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  • Liberia closes almost all borders to contain Ebola outbreak

    MONROVIA, Liberia Liberia on Monday closed almost all of its borders in a bid to halt the spread of Ebola after a third doctor working to contain the virus in West Africa contracted the deadly disease. Only five entry points, including James Spriggs...
  • American missionary battling Ebola to arrive in U.S. on Tuesday

    As a deadly Ebola virus outbreak produced more victims in West Africa, an American missionary stricken with the disease was expected to arrive in the United States on Tuesday to join a U.S. doctor receiving treatment at Emory University Hospital in...
  • Extremists reportedly kill many civilians in Nigerian village

    Extremists reportedly kill many civilians in Nigerian village
    Nigerian militants attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media. The gunmen attacked Damboa, about 50 miles south of Maiduguri, throwing explosives...
  • TNCC student gets prestigious scholarship

    A student at Thomas Nelson Community College will travel to China this October after being selected for a prestigious scholarship to help students pursue academic goals and develop leadership skills. Kingdom Oguibe will participate in the 2014...
  • Sierra Leona y Liberia despliegan tropas en intento por contener brote de ébola

    FREETOWN/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia y Sierra Leona desplegaron el lunes cientos de soldados como parte de un plan de emergencia, a fin de contener un letal brote del virus del ébola que ha causado la muerte de 887 personas en África, en una jornada en...
  • Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud

    Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud
    Lagos, la capital de Nigeria, registró el lunes su segundo caso de ébola en un médico que atendió al estadounidense Patrick Sawyer, una víctima de la enfermedad fallecida el mes pasado, informó el ministro de Salud del país africano.     Sawyer murió en...
  • Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz and warm glow

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just 'Friendly' as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event. The success of the Games was assured with the...
  • Anyanwu relies on grass-roots campaign in District 4

    Anyanwu relies on grass-roots campaign in District 4
    Dressed in a Redskins jersey, jean shorts and brown flip-flops, Chike Anyanwu greeted just about everyone Sunday who entered the cafeteria of Annapolis Area Christian School. The school is the meeting place of Crossroads Church, where Anyanwu and his...
  • Presidente de Nigeria destituye a ejecutivos de petrolera estatal

    ABUYA (Reuters) - El presidente nigeriano Goodluck Jonathan sustituyó a los cuatro principales ejecutivos de Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), dijo su gabinete el sábado, interviniendo en una de las instituciones más poderosas del país y...
  • World Cup games Saturday: Argentina-Iran among matchups

    World Cup games Saturday: Argentina-Iran among matchups
    TODAY'S GAMES GROUP F: ARGENTINA VS. IRAN Where: Belo Horizonte. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: Argentina won its first game with Bosnia-Herzegovina but didn't look good doing it. Even the players thought so, challenging Coach...
  • Copa Mundial: Horarios para el fin de semana

    Copa Mundial: Horarios para el fin de semana
    Grupo F Argentina,  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Irán, Nigeria Junio 15: Argentina 2 vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina 1 en Rio de Janeiro Finalizado Junio 15: Irán 0 vs. Nigeria 0 en Curitiba Finalizado Junio 21: Argentina vs. Irán en Belo Horizonte a las 12pm...
  • Odemwingie helps Nigeria eliminate Bosnia

    Odemwingie helps Nigeria eliminate Bosnia
    Bosnia-Herzegovina was eliminated from the World Cup on Saturday after suffering a 1-0 loss to Nigeria at the Arena Pantanal. The defeat did not come without controversy as Bosnia saw a legitimate goal pulled back halfway through the opening period...