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Six in quarantine in Connecticut as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

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By Richard Weizel WEST HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut placed six West Africans who recently arrived in the United States under quarantine for possible Ebola exposure, a move that comes as the United States starts new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by...(more) 

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Nigeria to send 600 volunteers to Ebola-hit countries: minister

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ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria will send a contingent of 600 volunteers to help Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone fight the worst outbreak of Ebola on record which has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa, the acting health minister said on Thursday. The World Health Organization...(more) 

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T Magazine: A Timepiece Made for Exchanging Glances

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A new, limited-edition watch from Ulysse Nardin comes equipped with a musical mechanism that plays the song “Strangers in the Night.” 

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Spanish hospital releases five patients under watch for Ebola

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MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish hospital has released five patients who had been under observation in an isolation ward after having been in contact with a nurse who was infected with Ebola, a government health committee announced on Thursday. Nurse Teresa Romero, 44, was the first...(more) 

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U.S. airlines report strong third quarter profits

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By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) - Several U.S. airlines reported strong third-quarter profits on Thursday, helped by falling fuel costs, with many topping Wall Street's earnings per share estimates. The results sent most airline stocks higher. The exception was United Airlines which fell 1.4 percent after it...(more) 

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Gay community under attack in Liberia over Ebola outbreak

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By Misha Hussain and Maria Caspani DAKAR/NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leroy Ponpon doesn't know whether to lock himself in his flat in Monrovia because of the deadly Ebola virus, or because he is gay. Christian churches' recent linking of the two have made life...(more) 

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Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

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DALLAS (AP) -- The hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus says its revenue and patient roles have plummeted.... 

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U.S. court upholds patents on Pfizer's cancer drug

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(Reuters) - A U.S. district court ruled in favor of Pfizer Inc in a patent lawsuit it filed against Mylan Inc alleging patent infringement on its cancer drug, Sutent, Pfizer said. Pfizer filed the lawsuit in June 2010 after Mylan attempted to market a generic version...(more) 

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Peace declared between Platini, Hayatou

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By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - Peace has been declared between UEFA president Michel Platini and his African counterpart Issa Hayatou after the Frenchman reacted angrily to suggestions that he had interfered in the affairs of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). CAF claimed in a...(more) 

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Drugmakers may need indemnity for fast-tracked Ebola vaccines

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By Ben Hirschler and Stephanie Nebehay LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Drugmakers are looking for some kind of indemnity from governments or multilateral agencies for the widespread emergency use of new Ebola vaccines in Africa. While the issue will not delay the industry's ongoing work to accelerate production...(more) 

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North Korea to bar foreign tourists over Ebola concerns: tour operators

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By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will bar entry to foreigners on tourist trips from Friday, because of worries over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, operators of tours to the isolated country told Reuters. At least 4,877 people have died in the...(more) 

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Man Pleads Guilty After Faking 2 Year Coma to Avoid Court

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A man plead guilty this week after allegedly stealing 40,000 pounds from an elderly neighbor and pretending to be in a coma for two years to avoid charges. 

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