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French couple [ died] took a sip of water for each two their 9-year old [who survived] desert hike took – AP

August 9, 2015

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French pair who died in US desert likely saved son/AP   ALAMOGORDO, New Mexico (AP) — A French couple who died during an afternoon hike across the searing New Mexico desert likely saved their 9-year-old son by giving him two sips of water for each one they took before the supply ran out, a sheriff […]

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Buhari Revamps Nigeria Aviation Sector, Orders Takeover Of Airspace From Ghana For First Time In 70 Years – Morgan Winsor

August 8, 2015

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For the first time in 70 years, Ghana will no longer manage Nigeria’s airspace. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate takeover of the country’s skies over the Gulf of Guinea from Ghana in West Africa, according to Nigerian newspapers. After meeting with the Nigerian president Wednesday, aviation officials told journalists that Nigeria’s airspace […]

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Clinging shamelessly to America’s ugly past, Texas officer knees African-American girl, among other evils!

June 8, 2015

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Calls Mount to fire Officer who threw Girl to Ground  –  Yahoo News http://news.yahoo.com/calls-mount-fire-texas-officer-threw-youth-ground-155127441.html   MONDAY, JUNE 08, 2015.  11:20 p.m. [GMT]

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Airbus Tragedy in the Alps: Pilot in German airbus crash was locked out of cockpit: New York Times

March 26, 2015

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http://news.yahoo.com/pilot-german-airbus-crash-locked-cockpit-york-times-234950004–sector.html WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1:35 p.m. [GMT]

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Strangers raise $60,000 to buy Detroit man who walks to work 21 miles [for 5 years] a day a car – Dylan Stableford

February 3, 2015

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By Dylan Stableford Yahoo News The story of a Detroit man who has been walking 21 miles a day to get to and from work for over a decade inspired a Michigan college student to launch an online campaign to buy him a car. Thanks to the generosity of strangers, the campaign has raised more […]

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Nigeria may seek death penalty against child bride & other child bride stories from Nigeria – Aminu Abubakar; Tola Adenle

October 30, 2014

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Gezawa (Nigeria) (AFP) – A 14-year-old Nigerian girl accused of murdering her 35-year-old husband by putting rat poison in his food could face the death penalty, Nigerian prosecutors said Thursday. The trial of Wasila Tasi’u, from a poor northern Nigeria family, has sparked a heated debate on the role of underage marriage in the conservative […]

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USA: A 102-year old who stocks shelves, a 93 year-old Park ranger … Why we refuse to retire! – yahoo News

October 29, 2014

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You find it difficult to get up in the morning for work at 60? Well, this beautiful human-angle story has sat with a few in my draft box ready to go since October 1; it’s almost November 1, and I must share it before it gets too stale! TOLA. Melanie Hicken for Yahoo News 102 […]

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93-Year-Old Man’s Poem for Late Wife of 65 Years: “There was a time when we were two” – ET/yahoo News

October 14, 2014

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This 93-Year-Old Man’s Poem for His Late Wife of 65 Years Will Break Your Heart ETonline By John Boone “I am alone, now I know it’s true.” Go get yourself a tissue. You’re going to need it. Bob Lowe, a 93-year-old British vet who lives in Hampshire, U.K., lost his wife, Kath, three months ago. […]

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In Guinea, ebola survivor shunned by boyfriend; In Liberia, ebola shunned ebola victims left to die – AP/AFP

August 13, 2014

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Ebola Drug Maker Shares Are Exploding Higher Again – Business Insider By Myles Udland     The Ebola trade is still intact. Shares of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals were up another 20% on Monday after gaining more than 45% on Friday after the FDA loosened a hold on the Ebola treatment in the company’s development pipeline.   […]

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Lagos sees second Ebola case, doctor who treated victim: [Nigeria’s] health minister

August 4, 2014

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  LAGOS, Aug 4 (Reuters) –   Lagos recorded its second case of Ebola on Monday, in a doctor who treated U.S. victim Patrick Sawyer, Nigeria’s health minister said. Sawyer died in Lagos last month after arriving there by plane from Liberia. Ebola has killed 826 people in West Africa since the outbreak began in […]

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