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"Highway of Heroes" bears slain Canadian soldier home

Oct 25, 2014

"Highway of Heroes" bears slain Canadian soldier home

HAMILTON Ontario (Reuters) - The body of a Canadian soldier shot dead while guarding the country's war memorial in Ottawa returned to his hometown on Friday, after thousands of his countrymen paid tribute along the nation's "Highway of Heroes." Crowds of people lined much of the roughly 500-km (310-mile) route along Lake Ontario while a black hearse accompanied by dozens of police vehicles bore the slain soldier, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, 24, back to Hamilton, Ontario. Police said a home-grown radical, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, killed Cirillo on Wednesday before running into the Parliament building where he was shot dead near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was meeting with lawmakers #Business #facebook #China #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
NY doctor with Ebola a serious student with funny side, friends say

Oct 25, 2014

NY doctor with Ebola a serious student with funny side, friends say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The young doctor diagnosed with Ebola in New York City is a big-hearted man with a serious interest in international emergency medicine and a flair for languages, yet his friends call him "a goofball." Craig Spencer, originally from the Detroit area, has specialized in International Emergency Medicine at the highly respected Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital since 2011, according to his online LinkedIn resume. He spent a month treating Ebola patients in Guinea with the humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, returned to the United States on Oct. #Business #United States #India #China #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico
U.S. military starts training its Ebola rapid-response team

Oct 25, 2014

U.S. military starts training its Ebola rapid-response team

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - As health officials were trying to manage a patient infected with Ebola in New York, U.S. military personnel in Texas were in the first stages of training a new rapid-response team that could head to hospitals the next time an outbreak occurs. The 30-member U.S #Business #United States #Japan #Brazil #Middle East #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

Oct 25, 2014

Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine all medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries, and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday. #Business #China #Brazil #Middle East #Russia #markets #Italy #Latin America
Two dead, four wounded after student opens fire at Washington state school

Oct 25, 2014

Two dead, four wounded after student opens fire at Washington state school

MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - A student opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, killing a classmate and wounding at least four others before taking his own life amid the chaos of students scrambling to safety, authorities said. #facebook #United States #India #Technology #France #Middle East #markets #Italy #opinion