and four families displaced by an apartment fire in Kent early Friday.
After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined 24.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.
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New York doctor with Ebola in isolation, 3 others quarantined 24.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest ...
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At least 12 inured after truck crashes into suburban Cleveland bar following police chase 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
Are We Evolving Into A Different Species? 24.10.2014 NPR Health Science
Juan Enriquez argues that human evolution is far from over — homo sapiens are becoming a new species right before our eyes.
China's president pledges $81 million to help fight Ebola in West Africa 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
Suicide bomber rams vehicle into Egyptian army checkpoint in Sinai, killing 10 troops 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
New York doctor who worked in Guinea tests positive for Ebola 24.10.2014 Washington Post
President Obama pledged federal support to New York on Thursday night after a doctor there tested positive for Ebola days after returning to the United States from the epicenter of the epidemic in West ...
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Jerry Kill’s payback: Loyalty 24.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Step into the NewsCut Wayback Machine and set it for September 2013, when some local sportswriters were calling for the head of University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill, who had the audacity to have epilepsy.
Child porn charge possible for Spokane doctor 24.10.2014 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A Spokane doctor charged with child rape may also face child pornography charges....
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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined 24.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.
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An updated map: The devastating toll of the anti-vaccination movement 24.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.
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NY governor says Ebola doctor felt he wasn't symptomatic when he went out 'in a limited way' 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
PostEverything: My son tried to enter the White House. The mentally ill need help before they get that far. 24.10.2014 Washington Post
My adult son suffered from severe bipolar disorder. During his first manic episode in January 1994, while he lived in northern Virginia, he became psychotic, paranoid, and lost touch with reality. He developed an unhealthy fixation for the president and made many attempts to get into the White House for what he actually thought were scheduled meetings with President Bill ...
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Ebola in Africa: A product of history, not a natural phenomena 24.10.2014 MinnPost
Modern African history teaches, often tragically, the need to distinguish between what might be called natural phenomena from those that are essentially socio-economic-political. The droughts that ravaged many parts of the continent in the early 1970s were an example of the former. (I leave aside the issue of human actions and global warming.) As drought-stricken California presently shows, the famines and the tens of thousands of lives lost that came in their wake were not, however, inevitable. That horrific outcome was largely the product of the policies put in place by colonial governments and dutifully and sadly reproduced by post-colonial regimes.  The same lesson is being taught, again, tragically, by the continent’s latest scourge. Human pathogens have existed in Africa ever since our species began to evolve there and they too evolve, sometimes resulting in viruses like Ebola. But there’s nothing inevitable about the Ebola epidemic that’s still unfolding. Like famines, it too is the product of ...
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