UNITED NATIONS — Nearly 60 million people have been driven from their homes by war and persecution, an unprecedented global exodus that has burdened fragile countries with waves of newcomers and littered deserts and seas with the bodies of those who died trying to reach safety.
As the Ebola crisis continues to haunt US citizens, several more states have called for restrictions stricter than the revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday.
US policymakers were spurred into action when Craig Spencer, a physician who worked with Ebola patients in West Africa, was diagnosed with the deadly virus last week, becoming the first Ebola patient to be diagnosed in New York and the fourth in the US.
BEIRUT — Syria’s President Bashar Assad claimed in an interview published Thursday that countries conspiring against Syria have “used up all their tools” in their campaign to overthrow his regime. The remarks came as Western-backed Syrian opposition figures gathered in Turkey for talks on electing a new leadership.
Google's most recent update to the way its search algorithm works, dubbed "Panda 4.0," is wreaking havoc with some major brands on the web. Yesterday we told you that up to 80% of eBay's prime search result listings had been banished from the first Google results page.
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