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[VIDEO] Widow of Ebola victim talks about the death of her husband

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Decontee Sawyer, the American widow of Liberian government official Patrick Sawyer who died after contracting Ebola, speaks about her husband’s death and her efforts to highlight the dangers of the virus. AP

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in India

A mudslide is seen in Malin village in Pune district the western Indian state of Maharashtra on July 30, 2014. A major landslide struck a village in western India following heavy monsoon rains, leaving 150 people feared trapped, a rescue official said. The landslide submerged Malin village in Pune district of Maharashtra state, said Alok Avasthy, regional commandant at the National Disaster Response Force. "Civil authorities say around 42 to 50 houses are affected. 150 people are feared trapped. We have sent two teams," Avasthy told AFP. AFP PHOTO/STR

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

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President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American’s heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.

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Broken water main floods UCLA; people rescued

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A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet (nine meters) into the air, forcing the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school’s famed basketball arena.

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Body of young stowaway found in US military plane

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The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo plane that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.

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