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Life in New York in the time of Ebola

blogs.reuters.com — If you live through what we all live through ever day, come home to your children or your cat, youâre likely to live through this latest scare. Actually, likely barely begins to cover how likely you are to be fine. The odds are ever in your favor.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @ReutersOpinion: New York's already so filthy, Ebola will have to get in line, @JasonQFields writes: reut.rs/1z4ivqd

Oct 24, 2014

RT @rob1cox: Stay away from the sweat, vomit, blood of others. If you weren’t doing that before, you were tempting fate, anyway. reut.rs/1zoFrBA

Oct 24, 2014

You need a letter of recommendation and then need to convince the board if you wanna get Ebola in New York blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2…

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Car bomb kills at least 10 soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

reuters.com — The military post was on the road between al-Arish and Rafah, near the border with the Gaza Strip, the witnesses said. Ambulances were heading to the scene, medical sources told Reuters. (Reporting By Yusri Mohamed; Writing by Maggie Fick)
Oct 24, 2014

The war few are watching: RT @DanWilliams: At least 25 dead in attack in Egypt's Sinai: security forces, state media bit.ly/1vZgZ6f

Oct 24, 2014

RT @hebamorayef: Reuters confirmed 25 members of Egypt's security forces killed in Sinai car bomb attack reut.rs/10rC1i2

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Exclusive: Chad says Nigeria deal with Boko Haram to free girls is still on

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde Campaigners from ''#Bring Back Our Girls'' march during a rally calling for the release of the Abuja school girls who were abducted by Boko Haram militants, in Abuja October 17, 2014. "Quite possibly, those that are fighting are dissidents that even they aren't able to control.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @pete_apps: Exclusive: Chad says Nigeria deal with Boko Haram to free girls still on reut.rs/12oNjEw via @reuters

Oct 24, 2014

Exclusive: Chad says Nigeria deal with Boko Haram to free girls still on reut.rs/12oNjEw via @reuters

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: Chad says Nigeria's secret deal with Boko Haram to free 200 girls will move forward: reut.rs/1traGHJ pic.twitter.com/9DN5Ukfic6

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Special Report: Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Juan Medina 1 of 3. Unemployed hairdresser and mother-of-three Yasmin Rubiano looks at documents at her flat in Madrid June 30, 2014. Picture taken June 30, 2014. But as old contracts expire, dozens of people have received demands for higher rent, been told their rents will increase dramatically, been threatened with eviction or moved out to escape the insecurity.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @LaurenLaCapra: PE investors like Goldman & Blackstone bought up low-income rental apartments in Madrid. Guess what happened next. http:…

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Russia's Putin accuses U.S. of damaging world order

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to young soccer players during a visit to Spartak's stadium Otkritye Arena in Moscow, August 27, 2014. In a speech fiercely critical of the United States, Putin told an informal group of political scholars known as the Valdai Club that the global and regional security system had been weakened.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @tggrove: No Friday complete w/out Putin accusing USA of ruining the world, so here y'go: Putin accuses US of ruining the world reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Oct 24, 2014

If you needed any more proof that Vladimir Putin is Ivan Drago, take a read, comrades: reut.rs/1uQotUQ

Oct 24, 2014

RT @tggrove: "the speech was one of the most hostile Putin has delivered against the West" reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Oct 24, 2014

In "most hostile (speech) #Putin has delivered against the West", he accuses United States of damaging world order: reut.rs/12pGUsG

Oct 24, 2014

RT @tggrove: No Friday complete w/out Putin accusing USA of ruining the world, so here y'go: Putin accuses US of ruining the world reuters.com/article/2014/1…

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With U.S. Ebola fear running high, African immigrants face ostracism

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Eduardo Munoz A woman reads alert on Ebola inside the Bellevue Hospital where Dr. Craig Spencer is being treated for Ebola symptoms in New York October 23, 2014. "She kept screaming, 'These African bitches brought Ebola into our country and are making everybody sick!'" said Pewu, 29, who emigrated from Liberia in 2005.
Oct 24, 2014

With U.S. Ebola fear running high, African immigrants face ostracism reut.rs/12qhxHj via @reuters

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: "People are looking at Liberians as if we have Ebola in our DNA." reut.rs/1uQL17N pic.twitter.com/Tbg0cCVnTv

Oct 24, 2014

With U.S. Ebola fear running high, African immigrants face ostracism reut.rs/12qhxHj via @reuters

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Washington state high school on lockdown after shooting reports

reuters.com — The shooting was reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle at about 10:45 a.m. PDT, local media said. Television images showed students gathered on an athletic field on campus. (Reporting by Eric M. Johnson in Seattle; Editing by Dan Whitcomb and Mohammad Zargham)
Oct 24, 2014

Two dead, four wounded after student opens fire Washington state school reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Oct 24, 2014

Our latest @Reuters story/ pictures on shooting at Washington high school reut.rs/1tknOPV 2 dead, 4 wounded

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: BREAKING: Shooting reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle. reut.rs/1D7Wzbc

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: BREAKING: Shooting reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle. reut.rs/1D7Wzbc

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: BREAKING: Shooting reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle. reut.rs/1D7Wzbc

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WHO vaccines boss signs up as Ebola trial guinea pig

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Denis Balibouse Marie Paule Kieny, World Health Organization (WHO) assistant Director General for Health Systems and Innovation gestures during a news conference on Ebola candidate vaccines, at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva October 21, 2014.

Mali's first Ebola case, a two-year-old girl, dies: officials

reuters.com — The two-year-old had traveled with her grandmother hundreds of kilometers by bus from Guinea via Mali's capital to the western town of Kayes, where she was diagnosed on Thursday. Health workers were scrambling to trace hundreds of potential contacts in a bid to prevent Ebola taking hold in Mali.

Police in Ferguson committed human rights abuses: Amnesty report

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton Protesters rally during a demonstration outside the Ferguson police department in Ferguson, Missouri October 13, 2014. The Amnesty International report said law enforcement officers should be investigated by U.S. authorities for the abuses, which occurred during weeks of racially charged protests that erupted after white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, 18, on Aug.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @Yanazure: Amnesty reports that police in Ferguson committed human rights abuses reut.rs/1tRnucv

Oct 24, 2014

Police in #Ferguson committed human rights abuses: Amnesty report reut.rs/12mUE7q via @reuters

Oct 24, 2014

Police in Ferguson committed human rights abuses: Amnesty report reut.rs/1witMCa

Oct 24, 2014

#Ferguson police said they "had one mission, and that was the preservation of life." reut.rs/12mUE7q

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As Ebola hits, New Yorkers maintain wary calm

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson Commuters depart an L train during the morning commute a day after an announcement that the subway system had been used by a doctor now testing positive for Ebola in New York October 24, 2014.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @NewsMaven: I <3 NYC .@ReutersUS For a city seasoned by everything from attacks to superstorms, no sign of Ebola panic in NYC: http://t…

Oct 24, 2014

I <3 NYC .@ReutersUS For a city seasoned by everything from attacks to superstorms, no sign of Ebola panic in NYC: reut.rs/1D7v81f

Oct 24, 2014

RT @ReutersUS: For a city seasoned by everything from attacks to superstorms, no sign of Ebola panic in NYC: reut.rs/1D7v81f pic.twitter.com/GEEKuzJ0Us

Kurds deny Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 23, 2014.
Oct 24, 2014

Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: Kurds deny report from Turkey's president of a deal with Syrian rebels to aid Kobani: reut.rs/1vYV4Mh pic.twitter.com/6zHCo6pcVi

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: Kurds deny report from Turkey's president of a deal with Syrian rebels to aid Kobani: reut.rs/1vYV4Mh pic.twitter.com/6zHCo6pcVi

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Deutsche Bank braces for $1.3 billion in U.S., UK Libor fines: sources

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor A man walks past Deutsche Bank offices in London December 5, 2013. The bank has already paid 6.1 billion euros in the past two and a half years as it attempts to clear a backlog of litigation and investigations, of which the Libor settlement is considered to be the most important.
Oct 24, 2014

"@ReutersBiz: Deutsche Bank braces for $1.3 billion in U.S., UK Libor fines: sources reut.rs/1D6NrUr" Bankers or thieves?

Oct 24, 2014

Deutsche Bank braces for $1.3b in US, UK Libor fines: sources reut.rs/1woC4pB

Oct 24, 2014

Rate-riggers: Deutsche Bank braces for $1.3 billion in U.S., UK Libor fines, sources say reut.rs/1woC4pB

Oct 24, 2014

Deutsche Bank braces for $1.3 billion in U.S., UK Libor fines: sources reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

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UK bank stress test capital measure changed late in process - sources

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's regulator told banks this week they must use a stricter measure of how they measure capital under a health check of lenders that will be released on Sunday, people familiar with the matter said.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @davidenrich: The odds of chaos, or at least confusion, amid Sunday's stress-test results appear to be growing. reut.rs/1woGqNv

Oct 24, 2014

The odds of chaos, or at least confusion, amid Sunday's stress-test results appear to be growing. reut.rs/1woGqNv

Oct 24, 2014

RT @reuterssteves: UK bank stress test capital measure changed late in EBA process -sources reut.rs/1woGqNv

Oct 24, 2014

UK bank stress test capital measure changed late in EBA process -sources reut.rs/1woGqNv

WHO expects around 200,000 Ebola vaccine doses by mid-2015

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Denis Balibouse Marie Paule Kieny, World Health Organization (WHO) assistant Director General for Health Systems and Innovation gestures during a news conference on Ebola candidate vaccines, at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva October 21, 2014.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @Newsweek: WHO says hundreds of 1000s of Ebola vaccine doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015. reut.rs/1vYQXji

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Newsweek: WHO says hundreds of 1000s of Ebola vaccine doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015. reut.rs/1vYQXji

Oct 24, 2014

RT @jennablan: WHO expects around 200,000 Ebola vaccine doses by mid-2015 reut.rs/ZLx42s

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Drone strike in Yemen believed to be on al Qaeda positions

reuters.com — The sources said the drone was used in the al-Manasseh area against Ansar al-Sharia, the local wing of Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP). The drone was still circling the area, they said. Washington has acknowledged using drones in Yemen. AQAP is believed to be among the most active wings of the network founded by Osama bin Laden.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: Drone strike in Yemen believed to be on al Qaeda positions reut.rs/1oD0Tyd

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Reuters: Drone strike in Yemen believed to be on al Qaeda positions reut.rs/1oD0Tyd

UPDATE 3-Britain's Spirit Pub snubs bid from Irish cider maker C&C

reuters.com — By Conor Humphries DUBLIN Oct 24 (Reuters) - Britain's Spirit Pub Co has rejected a takeover approach from cider maker C&C Group , but said the Irish firm had until Nov. 20 to submit a formal offer. Rival pub owner Greene King Plc is already in talks to take over Spirit in a cash-and-stock deal valued at 723 million pounds ($1.16 billion).

Tanzania signs investment deals with China worth over $1.7 bln

reuters.com — The total of five deals, worth more than $1.7 billion, will go toward developments in infrastructure, power distribution, real estate and business cooperation, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said in a statement on Friday, one day after the deals were formally signed in Beijing.

Ford profit beats Street; sales down on F-150 launch

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri A man walks past a new Ford car at the Jacob Javits Convention Center during the New York International Auto Show in New York April 16, 2014. Ford's launch of its F-150 made with an aluminum body is on track, the company said on Friday.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @reuters: Ford's lower profit beats estimates; sales down on F-150 launch reut.rs/12p8wOK @benklayman @berniewoodall

Oct 24, 2014

Ford's lower profit beats estimates, but sales down on F-150 launch costs; shares drop in premarket reut.rs/12p8wOK via @reuters