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Second Texas nurse with Ebola transferred to special facility

October 16, 2014 |
  • Concerns over US response to the outbreak intensify
  • Nurse told the CDC she had a fever but was still allowed to fly
  • Authorities tracking down 132 other people on board flight
  • Barack Obama cancels engagements to focus on crisis
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American doctor infected with Ebola returns to U.S.

August 2, 2014 |

An American doctor stricken by Ebola in West Africa arrived home for treatment in Atlanta on Saturday, and U.S. government officials are urging the public to remain confident in the health-care system’s ability to keep the deadly disease isolated.

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China is reportedly thinking about building a bullet train that reaches America

May 10, 2014 |

China already has the world’s longest high-speed rail network. And the country aims to more than double the amount of high-speed railway by 2015 from the existing 10,000 km (6,000 miles) to 19,000 km—and eventually 25,000km by 2020. Officials want to … Read More

Michelle Obama condemns abduction in Mother’s Day presidential address

May 10, 2014 |


The American First Lady Michelle Obama has condemned the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria as an “unconscionable act” led by a group of men “attempting to snuff out the aspirations of young girls”

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How Nigeria will become Africa’s biggest economy – Could this Be Iweala’s Answer to the World Bank Analysis?

April 4, 2014 |

Nigeria is to “rebase” its gross domestic product (GDP) on Sunday 6 April, which should push it above South Africa as the continent’s biggest economy. The BBC’s Matthew Davies explains how rebasing works.

What is rebasing?

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Justin Bieber on US Homeland Security watch list, to be searched every time he enters the US — Via TMZ

February 6, 2014 |

Canadian singer Justin Bieber’s days of breezing in and out of the U.S. are over after he was added on US Homeland Security watch list for his two ongoing criminal cases. This means he will be searched indefinitely by U.S … Read More