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—Mark Twain (1835-1910) [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] American author, humorist

 

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Ebola spreading too fast - WHO  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:03:21 GMT
The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health Organization tells West African leaders. 
BMJ 'right' in statins claims row  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:25:31 GMT
An investigation backs the British Medical Journal's handling of two controversial and inaccurate articles it published on the harms of cholesterol-reducing statins. 
Lampard set for Man City loan move  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:45:04 GMT
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City on a loan deal from New York City FC. 
Johnson drugs ban denied by PGA  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 05:59:59 GMT
Reports American golfer Dustin Johnson has been suspended for failing a drugs test are denied by the PGA Tour. 
America's 'botched' executions  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:52:41 GMT
A string of botched lethal injections has led the US president to order an inquiry into how the death penalty is applied - but botching, it turns out, is nothing new. 
The 'Flying Sikh' who won India's first Commonwealth gold  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:21:49 GMT
When Milkha Singh took to the track at the 1958 Commonwealth Games in Cardiff few had heard of him - but he made history. 
Uganda court annuls anti-gay law  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:52:19 GMT
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists. 
Held GSK detective visited by son  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:09:14 GMT
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father. 
Russia bans Polish fruit and veg  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:52:41 GMT
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite. 
Mexican media denounces 'gag law'  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:47:29 GMT
Mexican journalists denounce a new law that introduces a number of restrictions on crime reporting in north-eastern Sinaloa state. 
Israeli Iron Dome firms 'hacked'  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:44:33 GMT
The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies. 
US House passes $694m border bill  Sat, 02 Aug 2014 01:05:31 GMT
A bill to strengthen the US border with Mexico clears the House of Representatives but is opposed by the Senate and the White House. 
'Purple pound should attract firms'  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:03:07 GMT
Smarter businesses could reduce the extra living costs faced by disabled people, the head of a new commission says. 
Uber taxi app 'competing unfairly'  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:44:27 GMT
The Uber taxi app is "competing unfairly" with London's black cabs, senior Labour MP Margaret Hodge says. 
Tory MP says Israel tactics 'brutal'  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:55:41 GMT
An ex-defence minister condemns Israel's Gaza offensive after a ceasefire fails, as the foreign secretary says both sides must "act proportionately".