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    Minnesota man died from Ebola virus: NBC

    CHICAGO (Reuters)- A 40-year-old man who died in a Nigerian hospital last week from the ebola virus was an American from Minnesota, his wife told NBC News on Tuesday. Decontee Sawyer told NBC that her husband, Patrick Sawyer, who was working for the Liber ...

    Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

    FREETOWN, July 29 (Reuters)- The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country's chief medical officer said. The death of Sheik Umar Khan, who was credited with treatin ...

    Adolescent stow-away found dead on U.S. military plane

    WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters)- The U.S. military has found the body of an adolescent male trapped in a compartment above the landing gear of a C-130 aircraft following a trip to Africa, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The Pentagon said the body was found at ...

    ANALYSIS: Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine

    MOSCOW, July 29 (Reuters)- Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the hatches for the gathering economic and political storm. The United States and the European Union saw t ...

    Poll: American opinion of Arabs, Muslims is getting worse

    (Reuters)- How Americans view Arabs and Muslims has gotten worse in recent years, with negative feelings strongest among Republicans and senior citizens, according to a poll released on Tuesday. Only 27 percent of Americans have a favorable opinion of Mus ...

    More than a third of U.S. adults pursued by collection agencies

    CHICAGO (Reuters)- More than a third of U.S. adults have bad debt that has been handed over to a collection agency and their average debt in collections is $5,178, according to a study published on Tuesday by the Urban Institute. The authors of the report ...

    More mysterious craters found in Russia's remote Siberia region

    MOSCOW (Reuters)- Two more craters of unknown origin have been spotted in Russia's Siberia region, weeks after a similar-looking hole was found in the isolated northernmost area, a local paper reported. The Siberian Times, an English-language newspap ...

    Boehner dismisses talk of impeaching Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner declared on Tuesday, putting the blame on Democrats for stirring up pre-midterm election tension ...

    Forecasts for higher oil prices misjudge the shale boom

    LONDON, July 28 (Reuters)- "The world of energy may have changed forever," according to Professor James Hamilton of the University of California. "Hundred dollar oil is here to stay." Hamilton, who is one of the most respected economis ...

    Big 3 iron ore miners in volume, price sweet spot

    LAUNCESTON, Australia, July 28 (Reuters)- One thing has become clear from the latest production reports from the big three iron ore miners: They appear intent on ensuring their dominance by boosting low-cost output. BHP Billiton mined a record 225 million ...

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