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This Suit Keeps Ebola Out — So How Can A Health Worker Catch It?

Posted on the July 24th, 2014 under General News by

The head-to-toe protective gear is designed to prevent Ebola from infecting health care workers. Yet some do contract the disease. It’s not the suit’s fault. It’s likely a case of human error.

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At least 15 die in Israeli shelling of Gaza school as toll exceeds 750

Posted on the July 24th, 2014 under General News by

A Palestinian mother comforts her child in a hospital a few hundred meters from where medics said Israeli shelling hit a U.N-run school sheltering Palestinian refugees, in Beit Hanoun the northern Gaza StripUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his horror at the attack on the school at Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza strip. "Many have been killed – including women and children, as well as U.N. staff," he said in a statement. I strongly condemn this act." The Israeli military said its troops were fighting gunmen from Hamas, which runs Gaza, in the area and that it was investigating the incident. A spokesman for the U.N. relief agency said it had tried in vain to arrange an evacuation of civilians from the school with the Israeli army, and noted reports of Hamas rockets falling in the area at the same time.



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When Federal Privacy Laws Protect Hospitals Instead Of Patients

Posted on the July 24th, 2014 under General News by

A 1996 law has been cited to scold a mom taking a picture of her son in a hospital and to keep information away from police investigating a possible rape at a nursing home.

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Shelling ‘kills 15 in Gaza shelter’

Posted on the July 24th, 2014 under General News by

At least 15 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza was shelled, the Gaza health ministry says.
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Air Algerie flight AH5017 carrying 116 people crashes – The Independent

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Air Algerie flight AH5017 carrying 116 people crashes
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Air Algerie has lost contact with an aircraft travelling from Burkina Faso in west Africa with a total of 116 people on board. Aviation authorities said flight AH5017 vanished from radar about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou. Two French fighter jets …
Air Algerie plane 'crashes' with 116 on board after going missing over Mali: liveTelegraph.co.uk
US lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700Reuters UK
UPDATE 5-Missing Air Algerie plane from Burkina Faso has crashed – Algerian Reuters
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Gaza Conflict Day 17: Here’s What You Need To Know

Posted on the July 24th, 2014 under General News by

For the first time since Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration is allowing flights to Israel. The death toll in Gaza has now surpassed 700.

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Victims’ Family: ‘He Got What He Deserved’ – Sky News

Posted on the July 24th, 2014 under General News by


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Victims' Family: 'He Got What He Deserved'
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As witnesses give details of the execution, relatives of the killer's victims say he deserved to suffer for the pain he caused. 11:08am UK, Thursday 24 July 2014. Arizona execution. Video: Family Of Killer's Victims React. Enlarge. Tweet …
The shocking murders that put botched execution inmate Joseph Wood on death Mirror.co.uk
Was inmate 'gasping' or 'snoring'?KTUU.com
Ariz. inmate's execution takes 2 hoursWFMZ Allentown
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