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  • Ebola tests pending for health care worker in New Jersey

    Ebola tests pending for health care worker in New Jersey
    New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said...
  • WHO reports Ebola cases believed to now top 10,000

    More than 10,000 people in West Africa are believed to have contracted Ebola in the biggest outbreak of the deadly disease, and nearly 5,000 have died, according to the latest World Health Organization report, amid concerns about a potential spread of the...
  • Letter to the Editor

    Anthony Ortiz is running for the Connecticut House of Representatives, 8th district, which covers Columbia, Coventry and parts of Tolland and Vernon. Anthony grew up in Columbia and worked on the Szegda family farm. As are most people who were part of...
  • Gala includes former Israeli ambassador to UN

    The former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations was the guest speaker at the Jewish Federation of Broward County's Major Gifts and Legacy Society Gala. Dan Gillerman, who served as Israeli ambassador to the UN from 2003-08, briefed the gala...
  • How a timid West let Russia regroup

    How a timid West let Russia regroup
    Looking back over the past quarter-century, it isn't easy to name a Western policy that can truly be described as a success. The impact of Western development aid is debatable. Western interventions in the Middle East have been disastrous. But one...
  • Movie Industry Officially Bans Google Glass, Other Wearable Devices

    Google Glass and other wearable devices are now officially off-limits in the cinema. On Wednesday, the MPAA and the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) announced an update to their joint policy to prevent film theft in theaters. The update...
  • Reported Ebola cases jump to 13,703, WHO reports

    Reported Ebola cases jump to 13,703, WHO reports
    The World Health Organization says the number of reported Ebola cases has surpassed 13,700, a jump of more than 30% since the last numbers were released four days ago. Dr. Bruce Aylward, assistant director-general of the WHO, said the big increase in...
  • No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine

    No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine
    As temperatures have dropped below freezing in Ukraine and relations with Russia have come under new strains, energy officials from the two former Soviet republics met late into the night Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to negotiate a resumption of...
  • Why gasoline is suddenly $3 a gallon

    Why gasoline is suddenly $3 a gallon
    Two years ago Leonardo Maugeri, a former strategist for the big Italian oil company ENI, predicted that crude oil prices were heading for a fall in two to three years. It wasn't an obvious forecast; the average price of OPEC crude oil that year set an...
  • Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests

    Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests
    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban froze plans on Friday to impose a tax on Internet traffic, climbing down in the face of massive street protests and warnings from the European Union that the levy was a mistake. Opponents of the tax, who said it...
  • A glimmer of hope in Africa: Is Liberia getting Ebola under control?

    A glimmer of hope in Africa: Is Liberia getting Ebola under control?
    In the Ebola crisis, one seizes on hope where one finds it. At the moment, its unlikely location is Liberia, where World Health Organization officials are cautiously -- very cautiously, hinting that the wave of cases there may be ebbing.  "It appears...