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Over 700 Babies Exposed to Tuberculosis After Texas Hospital Employee Tested Positive with TB

Over 700 infants at a hospital in El Paso, Texas may possibly expose to tuberculosis after a hospital employee was recently diagnosed with the disease, city health officials said. El Paso Department of Public Health said the employee was working at El Paso’s Providence Memorial Hospital nursery and post-partum unit, and interacted with patients for months before being diagnosed with ... Read More »

Mars Recalls M&M’s Milk Chocolate in Theater Box

Mars Chocolate North America voluntary recalls its M&M’s Brand Theater Box products due to undeclared peanut butter ingredient in its package. The Food and Drug Administration said M&M’s Brand Theater Box 3.4 oz may contain peanut butter and it was not listed on the ingredients label on the box. Some theater boxes that were labeled as milk chocolate were found to contain ... Read More »

WHO Foresees Over 20,000 Ebola Cases by Early November

The World Health Organization warns on Monday that the number of Ebola infected people could reach 20,000 by early November if efforts to contain the outbreak are not step up. The outbreak, which was the largest and deadliest ever recorded, has infected 5,800 in five West African countries since it started early this year and the death toll is at ... Read More »

Sierra Leone Discovers 130 New Ebola Cases Amid Lockdown

Sierra Leone discovers 130 new Ebola cases during a three-day lockdown of the entire country, officials said on Monday. Ebola Emergency Operations Centre head in the country, Stephen Gaojia, said aside from the new cases, they are still awaiting the test results of 39 more suspected cases. The six million population of Sierra Leone was ordered to stay in their ... Read More »

Emma Watson Urges Men to Join UN Gender Equality Campaign

“Harry Potter” star Emma Watson launches a United Nations equality campaign called in HeForShe in UN headquarters in New York City over the weekend. In her moving speech, Watson urged men and boys to join the conversation on feminism and gender equality, and also the campaign against gender inequality. The 24-year-old actress cited her personal experience of gender-based inequality including ... Read More »

Miss America Kira Kazantsev Kicked Out of Sorority for Abusive Hazing

Miss America 2014 Kira Kazantsev was allegedly kicked out of her college sorority in Long Island for abusive hazing. Reports said Alpha Phi sorority chapter in Hofstra University kicked out Kazantsev last year for allegedly abusive hazing of pledges. Pledges were reportedly called foul names, scolded for physical imperfections, and forced to perform tasks that left some bruised and exhausted. ... Read More »

Kris Jenner Files for Divorce from Bruce Jenner

Kris Jenner is making the separation official as she files a divorce from Bruce Jenner on Monday ending their 22-year marriage. According to divorce papers filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Kris cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup. The separation comes as no surprise to many since the Keeping up With the Kardashians couple has been separated for ... Read More »

800 Rounds of Ammo Found on White House Intruder’s Car

Over 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets, and a machete have been found in the car of the man who is accused of scaling the security fence of the White House last Friday, a federal prosecutor said on Monday. It was also found that 42-year-old Iraq war veteran Omar Gonzalez had been arrested by the Virginia State Police in July ... Read More »

Hong Kong Students Boycott Classes to Support Democracy Fight

Hong Kong university students begin to boycott their classes Monday to mark a week-long strike to show support to the democracy fight and protest the decision of Beijing to restrict the electoral reforms in the territory. Thousands of students from over 20 universities and colleges in Hong Kong have vowed to participate in the demonstrations. The students were set to ... Read More »

Islamist Group Abducts French National in Algeria

An Islamist group linked with Islamic State militant group abducts a French national in eastern Algeria on Sunday and threatens to execute him unless France stops its airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq. In a video that appeared online on Monday, two members of the group, who were both wearing masks, addressed the threat to French President Francois Hollande, saying their ... Read More »