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Wreckage of a damaged car is pictured after an explosion in KaohsiungA gas leak reportedly caused multiple explosions in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei.


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Meriam Ibrahim holds her baby girl Maya after landing from Khartoum, at Ciampino's military airport, on the outskirts of Rome, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith has arrived in Italy along with her family, including an infant born in prison. Italy's premier welcomed Meriam Ibrahim at Rome's Ciampino airport on Thursday, calling it "a day of celebration." Ibrahim, whose father was Muslim but whose mother was an Orthodox Christian from Ethiopia, was accompanied by her husband, who is a citizen of both the United States and South Sudan, her 18-month-old son and an infant born May 27. The family is to spend a few days in Rome before heading to the United States. (AP Photo/Daniele Leone, Lapresse)Mariam Ibrahim had faced execution in Sudan for converting from Islam to Christianity.


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Even from his own sickbed, Dr. Kent Brantly continues to put the well-being of others before his own.
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