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Iraq’s Prime Minister-Designate Haider al-Abadi is urged to make changes in his country’s efforts to fight the Islamic State threat. | IN THE NEWS
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Former colleagues describe Mr. Haider Jawad al-Abadi as a good speaker and a direct person who is open to the ideas of others. He will need strong qualities. Among the issues facing the new prime minister are extremist militancy, religious division and political disputes.
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The WHO says Ebola could infect more than 20,000 people over the next six months. And, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie get married in France | In the News
Also, pro-Russian separatists capture main coastal town in Ukraine. And, a young bone cancer patient in China is the first person to receive a spinal part made on a 3-D printer | In the News
The leaders of Russia and Ukraine have also announced an agreement to begin talks about a possible cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. And, in Hollywood, 'Breaking Bad' wins Emmy for best drama series | In the News
Syria is willing to work with the international community in the fight against Islamic State militants. Ukrainian official Russian tanks and other military vehicles had crossed into southeastern Ukraine. Mourners sang, clapped and danced on Monday at funeral services for Michael Brown.
Two Americans who became sick with the deadly Ebola virus have been released from the hospital in Atlanta. Tests showed they were free of the disease. Islamic State group demanded $132 Million ransom for executed U.S. journalist. New president in Indonesia and new Prime Minister in Thailand.
Obama has condemned the Islamic State militants who killed an American reporter and threatened to kill another one. Eric Holder meet with community leaders, local officials and FBI investigators in Ferguson. Liberia police fired tear gas at Ebola protest.
The WHO says Ebola could infect more than 20,000 people over the next six months. And, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie get married in France | In the News More
Foreign investment in Vietnam has now returned to levels that existed before the protests. The flow of money returned for three main reasons. The government has promised to protect foreign investors. Also, the economy continues to grow. Finally, the cost of manufacturing remains low. More
Iceland’s Meteorological Office announced on Tuesday that the strongest earthquake in 10 days has struck the Bardarbunga volcano. The earthquake measured 5.7. More
Also, pro-Russian separatists capture main coastal town in Ukraine. And, a young bone cancer patient in China is the first person to receive a spinal part made on a 3-D printer | In the News More
Perry, Beyonce and Cyrus rule press coverage of the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony | American Mosaic More
Abraham Lincoln entered office facing the most serious crisis in American history. More
Is Chocolate Good For Us? Or Just Good. The experts may disagree on that point. But most agree that raw chocolate could be the healthiest type yet. More
Doctors are worried about a type of malaria spreading in South East Asia that is not responding to usual treatments. Doctors can still treat infected patients with stronger drug cocktails. But they worry that it is just a matter of time before those medicines also become ineffective. More
The artist also announced that a new album, '1989,' will be out in late October. Swift says the sound will be all pop | American Mosaic More