What Is Ebola? Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal hemorrhagic disease that first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneous outbreaks. One outbreak was in Sudan and the other was in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in a village near the Ebola River — from which the disease got its name. The Ebola …

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An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker’s head, and had “some sort of infatuation with beheadings,” but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man’s suspension from his job than his recent conversion to Islam, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Alton Nolen, 30, …

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The news that the U.S. Air Force, joined at long last by some of the Arab nations most threatened by the Islamic State (ISIS), began bombing their headquarters and military sites in Syria was long overdue, but welcome. It took time because Obama had originally dismissed ISIS as a threat. It no doubt took time …

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Alan Gottlieb, at the Gun Rights Policy Conference, asked a very scary question.  It is a question loaded with bad premises, freighted with unintended consequences.   It was terrifying when you consider where it leads us, as a society. It was: Would you sell a gun to someone you do not know? The premise that underlies …

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our months after a disturbed man killed six UC Santa Barbara students and wounded 13 others, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation allowing the temporary seizure of guns from people determined by the courts to be a threat to themselves or others. The Isla Vista massacre in May occurred even though the family of …

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Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, indicated Tuesday that the FCC may begin fining broadcasters for saying the Washington Redskins name on air. The FCC recently received a petition from John Banzhaf III, a legal activist and George Washington University professor, calling on the agency to strip a Washington, D.C., radio station of …

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ROSWELL, GA (CBS46) – CBS46 News CBS46 News has confirmed the Centers for Disease Control has issued guidelines to U.S. funeral homes on how to handle the remains of Ebola patients. If the outbreak of the potentially deadly virus is in West Africa, why are funeral homes in America being given guidelines? The three-page list …

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ATLANTA, Ga. –Officials confirm a Texas patient has tested positive for Ebola. This is the first case ever diagnosed in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has planned a 5:30 p.m. press conference in Atlanta to discuss the case. Click on the video above to the watch a live feed of …

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THE FAKE TERROR THREAT USED TO JUSTIFY BOMBING SYRIA As the Obama Administration prepared to bomb Syria without congressional or U.N. authorization, it faced two problems. The first was the difficulty of sustaining public support for a new years-long war against ISIS, a group that clearly posed no imminent threat to the “homeland.” A second was the lack of …

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On the heels of a failed attempt in Scotland to separate from the UK, longtime American lawmaker Ron Paul is opening up about his take on secessionism in the United States. Recent polling suggests that roughly a quarter of Americans support the notion of being able to have their state separate from the rest of …

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Hong Kong riot cops forced to withdraw after democracy protesters copy ‘Don’t shoot’ gesture used by US demonstrators after a police officer shot an unarmed black teenager By ASSOCIATED PRESS and MATTHEW BLAKE FOR MAILONLINE Chinese riot police were forced into an embarrassing back down today as they withdrew from the streets of Hong Kong amid fury over …

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The Minnesota Star-Tribune has come under criticism after running a full-page anti-transgender advertisement in its Sunday edition. Per the Minneapolis City Pages, the ad was sponsored by the Minnesota Child Protection League — which purports to be a religious-based tea party group countering the “radical homosexual agenda” — and was intended to pressure officials on …

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Police and SWAT teams are flooding into Fern Creek High School in Louisville, Kentucky after reports of shots fired. At least one student has been injured and taken to the hospital, and the parents have been notified, police said. The injuries are not life-threatening, and the student has been transported to nearby University Hospital, a …

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The restaurateur responsible for a Cajun eatery in Louisiana hoped law enforcement would take advantage of an unusual discount offered during lunchtime, but says his eatery has since become a hot destination for gun enthusiasts. Bergeron’s Restaurant owner Kevin Cox says the plan was meant as a way of giving thanks to the local police. …

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An internal Secret Service report revealed more than “1,000 security breaches and vulnerabilities,” according to a House investigator who said that a “politically correct” culture is endangering President Obama. “There are new details that will come out that — you really have to question if security is their number one objective,” Representative Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah), who …

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An Albuquerque police officer who killed a mentally ill homeless man last March expressed his desire to shoot him in the penis, new dash cam footage reveals. The video, obtained by KOB4 News, details a conversation between APD Officer Keith Sandy and another officer shortly before the fateful shooting of James Boyd. During the conversation, Sandy …

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