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Doctor At Forefront Of Fighting Ebola Outbreak Gets Ebola

Sheik Umar Khan has treated many of the people infected in the ebola outbreak, and now he’s become one of them. “Doctor At Forefront Of Fighting Ebola Outbreak Gets Ebola” is categorized as “world”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
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Costa Concordia Begins Final Trip Off Italian Coast

The Costa Concordia set out to complete the voyage to Italy’s northwest coast that got cut short 30 months ago when the massive cruise ship sank near Giglio, Italy. Photo: Getty Images. “Costa Concordia Begins Final Trip Off Italian Coast” is categorized as “world”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, […]
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Russia Says Will Cooperate With MH17 Probe Led By Netherlands

Russia’s ambassador to Malaysia said Thursday that his country will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort. Liudmila Vorobyeva also rejected suggestions that the pro-Russian separatists blamed by Western governments for shooting down Flight MH17 […]
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U.N. Panel Tells Japan To Compensate ‘comfort Women’

A United Nations human rights agency is calling on Japan to guarantee independent investigations of wartime sex slavery and provide a public apology and compensation to the women who were victims. Some historians estimate that as many as 200,000 so-called comfort women, many from China and South Korea, were forced into the Imperial Japanese Army’s […]
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Pope Blesses Mom Sentenced To Death Over Her Faith

A mother put on death row for refusing to reject Christianity met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday, just hours after she fleeing Sudan. Meriam Ibrahim was flown out of the country with her American husband and two young children. After an almost year-long ordeal that triggered outrage around the world, the State Department […]
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U.S. Lifts Ban on Carriers Flying Into Tel Aviv

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it lifted a ban on American carriers flying into Tel Aviv after reviewing Israeli measures to reduce security risks. WSJ’s Josh Mitnick joins Simon Constable on the News Hub with the details. Photo: Getty “U.S. Lifts Ban on Carriers Flying Into Tel Aviv” is categorized as “world”. This video […]
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Jobless Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since Early 2006

The Labor Department said on Thursday, that the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000 for the week ended July 19. […]
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Previously Uncontacted Tribe Have Contracted Influenza

Earlier this month, Brazil’s National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) confirmed that an Amazonian tribe that had never before had contact with the outside world had made voluntary contact; a rare event that is usually brought on by threats of violence. Rather than be excited to learn more about the group’s ways and customs, anthropologists have been […]
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Jaw-Dropping Waterfalls Worth Chasing

Planet Earth has countless jaw-dropping landscapes, but of all its stunning scenery, waterfalls are the most impressive. There’s something oddly mesmerizing about watching water plunge off the top of a waterfall. Its hypnotic, infinite flow of beauty can trap even the most seasoned nature-gazer. Unfortunately, not all of us can stare the day away watching […]
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These Companies Make ‘IKEA Hacking’ A No-brainer

There are entire websites devoted to “Ikea hacks”—DIY modifications to the Swedish furniture giant’s popular, ready-made designs. But if you don’t have the time or skills, there’s still a way to keep your kitchen or bathroom from looking like it came straight off a shelf next to the frozen meatball case. “These Companies Make ‘IKEA […]
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John Barrowman Kissed Man During Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

A kiss between entertainer John Barrowman and another man during the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games received backing on social media. In what was seen as a clear message to the 42 countries of the Commonwealth where it is still a crime to be gay, Glasgow-born Barrowman reached out to kiss the man before […]
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Teacher Handed Lifetime Ban For Having Sex With Pupil After Meeting Her In A Club

A PE teacher has been banned from the classroom for life, for having sex with a 17-year-old pupil, after a night out clubbing. The Daily Mirror reports that Luke Atkinson, now 25, was 23 when he had a one-night stand with the teenager two years ago. He met the girl at The Priory nightclub in […]
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Air Algérie Flight Reported Missing

Air Algérie lost contact with Flight 5017 after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, as the jetliner headed to Algiers with 116 people on board, Algeria’s state news agency and the plane’s operator said Thursday. Robert Wall fills us in on this developing story. Photo: AP “Air Algérie Flight Reported Missing” is categorized as “world”. This […]
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Air Algérie Flight Reported Missing With 116 on Board

An Air Algérie jet carrying 116 people on board has gone missing in Western Africa. The airline lost contact with Flight 5017 about 50 minutes after the Boeing MD-83 took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, as the jetliner headed to Algiers. The News Hub’s Simon Constable has the latest. Photo: AP “Air Algérie Flight Reported […]
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EU Weighs Sharper Sanctions on Russia

European Union foreign ministers will meet to discuss broader sanctions against Russia in light of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Meanwhile, Australia has sent 50 police officers to London to potentially deploy to Ukraine to secure the crash site. WSJ’s Niki Blasina reports. (Photo: Getty) “EU Weighs Sharper Sanctions on Russia” is […]
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