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Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk gestures as he addresses members of parliament during a parliamentary session in Kiev on July 24, 2014Shock resignation of prime minister, continued combat at MH17 site. What else can go wrong?


2014-07-25 05:31:09 -0600

A health worker with disinfectant spray walks down a street outside the government hospital in KenemaBy Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease. Radio stations in Freetown, a city of around 1 million inhabitants, broadcast the appeal on Friday to locate a woman who tested positive for the disease that has killed 660 people across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since an outbreak was first identified in February. "Saudatu Koroma of 25 Old Railway Line, Brima Lane, Wellington," the announcement said. We need the public to help us locate her." Koroma, 32, a resident of the densely populated Wellington neighborhood, had been admitted to an isolation ward while blood samples were tested for the virus, Health ministry spokesman Sidi Yahya Tunis.


2014-07-25 07:15:28 -0600

This Tech Could Prevent Kid Deaths in Hot CarsThe Hot Seat, Babeep and Precious Cargo app -- could help save children's lives by alerting parents if they've accidentally left their little ones behind. Created by New Mexico teen Alissa Chavez, The Hot Seat is a small pad that parents place under their child's car seat and a proximity sensor attached to a key fob. Although she's a high school senior now, Chavez came up with The Hot Seat idea as an eight grader.


2014-07-25 07:06:39 -0600