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  • Zambia's President Scott suspended as ruling party leader

    By Chris Mfula LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front (PF) said on Friday it had suspended President Guy Scott as acting head of the party for "unconstitutional conduct", in the latest twist of a bitter power struggle ahead of a January...
  • Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea

    Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea
    Robbers in Guinea hijacked a Red Cross vehicle this week and made off with a cooler containing blood samples from suspected Ebola patients, a senior Red Cross official said on Friday. "No doubt they thought it was something else," Youssouf Traoré,...
  • Up to 80 people killed by suspected Ugandan rebels in Congo: group

    By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Suspected Ugandan ADF-NALU rebels have killed between 50 and 80 people in attacks near the eastern Congolese town of Beni, slitting the throats of many of their victims, local sources and witnesses said on Friday. In a...
  • Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital

    Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital
    A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone died early on Monday of the disease at a Nebraska hospital, medical officials said, the second death from the virus out of 10 known cases treated in the United States. Dr. Martin Salia, a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Province near Beijing aims to move polluting factories overseas

    Notoriously smoggy Beijing got a breath of fresh air during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit last week thanks in part to factory closures in neighboring Hebei province. Now, a new plan announced by the local government might help make those...
  • Cuban doctor sick with Ebola to be flown to Geneva for treatment

    GENEVA A Cuban doctor who was infected with the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is being flown to Switzerland for treatment, diplomats and World Health Organization officials said Wednesday. A WHO official said the agency recommended the evacuation of the...
  • Cuban doctor with Ebola is stable, fever reduced: official

    Cuban doctor with Ebola is stable, fever reduced: official
    The Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone was in stable condition with a reduced fever and no further complications, a Cuban health official said Wednesday. The doctor, Felix Baez, 43, cannot recall any mistake in...
  • Uganda probes theft of ivory stockpile, suspends wildlife agency staff

    KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda said on Tuesday it had launched an investigation into the theft of more than a ton of ivory from the vaults of its state-run wildlife protection agency and had suspended five staff members. Uganda and other sub-Saharan...