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5.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Greece

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A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early Saturday, the country’s earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

President Barack Obama hugs Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Washington. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Pham's mother Diana, center, and sister Cathy watch. AP Photo

A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015

Members of the Department of Defense's Ebola Military Medical Support Team go through special training at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Antonio. AP FILE PHOTO

Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organization said Friday, after new cases of the virus were reported in New York and a two-year-old girl died in the first case in Mali.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong protesters to vote on gov’t offers

A pro-democracy protester dressed as Spider-man, holding a yellow umbrella, stands on a barricade in the occupied area in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters’ response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

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Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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