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The Horror Before the Beheadings

nytimes.com — The hostages were taken out of their cell one by one. In a private room, their captors asked each of them three intimate questions, a standard technique used to obtain proof that a prisoner is still alive in a kidnapping negotiation.
Oct 25, 2014

ISIS Hostages Endured Torture and Dashed Hopes, Freed Cellmates Say nyti.ms/1Dd2Fad

Oct 25, 2014

RT @KenRoth: James Foley before his execution. Here's how he & other #ISIS hostages suffered in detention: trib.al/35lytiO http://t.…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @stevesilberman: If you missed it, this is era-defining journalism by @rcallimachi. RT @nytimes: The Horror Before the Beheadings nyti.ms/1Dd58BL

Oct 25, 2014

RT @ericuman: “It was when there was no blood,” a former cellmate said, “that we knew he had suffered something even worse.” mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/wor…

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Nurse in Newark Tests Negative for Ebola

nytimes.com — A nurse who had recently worked with Ebola patients in West Africa and was placed under quarantine shortly after she landed in Newark on Friday has tested negative for the Ebola virus, New Jersey officials said on Saturday.
Oct 25, 2014

Someone tell me how New Jersey quarantining a healthy nurse who had been treating Ebola patients solves anything. @ nyti.ms/1tod7vF

Oct 25, 2014

RT @greenhousenyt: Tested Negative for #Ebola, Nurse Criticizes "Frenzy of Fear" "US must treat returning healthcare workers w/ dignity" nytimes.com/2014/10/26/nyr…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @greenhousenyt: Tested Negative for #Ebola, Nurse Criticizes "Frenzy of Fear" "US must treat returning healthcare workers w/ dignity" nytimes.com/2014/10/26/nyr…

Oct 25, 2014

Tested Negative for #Ebola, Nurse Criticizes "Frenzy of Fear" "US must treat returning healthcare workers w/ dignity" nytimes.com/2014/10/26/nyr…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @tripgabriel: Mom of quarantied NJ nurse: “She felt like you would treat a dog better than she’s been treated” nytimes.com/2014/10/26/nyr…

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Mindy Kaling Talks at The New Yorker Festival

nytimes.com — Mindy Kaling was on the 37th floor of the Trump SoHo New York hotel, having her hair and makeup done. "There's Champagne, quesadillas and water," she said. "Make yourself at home." As part of The New Yorker Festival earlier this month, Ms. Kaling was scheduled to do a Q. and A.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @WillieGeist: .@MindyKaling, belated congrats on your Nobel Peace Prize! Well deserved, my friend. Fun NYT piece on Mindy explains nytimes.com/2014/10/26/fas…

Oct 25, 2014

“Did he really think I’m Malala? And that if I were, I’d be at the Boom Boom Room?” nyti.ms/1wyvazb

Oct 25, 2014

Wish this blind item weren't quite so blind...want to know who that tipsy octogenarian was in the Mindy/Malala mixup nytimes.com/2014/10/26/fas…

Oct 25, 2014

“Did he really think I’m Malala? And that if I were, I’d be at the Boom Boom Room?” -- @mindykaling nytimes.com/2014/10/26/fas…

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