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Police say almost all those killed on volcano died of injuries from being hit by rocks

Police say it's been determined that almost all of the people killed on a Japanese volcano died of injuries from being hit by volcanic rocks that flew out during its eruption.<p>Rescuers have retrieved 47 bodies from the ash-covered summit area of Mount Ontake since Saturday's eruption.<p>Nagano …

Possible Ebola Patient Isolated In Hawaii

Ebola

Ebola infecting five new people every hour in Sierra Leone, figures show

Ebola is spreading at the rate of five new cases an hour in Sierra Leone, according to figures released as world leaders and experts on disease control gathered in London to discuss the outbreak.<p>The figures from Save the Children showed there were 765 new cases last week in the west African country …

Officials Contact More People in Relation to U.S. Ebola Patient But Reassure Public on Containment

Public health officials work to quell fears about first case diagnosed in U.S.<p>As health officials are reportedly reaching out to as many as 100 people who had contact with the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, public health experts are working to reassure the public …

Major earthquake shakes southwest China, damage likely

At least one person is dead and more than a dozen have been injured after a strong earthquake hit southwest China Tuesday night.<p>According to the Chinese Earthquake Administration, three people were seriously injured and at least 20 others had minor injuries. Some homes near the epicenter were …

Ebola unavoidable in Europe, says WHO as Spain rushes to contain case

The World Health Organisation has said it is ready to provide support for Spain as authorities in the country scrambled to contain the first case of Ebola infection within Europe.<p>WHO’s European director, Zsuzsanna Jakab, said it was “quite unavoidable … that such incidents will happen in the future …

FBI: Who is English-speaking jihadist?

The FBI on Tuesday asked for the public's help in identifying an English-speaking militant who appeared to help execute Syrian soldiers in an ISIS recruitment video released last month.<p>In the 55-minute video titled "Flames of War," the jihadist switches from classical Arabic to perfect English with …

Fire crews lose contact with air tanker fighting Yosemite blaze

The pilot of an air tanker fighting a wildfire near California's Yosemite National Park died Tuesday when the aircraft crashed.<p>California Fire spokeswoman Alyssa Smith said in a statement that crews reached the wreckage several hours after the crash and confirmed the pilot's death. The pilot's …

More gay marriage bans fall in Idaho and Nevada

A federal appeals court on Tuesday added two — and potentially five — states to the list of those where gays and lesbians can get married. The decision likely will raise the number of states with same-sex marriage to 35.<p>The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, in a unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel, …

Ebola patient waited days for medicine

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, received an experimental medicine nearly a week after being admitted into the hospital -- a far longer wait than experienced by four other Ebola patients treated in the United States.<p>Those patients -- two each at …

WHO warns of Ebola health care risks

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Disease

Mexico pressed to find missing students

Several countries are putting pressure on Mexico to solve the disappearance of 43 missing students who vanished last month after clashing with police in the town of Iguala in the state of Guerrero.<p>The US and the Organisation of American States (OAS) have joined appeals for the country to find the …

California grounds air tankers after deadly crash

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Air tankers were grounded Wednesday in California after one of the aircraft crashed into a steep canyon wall …

Texas Ebola patient dies as officials monitor those who had direct contact

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa, died on Wednesday, the Texas hospital that was treating him announced.<p>“It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning,” the Texas Health …

Justice Kennedy allows gay marriage in Nevada

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday allowed same-sex marriage to begin in Nevada, clarifying that an earlier order …

First Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S. dies; second case feared

Less than three weeks ago, he came to Texas from Liberia to get married. On Wednesday, Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with<p>Ebolain this country, died amid allegations by his family and prominent African Americans that his care was substandard.<p>Duncan, 42, had just a few days with his …