Suspected Ebola virus victim dies in Nigeria

A Liberian man suspected to have Ebola virus has died in quarantine in Lagos, Nigeria, a Nigerian official in Geneva told Reuters on Friday.

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Indian boy with rare condition has 232 ‘teeth’ removed

A 17-year-old boy in India is recovering after having 232 “teeth-like structures” removed from his mouth in what officials believe could be a world record operation

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Queen photobombs Hockeyroo Jayde Taylor’s Commonwealth Games selfie


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has ‘photo-bombed’ a selfie taken by two Australian field hockey players at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Jayde Taylor, one of the players introduced to the Queen at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre on Thursday, took the photo to mark the moment, and when she saw the result, shared it on Twitter.

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Photograph: @_JaydeTaylor

Sudanese Christian woman meets Pope Francis

New York Times: Pope Francis granted a private audience in Rome Thursday to Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman who refused to renounce her faith despite the threat of a death sentence. Ibrahim, who gave birth to her second child while in prison, will settle in the US with her American husband.

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Air Algerie missing plane wreckage found in Mali

NBC News: A Burkina Faso airport official has confirmed that wreckage from the missing Air Algerie plane with 116 on board has been found in Mali.

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Photo: A map posted on the website of Ouagadougou Airport showing the area where an Air Algerie flight went missing. (via NBC News)

3 dead in Virginia tornado

WAVYAt least three people are dead at Cherrystone Campground in the Cape Charles, Va., area after a tornado came through.

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Air Algerie loses contact with flight over Africa

AFP: Air Algerie said on Thursday that it had lost contact with a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers about 50 minutes after take-off.

The commercial flight makes the trip four times a week. According to Spain’s Swiftair, the operator of the flight, 116 people were on board.

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China regulator visits 581 firms, restaurants in food safety probe

Reuters: China’s food regulator says it has visited close to 600 restaurants, businesses and food distributors suspected of using expired meat from Shanghai Husi Food.

The Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration is investigating the fast-spreading food safety scare that has dragged in a number of global brands, including McDonald’s, Starbucks and KFC-parent Yum Brands Inc.

Photo: Employees work at a production line prior to a seizure conducted by officers from the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration, at the Husi Food factory in Shanghai, July 20, 2014. (Reuters)

Inmate takes 2 hours to die in Arizona execution

NBC News: An execution in Arizona took nearly two hours on Wednesday, and the inmate’s lawyers claimed he gasped and snorted for nearly an hour after it began.

Joseph Wood, who was condemned to death for fatally shooting his girlfriend and her father in 1989, was scheduled to be killed with a combination of midazolam and hydromorphone, the same drugs used in an Ohio execution in which the inmate took 25 minutes to die.

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Photo: An unidentified Arizona Corrections Officer adjust straps of gurney used for lethal injection at the Florence Death House at the Arizona State Prison. (Arizona Dept. of Corrections via AP File)

Indiana teen dies on round-the-world plane trip

ABC:Indiana teen Haris Suleman, 17, has died after his plane crashed off the coast of American Samoa during a round-the-world trip with his father, Babar Suleman. Babar is still missing.

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Photo: Babar Suleman, left, and son, Haris Suleman, right, sit inside their Beechcraft Bonanza plane. (Joe Saba/Courtesy Suleman family)

GM announces more safety recalls in the US

CNBC: General Motors on Wednesday announced six more safety recalls covering 717,950 recent model vehicles in the U.S.

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Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down due to Alzheimer’s

The Denver Post: Pat Bowlen, one of the most iconic owners in NFL history who helped guide the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances and two world championships in his 30 years as owner, is relinquishing control of the team as he acknowledges he is dealing with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Plane crash reported in Taiwan

A plane has crashed after failing to make an emergency landing in Taiwan, local media is reporting.

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Malaysia Airlines dead begin trip home

BBC News: A plane carrying the remains of those who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine has taken off from Kharkiv Airport en route to Eindhoven, Netherlands, as families prepare to lay them to rest.

Photo: Honour guards carry a coffin of one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 at Kharkiv airport July 23

StubHub victim of international cyber fraud ring, company say

Reuters: eBay’s online ticket resale service StubHub announced late Tuesday that it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring.

The company’s head of global communications said his firm had been working with law enforcement around the world for the last year on the case, which authorities plan to disclose details of on Wednesday as they announce arrests.