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Congo's KOKOKO! Makes Joyful Dance Music From Instruments Made Of Junk

Congo's KOKOKO! Makes Joyful Dance Music From Instruments Made Of Junk

23 hours ago   |   NPR

The band couldn't afford instruments. So they made their own out of scavenged items, like kitchen pots and air-conditioner parts. On their U.S. tour, they stopped by NPR's Tiny...
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Giuliani Mixes His Business With Role as Trump's Lawyer

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Amid intensifying scrutiny of his own work, the former New York mayor met recently with senior Justice Department officials on behalf of a client in a foreign bribery case.
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WHO says Ebola in DR Congo still qualifies as global emergency

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Un agency says it still sees Ebola outbreak in the DRC as a global emergency.
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Ebola concentrated in Congo mining area, still an emergency -WHO

1 day ago   |   National Post

GENEVA - Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the "complex and dangerous" outbreak still constitutes an...
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How This Pastor of a Megachurch Is Fueling Ebola Conspiracy Theories

How This Pastor of a Megachurch Is Fueling Ebola Conspiracy Theories

2 days ago   |   Time

Pastor Jules Mulindwa runs a rollicking Congolese megachurch complete with flashing lights and a live band. Walk into Sunday services and the applause is startling. Don't even...
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A City In Congo Dodged Ebola. But Residents Have Another Big Worry

A City In Congo Dodged Ebola. But Residents Have Another Big Worry

2 days ago   |   NPR

Democratic Republic of Congo is the scene of the world's second deadliest Ebola outbreak. But in the city of Goma, some 250 miles from the hot zone, residents have other concerns.
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Olympic fever? Tourists may be unaware Japan IMPORTED Ebola in preparation for 2020 games

Olympic fever? Tourists may be unaware Japan IMPORTED Ebola in preparation for 2020 games

3 days ago   |   RT

The Japanese government has imported strains of Ebola and four other lethal pathogens to research possible countermeasures should an outbreak occur with the vast influx of...
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Four bodies pulled from Congo plane crash wreckage

5 days ago   |   National Post

KINSHASA - Four unidentified bodies have been found in Congo amid the wreckage of a plane that had been carrying staff of Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi, the government...
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Congo to start using J&J Ebola vaccine in November

7 days ago   |   National Post

KINSHASA - Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the country's eastern provinces, to counter the...
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How Race Hampered the Investigation Into Dag Hammarskjold's Death

How Race Hampered the Investigation Into Dag Hammarskjold's Death

8 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Testimony of African eyewitnesses to the U.N. secretary-general's death was dismissed because of their lack of education and perceived susceptibility to political manipulation.
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Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Army officials say that the accident is under investigation. Read more ...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense secretary

US troops being pulled out of Syria will be deployed to western Iraq where they will battle Islamic State terrorists, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday. He did not... Read more ...

President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

He said his administration will begin the search for another site immediately. Read more ...

Bencic beats Pavlyuchenkova to win Kremlin Cup

Bencic beats Pavlyuchenkova to win Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW - Belinda Bencic recovered from a set down to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the Kremlin Cup final on Sunday. Read more ...

Live Week 7 Fantasy Football Advice: Injury updates, start 'em sit 'em, NFL...

Live Week 7 Fantasy Football Advice: Injury updates, start 'em sit 'em, NFL DFS tips, more

Watch here as Fantasy Alarm's Howard Bender and Jennifer Piacenti go live at 11 a.m. ET and get you ready for your fantasy football matchups. From injury updates to NFL DFS... Read more ...

Mulvaney: Trump picked Doral to host G-7 because he's in the ‘hospitality...

Mulvaney: Trump picked Doral to host G-7 because he's in the ‘hospitality business'

WASHINGTON - Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said President Trump still considers himself part of the “hospitality business,” which was why he had wanted to use... Read more ...

Get the cluck out: Gay rights group claims victory as UK's first Chick-Fil-A...

Get the cluck out: Gay rights group claims victory as UK's first Chick-Fil-A shut down

Gay rights campaigners in Reading, England, are celebrating after a protest campaign seemingly led to the closure of the UK's first and only Chick-Fil-A restaurant, all over... Read more ...

Mulvaney defends Ukraine statements, says he didn't offer to resign

Mulvaney defends Ukraine statements, says he didn't offer to resign

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday again denied any “quid pro quo” in the handling of U.S. military funds to Ukraine, though acknowledging his White... Read more ...

4 killed as Bangladesh police fire at protesters outraged by defamatory...

4 killed as Bangladesh police fire at protesters outraged by defamatory Facebook post on Prophet Mohammed

Some 20,000 people took to the streets in Bangladesh to demand the death penalty for a Hindu man, who was arrested on accusations of writing a blasphemous Facebook post about... Read more ...

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

Nestor was downgraded from its tropical storm status but not before bringing havoc that included a middle school roof being shredded. Read more ...