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Travelers from Ebola-Stricken Countries: Extra Precautions

October 9, 2014 10:45 am

As a new procedure to ensure prevention of the outbreak of Ebola, officials will be taking travelers’ temperatures from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa. Their temperatures will be taken upon arrival in US airports. This new procedure will begin Saturday, October 11 at New York’s JFK International Airport. Airports following this initial start will be […]

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Secret Service Changes Being Considered

October 9, 2014 9:56 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key lawmaker is asking new questions about whether the White House covered up allegations that a volunteer aide was involved in a Secret Service prostitution scandal. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (CHAFE-its) says there’s compelling evidence that a volunteer member of the White House advance team had a prostitute in his hotel room […]

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New Developments in Ebola Battle

October 8, 2014 10:11 pm

MARIPOSA, Calif. — There was silence in the crowd and solemn faces, as a procession carrying the body of a CalFire pilot passed by in the town of Mariposa. The town is located about 40 minutes away from the site where the pilot’s plane crashed near Yosemite National Park, and many of the people who […]

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Texas Ebola Patient Dies

October 8, 2014 11:36 am

Dallas, Texas – The Liberian man diagnosed with Ebola last month just days after arriving in Texas has died following nearly two weeks in a Dallas hospital’s isolation room, officials confirmed. Thomas Eric Duncan, believed to be 42, who became the first person diagnosed with the killer virus on American soil during the current pandemic, died early […]

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Dallas Ebola Patient May Face Charges

October 7, 2014 10:22 pm

DALLAS — The Dallas County prosecutor is considering whether to file criminal charges against Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who traveled from Monrovia to Dallas, where he was diagnosed with the deadly virus last week. “We are looking at whether he intentionally and knowingly exposed the public to the virus,” said Debbie Denmon, a […]

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Ebola Patient Being Treated in Texas

October 1, 2014 10:14 pm

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia. “A travel history was taken, but it wasn’t communicated to the people who were making the decision. … It was a […]

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

October 1, 2014 10:09 pm

WASHINGTON — Julia Pierson resigned under pressure as director of the Secret Service on Wednesday after failing to quell a bipartisan political furor over repeated breaches of White House security and losing the confidence of the president her agency is charged with protecting. Ms. Pierson’s support in the West Wing began crumbling late Tuesday, in […]

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US Secret Service Director Resigns

October 1, 2014 4:49 pm

Washington, DC – Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, after a security breach at the White House and other high-profile incidents raised widespread concerns about the safety of the president and his family. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced the resignation in a written statement, and the White House confirmed her decision shortly […]

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Kim Jong-un Broken Ankles

October 1, 2014 12:02 pm

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, has become so fat while in office that his ankles have fractured under his own weight, it was reported on Tuesday. The 31-year-old, who has looked increasingly portly since taking power, had to undergo a hospital operation after putting too much strain on his ankles during a gruelling round […]

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Alleged White House Intruder

October 1, 2014 11:58 am

Washington, DC — The man who jumped the White House fence earlier this month and breached the mansion’s doors actually made it farther than originally thought, officials said Monday. White House fence jumper has PTSD, former stepson says Secret Service questioned over breach Armed man ran through White House Did Secret Service mishandle shooting? W.H.: […]

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