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Hosts Morocco deny pulling out of Africa Cup of Nations over Ebola fears

Reports emerged on Thursday that Morocco had withdrawn as hosts of the Africa Cup of Nations over public health fears regarding the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, but government spokesman Mustapha Khalfi denies those reports, instead claiming that Morocco has only asked CAF to postpone the …

Porn industry calls for production halt after possible HIV exposure

A trade association for the adult film industry has called for a three-day, industrywide production hold following a report of a possible<p>HIVexposure on an out-of-state film set.<p>Canoga Park's Free Speech Coalition called for the halt on Wednesday but did not name the state where the film set was …

Hong Kong Government Cancels Talks With Student Protesters

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Ebola outbreak could cost West Africa’s economy $32.6 billion

The 2014 Ebola outbreak, already the largest in history, could result in a two-year $32.6 billion economic loss by the end of next year, according to …

5 Money Lies We Tell Ourselves

When trying to make ourselves feel better about our financial situation, we often tell ourselves little lies that ease our minds about things. The problem is, if we tell ourselves these lies enough, we tend to start believing them. A sound financial strategy is to recognize the lies we are telling …

China Didn't Really Pass the U.S. Economically

By at least one measure, China has a larger economy than the United States. But that matters less than you might think.<p><i>Update— October 9</i><p>The news is …

Meet Garfi, the Angriest Cat in the World

If you thought Grumpy Cat looks permanently displeased with the world, then Garfi the Persian cat must be seething with rage. Thanks to a permanently furrowed brow, this fluffy orange cat (who does bear a resemblance to the iconic Garfield) always looks about ready to sharpen his claws on …

Apple supplier GT's bankruptcy filing surprises even Apple

This week's bankruptcy filing of GT Advanced Technologies, a supplier to Apple of scratch-resistant sapphire goods, appears to have caught even Apple by surprise.<p>Amid speculation about what caused GT's bankruptcy filing, Apple on Wednesday indicated that it didn't see the filing coming and it's …

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Eiffel Tower gets glass floor in £24m facelift

Visitors to the Eiffel Tower in Paris will now be able to look down through a vertigo-inducing glass floor that forms part of a €30 million (£24m) refit of France’s most visited tourist attraction.<p>The transparent floor is on the first level of the tower, at 57m, where operators hope that visitors …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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London derby blemished by permissive refereeing

The Chelsea-Arsenal derby at Stamford Bridge, so comfortably won by the hosts, was badly blemished not merely by the bizarre clash between an outraged Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho, but by far too many ugly, dangerous fouls which went unpunished by Martin Atkinson, a permissive referee, and the …

Schalke announce Roberto Di Matteo as new manager

The Bundesliga's second sacking of the season is Jens Keller, who has been let go by Schalke 04. They've already brought in a replacement, hiring former Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion manager Roberto Di Matteo.<p>Schalke sporting director Horst Heldt talked about the change in managers in a …