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Ebola: Dallas Hospital Ignored Alarm Bells

Ebola: Dallas Hospital Ignored Alarm Bells

When an Ebola patient walked into the emergency room (ER) at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas on Friday, those involved in his care apparently ignored some major alarm bells. The patient has been identified as Thomas Eric Duncan. He is 42 years old. He reportedly just arrived in the United States two weeks ago, from Liberia, to visit his […]

Climate Change Study Inconclusive and Vague: Many Scientists Disagree

Climate Change Study Inconclusive and Vague: Many Scientists Disagree

A new study of how “climate change” – or “weather,” as normal people call it – has contributed to extreme weather patterns and weather-related events around the world is, as usual, somewhat vague and inconclusive. When discussing the possibility that human activity is causing abnormal climate change, it is always necessary to point out that […]

Vacation in the Fascinating Cape Verde Islands [Video]

Vacation in the Fascinating Cape Verde Islands [Video]

Located 350 miles off the Western African coast is an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands known as Cape Verde, perfect as a fascinating and different vacation destination. Officially dubbed the Republic of Cabo Verde, this island country has many and varied scenic landscapes and so much of interest to see. Stuck out in the middle […]

Newly Elected Afghanistan President Agrees to Security Agreement With U.S.

Newly Elected Afghanistan President Agrees to Security Agreement With U.S.

Newly elected Afghanistan President, Ashraf Ghani reportedly agreed to an overdue security agreement with the U.S. on Tuesday, September 30. The news comes a day after Ghani was sworn in as Afghanistan’s president. The security agreement ensures that both NATO and U.S. troops will not have to withdraw from the country by year’s end. USA […]

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott May Support Ban on Burkas

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott May Support Ban on Burkas

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that he wishes that Islamic religious wear for women, often called burka, was not worn in Australia. His comments and actions are believed to have shown hints of racism and have indicated his possible support of calls to ban those wearing the Islamic head-covering from being worn by visitors to […]

Two Trains Collide in Northern India Killing 12 People

Two Trains Collide in Northern India Killing 12 People

Two passenger trains, the Krishak Express and the Barauni Express collided in Northern India late Tuesday near the Gorakhpur city station, leaving 12 people dead. According to the Associated Press, the trains plowed into each other after the Krishak Express was unable to stop in time at a signal. Upon impact, three coach cars from […]

Body of Alice Gross Found, Homicide Confirmed

Body of Alice Gross Found, Homicide Confirmed

London police officers have recovered the body of missing teenager, Alice Gross from the River Brent in west London. Gross’ body was found late Tuesday night after an exhaustive search. Detectives say the killer went to great lengths to conceal her body. A post-mortem examination will follow; however, authorities have officially confirmed that Gross’ death […]

Nine Missing After Chinese Ship Sinks

Nine Missing After Chinese Ship Sinks

Members of the Japanese coast guard are currently searching for nine people after a Chinese cargo ship, named Lurongyu 2859, sank Tuesday off the western coast of Japan. Chinese authorities reached out to Japan for help in carrying out a search and recovery mission for the nine missing crewmembers. According to Naoto Ishmaru of the […]

Seven Killed, 21 Wounded in Afghan Suicide Bomber Attacks

Seven Killed, 21 Wounded in Afghan Suicide Bomber Attacks

Wednesday morning, two suicide bombers attacked two buses, in Kabul, Afghanistan that were transporting a number of Afghan army troops. The first suicide bomber targeted a bus full of National Army officers and was successful in killing seven people and wounding 15 others. The second suicide bomber positioned himself in front of the second bus […]

Hong Kong Deadline Passed

Hong Kong Deadline Passed

Protesters have demanded Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s resignation by midnight of Wednesday but that deadline has passed. Hong Kong’s chief executive, instead, demanded the protesters cease their campaign “immediately.” Meanwhile, the pro-democracy protests reached its sixth day with no advantages. Tens of thousands of protesters have impeded the streets for a week now […]

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