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Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

reuters.com — The Togo-based airline also said it would no longer take on food in Guinea, where the outbreak was first detected in March, and that medical teams would be deployed to screen passengers in transit through its Lome hub.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @Reuters: Doctor Sheik Umar Khan treated more than 100 Ebola patients before he died from the virus. reut.rs/1uEjMD3 pic.twitter.com/u9NEGV6vll

Jul 29, 2014

RT @Reuters: Doctor Sheik Umar Khan treated more than 100 Ebola patients before he died from the virus. reut.rs/1uEjMD3 pic.twitter.com/u9NEGV6vll

Jul 29, 2014

RT @Reuters: Doctor Sheik Umar Khan treated more than 100 Ebola patients before he died from the virus. reut.rs/1uEjMD3 pic.twitter.com/u9NEGV6vll

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Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Maxim Zmeyev/Files 1 of 4. Members of the Ukrainian Emergency Ministry carry a body near the wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region in this July 19, 2014 file photo.
Jul 29, 2014

Special Report: Where Russian separatists in Ukraine get their weapons reut.rs/1kkxHtH via @Reuters

Jul 29, 2014

RT @lauraphylmills: "A surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a mil base nr Moscow where it had been for 20 yrs." Great work @tggrove: reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 29, 2014

RT @lauraphylmills: "A surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a mil base nr Moscow where it had been for 20 yrs." Great work @tggrove: reuters.com/article/2014/0…

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21 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza on Wednesday

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/ Amir Cohen 1 of 14. Smoke rises after an explosion in the northern Gaza Strip July 29, 2014. Israel's Channel Two TV said progress was being made to achieve a deal in Cairo, where a Palestinian delegation was expected to arrive for discussions.
Jul 29, 2014

21 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza and Egypt revises its truce proposals reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 29, 2014

21 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza - main U.N. relief agency in Gaza, says it is at "breaking point" reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Twitter's active users increase 24 percent to 271 million

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid The Twitter logo is displayed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 8, 2013. On Tuesday, Twitter reported a 124 percent jump in quarterly revenue to $312 million, beating Wall Street's expectation for $283.1 million. (Reporting by Edwin Chan; Editing by Leslie Adler)
Jul 29, 2014

Twitter assuages growth concerns for now as shares soar 35 percent reut.rs/1kleCrh

Jul 29, 2014

Twitter's user growth beats targets, shares skyrocket reut.rs/1rZdgTU via @reuters

Jul 29, 2014

All those white men in San Francisco get richer ... #Twitter beats targets, shares skyrocket reut.rs/1rZdgTU via @reuters @edwininla

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U.S. Senate CIA 'torture' report summary to be declassified in a few days: officials

mobile.reuters.com — U.S. Senate CIA 'torture' report summary to be declassified in a few days: officials By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House in the next few days is expected to declassify the long-awaited summary of a U.S.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @emptywheel: Apparently "journos" still have to call torture "enhanced interrogation" even tho GOPers on SSCI called it torture. mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Jul 29, 2014

RT @emptywheel: Apparently "journos" still have to call torture "enhanced interrogation" even tho GOPers on SSCI called it torture. mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Jul 29, 2014

RT @JasonLeopold: U.S. Senate CIA 'torture' report summary to be declassified in a few days: officials reut.rs/1k68zq9

Jul 29, 2014

U.S. Senate CIA 'torture' report summary to be declassified in a few days: officials reut.rs/1k68zq9

Gaza's sole power plant knocked out by Israeli strike: official

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Ahmed Zakot A Palestinian firefighter tries to put out a fire at Gaza's main power plant, which witnesses said was hit in Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip July 29, 2014. A thick column of black smoke rose from the facility, which supplies the territory with two-thirds of its energy needs, and the fuel containers were in flames.
Jul 29, 2014

Gaza's sole power plant knocked out by Israeli strike: official reut.rs/1kktAhg via @reuters

Jul 29, 2014

Gaza's sole power plant knocked out by Israeli strike: official reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Jul 29, 2014

RT @DaliaHatuqa: 'The power plant is finished' -Electricity is cut across Gaza City & many other parts of Strip reuters.com/article/2014/0… http…

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Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Alexei Nikolskyi/RIA Novosti/Kremlin Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014. The United States and the European Union saw the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 as a chance for Putin to distance himself from pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine and seal the border across which they say arms are reaching the rebels.

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Jul 29, 2014

RT @Reuters: A firefighter stands near a Gaza power plant after it was hit by shelling. Editor's Choice: reut.rs/1k5y232 pic.twitter.com/QA0J7iA3G5

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RT @Reuters: A firefighter stands near a Gaza power plant after it was hit by shelling. Editor's Choice: reut.rs/1k5y232 pic.twitter.com/QA0J7iA3G5

Jul 29, 2014

Photo of the day. MT @Reuters A firefighter stands near #Gaza power plant hit by shelling reut.rs/1k5y232 pic.twitter.com/NgzKrrtxN3

Jul 29, 2014

RT @Reuters: A firefighter stands near a Gaza power plant after it was hit by shelling. Editor's Choice: reut.rs/1k5y232 pic.twitter.com/QA0J7iA3G5

Jul 29, 2014

RT @Reuters: A firefighter stands near a Gaza power plant after it was hit by shelling. Editor's Choice: reut.rs/1k5y232 pic.twitter.com/QA0J7iA3G5

South American leaders rally behind Argentina over debt

reuters.com — The standoff figured prominently at the Mercosur bloc's meeting in Caracas on Tuesday, with heads of state castigating the holdouts as speculators menacing the entire region. Argentina has until late Wednesday to either pay out or reach a deal with the hedge funds that are suing for full payment on their bonds to avert a second default in little over a decade in Latin America's No.

Water main break floods UCLA campus, strands motorists

reuters.com — Local television images showed students wading through knee-deep water as firefighters placed sandbags outside of classrooms and aided drivers stuck in water and mud on nearby Sunset Boulevard. A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department said there were no immediate reports of injuries from the flooding on the city's west side.
Jul 29, 2014

Ay Carumba! RT @DanWhitcomb: Water main ruptures near UCLA, flooding campus, stranding motorists reut.rs/1o9Z7xe My @Reuters story

Jul 29, 2014

Water main ruptures near UCLA, flooding campus, stranding motorists reut.rs/1o9Z7xe My @Reuters story

U.S. Senate CIA 'torture' report summary to be declassified in a few days: officials

reuters.com — Over the last two weeks, former directors and deputy directors of the CIA have been invited by the Obama administration to review a still-secret version of the 600-page Senate Intelligence Committee summary at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @froomkin: “both the CIA response and the Republican minority response are highly critical of the Senate committee investigation”reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 29, 2014

“both the CIA response and the Republican minority response are highly critical of the Senate committee investigation”reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 29, 2014

.@Reuters calls is a “torture” report, then talks about "enhanced interrogations”. FOR SHAME! reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Rural votes, old traumas drive India's WTO brinkmanship

in.reuters.com — NEW DELHI (Reuters) - With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @dhume: India's WTO stand may be driven by Modi's bid to "build a rural power base with his defence of farm subsidies." in.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 29, 2014

Rural votes, old traumas drive India's WTO brinkmanship | Reuters in.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 29, 2014

WTO: Modi prepared to brazen out global outrage to build a rural power base with his defence of farm subsidies reut.rs/1mYwFhj

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Facebook to shut down Gifts service in latest e-commerce shift

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Eric Thayer A portrait of the Facebook logo in Ventura, California December 21, 2013. "We'll be using everything we learned from Gifts to explore new ways to help businesses and developers drive sales on the web, on mobile, and directly on Facebook," the company said in an emailed statement on Tuesday.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @lexnfx: Facebook exits from the gift shop, in latest e-commerce shift reut.rs/1o9WhZ8 via @reuters

Jul 29, 2014

Facebook exits from the gift shop, in latest e-commerce shift reut.rs/1o9WhZ8 via @reuters

U.S. Senate bill proposes sweeping curbs on NSA surveillance

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Desmond Boylan POLITICS) Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont turns his camera on reporters in Havana February 20, 2013. The bill, which has White House backing, goes further than a version passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in reducing bulk collection and may be more acceptable to critics who have dismissed other versions as too weak.