Tue09162014

LAST_UPDATETue, 16 Sep 2014 5pm

(WITH VID) Immigration Activists Don’t Buy Hillary Clinton’s “Political” Answer

THREE young, undocumented people confronted Hillary Clinton in Iowa Sunday as she signed items and greeted supporters, the latest sign that President Obama’s decision to delay action on immigration won’t take the pressure off his party.

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24-Year-Old Discovers She's Missing Key Part Of Brain

Most people have a cerebellum where the dark spot in this scan is. Pic: Feng YuThe cerebellum is a pretty important part of the brain—it plays a key role in walking, among other movements—so doctors in China were more than a little surprised when a 24-year-old patient who lives a relatively normal life turned out not to have one. 

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Woman Surprised To Find Dead Body In Her Trunk

Pic: ShutterstockA California woman says she has no idea how a dead body wound up in the trunk of her Lexus. 

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Liberia President Sacks 10 Officials Told To Return To Fight Ebola

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf attends the opening ceremony of the 22nd Ordinary Session of the African Union summit in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, January 30, 2014. Pic: ReutersMONROVIA: Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sacked 10 senior officials because they failed to heed a warning to return from overseas travel to help the government's fight against an Ebola epidemic that has killed at least 1,100 Liberians.

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Singapore’s Air Pollution Index Rises To Unhealthy Level

Pic: www.greenpeace.orgSINGAPORE: Singapore’s air pollution rose to levels classified as “unhealthy” today, the government’s National Environment Agency said on its website (www.haze.gov.sg).

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US Man In North Korea Given 6 Years Of Hard Labor

Handcuffed Matthew Miller, a U.S. citizen, leaves after his trial at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced Miller to six years of hard labor for entering the country illegally and trying to commit espionage. Pic: APPYONGYANG: North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor.

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4th Doctor Dies Of Ebola In Sierra Leone

A child looks at a man suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus, while holding his hand over his nose, in a main street and busy part in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Pic: APFREETOWN:  Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that is battling the virulent disease amid a shortage of health care workers.

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Post-War Counselling Awaits Gaza Children Going Back To School

Pierre Krahenbuhl, United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Commissioner-General, sits with Palestinian students inside a classroom as he visits a United Nations-run school on the first day of a new school year in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip September 14, 2014. Pic: ReutersGAZA:  Some 500,000 children returned on Sunday to school in the Gaza Strip, where many will be given psychological counselling before regular studies begin after a devastating 50-day war between Palestinian militants and Israel.

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Islamic State Executes Eight Sunnis In Northern Iraq

Militant Islamist fighters waving flags, travel in vehicles as they take part in a military parade along the streets of Syria's northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014.  Pic: ReutersBAGHDAD: Islamic State militants publicly executed eight Sunni men in a small northern Iraqi village at the weekend for allegedly plotting against the group, an eyewitness from the village told Reuters on Sunday.

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Mozambique Logs A Rare Victory Against Poachers

Pic: www.wcs.orgJOHANNESBURG: The recent arrests of six suspected poachers on a vast wildlife reserve in Mozambique are seen by conservationists as rare good news in a country where elephants and other species are under extreme threat.

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