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  • Nigeria must adjust to 'permanent' oil price shock-Finance Minister

    LONDON (Reuters) - Nigeria will have to adjust to oil prices heading lower for some time to come, Finance Minister Ngozi Okonja-Iweala said on Thursday in an interview in which she also cut the outlook for economic growth next year.     Africa's...
  • Ebola becomes latest stock scam, SEC says

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. regulators warned investors of stock scams tied to West Africa's Ebola outbreak and suspended trading in four small companies that they said have made unverifiable claims about products to prevent or treat the deadly...
  • Palm Beach County prepares for Ebola risk

    Palm Beach County prepares for Ebola risk
    Starting from the first 911 call to the ambulance ride to the hospital room, Palm Beach County emergency responders are getting ready for the potential arrival of the deadly Ebola virus. About 100 local emergency management officials gathered in West...
  • Chronology: Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response

    (Reuters) - Global health authorities are struggling to contain the worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. (Graphic: http://graphics.thomsonreuters.com/14/ebola/index.html) Here is a timeline of the outbreak: March 22: Guinea...
  • Ivory Coast soldiers end protests after government concessions

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Disgruntled former rebels now serving in Ivory Coast's army have agreed to end a protest over back pay and overdue benefits, they said on Thursday, following two days of talks with government ministers and a meeting with the president....
  • Egypt's Sisi calls on West to support Libya to avoid new Syria, Iraq

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to help the Libyan army in its fight against Islamist militants now to save the country from requiring intervention on the scale of Iraq and Syria....
  • Ebola-ravaged Guinea overcome odds to reach Nations Cup

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Ebola-ravaged Guinea overcame considerable odds to book an African Nations Cup finals place, but must still deal with logistical difficulties and prejudice as they look ahead to the tournament in January. Guinea is one of the...
  • Communication is vital to stemming the spread of Ebola

    Congratulations on calling attention to the essential role communication plays in stemming the spread of Ebola ("Public health experts stress importance of trust in West Africa as they fight Ebola," Nov. 17). Accurate, trust-worthy communication is...
  • Exclusive: U.S. to allow people from nations hit by Ebola to stay temporarily

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security will grant temporary protected status to people from the three West African countries most affected by Ebola who are currently residing in the United States, department officials said on Thursday....
  • 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 purchased in...
  • Somali leader sees Islamist rebels out of towns by year-end

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Somalia's president said on Thursday a military campaign would push Islamist al Shabaab fighters out of all towns and major territories by the end of the year, though the militants would still be able to mount guerrilla attacks....