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Pentagon to create medical support team for U.S. Ebola response

Oct 20, 2014

Pentagon to create medical support team for U.S. Ebola response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the creation of a 30-member expeditionary medical support team to provide emergency help in a U.S #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #aut #typeof-registered
Nile dam talks inch forward but Egypt gets no water guarantee

Oct 18, 2014

Nile dam talks inch forward but Egypt gets no water guarantee

CAIRO (Reuters) - The three main countries that share the Nile River's waters moved toward an agreement to study whether a planned $4 billion Ethiopian dam would disrupt flows to downstream countries, water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt said after talks on Friday. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Japan Trade Minister Obuchi to resign over funds scandal - media

Oct 18, 2014

Japan Trade Minister Obuchi to resign over funds scandal - media

TOKYO (Reuters) - In a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japanese trade and industry minister Yuko Obuchi plans to resign following reports that political groups supporting her misused political funds, Japanese media reported on Friday. Obuchi, a 40-year-old mother of two and the daughter of a former prime minister, has told people close to Abe she plans to quit and will discuss the matter when Abe returns on Saturday from an Asia-Europe summit in Italy, public broadcaster NHK and the Nikkei newspaper said #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #typeof-registered #cnt
Obama appoints Ebola 'czar'; Texas health worker isolated on ship

Oct 17, 2014

Obama appoints Ebola 'czar'; Texas health worker isolated on ship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama appointed a former White House adviser as U.S. Ebola "czar" on Friday and a Texas health worker who may have had contact with specimens from an Ebola patient was quarantined on a cruise ship amid growing concerns about the spread of the virus in the United States. Obama, facing criticism from some lawmakers over efforts to contain the virus, appointed Ron Klain, a lawyer who previously served as chief of staff to Vice Presidents Joe Biden and Al Gore, to oversee the U.S #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #rco #aut #typeof-registered #cnt
Obama open to appointing Ebola 'czar,' opposes travel ban

Oct 17, 2014

Obama open to appointing Ebola 'czar,' opposes travel ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he was considering appointing an Ebola "czar" to coordinate the fight against the virus in the United States but he remained opposed to a ban on travel from West Africa. #Yahoo! #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt

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Facebook vs govt Why we should let judges take on free speech

Feb 16, 2012

Facebook vs govt Why we should let judges take on free speech

We should be nervous about potential censorship in advance, however unfeasible technologically, of all content going on these sites. But we should also let the process play out in full. #social media #India #China #YouTube Inc #Facebook Inc #ToWhatEffect #Google Inc. #Censorship #YAHOO! INC.