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    December 21, 2014

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As Ford closes, European rust belt seeks new ideas

By Robin Emmott & Robert-Jan Bartunek GENK, Belgium (Reuters) – In the heart of western Europe, the Belgian-Dutch-German rust belt has been dealt another blow. Two car plants closed this…

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Ebola response in rural Sierra Leone not yet rapid enough

By Emma Farge KOIDU, Sierra Leone (Reuters) – The rapid response team has arrived & the chaos is easing, yet medics in a remote Sierra Leonean district are struggling to…

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Health minister named as Haiti's new interim prime minister

By Amelie Baron PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitian Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume was named interim prime minister on Sunday to replace Laurent Lamothe, who resigned a week ago following several…

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France braces for major doctors' strike at Christmas

Paris (AFP) – France is bracing for a major strike over the Christmas period by overworked doctors, including casualty staff & specialists unhappy approximately a new health bill. Emergency room…

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South Africa's Zuma says in 'perfect' health after post-election fatigue

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma said he was in "perfect" condition after recovering from a bout of fatigue that left him hospitalized in June, playing down reports…

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Active Sun Unleashes Massive Solar Flare

The sun fired off a massive solar flare late Friday (Dec. 19), after days of intense storms from our nearest star. The huge solar flare registered as an X1.8-class event,…

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Super Typhoon Shoved Car-Size Boulders Onto Philippine Beaches

SAN FRANCISCO — Boulders the size of stretch limousines littered beaches near the city of Tacloban in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan pounded the region in November 2013. The…

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Guinea leader warns Boko Haram risks spreading in region

Paris (AFP) – Guinea's president warned Sunday that Islamic extremism risked spreading throughout west Africa & called on countries in the region to do more to assist Nigeria in its…

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Nigerian Islamic uprising poses regional threat

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of members of Nigeria's home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy…

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South Africa call up new boy Rossouw

Johannesburg (AFP) – Left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw was named on Sunday to replace injured wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock in South Africa’s squad for the remaining two Test matches against the…

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