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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • Experimental Ebola medication ZMapp saves infected monkeys

    Experimental Ebola medication ZMapp saves infected monkeys
    In speedy testing conducted as West Africa's Ebola epidemic began to mushroom, researchers have found that ZMapp, the experimental drug that has been used in seven infected human patients to date, prompted the recovery of 18 macaque monkeys infected...
  • West Africa Ebola outbreak spreads to Senegal

    West Africa Ebola outbreak spreads to Senegal
    Authorities in Senegal confirmed their first Ebola case on Friday as the worst outbreak on record continued to spread in West Africa. The patient is a university student from neighboring Guinea, where the outbreak was first detected in March, Health...
  • Utseya hat-trick in vain as South Africa beat Zimbabwe

    HARARE (Reuters) - South Africa survived a batting collapse precipitated by a hat-trick from spinner Prosper Utseya to beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs in the third match of the triangular series on Friday. Utseya, who finished with career-best figures of...
  • No more changes to Nations Cup venues say CAF

    CAIRO (Reuters) - The Confederation of African Football have ruled out any more venue changes for next week's African Nations Cup qualifiers in the wake of requests by several countries to move matches following the Ebola virus outbreak and stadium...
  • Egypt queries Mursi over documents 'leaked' to Al Jazeera: security sources

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is investigating jailed ex-president Mohamed Mursi in connection with documents that judicial investigators say were leaked to the Qatar-based Al Jazeera satellite news channel, security sources said on Thursday. Relations between...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are...
  • Ebola toll tops 1,550, outbreak accelerates: WHO

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,552 people out of 3,069 known cases in four countries and "continues to accelerate", the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. The epidemic in the region, the...
  • Sinai militant group says it beheaded four Egyptians

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A Sinai-based militant group said on Thursday it had beheaded four Egyptians, accusing them of providing Israel with intelligence for an airstrike that killed three of its fighters. Four headless corpses were found in the Sinai...
  • Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies

    Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies
    The worst ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development Bank said, while a leading medical charity branded the international response "entirely inadequate". As...
  • Nearly 2,000 Europe-bound migrants have drowned this year-UN

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 2,000 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East have drowned in the Mediterranean this year, most of them in the past three months as they tried to reach Europe from Libya, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....